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18 Places For a Trip to See Hoodoos and Badlands in Alberta

You may already know about the number one place in Alberta for seeing the natural hoodoos: the Hoodoos Trail and lookout point east of Drumheller. But these… Read more »

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Visit Sangudo Sundial: A Unique Alberta Roadside Attraction That Stands Tall Representing the Times Gone By

The long stretch of Highway 43 can take you from the western edge of Edmonton (or Spruce Grove and Stony Plain areas) all the way to Grande… Read more »

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25 of the Best Things to Do in Southwest Alberta

Have you heard of an enticing area called the Crown of the Continent? Southwest Alberta falls within this incredible zone, offering up some of the best outdoor… Read more »

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15 Things to Do On a Weekend Trip to Stettler

As you drive east of Red Deer, you notice a large divide: that of the prairies and Alberta’s badlands. Right on this line is the town of… Read more »

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Explore Alberta’s Native Trees and Plants at Trochu Arboretum and Gardens

What is an arboretum, anyways? Well besides all the natural beauty you can imagine, an arboretum is a special type of botanical garden which is dedicated to… Read more »

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25 Things to Do Along Iron Horse Trail

Discover some of Alberta’s hidden gems along the province’s longest trail network: The Iron Horse Trail! The historic trail allows ATV, horseback, and hiking, and the trails… Read more »

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Wineries and Meaderies to Visit in Alberta

Did you know that Alberta is home to at least 10 wineries and meaderies? Nestled in some of our province’s most scenic regions are fruit groves, honey… Read more »

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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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Discover Alberta’s Heritage Garden at George Pegg Botanic Garden

Did you know that there is a delightful garden west of Edmonton in Lac Ste. Anne County? The rich plant diversity in Alberta can easily be witnessed… 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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Fun Things to Do at Whitney Lakes Provincial Park

Protecting provincially significant esker and kettle from retreating glaciers ~10 000 years ago in the northern part of Central Alberta, Whitney Lakes Provincial Park located 20 minutes… Read more »

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Things to Do at Sundance Provincial Park

Located northwest of Edson, Sundance Provincial Park protects approximately 9200 acres of Alberta’s Foothills Natural Region. This lower foothill park is divided into two main areas and… Read more »

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Outdoor Adventures at Sulphur Gates Provincial Recreational Area

Sulphur Gates Provincial Recreational Area, a beautiful gem of the Grande Cache area is tucked away off Highway 40 just south of town. The recreational area covering an area of more than 1000 hectares is free to visit and can provide an entire day’s worth of fun and outdoor activity.

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Things to Do at Hard Luck Canyon

The Hard Luck Canyon is a short drive south of Whitecourt as you follow the Lost Creek and West Mountain Road. The canyon was carved out of… Read more »

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10 of the Best Things to Do in Whitecourt

Whitecourt’s surrounding natural areas are the perfect setting for a variety of nature adventures like hikes, mountain biking, wildlife viewing and sightseeing. But if you’re looking for more of a cultural experience, take a walk down 50th Ave. for a unique local dining experience. You can have a few different adventures when you visit Whitecourt, no matter the time of year!

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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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25 Giant Attractions For Your Road Trip Across Northern Alberta

The amount large, enormous, and even humungous roadside attractions in Alberta can seem endless. You are bound to run into a neat and unique ‘big item’ worth… 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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10 Things to Do on Your Trip to St. Paul, Alberta

If you know of the town of St. Paul but have never been here, then it may be due in part to their famous UFO Landing Pad…. Read more »

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Alberta’s Northernmost Badlands at Kleskun Hill Natural Area

Did you that there exist badlands that date back to the age of the dinosaurs within the county of Grande Prairie? Located just east of the city… 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 »

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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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25 Fall Day Trips in and Around Edmonton

September and October can provide ample opportunities for good weather and clear skies. That means that you can still enjoy activities outdoors, especially to see the spectacular… 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 »