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Jun 2018

Dinosaurs, Lakes and Glaciers: Expert Approved Trip Ideas in Alberta, Canada

By : The Canada By Design Team

As Canada's 4th largest province, Alberta entices travelers with over 600 lakes, 75 provincial parks, 5 national parks, and 587 species of wildlife to discover. After 18 years of designing (and experiencing) Canada travel itineraries, we know a thing or two about the must-do activities in Alberta, Canada. Larger than life natural wonders, a diverse range of all-season activities and fascinating historic (and pre-historic) sites make Alberta a leading destination for our travelers. From hiking and horseback riding to hot springs and northern lights viewing – find out what our Canada experts recommend to do in Alberta.

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Posted in: Banff, Calgary, JasperTags: Self Drive, culture and history


Oct 2017

11 Winter Wonderland Trip Ideas in the Canadian Rockies

By : Lindsay Galbraith

Last March, alongside a few travel experts from the Canada by Design team, I embarked on an action packed 6 night journey through Alberta’s Rocky Mountains on a mission to scout as many new winter experiences as possible while checking in on some of our old favorites. Our amazing race through the Rockies had us repelling down waterfalls, hiking through thousand year old canyons and sampling local eats and craft beer on a walking tour – all in the name of matching you with your dream winter-wonderland itinerary...okay, some of it may have been just for us too.

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Posted in: Banff, Calgary, Jasper, Snow Train to the RockiesTags: Winter, winter wonderland

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