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.
Edmonton. City of Champions, Capital City, Festival City…no matter what you call it, it’s easy to spend a weekend exploring what makes it stand out. And, with 18 hours of sunlight a day during the summer, you’ll have plenty of sunshine to fill with adventure. Here are just a few of the ways to spend the weekend (but you’ll probably want to extend your stay!).
Kids have endless energy and love to learn new things. Satisfy their curiosity and sense of adventure as you explore the Edmonton area together. Here is a list of 100+ things to do with kids around Edmonton.
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.
Parkland County is a spacious municipal district just west of Edmonton, and is home to many lakes, natural attractions and places to explore. Whether you are lucky… Read more »
Vast boreal forests, stunning views, far-reaching waterways, and small communities are ready to welcome you with open arms. In this area of the province, the journey is just as important as the destination, so no matter where you go, it will be unforgettable.
Enjoy a lazy float across the river!
Alberta’s capital and home to Canada’s largest shopping mall and entertainment complex and the largest urban park system, Edmonton is a city that knows how to have fun. Join in the celebrations of more than 60 festivals that take place throughout the year from arts and culture, food and wine, theatre, music and sports.
Here are 5 ideas for a day trip or a weekend getaway in Alberta for the first weekend of February. You can visit the places mentioned any… Read more »
Here are 5 ideas for a day trip or a weekend getaway in Alberta during the fourth weekend of January: week of Jan 25 to 27. 1. … Read more »
Here are 5 ideas for a weekend day trip or a getaway in Alberta for the third weekend of January.
Enjoy nature and the great outdoors at Saskatoon Island Provincial Park, check out some local and Canadian artwork at the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie, learn about the regions fascinating dinosaur history at the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum,or maybe enjoy one of the many annual festivals, including the Bear Creek Folk Festival. Whatever you choose, there is no time for boredom in this happening city.
Never mind heading south. Who needs a tropical vacation when you live in a winter paradise? Don’t miss your chance to explore some of Alberta’s parks this… Read more »
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!
Looking for a long weekend getaway from Edmonton? Here is a road trip itinerary that includes the magnificent Rockies, the woods that are alive with all things wild, sandy beaches and a smattering of Alberta’s history.