The Highest Paved Road in Canada Is In Alberta & The Views Will Leave You Breathless

HOT SUMMER GUIDE: Showcasing everything we love about Alberta. If you love a good view and you’re a fan of a nice, scenic drive, you can’t do wrong with this Alberta route that is a destination in its own right. Highwood Pass sits proudly in Kananaskis Country within Peter Laugheed Provincial Park, boasting the title of the highest paved road in Canada. At a ...

May 24th, 2024 Read More »


I.C.Y.M.I.: Bragg Creek: Alberta settlers have deep history in foothills

HOT SUMMER GUIDE: Showcasing everything we love about Alberta. The heavily forested contemporary Bragg Creek is alive with the likes of pine, fir, aspen and poplar trees and one might be surprised to discover that the first settlers to arrive in the area in 1885 founded a homestead in an open meadow and flats. A fire stripped the trees from the land making it ...

May 24th, 2024 Read More »


Red Rock Coulee: Alberta’s Natural Wonder

HOT SUMMER GUIDE: Showcasing everything we love about Alberta. In the heart of southern Alberta, nestled amid the prairie landscape, lies an otherworldly spectacle known as Red Rock Coulee. Red Rock Coulee is a natural area located approximately 56 kilometres southwest of Medicine Hat, Alberta. It spans over 324 hectares, making it one of the smallest, yet most intriguing, protected areas in the province. ...

May 23rd, 2024 Read More »


I.C.Y.M.I.: The Best Spots to Float Down a River in Alberta

HOT SUMMER GUIDE: Showcasing everything we love about Alberta. Luckily, when the ice melts, Alberta’s long and winding rivers can be one of the best places to soak up the sun and enjoy the great Albertan summers. While the Rocky Mountains have plenty of places to white water raft, we wanted to talk about the best spots in Alberta to float down the river. ...

May 23rd, 2024 Read More »


This Small-Town Donut Shop Is So Popular That Even The Owner Was Shocked

HOT SUMMER GUIDE: Showcasing everything we love about Alberta. Canadians in particular have a reputation for being big donut fans, and while we don’t identify with all of the Canadian stereotypes, we’ll happily wear that one as a badge of honour. While we’ve all got our favourite spots for a delicious donut, there are some places that just stand apart from the rest. Some ...

May 22nd, 2024 Read More »


I.C.Y.M.I.: Kayaking on Sylvan Lake

HOT SUMMER GUIDE: Showcasing everything we love about Alberta. Summer is here and it’s time to get into the great outdoors and enjoy the adventures that can be had in Alberta! Alberta is full of destinations available all year round, but if you love to get out on the water, especially kayaking, then Sylvan Lake is an amazing destination you could enjoy all summer ...

May 22nd, 2024 Read More »


Sunnyslope Sandstone Shelter: A Glimpse into Alberta’s Settler Past

HOT SUMMER GUIDE: Showcasing everything we love about Alberta. The Sunnyslope Sandstone Shelter, also known as the Sunnyslope Dugout or Underground Shelter, stands as a distinctive example of vernacular architecture that provided much-needed refuge to homesteaders braving the harsh conditions of the Prairies in the early 20th century. Constructed in the first decade of the 1900s, the Sunnyslope Shelter is an example of the ...

May 21st, 2024 Read More »


I.C.Y.M.I: Alberta’s Badlands Hold Robust Adventure Opportunities for Everyone

HOT SUMMER GUIDE: Showcasing everything we love about Alberta. A world-famous dinosaur graveyard over 70 million years old. Steep canyons in brilliant shades of red. Mystically shaped hoodoos sculpted by centuries of winds and erosion. The Canadian Badlands in Alberta await the adventurous of heart and explorers who are curious in spirit. When early French explorers encountered the intimidating mesas – or flat topped, ...

May 21st, 2024 Read More »


Seven Jaw-Dropping Alberta Glaciers You Need To See For Yourself This Summer

HOT SUMMER GUIDE: Showcasing everything we love about Alberta. Okay, Alberta! It’s time to get outside and appreciate the beauty of this province of ours. As warmer weather melts the snowpack, it allows easier access for locals and visitors alike to get out in the wild and experience everything Alberta has to offer. Today, we’re highlighting some of the most impressive glaciers in the ...

May 20th, 2024 Read More »


I.C.Y.M.I.: Canoeing in Northern Alberta – Experiencing the Province from a Different Point of View

HOT SUMMER GUIDE: Showcasing everything we love about Alberta. A canoe trip in Lac La Biche or Peace River is an unforgettable experience. The Lac La Biche canoe circuit in Lakeland Provincial Park is one of Alberta’s best-kept secrets. It is the only backcountry canoe circuit in the province. The circuit includes four lakes, 38 kilometres of paddling and 13 kilometres of portaging. Most ...

May 20th, 2024 Read More »


Alberta’s Hiding A Mini Sahara Desert From The Rest Of Canada

HOT SUMMER GUIDE: Showcasing everything we love about Alberta. Alberta. A province renowned for its diverse and breathtaking scenery, from majestic mountain peaks, vibrant glacial lakes in stunning shades of blue, swift rivers, expansive prairies, rolling plains, prehistoric dinosaur bones, and even a distinctive “desert” terrain. If you didn’t know that Alberta is home to it’s very own sand dunes, now you know! Here’s ...

May 17th, 2024 Read More »