Trip Ideas - Central Alberta

image

50+ Bucket List Ideas for a Summer Staycation in Alberta

Alberta is very much a province of contrasts. With the wild open fields of the prairies, visitors and residents will find endless opportunities to watch incredible sunrises and sunsets and discover the history of farming in the area, not to mention the activities that can go along with this beautiful landscape. Whether you are looking for relaxing activities or adrenaline-pumping adventures, here is a list of 50+ ideas for an Alberta staycation.

image

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.

image

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 »

image

25 Places to Visit in Canada with Guinness Records

The Guinness World Records have been around since 1954 and was created by Sir Hugh Beaver who was the Managing Director of the Guinness Brewery at the… Read more »

image

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.

image

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 »

image

Canada From Home: Explore Our Stunning National Parks for Free Online

There is much to discover in Canada’s National Parks and not being able to get to them physically shouldn’t stop you from enjoying the fabulous natural areas… Read more »

25 Day Trips South of Edmonton

25 Day Trips South of Edmonton

Wanting to escape the city and see what Alberta has to offer this summer? If you head south of Edmonton, you’ll find no shortage of day trips… Read more »

image

25 Things to Do in Red Deer during Winter

Red Deer is tucked in between Edmonton and Calgary, but don’t over look it! Even under the snow, it has all of the amenities of a bigger… Read more »

image

25 Things to Do in Drumheller during Winter

Not just for the dinosaurs (anymore) Drumheller, Alberta, is known as the “Dinosaur Capitol of the World” and it’s a unique place to explore any time of… Read more »

image

13 Romantic Getaways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Alberta

The best way to celebrate is by spending quality time with someone special. Indulge in decadent cheeses, handcrafted chocolates, stunning mountain views and snow covered adventures. But most importantly, cherish your time with the one that you are with!

image

10 Yoga Getaways & Retreats in Alberta

There are times in everyone’s life when they feel the pressures and stresses of modern day society trying to consume them. During these times it is often helpful to take a few days to disconnect from the busyness of life and reconnect with one’s true self. The following yoga retreats and festivals in Alberta are ideal for reaching this goal.

image

10 Cheap Getaways for Couples in Alberta

Alberta is open fields of canola, ranches, sweeping mountain ranges, thriving cultural hubs – and you! Well, you and your loved one, of course. And the best news is, you don’t have to break the bank for a romantic weekend getaway.

image

Top Things to Do in Canadian Badlands – Drumheller to Brooks

Planning to visit Drumheller and Canadian Badlands in Alberta? Here are the must see attractions in the graveyard of the dinosaurs and the moonlike landscape carved by the Red Deer River. As you traverse the land, you will travel through the lands that preserved dinosaur bones for the World’s biggest paleontological discovery and learn how “progress” reduced booming cities to ghost towns.

image

Top Things to Do in Alberta this January 2020

From music festivals to snowshoeing, here are 30 of the best things to do this January in Alberta.

image

Christmas – Winter Holiday Getaways in Alberta

Alberta transforms into a magical, winter wonderland at Christmas, with celebrations for all ages and many indoor and outdoor activities. Check out these 10+ ideas for a Christmas holiday getaway in Alberta and get ready to explore.

image

10 Reasons to Visit Elk Island National Park during Winter

Elk Island National Park is ready to welcome you with lots of different ways to spend the day and create lasting memories.

image

17 Must Visit Places to See Magical Christmas Lights in Alberta 2019

Come Christmas, enchanting holiday lights starts to glow all over Alberta. Although every village, town, city, and community has at least one or two house or buildings worth stopping to check out, the following light shows are definitely worth travelling to see.

image

Polar Express™ and Santa Trains in Alberta

Relive the magical story of the motion picture THE POLAR EXPRESS™ or enjoy a visit from Santa as you and your loved ones take a ride on the… Read more »

image

10 Weekend Getaways in Central Alberta

Weekends are made for getaways, and in Central Alberta, there’s no shortage of sights to see. It doesn’t matter if it’s solo, with a date or a best bud, or with a carful of kids, new memories and stories to share for years are just down the highway. Here are just some of the locations to plot into the GPS.

image

25 Places to go Hiking in Alberta

Lace up your hiking boots and experience Alberta’s autumn season in full force throughout the province!

image

Things to do during Winter in Sylvan Lake Alberta

Winter Activities in Sylvan Lake, Alberta During winter, Mother Nature transforms Sylvan Lake into an outdoor all ages winter activity centre, making Sylvan Lake, A Town for all Seasons. Here are the… Read more »

image

Places to go River Tubing & Floating in Alberta

Enjoy a lazy float across the river!

image

Corn Mazes in Alberta

Where else can be getting lost be fun than at a life-size maze! Put down the iPads & tablets and get down to the maze for a… Read more »