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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A Guide to Dinosaur Provincial Park’s Hiking Trails & Tours

The best dinosaur provincial park tour and dinosaur provincial park hikes

Dinosaur Provincial Park is one of the most compelling and family-friendly attractions in southern Alberta. Besides the incredible badlands landscapes, a great campground, and the chance to find dinosaur fossils, there are also some great hikes and tours available in the park. In this article, I’m going to introduce the five main Dinosaur Provincial Park …

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15 Awesome Things to Do in Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta

Dinosaur Provincial Park in southern Alberta is one of the world’s great dino destinations. It features an otherworldly badlands landscape (the largest of its kind in Canada), and one of the highest concentrations of dinosaur fossils in the world. Be careful not to confuse Dinosaur Provincial Park with Drumheller, its touristy cousin. Dinosaur Provincial Park …

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Our Awesome Dinosaur Provincial Park Camping Experience

Boy looking over the Dinosaur Provincial Park Camping Site

Dinosaur Provincial Park is one of the gems of Southern Alberta. It is Canada’s largest badlands area and features some the most surreal and impressive landscapes beyond the Rockies. Dinosaur Provincial Park is often overshadowed by its touristier cousin, Drumheller. While Drumheller has the better museum, Dinosaur Park offers a far better opportunity to see …

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30 Fun Things to Do in Lethbridge, Alberta

A detailed guide to Lethbridge, Alberta

Like many residents of Edmonton, the capital city of Alberta, I’m guilty of never having made it anywhere south of Calgary or Drumheller. I decided to change that recently by doing a southern Alberta loop to Medicine Hat, Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park, Waterton Lakes, and Lethbridge  so that I could check several items off this list …

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30+ Fun Things to Do in Medicine Hat, Alberta

A detailed guide to Medicine Hat Canada!

In Edmonton where I live, you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who has been down to Medicine Hat. It’s a 5.5-hour drive, longer than it takes us to reach Jasper or Banff (but for those in Calgary, it’s within day tripping distance!) In the southwestern corner of Alberta, it is the sixth largest city in …

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The Top 15 USA National Parks to Visit in Fall

Grand Canyon, one of the best national parks to visit in fall in America

Fall is an unbeatable season for exploring America’s vast network of awe-inspiring national parks. Why not visit when summer crowds are long gone, wildlife is abundant, and the weather is generally about as pleasant as it could be? Whether you want to gaze at autumn foliage, peer into active volcanoes, or kayak with alligators, the …

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Discover Canada’s 38 Incredible National Parks

Canada, the second largest country in the world, is a vast land of immense proportions. It has one of the lowest population densities in the world; what that spells out to is a whole lot of wild space and not a whole lot of people. In Canada we’ve got single islands most Canadians have not …

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An EPIC Banff Itinerary for 3 Days

Planning to visit Banff in three days? Here you'll find the ultimate Banff three day itinerary!

Banff National Park is the most iconic national park in all of Canada, and is by far the most popular of Alberta’s five national parks. Established in 1885, it was Canada’s first, and remains the most visited of Canada’s 38 national parks today. From dramatic peaks and impossibly turquoise lakes to abundant wildlife and some …

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