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Red Rock Coulee: Alberta’s Natural Wonder

In the heart of southern Alberta, nestled amid the prairie landscape, lies an otherworldly spectacle known as Red Rock Coulee. Red Rock Coulee is a natural area located approximately 56 kilometres southwest of Medicine Hat, Alberta. It spans over 324…
May 23, 2024 Read More »

I.C.Y.M.I.: The Best Spots to Float Down a River in Alberta

Luckily, when the ice melts, Alberta’s long and winding rivers can be one of the best places to soak up the sun and enjoy the great Albertan summers. While the Rocky Mountains have plenty of places to white water raft,…
May 23, 2024 Read More »

This Small-Town Donut Shop Is So Popular That Even The Owner Was Shocked

Canadians in particular have a reputation for being big donut fans, and while we don’t identify with all of the Canadian stereotypes, we’ll happily wear that one as a badge of honour. While we’ve all got our favourite spots for…
May 22, 2024 Read More »

I.C.Y.M.I.: Kayaking on Sylvan Lake

Summer is here and it’s time to get into the great outdoors and enjoy the adventures that can be had in Alberta! Alberta is full of destinations available all year round, but if you love to get out on the…
May 22, 2024 Read More »

Sunnyslope Sandstone Shelter: A Glimpse into Alberta’s Settler Past

The Sunnyslope Sandstone Shelter, also known as the Sunnyslope Dugout or Underground Shelter, stands as a distinctive example of vernacular architecture that provided much-needed refuge to homesteaders braving the harsh conditions of the Prairies in the early 20th century. Constructed…
May 21, 2024 Read More »

I.C.Y.M.I: Alberta’s Badlands Hold Robust Adventure Opportunities for Everyone

A world-famous dinosaur graveyard over 70 million years old. Steep canyons in brilliant shades of red. Mystically shaped hoodoos sculpted by centuries of winds and erosion. The Canadian Badlands in Alberta await the adventurous of heart and explorers who are…
May 21, 2024 Read More »

Seven Jaw-Dropping Alberta Glaciers You Need To See For Yourself This Summer

Okay, Alberta! It’s time to get outside and appreciate the beauty of this province of ours. As warmer weather melts the snowpack, it allows easier access for locals and visitors alike to get out in the wild and experience everything…
May 20, 2024 Read More »

I.C.Y.M.I.: Canoeing in Northern Alberta – Experiencing the Province from a Different Point of View

A canoe trip in Lac La Biche or Peace River is an unforgettable experience. The Lac La Biche canoe circuit in Lakeland Provincial Park is one of Alberta’s best-kept secrets. It is the only backcountry canoe circuit in the province.…
May 20, 2024 Read More »

Alberta’s Hiding A Mini Sahara Desert From The Rest Of Canada

Alberta. A province renowned for its diverse and breathtaking scenery, from majestic mountain peaks, vibrant glacial lakes in stunning shades of blue, swift rivers, expansive prairies, rolling plains, prehistoric dinosaur bones, and even a distinctive “desert” terrain. If you didn’t…
May 17, 2024 Read More »

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