|Direct flight to Edmonton||3 h 25 min|
|Direct flight to Calgary||3 h 10 min|
The Lodge at Thanksgiving Ranch offers a private, unique, secluded and visually stunning location in the southwest corner of Alberta. The views of Alberta's beautiful Rocky Mountains dominate the views from the lodge locate on a family ranching operation south of Pincher Creek.
Touchwood Wilderness Retreat is a stunning, hand built cabin, located on 5 private, naturally forested acres, close to Cross Lake and Flatbush in north-central Alberta, 1.5 hours North of Edmonton. Enjoy the view from the veranda, roast marshmallows over the firepit, curl up in comfort with a good book or enjoy the easy access to outdoor recreational activities: close to 3 Lakes & 4 Golf Courses ideal for fishing, boating, swimming, geocaching, snowmobile & quad trails, hiking, and more. Perfect place for families and friends to unplug & reconnect. Come relax, explore and unwind at the ultimate country getaway.
The River Ranche Lodge is located within the famed Canadian Badlands on the Siksika Nation Reserve, just a one hour's drive from Calgary. Overlooking the scenic Bow River, the Lodge is nestled within one of the largest intact Cottonwood riverine ecosystems in Western Canada, and features four double occupancy rooms adjoining the main lodge area, where there is ample room for dining and socializing. Guests can end their days of outdoor adventure on the large deck, enjoying a campfire, or relaxing in the hot tub watching spectacular sunsets. River Ranche Lodge specializes in both cultural and fly fishing adventures as well as kayaking and cross-country skiing packages, all which can be customized. Cultural activities can include a Blackfoot teepee camp stay, Blackfoot elder storytelling, and a tour of the Siksika Reserve, where Blackfoot historical sites are abundant. Packages can include homemade meals, which feature authentic Indigenous cuisine. River Ranche Lodge is the perfect setting for fly fishing enthusiasts, birding groups, corporate events, family reunions, scrap-booking activities - or as a getaway for an individual or small group.
The Bayshore Inn Resort & Spa in is having their Spring Getaway! For $179 (based on double occupancy) you get a room as well as dinner for two in the Lakeside Chophouse as well as breakfast for two the next morning.
This tour begins in Vancouver and travels through the Rocky Mountains finishing off in Calgary. Tour includes 9 nights of accommodation, Rocky Mountaineer rail tour in SilverLeaf Service or VIA Rail in a private cabin for two, meals included on board the train, transportation, sightseeing and some attractions.
Mount Engadine Lodge offers a range of lodging options to accommodate families, solo travelers and couples. No matter the choice you make, you’re guaranteed an oasis of peaceful comfort among the untouched wilderness of Kananaskis. Package includes overnight accommodation in a Lodge Room and all meals. Upgrades extra.
The eyes of the world are focused on Spruce Meadows as the best athletes from the world's top show jumping nations compete for prize money and international acclaim during the Spruce Meadows 'Masters'. Family entertainment and shopping opportunities are available for guests from Wednesday to Sunday.
The Medicine Hat JazzFest has grown to a widely recognized world-class festival that has taken its place alongside the other great jazz festivals in Canada. It features an eclectic mix of venues, running the gamut from our signature concert at the downtown Bus Terminal parkade to the intimate and quaint atmosphere of late night clubs. It features both free and ticketed events as well as a number of educational opportunities including workshops, jams, and a concert for elementary school children.
Attend the Banff Center to join Susan Orlean in conversation with award winning non-fiction writer, Lawrence Wright.Susan Orlean is the bestselling author of eight books and Lawrence Wright is an author, screenwriter, playwright, and a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine. Please see website for full bio.