Plan Your Trip

We're thrilled that you've chosen Alberta for your next big adventure. To help get you started we've gathered some of the basics you'll need to plan your epic trip, like how to get here and where to stay, weather, climate and transportation.

Aerial view Rocky Mountains

Getting Here

Planes, trains and automobiles…there are lots of ways to get to Alberta. Fly in to one of our three international airports. Take the train. Drive across at any of six ports of entry along the Canada/U.S. border.

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Abraham Lake David Thompson Highway Nordegg

Getting Around

Alberta covers a lot of territory but it’s easy to get around. Wide shouldered paved highways criss-cross the province and a network of excellent secondary roads connect all the dots.

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Visitor information centre Grande Prairie

Travel Tips

Here's a bunch of stuff that's good to know before you get here. You'll find everything from packing tips to park entry and wildlife safety. Read on.

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Spirit Island Maligne Lake Jasper National Park

About Alberta

Located in western Canada, the province of Alberta is bordered by the Canadian Rocky Mountains to the west and vast prairies and badlands to the east.

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Wildflower Southern Alberta

Weather & Climate

Alberta is a four-season destination. Our province is ranked number one by Environment Canada for having the most comfortable weather overall in Canada.

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Rimrock Resort Banff National Park

Wi-Fi & Phones

Cellphone coverage in Alberta is widely available. You’ll find 3G and 4G networks throughout the province, with Canada’s fastest 4G LTE network available in many urban centres.

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