Alberta Travel

A Fresh Take on Calgary

Vitamin Daily | Posted 08.05.2015 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Step aside, Stampede. Calgary has so much more to offer, from authentic cowgirl style to restaurants that can stand their own against other big city eateries. Wild horses couldn't keep us away.

39 Free Things To Do In Alberta This Summer

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 04.09.2015 | Canada Alberta

This summer doesn't have to break the bank!

News Flash, Americans: Alberta's Ski Hills Are Bigger Than Yours

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Our ski hill is bigger than yours.It's a point that Tourism Alberta is making to American skiers who may be mistaken about the size of their...

Horseback Riding Adventures Coming To Waterton Lakes National Park

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The 92-year-old non-profit group Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies will offer guided horseback adventures in Waterton Lakes National Park...

Come For The Incredible Wildfire Photos, Stay For More Beauty

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 01.24.2015 | Canada Alberta

We first came across Amanda Nand's stunning photography during 2014's Spreading Creek wildfire. Amanda sent us several powerful photos of the thic...

Only In Alberta: Planning The Perfect Winter Wonderland Trip

Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada Travel

Alberta is a prime example of northern beauty, from the stunning Rocky Mountains to the mysterious Badlands. And within its borders, adventures await ...

Here's Why You'll Fall In Love With Alberta's Wilderness

Brian Trinh | Posted 08.23.2014 | Canada Travel
Brian Trinh

Located 45 minutes west of Calgary by car, the 4,200-square-kilometre networks of parkland and recreational area is the home to provincial wildlife; the playground for visitors and the office for Becky Webb, a communications officer stationed at the Kananaskis Emergency Services centre. On a good day, Kananaskis is an escape for anyone looking for peace.

Retro Posters That Remind Us Of Simpler, Classier Times

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 06.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

Alberta's Rocky Mountains are certainly a timeless beauty, but there's something to be said for the days when they weren't so accessible to tourists. ...

MORE Insane Questions Tourists Ask When They Come To Alberta

Michelle Butterfield | Posted 08.02.2014 | Canada Alberta
Michelle Butterfield

Last year I shared a post of some of the crazy questions I fielded from tourists while working one summer in Lake Louise. Here are some more doozies like "Which one is the Rocky Mountain?" shared by our readers.

WATCH: 241 Reasons To Plan A Trip To Alberta This Year

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 02.03.2014 | Canada Alberta

Make this the year you visit Alberta. Why? This video from Travel Alberta, with 241 stunning photos of the province's most gorgeous vistas and skys...

The Most Insane Questions Tourists Ask When They Come To Alberta

Michelle Butterfield | Posted 06.04.2014 | Canada Alberta
Michelle Butterfield

I'm not sure where it comes from - likely just a general unfamiliarity with the province and country, and perhaps perpetuated by other staff in the hospitality industry messing with the tourists -- but people who come to Alberta on vacation have some pretty crazy notions about what goes in this province; particularly in the national parks.

LOOK: This Is Alberta's Most Hilarious, Insane Museum

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 06.09.2013 | Canada Alberta

About an hour-and-a-half drive from Calgary is Alberta's most unusual - and hilarious, and insane - museum. Seventy-one tiny, taxidermied gophers a...

How To Green Up Your Vacation

The Huffington Post Alberta | Seema Dhawan | Posted 05.27.2013 | Canada Alberta

"Never leave a local place without a meal with a local person." That travel advice came straight from Bruce Poon Tip, founder of G Adventures and ...

Is Better in Banff

Cottage Country | Posted 06.19.2013 | Canada Travel
Cottage Country

Perhaps the notion of voluntarily opting into more snow was so twisted I couldn't help but to be intrigued. But, this year as spring sprung, I took the plunge toward perpetual winter and packed my bags for a long weekend in Alberta's Banff National Park, home to the longest ski season in North America.

9 Ultimate Travel Destinations Albertans Must Visit

The Huffington Post Canada | Seema Dhawan | Posted 11.16.2012 | Canada Alberta

It's hard to think of leaving a province like Alberta when it has so much beauty and adventure to offer. Yet sometimes its time for a break, a siesta ...