Discover AB - Calgary

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5 Train Tours to Explore Alberta This Summer

Hop onboard a variety of train excursions and take in different rail experiences all around Alberta. The train rides in Alberta vary between historic and educational, and… Read more »

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Boat Tours & Scenic Cruises in Alberta

What better way to experience the aquamarine waters of Alberta than on a boat cruise that takes one on a trip along the majestic views of the Canadian Rockies?

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Cut-Flower Gardens: U-Pick Flower Farms to Visit in Alberta

Within Alberta are four farms and gardens dedicated to growing rows upon rows of fresh florals ready for u-pick. The u-pick flower farm experience in Alberta offers… Read more »

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Must Do Indigenous Cultural & Heritage Experiences in Alberta

There are several ways to learn about Alberta’s Indigenous heritage and culture: dining at one of our Indigenous-owned restaurants, an afternoon of shopping and art gallery browsing,… Read more »

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Best Campsites in Alberta You Don’t Need to Reserve In Advance

Yes! Alberta does have many provincial Park campsites which are first-come-first-served (FCFS): 159 to be exact. Booking in advance can seem ideal, but there is a bit… Read more »

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Summer Adventures in Clearwater County

Where is Clearwater County you may ask? This area of the province of Alberta is not commonly recognized by its county name, but rather by the attractions… Read more »

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30 of the Best Things to Do During Summer in Medicine Hat and Palliser Region

Covering the southeastern corner of the province of Alberta, the Palliser region is rich in history and gorgeous natural areas. There are plenty of places to explore… Read more »

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18 Places For a Trip to See Hoodoos and Badlands in Alberta

You may already know about the number one place in Alberta for seeing the natural hoodoos: the Hoodoos Trail and lookout point east of Drumheller. But these… Read more »

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25 of the Best Things to Do in Southwest Alberta

Have you heard of an enticing area called the Crown of the Continent? Southwest Alberta falls within this incredible zone, offering up some of the best outdoor… Read more »

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15 Things to Do On a Weekend Trip to Stettler

As you drive east of Red Deer, you notice a large divide: that of the prairies and Alberta’s badlands. Right on this line is the town of… Read more »

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Explore Alberta’s Native Trees and Plants at Trochu Arboretum and Gardens

What is an arboretum, anyways? Well besides all the natural beauty you can imagine, an arboretum is a special type of botanical garden which is dedicated to… Read more »

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20 Things to Do in and Around Lake Louise During Summer

The famous Lake Louise, with its stunning glacier blue and green waters and gorgeous scenery, is a summer destination that provides all the adventure that you may… Read more »

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Guide to River Tubing, Floating and Guided Raft Trips in and Around Calgary

What is better than spending a lazy summer day floating your way down a river? Not much! Grab your equipment (or rent some), some sunscreen, your bathing… Read more »

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12 Reasons Why You Should Visit Cardston on a Weekend Trip

The southern Alberta town of Cardston sits in the rolling foothills just on the edge of the Rocky Mountains. This scenic town is situated between the St…. Read more »

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Wineries and Meaderies to Visit in Alberta

Did you know that Alberta is home to at least 10 wineries and meaderies? Nestled in some of our province’s most scenic regions are fruit groves, honey… Read more »

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Scenic Road Trip Alberta: Calgary to Edmonton Via The Badlands

How many ways can you reach Edmonton from Calgary? While you ponder whether all roads north from Calgary lead to Alberta’s capital, we are here to suggest… Read more »

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Follow Miners’ Footsteps 1000 Feet Below Ground at Bellevue Underground Mine

Do you want to know how coal miners lived and worked in Alberta during the first half of the 20th century much before liquid gold was discovered… Read more »

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Okotoks Erratic – Natural Wonder & Historical Site You Can Visit For Free

Alberta is the site of many natural wonders and Okotoks Erratic is one such wonder that “ran” from the present-day site of Jasper National Park to 55… Read more »

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Ten of the Best Things to Do on Your Trip to Nanton

The small community of Nanton is located on Highway two on the eastern edge of the Alberta foothills. Its location of just an hour from two of… Read more »

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15 Small Towns For a Weekend Trip in Alberta

There are several staycations around Alberta that you can create within our large provincial borders. Beyond Alberta’s Provincial Parks, National Parks, campgrounds, and big cities, you can… Read more »

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25 Must Do Scenic Lookout Hikes Near Calgary

If you are going to hike, you might as well choose a route with a culmination of breathtaking views and the feeling of being on top of… Read more »

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25 Natural Wonders You Should Visit in Alberta

It is not hard to find beauty in Alberta’s natural surroundings. This large province contains all sorts of wilderness to explore like waterfalls, mountains, glaciers, badlands and… Read more »

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Where to Stargaze in Alberta: Dark Sky Areas and Observatories

In Canada, you can find areas of dark sky preserved by both Parks Canada and Alberta’s Provincial Parks. Dark sky preserves ensure limited to no light pollution… Read more »

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25 Places to Go Camping in and Around Calgary

You do not need to drive much distance to find beautiful, scenic, or unique campsites around Calgary. To the west of Calgary, the highways are dotted with… Read more »