Alberta Tourist Attractions

Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada offers activities in summer and in winter that will likely please nearly everyone in the family. If you decide to stay in the National Park there are thirteen campgrounds to choose from read more arrow
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Don't you just sometimes wish life didn't move quite so fast? What if you could step into a different world? A world in existence a very long time ago: .70+ Millions years ago to be more specific read more arrow
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Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump is a UNESCO World Heritage site that is located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains near Fort Macleod in Alberta, Canada. It is a "buffalo jump" that was used by the Blackfoot peoples up until contact with the Europeans read more arrow
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There is such a great variety of activities in the Canadian Rocky Mountain area, with another interesting facility being the Fort McMurray Heritage Park, which is approximately 234 miles north of Edmonton. This historical village depicts Canadian life in the early 1900's, and has the following activities available: 1 read more arrow
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There are so many wonderful museums in Alberta, but one of the favorites of everyone who visits is the Royal Alberta Museum in Edmonton, formerly the Provincial Museum of Alberta. This museum contains exhibits of native culture, local wildlife, and contains a number of collections that are interesting and informative read more arrow
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Stampede Park is a grouping of a number of seemingly disparaging businesses. Included in the park are a hockey arena, a convention facility, an agricultural building, and some other buildings read more arrow
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Ever want to visit a Ukrainian village, but the thought of distance to the Ukraine, not to mention the cost, prohibits undertaking that journey? The solution is the Ukrainian Cultural Center east of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Depicting the lives of Ukrainian Canadian settlers between 1899 and 1930, this village provides some interesting cultural and heritage information for visitors read more arrow
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Outside of the town of Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada you will find the glacially fed Moraine Lake. The lake's water is known to have a distinct blue appearance read more arrow
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Established in 1907, Jasper National Park, in Alberta, Canada, is the largest National Park in the Canadian Rockies. The park is well-known for the Columbia Icefield and Marmot Basin among other features read more arrow
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Inside the Jasper National Park, you will find a mountain in the valleys of two rivers - Mount Edith Cavell that is located in the Athabasca River and Astoria River valleys in Alberta, Canada. The mountain is known for its magnificent view and the wonderful trails that are accessible via a trailhead at the end of Mount Edith Cavell road read more arrow
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Johnston Canyon is a popular hiking trail in Banff, Alberta, Canada. A lot of hikers who wants to reach Ink Pots take this trail read more arrow
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Castle Mountain is situated half-way between Lake Louise and Banff Park of the Banff National Park in the Canadian Rockies. If you are standing and looking from the viewpoint of the Trans-Canada Highway, then the mountain may seem impenetrable read more arrow
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Interested in prehistoric life, the evolution of various organisms, or other historical sciences? Located in the middle of the Canadian Badlands, just outside Drumheller, Alberta, Canada, lies the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology,. Established in 1985, their mission is to "collect, preserve, research, and interpret paleontological history with special reference to Alberta's fossil heritage" read more arrow
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Peyto Lake (Pea-toe) is located 90 km off Banff in Alberta, Canada, near Icefield Parkway. The Lake is named in the memory of Ebenezer William Peyto (1869-1953), a trail guide who was one of the best guides in the Canadian Rockies read more arrow
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Icefields Parkway is a high-altitude parkway, in Alberta, Canada, that follows the path of many significant geographical features. It follows the path of the Continental Divide read more arrow
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One of the most popular, most powerful, and breath-taking waterfall in North America comes off of the Columbia Glacier near Jasper, Alberta, Canada, and is known as the Athabasca Falls. At a width of 18 feet, the Athabasca Falls plummets from approximately 80 feet, but the height is not the predominant feature of this magnificent waterfall – it is the force at which it plunges due to the vast amount of water flowing over the falls that amazes and delights visitors read more arrow
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One of the most truly spectacular glaciers is easily accessible and resides between Banff and Jasper, in Alberta, Canada, and is known as the Athabasca Glacier. The Athabasca Glacier is considered to be one of the "toes" of the Columbia Iceflow, and is the most accessible, and well-visited, glacier in North America read more arrow
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The Canadian Rocky Mountains grant visitors some of the most spectacular vistas in the world, and Suphur Mountain is one such location, overlooking Banff, Alberta. Sulphur Mountain is not only magnificent, but the home of two research facilities: a meteorological observatory and research station that opened in 1903, and the Cosmic Ray Station that opened in 1978 read more arrow
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Old Strathcona is located in the central area of Alberta, Canada. This was used to be the commercial capital of Strathcona, however, now it is considered to be the entertainment district of Edmonton and it has a variety of shops, restaurants and popular nightlife for all to enjoy read more arrow
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The Alberta Legislature Building is located in Edmonton and it serves the purpose of the legislative assembly of Alberta, a western province of Canada. This is a structural monument that dates back to the early 1900's and was designed by architects at that time read more arrow
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The High Level Bridge & Street Car on top of the Saskatchewan River was originally built in 1913 to join the towns of Edmonton and Strathcona in Alberta, Canada. This bridge was originally designed for pedestrian traffic and for very low amount of automobile traffic, and even today trucks and other heavy vehicles are not allowed to use this narrow bridge mainly because of the low clearance that it offers read more arrow
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The Muttart conservatory is a botanical garden located in the Saskatchewan River valley in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. This is a superb combination of architectural art and nature which attracts tourists from all over the world on regular basis read more arrow
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The Fort Edmonton Park, in Edmonton, Alberta, is the largest history museum in Canada. This park covers a variety of old and new structures that will keep you amazed and entertained at the same time read more arrow
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Since oil sands are important to the economy of Canada? The Oil Sand Discovery Centre is certainly a destination, located in Fort McMurry, Alberta, that provides some fascinating information about the science and technology utilized in Alberta's Oil Sands. Opening in 1985, this center is in the heart of the world's largest oil deposit, and has a fascinating display providing the Oil Sands Story, and many programs and events read more arrow
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Canada Olympic Park is situated in Calgary, Canada. The park is wholly operated now by Winsport Canada, but formerly it was operated by Calgary Olympic Development Association (CODA) read more arrow
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If you enjoy immersive experiences then you may be thrilled by the Heritage Park Historical Village experience. This historical experience is waiting for you in Alberta, city of Calgary, Canada read more arrow
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One of the best zoos to see unique and exotic animals is the Calgary Zoo in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Calgary Zoo was established in 1929 and currently covers almost 77 acres of land read more arrow
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Want to know where one of the largest malls in North America is located? Then head up to the West Edmonton Mall, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; covering over six million square feet, it is the fifth largest shopping mall in the whole world. This amazing mall has some major attractions that will delight everyone from the most casual to the most serious shopper read more arrow
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Nikka Yuko Japanese Gardens in Lethbridge, Alberta is certainly one that every tourist to this area should visit. The beauty of the area around Lethbridge provides an incredible setting for this serene traditional Japanese garden read more arrow
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The Canadian Rockies, peaking on Alberta and British Columbia in Canada, is the North American Rocky Mountain range in this region. Picturesque, serene, calm, adventurous treks all add to its charm read more arrow
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