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How to spend 24 hours in the West Edmonton Mall and never run out of things to do!

February 5, 2016

Presented by Travel Alberta After 35 years, the West Edmonton Mall is undoubtedly synonymous with the Alberta’s capital city. For first time visitors to Edmonton, the mall is almost always a must-do, and even for people like me, who visit …
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Canmore’s fantastic cooking classes offer a tasty alternative in the small mountain town!

November 5, 2015

Presented by Travel Alberta When you think of heading to the mountains, there’s certainly no shortage of things to do. You could ski, climb, walk, hike, snowshoe, etc. But sometimes you just want to head to a beautiful mountain town …
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Why exploring Canmore’s historic caves is thrilling, scary and truly unforgettable!

October 28, 2015

Presented by Travel Alberta Whether it’s been in real life or in photos, we’ve all seen Alberta’s Rocky Mountains, but it’s not very often that you get to see the inside of them. But if you’re curious, the Canmore Cave …
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Actual ghost towns to haunted castles: A spooky guide to Halloween in Alberta!

October 13, 2015

Presented by Travel Alberta The month of October is definitely one of the spookiest times of the year. And in a place as historic as Alberta, there’s sure to be some ghosts and goblins around every corner. So if you’re like …
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Make sure you do this one drive before it closes in December!

September 20, 2015

Here in Alberta, there’s no shortage of road trips.  From the prairies to the rockies, and all the badlands in between, if you have something with two or more wheels, you can spend endless amounts of time exploring this province. …
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Place your bets! Can you outrun Red Deer’s Ranch Tracker?

September 17, 2015

It’s a moment I don’t think I’ll ever forget. There I was sprawled out in some deep bush, my face strategically covered in mud, I started to quietly place branches and dead leaves over my body, I could hear a …
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A 21-point guide to enjoying Edmonton like never before!

August 24, 2015

So you’re driving into Edmonton and as soon as you start seeing the city, you realize one thing: “How am I going to see everything?” Well, chances are you won’t.  After having been to the city probably a dozen times, …
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Make way for the yurts! Comfortable camping has come to Alberta!

August 3, 2015

Every weekend, thousands of Canadians take to the forests, beaches, mountains and fields of this country to go camping. In my experience, those who love camping, love camping. And the rest of us? Well, we love hotels. It’s not that …
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Three hours from Calgary, there’s an adventure 75 millions years in the making and it’s unbelievable!

July 5, 2015

First things first: Dinosaur Provincial Park is not Drumheller. This is an important fact to know, because ever since I went on a dinosaur dig, every time I’ve told someone about it, they always replied: “Oh yeah, I’ve been Drumheller.” …
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Three adventurous things to do in Alberta this weekend…that aren’t camping!

May 14, 2015

First things first, how is almost May long weekend already?! I feel like we were just drinking some green beer for St. Patrick’s Day!  Wow, 2015 is going by fast! But it’s true, Victoria Day weekend is upon us and …
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Check out Alberta’s unbelievable mountaintop snowshoeing adventure!

April 2, 2015

Presented by Travel Alberta You know how when you think you know someone, but they go ahead and surprise you? Well, that’s what Sunshine Village did for me. Hands down, it’s one of the most famous ski hills in all …
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Alberta’s best staycation ideas!

February 18, 2015

It’s the time of year when families are thinking about what to do over spring break. But with more and more people watching their wallets, I wanted to come up with a list of family friendly day trips that are …
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Video: Surviving the haunted Atlas Coal Mines. (language warning….)

October 28, 2014

What’s the scariest thing to do in Alberta? That’s a question a lot of us are probably asking this time of year. After all, Halloween is just a few days away! For years, I had heard that the Atlas Coal …
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Travel: A holiday on horseback turns into much more!

October 2, 2014

You may have noticed that I’ve had a pretty wild summer. Between the via ferrata, paddleboarding, rock climbing and hanging out with bears, I’ve been spending much of this summer being scared.  But rarely have I been nervous. Because at …
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A colourful guide to Alberta’s amazing larches!

September 22, 2014

This post is presented by Travel Alberta There’s lots of questions that everyone has been asked at least once in their life: What are you doing after graduation? Get up to anything fun this summer? Have you seen the larches? …
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