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Experience an adventure onboard the Rocky Mountaineer. Explore the mountain towns of Banff and Lake Louise, visit the awe-inspiring Columbia Icefields, enjoy a full day tour along one of the most scenic highways in the world and take a helicopter tour through the soaring peaks of the Canadian Rockies.
The 'Journey Through The Clouds' route between Vancouver and the picturesque resort town of Jasper is known for scenic valleys, wildlife, and majestic Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Complete your Rocky Mountains experience with a drive down the spectacular Icefields Parkway.
Beautiful mountains, canyons and rivers await on the VIA Rail journey between Vancouver and Jasper. Search for wildlife in Jasper National Park and travel down the spectacular Icefields Parkway, enjoying stops at Columbia Icefield, Athabasca Falls and Crowfoot Glacier, before exploring the picturesque towns of Lake Louise and Banff.
Every year, the Ice on Whyte Festival grabs the Canadian winter by the snowballs and carves it into a wicked combo of ice and art. Just imagine – 70,307 kg (155,000 lb) of ice is dumped in preparation of this weeklong party – on purpose!
Starting and finishing at the Shaw Conference Centre, the Edmonton Marathon takes participants on a route that overlooks Edmonton’s beautiful River Valley and cuts through several of the city’s historic and scenic neighbourhoods.
Every July, more than 60 international artists fuel a daily juggernaut of 150 zany outdoor performances, when the International Street Performers Festival turns downtown’s Sir Winston Churchill Square into busker central.