Welcome to the best seat in Banff National Park – and possibly the whole of Canada. More than just a chairlift ride, Norquay's famous Sightseeing Chairlift is a gateway to an unforgettable, 10 minute open-air journey into the sky. Discover legendary, panoramic views above the clouds. Wilderness teaming with life and natural splendour. Endless, postcard-perfect scenery stretching across the horizon. Soar to nearly 7,000ft elevation, accessing the historic Cliffhouse Bistro and get ready to be “wowed”.Sitting at an elevation of 6900 ft., and accessed by riding the Norquay Sightseeing Chairlift, the Cliffhouse Bistro has been a social meeting spot since it opened in the 1950s – bringing the high to High Tea in Banff. Zip up your coziest layers and visit Norquay for a memorable day of sightseeing, dining and exploring. Here you’ll discover cozy mountain meals, endless photo opportunities, and top-of-the-world views that need to be seen to be believed.
Inglewood bears the distinction of being Calgary's oldest neighbourhood, having been established adjacent to Fort Calgary in 1875. The founding of the community was led by Major John Stewart, Acheson Irvine and James Macleod, including the development of 9 Ave. S.E. (formerly named Atlantic Avenue), which became the city of Calgary’s first authentic main street.
Enter our state-of-the-art 35-seat domed theatre and tour the world’s largest accessible dark sky preserve with a live guide – rain-or-shine! PLUS outside, try our “Wild Nights” stargazing experience and get the chance to look through the largest telescope in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. We offer daily evening programs, special monthly programs and of course a great array of unique programs related to our Jasper Dark Sky Festival in October.
River Valley Adventure Co. has everything you need to have a memorable adventure in the river valley. The Beginner Segway Adventure is the first of its kind, offering you a unique way to explore the valley with a knowledgeable guide. Feeling like heading out on your own? Rent a trail bike or tandem bike and hit the trails! Even snowshoe rentals available to traverse the river valley. Or join a stand up paddleboard clinic - what better way to see the valley than from on the river itself? Winter fat bike rentals and snowshoe adventures allow you to appreciate the valley all year. Book your adventure today!
Find your adventure in Central Alberta, from the badlands to the incredible ice bubbles of Abraham Lake. Head out for an evening snowshoe adventure in Red Deer, paired with local craft beer and local food, explore David Thompson Country on a guided hike or ride the ski bus to the mountains. Join a small group tour on your own or with a few friends, book a private tour or let us plan you own custom group adventure.
Jasper Photo Guide offers daily private photography instruction and photo tours around Jasper National Park and many other locations. Discover the beautiful landscapes of the mountains and learn to create more compelling photographs.
STAMPEDE BREAKY & TRAIN TOURS - July 7, 2018Aspen Crossing invites you to celebrate the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth with a Stampede Breakfast Saturday July 7th. With true western hospitality, you’ll be able to experience the purest farm country in the Alberta prairies only 45 minutes SE of Calgary. Enjoy a pancake breakfast, interactive kid activities. All aboard for a 1 hour mini tour experience on the full-size excursion train that hosts, THE POLAR EXPRESS™!FREE STAMPEDE PANCAKE BREAKFAST Drop in for a delicious free pancake breakfast from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM. It’s a great way to start your Stampede Saturday!SHORT ASPEN CROSSING RAILWAY TOURS1 hour in length train experience on the full size excursion train that hosted THE POLAR EXPRESS™! Tickets for the 1-hour teaser excursions will be available for purchase at the Station during Stampede Train Day, July 7th. Departures will be at 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM. Adults: $25.00. Children: 25 months – 14 Yrs. $15.00. Children 24 months or under: are free!
The River Valley Food tour operated by Big Food Tours of Edmonton is a one of a kind experience featuring the best places to eat in Edmonton between the muttart conservatory and the William Hawrelak Park. They take you on the scenic route as you visit all the vibrant local eateries. It runs all summer long from May long weekend to Labour day weekend with a lunch time tour and a dinner tour. Featuring everything from the authentic taste of Alberta to the exciting izakaya Japanese street food scene, always lots to learn and tons to eat. It doesn’t matter if you are a tourist, frequent visitor to Edmonton, or born and raised Edmontonian; no matter what your status, there are always unique and untold truths and stories that come from food. While you may be restaurant savvy and enjoy some of Alberta’s best food accredited to your own explorations and taste, there’s nothing quite like experiencing a day of multiple curated meals in different environments. Locals taking food tours in their own city often say, “I’ve lived in this city my whole life and walked away with more information than I’ve ever had before.”
Thursday, August 2 - Monday, August 6, 2018: The Crowsnest Pass is excited to launch its 13th annual Doors Open and Heritage Festival weekend. Our theme for 2018 is “Ghosts, Myths and Legends.” Throughout the weekend, the Frank Slide Interpretive Centre and the community of the Crowsnest Pass will be highlighting some of the most amazing stories of ghosts, myths and legends. Enjoy guided hikes, presentations, festivals, musical entertainment, natural history talks and more. All highlighting the Crowsnest Pass and the amazing stories of the ghost of Monte Lewis, the Lost Lemon Gold Mine, the legend of Frankie Slide and much more.