National Parks

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 plan, and maximize, your upcoming Rocky Mountain holiday:   Things To Do In Banff National Park: Banff National Park is iconic, pure and simple. It is, after all, Canada’s first national park. Since 1885, wilderness enthusiasts from across the globe have made their...

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...

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