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Alberta Travel Tips & Suggestions

Edmonton is a fun city all year round. They have a huge river valley for running, biking, blading etc. It's better to come in the summer when there are loads of festivels and concerts. It's a sports city. They love their hockey (Oilers), their football (Eskimos), and lots of other sports. So if you want to see great …
Must sees in Calgary are the Stampede (if you're in town in early - mid July), Prince's Island Park, Glenbow Museum, Heritage Park, Glenmore Resevoir/Weasel Head, Bowness Lagoon. Calgary is close to the mountains, beautiful city, friendly people.
Jasper is easy to access by road and rail and offers plenty of activities and nightlife, although it is a calmer place than Banff. There is outstanding nature all around. This is also a good location for people on working holiday visas who are staying at Jasper National Park hostels to look for work. There are two …
Banff National Park is somewhat indescribable; its beauty lies not only in its obvious scenery but runs through its crystal clear glacier river, howls within the surrounding towering mountains, and whispers along its beautifully untouched streets. There are a few options for Banff hostels; you will be located either …
Waterton National Park puts you right in the midst of some of the most beautiful and rugged parts of the Rocky Mountains. It has a different atmosphere to the other mountain parks -- it is calmer, much less visited, perhaps a little less alpine, but nonetheless impressively mountainous. Waterton National Park also has …
The Kananaskis area is home to some of the most incredible scenery on the outskirts of the Rockies in Banff National Park. While majority of people tend to miss this area and skip over it right through to Banff, you will find that the Kananaskis region is popular with the locals and well worth stopping in for a couple …
The hostels in Calgary are all located downtown. While there might be some small advantage to one location or another, such as being closer to the light rail system, everything is generally within easy reach. While there are not very many options, the hostels are more than adequate. It should be noted that there are …
Canmore hostels provide comfortable and high quality places to stay in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. If you are using public transportation, it is probably better to stay close to the town center. If you have your own vehicle or don't mind a bit of a hike between the town and the outskirts, you can stay in a more …
Edmonton is the largest city in northern Alberta. While it has a reputation among most of the local people as being a boring place, the vibes in Edmonton are quite alternative. The main stretch where you will find most of the local bars and restaurants on is Whyte Avenue. There are also quite a few really cool …