Lace up your hiking boots and experience Alberta’s autumn season in full force throughout the province!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Yes, there are big cities throughout the province, but the heart of the prairies is often found on horseback, gazing out across the prairies and mountain peaks. Luckily, there are plenty of opportunities for you to saddle up and discover your inner cowboy.
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.
Enjoy a lazy float across the river!
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Nordegg Alberta, situated just off of the David Thompson Highway, is located in west-central Alberta. This small hamlet was once a thriving coal-mining town. Now, it is an outdoor enthusiasts dream town. People who visit Nordegg, will be impressed by all of the outdoor adventures that await them, whether it be right in town or just a few minutes drive outside of Nordegg.
David Thompson Country, located along the David Thompson Highway in Central Alberta, is once of the most scenic areas you will ever discover.
There are plenty of family friendly adventures awaiting you in Clearwater County. If you are ever in the area, be sure to check out some of the beautiful waterfalls including Ram Falls and Siffleur Falls. If you enjoy horseback riding, be sure to take a tour with one of the many companies in the area which include Chungo Creek Outfitters and Mckenzie Trails West. Whatever you and your family choose to do, you will not be disappointed by the amazing views and choices of things to do!
Never run out of things to do. Kids are learning and growing all the time. Help them discover new things (and discover a few new things yourself!) as you explore the Red Deer and surrounding area together.
Red Deer, Alberta is located right off Highway 2, and is the midpoint between the cities of Edmonton and Calgary. As Alberta’s third largest city, not only is it ideally and centrally located, but it also boasts all the amenities one would expect and more. There is plenty to do in Red Deer, from skiing at Canyon Ski Resort, to exploring nature at Waskasoo Park, or enjoying a hockey game or concert at ENMAX Centrium. No matter what you enjoy, there is always something to do in this thriving Alberta city.
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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!
With sunsets that go on forever, forests where you’ll feel like you’re the last two people on earth, and cities full of culture and fine dining, you won’t have to search far for a romantic getaway in Alberta. All you need to do is look out your front door.
You don’t need much for a great time with your favourite person – but surprising them with a weekend getaway can’t hurt! There are so many places to choose from, so you’re sure find the perfect place for the two of you.