40+ Awesome Things to Do in Waterton Lakes National Park

A guide to things to do in Waterton Alberta

Waterton Lakes National Park is one of the most bucket-list worthy things to do in Alberta, Canada. The park occupies the southwestern corner of Alberta and is often overshadowed by Alberta’s two larger Rocky Mountain national parks to the north, Banff and Jasper. Waterton offers everything that Jasper and Banff do, but packed into a …

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15 Stunning, Easy-to-Reach Lakes in Banff National Park

The most beautiful and best lakes in Banff that are easily to reach

Banff National Park is the first, and to this day most popular of Alberta’s and Canada’s national parks. Dotting the park’s majestic landscape is a series of lakes so vibrantly turquoise in color that one can’t help but wonder whether Parks Canada is secretly dumping powdered paint into them at night to attract the masses …

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15 Stunning, Easy-to-Reach Lakes in Jasper National Park

One of the most beautiful Jasper National Park Lakes

Jasper National Park is the second-most visited of Alberta’s five national parks. But compared to its more popular cousin to the south (Banff), Jasper is nearly twice as large, and every bit as beautiful, making it one of the most compelling places to visit in Alberta. You may notice that there seems to be jaw-dropping …

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Giants of the Prairies: Road Trips to 50+ Roadside Attractions in Alberta

A guide to the best Alberta roadside attractions and Giants of the Prairies

I don’t know exactly where, when, or why it all started. But at some point in the past, people started to construct ridiculously large roadside attractions in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, the prairie provinces of Canada. Today these are some of the quirkiest things to do in Alberta. Referred to today as the “Giants of …

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Alberta Bucket List: 50+ EPIC Things to do in Alberta

Me lying on some ice bubbles at Abraham Lake, Alberta, Canada

Alberta might just be Canada’s most geographically diverse province. Typically classified a “prairie province”, it offers so much more than that, from the snowy peaks of the Rocky Mountains and vast boreal forests to unending grasslands and arid, dinosaur fossil-bearing badlands. Alberta’s scenic bounties and abundance of wildlife are the pride of locals, while Alberta’s …

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How to See Ice Bubbles at Abraham Lake in Winter

Me lying on some ice bubbles at Abraham Lake, Alberta, Canada

Ice bubbles are a bizarre yet breathtaking natural spectacle. Seeing them is truly a bucket list experience (see my full list of bucket list-worthy things to do in Alberta here!) Abraham Lake in Alberta is one of the best places in the Canadian Rockies and the world to witness this stunning phenomenon. Surreal photographs of …

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