Weekend Getaways

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.

Visiting a theme park is an exciting and thrilling way to have a whole day long fun family outing. Here is a list of  amusement parks in Alberta, Canada to help you plan a ‘screamastic’ trip. 1. World Water Park, Edmonton World Water Park is one of best water parks in… Read More >>

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 few suggestions for things to do during winter in Sylvan Lake,  Alberta 1. Ice skating & Skiing Enjoy Skating & skiing on the Sylvan Lake… Read More >>

“People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of things* they ignore at home”. – Dagobert D. Runes Be a tourist in your City! This summer, after enjoying all the treasures of the Capital city,  roundup your friends or family, and have an enchanting time exploring Alberta’s Capital Region. From deep canyons… Read More >>

Lacombe is a historic town, located approximately 30km north of Red Deer.  The community of Lacombe was named for Father Albert Lacombe, a dedicated and visionary Catholic priest.  His statue stands in the downtown area (50th Avenue & 51st Street). This historic town is a wonderful place to visit as… Read More >>

Day trip from Calgary to Lacombe

Day trip from Calgary to Lacombe Distance Round trip: Calgary – Lacombe – Calgary : 350 km (calculated from Downtown Calgary) Route: North on AB-2 If you do not mind driving four hours (round trip), then a day trip to Lacombe is a good way to spend a day with… Read More >>