Over the next 3 months, Team Canada athletes will be coming through Calgary en route to Sochi and the 2014 Winter Olympics. Here’s how you can cheer them on without the hassle of security or the stress of finding tickets. It’s like a traveling Olympics…
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Larch Valley And 8 Other Hikes To See Fall Larches In The Rockies
When is the best time to hike Larch Valley? In the fall, when the leaves are flaming yellow. Everyone knows this so go during the week, or early on the weekends. I left home at 630 and was rewarded with a fiery mountain meadow. Here’s some pictures, and 8 other hikes to avoid the crowds during larch season in the Rockies.
Camping With Kids #8: Camping at Lake Louise
Lake Louise is a great jumping off point for exploring Yoho National Park, the Icefields Parkway, Banff National Park, or just staying within walking distance.
Going On Safari On The Going-To-The-Sun Road
[twitter]When you start researching an African safari, the term “Big Five” often crops up. The “Big 5” refers to the African: lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and Cape buffalo. I’ve never heard of anyone going on…
Family Day Weekend In Alberta
[twitter]Along with no PST, and a healthy economy, you can toss an extra holiday in the month of February as one of the benefits of living in Alberta. The third Monday of the month is…
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…
Why Romania Should Be on your Bucket List
Look no further if you are looking for a beautiful European travel destination and
check out these reasons to visit Romania.
Grizzly Bear Hunting From The Lake Louise Gondola And Chairlift
The best view of Lake Louise may not be from the lake itself, but across the valley at the Lake Louise gondola.
Camping With Kids #5: Camping At Bow Valley Provincial Park
The best closest place to camp near Calgary is Bow Valley Provincial Park. It’s less than an hour, it’s filled with trees, playgrounds, and water.
Calgary Day Trips: Smith-Dorrien Spray Lakes Trail Loop From K Country
[twitter]Banff and Lake Louise may get all the tourist love, but when it comes to authentic Rocky Mountain experiences, I’ll take Kananaskis Country every single time. If the big national parks are filled with tourist…
Kid Friendly Hikes Near Calgary: Grassi Lakes Trail
[twitter]Grassi Lakes Trail Trail Length: 3.3km return / 90 minutes Elevation Gain: 165m Age: great for all ages, depending on which trail you choose. When looking for a hike to do with young children in…
Mountain Biking Hiking In K Country
[twitter]When Calgarians need to escape, they go to K Country. It’s the perfect place to go for a wander with little kids, have a picnic, camp, quad, hike or ride. There are a couple of…