The 25 Most Impressive Waterfalls in Alberta

The best waterfall hikes in Alberta

While there’s no equivalent to Niagara Falls in Alberta, we do give Canada’s most famous waterfall a run for her money with our sheer number of impressive waterfalls. In this article, you’ll find 25 epic waterfalls to add to your list of places to visit in Alberta! Unsurprisingly, the vast majority of Alberta’s waterfalls are …

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20 Stunning Waterfalls In and Near Calgary

Easy waterfall hikes near Calgary

Calgary, the largest city in Alberta, is blessed with its proximity to the Rocky Mountains. On top of that, there are over a dozen waterfalls near Calgary. So don’t heed TLC’s advice, and DO go chasing waterfalls when in Calgary! If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you live in Calgary. As an Edmonton-resident …

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17 Stunning Waterfalls Near(ish) Edmonton

The best waterfalls near Edmonton, Alberta

I’m afraid to break the news to you. There are no waterfalls in Edmonton (unless you count that fake waterfall they used to have off the High Level Bridge on Canada Day). And it gets worse…There are no waterfalls “near” Edmonton. You are going to have to drive at least a few hours, OK? But …

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10 Fun Multi-Day Road Trips from Edmonton, Alberta

The best road trips from Edmonton

While there are certainly loads of things to do in Edmonton, the capital of Alberta, sometimes you just want to get out of town. FAR out of town. That’s where road trips come in! For this article, I’ve put together 10 tried-and-tested Edmonton road trip ideas. To be clear, these will all be multi-day road …

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30 Awesome Day Trips from Edmonton, Alberta

The best day trips from Edmonton, Alberta

One of the realities we live with in Edmonton, Alberta is the fact that we are kind of far away from, well, everything. At least it feels like that in Canada’s furthest north major city. But even once you’ve run out of things to do in Edmonton, there are a surprising number of day trips …

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10 Reasons Alberta is the Most Beautiful Province in Canada

Alberta, the most beautiful province in Canada.

What is the most beautiful province in Canada? Well, my totally biased answer to this totally subjective question is: Alberta! Hear me out. Alberta has the most diverse natural landscapes in all of Canada, from Rocky Mountain peaks and rolling grasslands to arid badlands and immense swaths of boreal forest. The province also boasts Canada’s …

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18 Stunning, Easy-to-Reach Lakes in Kananaskis & Canmore

The best Canmore lakes and Kananaskis lakes

When it comes to picture-postcard Canadian Rocky Mountain lakes, most people automatically think of the serene lakes of Jasper and especially the turquoise lakes of Banff National Park.   But then there’s Kananaskis country, a huge collection of provincial parks, wildland areas, and crown lands with loads of things to do for lovers of the Great …

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40 Fun Things to Do in Kananaskis, Alberta

Fun things to do in Kananaskis, Alberta

While tourists tend to flock to Jasper and Banff in the Alberta Rockies, Kananaskis country is where the locals go to immerse themselves in the great outdoors.  Kananaskis is every bit as beautiful, whether you’re after difficult or easy hikes, stunning lakes, skiing & snowshoeing in winter, paddling or camping in summer, or a pampered …

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20 Short & Easy Hikes in Canmore, Alberta

A guide to the best short walk and hiking trails in Canmore, Alberta

Canmore is my favorite town in all of Alberta. From its dramatic Rocky Mountain setting to laid-back, environmentally-friendly vibe, the town is a paradise for lovers of the great outdoors. Without a doubt, one of the best things to do in Canmore, and the perfect way to experience this area, is through hiking. Because I …

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20 Playgrounds in Edmonton That My Kids Love (2023 Updated!)

A guide to the best playgrounds in Edmonton, Alberta

No matter the season (except, you know, when it’s -30 degrees out…), my kids can’t get enough of Edmonton’s playgrounds.   One of our favorite things to do in Edmonton with our kids is to drive around and “discover” new playgrounds in different Edmonton communities, and in suburbs as day trips from Edmonton.   To compile this list of …

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