There’s no shortage of weekend getaways in Alberta – but there’s no better trip than one with your girlfriends by your side!
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.
Explore National Park through the most stunning sites of the park and discover some of the most spectacular scenery in the Canadian Rockies! Walk along the towering limestone walls of Maligne Canyon, go on a cruise on the Maligne Lake, learn about the disappearing Medicine Lake. See wildlife like sheep, elk and bears that populates the area at Pyramid Lake. Enjoy jaw-dropping views of towering mountains that surround the world’s most accessible glacier.
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Named after Princess Patricia of Connaught, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, Patricia Lake is located in the Athabasca river valley. Enjoy the calm lake back dropped by the Pyramid mountain as you hike along the lakeshore trail. Read More >>
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Located at the foot of the Pyramid mountain, Pyramid lake is about 1.2 square km in area. The lake drains into the Athabasca river through a 2km Pyramid creek. There is an island in the Lake, named Pyramid Lake Island, connected by the wooden foot bridge . Read More >>
400 Bonhomme St., Jasper.
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Registered as a a non-profit, charitable organization in 1977, this Jasper museum was established to preserve the human history of Jasper and Yellowhead , local landmarks of historical interests and promote an appreciation of regional heritage. Read More >>