Why go? For jaw-dropping mountain vistas, emerald-hued lakes and ancient glaciers. The drive into the heart of the Canadian Rockies, along the Icefields Parkway and through the Banff and Jasper National Parks, is one of the world's great road trips. And the adventures don’t stop there. From walking on air at Alberta’s latest attraction, the Glacier Skywalk, to trekking over glaciers, riding in cable cars, heli-hiking and motorcycle tours, there are thrills aplenty. Not to mention the heritage hotels, soothing hot springs and countless wildlife-spotting opportunities.