Things to Do and Sights to See in Alberta

A province in Canada, Alberta is a heady mix of diverse landscapes and scenes.

It has lakes, mountains, prairies, world’s oldest national parks and a history which is truly worth exploring. On the west, the province is surrounded by the British Columbia while the Northwest Territories border it in the north. It shares its borders with Saskatchewan in the east.

Edmonton is Alberta’s capital. Other interesting cities that Alberta is comprised of include Calgary, Lethbridge, Red Deer, Jasper and Banff. Get ready to have a fantastic time during you stay in Alberta.

Sights to See

Alberta adds multiple beautiful feathers to Canada’s crown. It offers numerous awe-inspiring and exciting tourist attractions. In fact, there are so many that you’ll only want to stay here more, and more.

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Jasper National Park:

The biggest in Canada, the Jasper National Park is dispersed with dense forests, glistening lakes, cascading waterfalls and rolling mountains. Prepare yourself to have the time of your life.
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Banff National Park:

Lying at a distance of 130 km from Calgary, the Banff National Park attracts a large number of visitors. Major wildlife attractions in the park include black bears, grizzly bears, wolves, caribou and elk. Add to this spectacular scenery and picture-perfect lakes.
Calgary Stampede cowboy

Calgary Stampede:

This is Calgary’s most popular event, which takes place in early July every year. During this festive occasion, the whole city turns into a hub of cultural sights, country music performances and several other outdoor activities. Cowboy hats and boots are visible all around.

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Royal Tyrrell Museum:

Aptly termed as the ‘Town of the Dinosaurs’, Drumheller is the site which was inhabited by different types of dinosaurs millions of years ago. Head straight to the Royal Tyrrell Museum to explore the fossils that were found here and dig into the history of the region.
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Maligne Canyon:

Get yourself a guide and start to explore the beautiful sights in this area. Verdant trees, picturesque waterfalls and eye-catching ice formations (during winters) will simply stick into your memory. Don’t forget to get a good camera to capture beautiful images.
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Calgary Tower:

When in Alberta, you can’t return without visiting the very famous Calgary Tower, which is a feast for the eyes. From here, you can enjoy bird’s eye views of the mountains and the city. The tower also features a beautiful, revolving restaurant named Sky 360.

Other worth-visiting tourist attractions in Alberta include the Waterton Lakes National Park, the Kananaskis Country, the West Edmonton Mall, the Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, the Calgary Zoo etc.