Here’s a look at where you can stay with your family in Banff for a Christmas weekend, what you can do to celebrate the holidays, and some of the best places to eat.
According to a 2020 year end email AllTrails sent to users, these are the most popular hikes in Alberta. From Banff National Park to Alberta’s Provincial Parks to Jasper National Park, 7 of the most popular hikes in Canada are right here.
The Dinosaur Trail Golf Club in Drumheller offers a unique golfing experience. With a vintage front 9 nestled in a river valley, and a dramatic back 9 meandering through the hoodoos and badlands, this challenging course is gorgeous.
Here’s how to find the Mist Mountain Hot Spring on the Highwood Pass! Mist Mountain is a popular hike in Kananaskis Country not just for its challenging summit, but because about halfway up, you can take a detour to the Mist Mountain Hot Spring – a random, warm water hot spring big enough for 2 or 3 people at a time.
What you need to know about Ha Ling Peak, a very popular Rocky Mountain hike in Canmore and near Calgary. It’s a short, steep climb with a redesigned trail to make it easier to get to the top and see fabulous views.
The Icefields Parkway is the most scenic drive in all of Canada (and perhaps the world). Here are the 5 best places to stop and take pictures along the Icefield Parkway in Banff and Jasper National Parks.
Prairie Mountain is a popular hike in Elbow Valley near Calgary. You can climb straight up and straight down, or you can navigate this loop and see creeks, meadows, pine trees, and bursts of alpine flowers.
A review of the Jasper Park Lodge Golf Club, the legendary Stanley Thomspon design. This course is routinely one of the best in Canada and it holds up nearly a century after persimmon woods tried to tackle the 600 yard par 5s.
The Jewell Pass via Prairie View Trail, and Barrier Lake Fire Lookout hike has all sorts of rewards for your efforts. You can hit 3 different summit points, there’s a waterfall, cooling creeks, and a wide-open lakeshore to explore dotted with forests and meadows.