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The Rules For A Two And A Juice Road Trip

The phrase ‘two and a juice’ is a unique prairie expression. My friend turns it into a theme for road trips. Here’s how to get off the beaten path and explore small towns while having ‘two and a juice.’

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Calgary Daytrips: Tracing Alberta’s Roots On The Cowboy Trail

Take a daytrip along the Cowboy Trail and celebrate all Alberta has to offer from steak, to nature, to cowboys, to foothills, to oil, to arts, to food. The heart of Alberta’s history is along this road.

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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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23 Must See Sights When Visiting Calgary And The Rocky Mountains

There are hundreds of things to do with visiting Calgary. Here’s 23 top ideas to see and have an epic adventure in Calgary and the nearby Rocky Mountains.

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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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A Train Ride On The Alberta Prairie Railway Through The Badlands

I took the boys for a ride on the Alberta Prairie Railway from Stettler to Big Valley. It reminded me of old train rides with my Grumps, except back in the day, our trains didn’t get robbed.

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The World Famous Gopher Hole Museum In Torrington, Alberta

The World Famous Gopher Hole Museum in Torringont, Alberta is absolutely wonderful. A great example of community spirit combining with kitsch and creating something worth a smile.

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K Country Daytrip: Allen Bill Pond / Elbow Falls Before And After #YYCFlood

K Country has changed since the #YYCFlood of 2013. Allen Bill Pond, one of the cutest fishing spots is no more. A popular picnic spot at Elbow Falls has been destroyed. Here are some before and after pics of the devastation in K Country.

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Where To Go On A Daytrip From Calgary? Let A Geocache Be Your Guide

If you can’t decide where to go on a daytrip from Calgary, turn on your geocaching app and let the treasures be your guide. You never know what you’ll find when you head off the beaten path just a little bit.

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The Saskatoon Farm: U Pick Saskatoons In Calgary

Saskatoon Berry season is the last week of July, and the first week of August. There are many places to go and U Pick Saskatoon berries in and around Calgary. You can find U Pick Saskatoons …

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Seen In Calgary #16: The Nanton Candy Store

Nanton Candy Store | Nanton, Alberta | July 21, 2013 [twitter]I’m cheating, I didn’t see it in Calgary, but I did see it in Nanton. Anytime you make a bolt south of the city for…

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ROAD TRIP: What Is There To Do In Picture Butte?

[twitter]Picture Butte rhymes with cute, not butt. Still, I call it Picture Butt. I thought the boys would think it cute to head out to a place where you “take a picture of your butt,”…

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Calgary Daytrips: U Pick Berries Near Calgary

[twitter]When I was growing up, we had a field of wild blueberries behind our house. Every August, I would spend hours each day filling old ice cream buckets. My dad would then clean them, and…

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Calgary Daytrips: The Highwood Pass Loop

[twitter]The Highwood Pass is the highest paved road in Canada. At more than 2200m above the seawall in Vancouver, the road travels through Kananaskis Country, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, and the Highwood Public Land Use…

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Calgary Daytrips: What To Do In The Winter In Banff

[twitter]Banff is just a quick 75 minute drive from the west side of Calgary and it’s an easy escape for a half day visit with the kids. When the chinooks are blowing in town and…

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Calgary Daytrips: The Big Rock In Okotoks

[twitter]When you have young children, taking a quick daytrip is a great way to spend half a day exploring. You’re on the road for less than an hour, you do some walking around, you stop…

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