Like many Albertans, Wetaskiwin is a place we’ve passed through but never actually explored. I knew the name well though. As a kid, I watched many commercials about Wetaskiwin thanks to their famous jingle “Cars cost less in Wetaskiwin.” Long story short, word on the street was that car dealerships charged less for cars there. I’m not sure if there was any truth to it, but the commercial sure caught on.[Read more…] about The Best Things to Do in Wetaskiwin Alberta
With so many stunning and varied landscapes, as well as a plethora of both provincial and national parks, there’s no shortage of incredible campsites in Alberta. Whether you’re looking to admire the expanse of the badlands, the gentle breeze of a lake, or the mind-blowing peaks of the Rocky Mountains, there are tons of campsites in Alberta to pitch your tent or park your RV.[Read more…] about 13 Awesome Campsites in Alberta
When it comes to jumping on the back of a horse and going for a trail ride, it’s hard to beat the beautiful landscapes offered by Banff horseback rides. After all, Banff National Park is the most popular national park in Canada for a reason. Towering mountain peaks, turquoise lakes and rivers, and outstanding views are just some of the things to do in Banff National Park that attract so many people to the area. So, imagine seeing all of that while horseback riding in Banff.[Read more…] about Beautiful Banff Horseback Rides in the Backcountry
When it comes to cozy cabins and expansive wilderness, it’s hard to beat camping in Alberta. Home to mountains, badlands, prairies, and swaths of boreal forest, there are lots of opportunities for cabin rentals in Alberta. But they can be hard to find. There are so many options for cabins in Alberta and so many destinations, so finding the perfect one for you can be a challenge. That’s why we created this travel guide.
Whether you’re looking to stay in a luxurious cabin in the mountains or go rustic deep into the woods, we’ve got some incredible ideas for cabin rentals in Alberta.[Read more…] about 49 of the Best Cabin Rentals in Alberta
If you’re looking to do some hikes in Kananaskis Country, you’ve come to the right place. Nestled in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies, the Kananaskis is one of Alberta’s finest gems. Home to jaw-dropping mountains, turquoise-coloured lakes, gorgeous waterfalls, and lots of wildlife, it’s one of the most scenic areas in all of Canada.
With so much natural beauty, hiking in the Kananaskis is a very popular activity and a great way to see the stunning landscapes. It’s also relatively quiet compared to its neighbours Banff and Jasper, but is certainly no longer “off-the-beaten-track”. After all, Calgary is just around the corner, and with more and more people getting out into nature, hiking in the Kananaskis is growing in popularity.
Regardless, If you’re looking for some epic beauty, this Kananaskis Hiking travel guide will help you find the best hikes in Kananaskis, including those that are easy, moderate, and hard, as well as both day trips and multi-day backpacking trips.[Read more…] about The Best Hikes in Kananaskis Country
Home to mountains, prairies, badlands, foothills, and boreal forests, there are so many incredible opportunities for camping in Alberta. Whether you long for the sounds of a loon calling out over a foggy lake or dream of waking up and admiring the many peaks of the Canadian Rockies, camping is one of the best ways for getting back into nature.
In this camping in Alberta guide, we’ll help you navigate all your options, whether it’s going full adventure mode and heading into the backcountry, or pulling up your campervan into a fully serviced campground.[Read more…] about The Ultimate Guide to Camping in Alberta
Updated: March 15th, 2021
While there are plenty of awesome things to do in Calgary, sometimes you just want to get out and see more of the province. Luckily, Calgary has the best location in Alberta. With the Canadian Rockies to the West, the Canadian badlands to the east, and both the prairies and the foothills on its doorstep, there’s no short of fun day trips from Calgary. Whether you’re looking to go horseback riding, white water rafting, skiing, hiking, or almost anything else you can think of, Calgary is a great place to be based.
In this Alberta travel guide, we’re going to share the best day trips from Calgary, which can easily be transformed into multi-day adventures if you have more time. There are lots of places you can choose from, and a range of both small and big towns, all offering their own unique charms and attractions.
Let’s get into it.[Read more…] about 14 Awesome Day Trips from Calgary
Unlike the busy streets of Waterton Lakes during the summer months, winter in Waterton is totally different. Most hotels are closed, there are only two restaurants, and everything is very quiet. But, for those looking for a winter adventure and the quiet solitude of the Rocky Mountains, there’s perhaps no better place.
Whether you’re looking to go snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, winter hiking, or just enjoying the splendour of a serene mountain town, Waterton Lakes in the winter should be on your bucket list.
In this guide, we’ll help you plan your winter trip to Waterton Lakes, including what to do, where to stay, and where to eat.
Without a doubt, Jasper is one of the most beautiful destinations in all of Canada. Located within Jasper National Park and at the northern end of the world-famous Icefields Parkway, it’s a magical outdoor destination with towering mountains, snaking rivers, clear lakes, and lush forest. Anyone interested in outdoor adventure or simply admiring some of Earth’s grand vistas will love Jasper, and in the winter, it’s all covered in white sparkly snow.
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There was a time when choosing your accommodation was pretty much as simple as finding a hotel or motel. Nowadays, there are all sorts of options for finding a place to stay, including fancy hotels, bed and breakfasts, and more recently, Airbnbs. In this guide, we’re going to share our favourite Calgary Airbnbs.
[Read more…] about Our Top Picks for Calgary Airbnbs