05/18/2014 12:17 EDT | Updated 03/14/2016 01:59 EDT

Alberta Road Trips: 12 Places To See In 2014

Now that the weather is warming up, we're starting to dream about hitting Alberta's highways.

The great thing about central and southern Alberta is that a road trip won't cost you an entire week worth of vacation — most of these trips you can conquer in a day or a weekend. So why not take some time to visit a different part of the province? It's a great way to refresh and recharge and combines the best of a road trip with the comfort of being home in just a few short hours.

It would be impossible to list all of the amazing places to discover throughout the province, but here are some of our top picks for places you really need to see in Alberta this summer.

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