Alberta, Canada

Multi-day tours in Alberta, Canada

About Alberta

Alberta is known for cowboys, horses and western hospitality. The area is dotted with family-owned working cattle ranches where you can visit and live the cowboy life. Experience ranch life first hand, go horseback riding, learn roping skills or participate in a real cattle drive.

This region includes a diverse ecosystem of boreal forest, aspen parkland, western foothills, rivers and lakes. The City of Edmonton with its famous river valley, summer festivals and West Edmonton Mall is the capital city of Alberta and is the region's main destination and transportation center.

Just east of Calgary you will find the dinosaur badlands of Alberta. Based out of the town of Drumheller, this area has some of the best dinosaur tourism in the world. These badlands hold one of the largest known dinosaur fossil deposits in the world.

The famous Tyrell Museum is a must for any dinosaur enthusiast and Dinosaur Provincial Park is like stepping into another time with its unique rock formations and hoodoos. Participate in a real dinosaur dig. You will be amazed by the abundance of fossils, unusual wildlife and stunning landscapes.

Northern Alberta is a vast forested region, dotted with lakes, rugged hills and low mountain areas. Northern Alberta is bordered on the south by the aspen parkland ecoregion, and stretches northward to include Wood Buffalo National Park, the largest park in Canada and one of the largest in the world and home to a huge population of bison as well as migratory birds such as pelicans and the endangered whooping crane.

The City of Edmonton with its famous river valley, summer festivals and West Edmonton Mall is the capital city of Alberta and is the region's main destination and transportation center. Fisherman will find fantastic fishing near Edmonton on a variety of lakes and rivers for trout along with northern pike, walleye and perch. In winter there is ice fishing, cross country skiing, and a good snowmobile trail systems.

Canoeing on the historic Athabasca River will take you back in time to the early days of the fur trade, and many communities celebrate the past through historic museums. This area is the gateway to the north and led the way for arctic explorers and Klondikers heading to the gold rush in the Yukon in the 1800’s.

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