19 Fun Things to Do in Nordegg, Alberta

Nordegg is not so much on the tourist trail like the other small Alberta towns of Jasper and Banff, however it makes for a great stop. There are so many things to do in Nordegg in both the summer and the winter that the area actually stays pretty busy! David Thompson Country is at the …

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Ice skating in Banff

Where to Go Ice Skating in Banff and Canmore

Ice skating in Banff and Canmore is a highlight for many visitors visiting Banff in the winter and a favorite way to pass the time for many locals. The best part is it’s a free activity for most places around the area with a mix of maintained rinks and beautiful natural frozen lakes. When the …

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18 BEST Hikes Near Calgary (Easy & Hard!)

Nestled in the heart of Alberta’s stunning landscapes, Calgary is not just a city of skyscrapers and urban charm but a gateway to the beautiful Rocky Mountains. If you need a break from city life and the hustle and bustle of honking cars and bright lights, one of these hikes near Calgary is just what …

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abraham lake camping

Important Abraham Lake Camping Tips to KNOW

Abraham Lake is a stunning lake in Alberta that expels the classic Rocky Mountain blue color in the summer and famous ice bubbles in the winter. Countless visitors venture to the lake in the winter to enjoy the famous frozen bubbles, but camping at Abraham Lake is the best way to enjoy its beauty in …

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Banff Downtown in October

Banff in October: Here’s All You Need to Know (2024)

Banff in October is a magical time of year. Fall in Banff is cool and crisp, and the foliage still lingers for a large portion of the month. It’s the shoulder season in Banff, so crowds are much lower than in the summer and even in September. Although there may be a few dustings, the …

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Banff in July

Visiting Banff in July? Here’s All You Need to Know

There’s only one word to describe Banff in July – stunning. July is one of the best times to visit the Canadian Rockies if you’re after sunshine, warmth, and long days. I love Banff in July as the snow disappears off the mountain peaks, hiking is plentiful, and the vibe is delightful. July in Banff …

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Pyramid Lake

23 MAGICAL Things to do in Jasper in Winter

Jasper National Park is one of Canada’s most beautiful places to visit. Like its southern sister, Banff, there are many things to do in Jasper in the winter. If you love the snow, cold, and mountains, you’ll absolutely love Jasper National Park in the winter. From wild ice skating on one of the beautiful lakes …

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Banff Trail Riders

Visiting Banff in August? Here’s All You Need to Know

August is easily one of the best times to visit Banff National Park. Tied only with July as the best summer month and easily your best bet for getting warm weather and sunshine in the Canadian Rockies. I love Banff in August and make a point to stay in the Rockies throughout the entire summer …

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Vancouver to Calgary Drive

25 Best Stops on a Vancouver to Calgary Road Trip

Unlike many drives in the world, the Vancouver to Calgary drive is anything but boring. There are plenty of beautiful stops to make between the drive that can turn the journey into an epic road trip. While it’s possible to drive this route in one very long day, it’s best to split it up, as …

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30 FUN Canada Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

Looking for some fun Canada facts? Then you’ve come to the right place, as we share some awesome facts about Canada. We’ve fallen in love with the country and now call it home in the Canadian Rockies. After visiting 85 countries we’ve hardly seen a place more beautiful. Fun Facts About Canada 1.) Canada is …

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