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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 »

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25 Fall Day Trips in and Around Calgary

The autumn months in the southern region of the province can provide beautiful days, with cooler weather to enjoy outdoor activities and sites. The gorgeous fall colors… Read more »

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Scenic Drive: Things to Do Along Cowboy Trail/Highway 22 – Alberta

The Cowboy Trail (Highway 22) is a famous driving route in Alberta that takes you from the town of Mayerthorpe (90 minutes from Edmonton), south to Lundbreck,… Read more »

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25 Unique Museums to You Should Visit in Alberta

Alberta is home to an astounding number of museums, ranging from tiny sites to museums based on specific items, such as tractors and carriages. As well, the province boasts some of the most unusual museums in the country, including the famous Gopher Museum and the weird Museum of Fear and Wonder.

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Sunflower Fields and Sunflower Mazes to Visit in Alberta

Flowers gardens attract many and when it comes to the sunflowers, their blossom and charm spread a unique glory across the miles. Make the most of your summer days with your family and friends in the lap of nature with these astonishing sunflower fields and mazes. Alberta is flooded with awe-inspiring scenic beauties and these blossoms of Sunflower fields provide enhanced fascinations to fill your summer with bright yellow memories. Whether you want to brighten your Instagram wall or want a fun family photo, here is a list of Sunflower fields and mazes across Alberta that you can visit.

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Top Things to Do in Sundre

Located in the Mountain View County, approximately 90 minutes northwest of Calgary and 70 minutes northwest of Red Deer, Sundre makes for an ideal day trip destination… Read more »

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25 Day Trips From Calgary to the Canadian Rockies

Are you looking for an escape from the city just for a day? Check out these 25 Day Trips to the Canadian Rockies, all approximately 2 hours… Read more »

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25 Day Trip Waterfall Hikes from Calgary

Even though much of the area around Calgary is rolling hills and grassy farmland, there are still many awe-inspiring waterfalls you can explore because of Calgary’s proximity… Read more »

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17 Must Visit Scenic Lookouts In Calgary

Calgary’s location in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains offers a unique opportunity for some great scenic lookouts. Whether it’s rolling farmlands to the east or majestic mountains to the west, Calgary has the scenic lookout you are craving. Not to mention, there are some pretty spectacular city views right in the middle. Explore 17 of our favourite Calgary lookouts. So, hop in the car, grab a Timmiesand check out our must-visit list of scenic lookouts in Calgary.

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25 Urban Walking Trails in Calgary

Since the pandemic hit, one of the most common activities is going for a walk. It’s physically distant and it’s really good for you! If you’re looking… Read more »

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20+ Must Visit Nature Attractions in Southern Alberta

Southern Alberta truly has a little bit of everything. From the rolling foothills of the Rocky Mountains to the wide-open farmlands of the prairies, to the unique… Read more »

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25 Nature Attractions & Parks to Explore in Calgary

Now that the sun’s out and the leaves are budding, it’s time to go out and enjoy the great outdoors. And lucky for us, Calgary has a… Read more »

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20 Places to Go Comfort Camping & Glamping in Alberta

Camping may not be for everyone, but fresh air and Alberta’s landscape sure is. That’s why glamping – glamorous camping – is such a hit. The trend of yurts, walled tents, and cabins is a growing one across the province. Check it out for yourself at one of the glamping campgrounds in Alberta.

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25 of the Best Places to Fish in Alberta

Alberta is an exciting province to fish, especially if you’re a trout enthusiast. There are a ton of lakes and rivers in the province that boast excellent… Read more »

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25 Places to Go to See Public Art in Calgary

Looking for something new to do in Calgary while keeping the recommended physical distance? Check out these 25 Public Art Features! You can see many of them… Read more »

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Downtown Calgary Walking Tour

What better way to explore Calgary than hitting up its downtown core, the heart of the city. Calgary’s downtown is much larger and more spread out than… Read more »

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A 15 Day Alberta Road Trip Itinerary

Planning a trip to Alberta, Canada? Here is an ‘Alberta 101’ trip itinerary that will get you in sync with glorious nature, and that will take you through urban, and rural Alberta. This trip will pique your curiosity, and soon you will be planning another vacation to experience Alberta to the fullest. Follow this itinerary to walk in the footsteps of miners, explore the majestic mountains and its glaciers, see the ever changing Alberta Badlands, experience the life in the Prairies and get to know the prehistoric world!