Trip Ideas - Central Alberta

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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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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 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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15 Spring Day Trips From Edmonton

We may not be able to travel far for our Spring vacations, but we can still explore our own backyard. First on your list can be all… Read more »

20 Ideas For a Staycation This Spring Break in Alberta

20 Ideas For a Staycation This Spring Break in Alberta

Spring in Alberta can mean snow, or it can mean sun. If you’re looking for a spring break staycation this year, there are activities around the province… Read more »

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25 Places to Go Camping In & Around Edmonton

No matter your definition of ‘camping,’ there are plenty of options for enjoying Alberta’s starry night skies, forested hills, sandy beaches, and fish-filled lakes this spring and summer near Edmonton.
Here are 25 places to go camping within 3 hours of Edmonton – from private parks and campsites to National Parks and from cabins and tipis to RV camping.

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Alberta Parks’ 2021 Campsite Reservations to Open on March 4

Online camping reservations for Alberta Parks for 2021 summer season will open on March 4 at 9:00 a.m.

Online camping reservations for Alberta Parks for 2021 summer season will open on March 5, 2021 for comfort camping, March 4 for individual campsites.

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25 Alberta Hotels & Resorts Offering Valentine’s Day Staycation Packages

Your romantic getaway is waiting- right in your backyard. This Valentine’s Day, why not enjoy a romantic staycation at one of these Alberta hotels or resorts? Sip… Read more »

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Where to Go Snow Tubing in Alberta

We are known for winter fun in Alberta: skiing and snowboarding, skating, hockey, tobogganing, and multiple places across the province offer snow tubing! This unique and thrilling… Read more »

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Romantic Winter Getaways in Alberta

When the nights grow long, and when the snow blanketed landscape beckons romance under its moonlit nights, visit these places in Alberta to celebrate the love that you share!

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Must Visit Places to See Magical Christmas Lights in Alberta 2020

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.

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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 »

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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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15 Scenic Road Trips / Drives in Alberta

Alberta is one of the perfect provinces for travelling, especially if you are looking for a pretty drive to keep you entertained. Of course, driving through the… 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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25 Places to go Hiking During Fall in Alberta

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

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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.

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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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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 »

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25 Places to Visit in Canada with Guinness World 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 »

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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 »