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Seen In Calgary #41: Stars. Lots And Lots of Stars

If you want to see aurora near Calgary, you need to put the lights of the city to your back. There’s no better place than Starland County, just 90 minutes outside Calgary.

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13 Things To Do On A Daytrip From Calgary To The Drumheller Valley

When going on a daytrip from Calgary, you can spin the compass in any direction and find adventure. The most popular options are mountains to the west, or badlands to the east. It’s a coin…

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Why Everyone Says Camping At Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park Is The Best In Alberta

Camping at Writing-On-Stone provincial Park is often picked as the best in Alberta. It’s easy to see why, the campground is small enough and entertaining enough to be perfect.

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Finding Classic Neon Signs In The Gas City

Medicine Hat is known as the Gas City because of its vast natural gas reserves. But it also has wonderful neon gas signs. Check them out on this tour of Medicine Hat’s great sign art.

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Maybe It Was Something I Ate #40: Dining Under A Teepee In Medicine Hat

Medicine Hat is making a name for itself in culinary tourism. It wants you to come visit and eat. So I did, al fresco, under the teepee in Medicine Hat.

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The Saamis Teepee in Medicine Hat Is The Tallest Teepee In The World

Roadside attractions are awesome. Time them right and it’s an interesting place to stop, stretch your legs, have lunch, and add another unique piece of human engineering to your lifelong scavenger hunt. I’ve seen the…

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Where Is The Paris of The Prairies? The Lethbridge Viaduct Makes A Case

The Lethbridge Viaduct looks stunningly like the Eiffel Tower – from the right angle anyway. Take a look at these pictures and tell me you don’t see it.

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Maybe It Was Something I Ate #37: Taber Corn In Taber At The Taber Cornfest

The best corn in the world is Taber corn. Simply because of the warm sun and cool nights. When you can eat Taber corn in Taber at Cornfest, you win at life. That’s all there is to it, really.

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Dinosaur Eggs At Devil’s Coulee Dinosaur & Heritage Museum In Warner, Alberta

The Canadian Badlands is home to many dinosaur beds, including Devil’s Coulee dinosaur nest fine. You can touch dinosaur eggs at this small museum in Warner, just southeasts of Lethbridge.

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Hiking The Hoodoo Trail Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park

The Hoodoo Trail Writing On Stone provincial park is a wonderful place to explore Canada’s Badlands and see petroglyphs and pictographs. It’s an easy hike that normally offers huge expanses of sky above the rugged hoodoos – not on our visit.

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