National Parks

Staycation adventure road trips in the Rockies are ideal. A change of scenery from the city, mixed in with a boost of adrenalin, is just the ticket to break free of your daily routine. The Golden Triangle connects Calgary with Radium, Invermere and Golden via Highways #1, #93 and #95. Once regional explorations are welcome again, it is the perfect weekend getaway from Calgary, travelled either clockwise or counter-clockwise. This means that rafting the Kicking Horse River can either ‘kick’ off your regional ‘staycation’ or be the grand finale! The choice is yours (just be sure to make your rafting...

Planning a trip to Banff National Park opens up endless possibilities of how best to enjoy the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Making the most of your holiday time is the ultimate goal.  With so many stunning sights and experiences from which to choose, the big question turns out to be: Where do we start? Here are some helpful tips to help with planning your trip to Banff National Park: Things To Do In Banff National Park When To Make Reservations Best Activities In & Around Banff Tips For Budgeting Visitor Centres Traffic and Construction Wildlife Viewing Tips   1. Things To Do In Banff...

Dark Sky Canada is a term that refers to the darkest of our Canadian night skies.  When gazing up and beyond our planetary surface to far off objects in outer space, a dark sky is mandatory.  The darker the sky, the better. Think about how many more stars are visible in the mountains compared to the middle of a city.  For the upcoming Perseids Meteor Shower (best viewed on August 12 and 13th), find a ‘dark sky’ region, tilt your head upward and prepare to be awed.  Who knew cosmic dust could look so magical? In Canada, 11 specific regions are...

Looking to experience an unforgettable stag party near Banff? We’ve compiled a list of the best outdoor stag party ideas in the Canadian Rockies! The endless outdoor activities near Banff National Park, turquoise lakes and towering mountaintops make the Banff and Lake Louise region the perfect location for your stag group! From guided hiking to custom golf packages, this guide showcases some of the best group outdoor activities near Banff and Lake Louise. While you are in town, be sure to grab the best breakfast burrito in the valley at the Trailhead Cafe to fuel up for your outdoor adventure! Our list...

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