|Direct flight to Edmonton||3 h 25 min|
|Direct flight to Calgary||3 h 10 min|
In the front ranges of the Canadian Rocky Mountains lies Crosswaters Resort, situated 1 hour west of Calgary, Alberta, Canada; a modern oasis of well-being. Sweeping scenes from their Mountain View rooms, allow their guests to fully take in the awe-inspiring landscape of the Canadian Rockies. Partnering with the Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge, guests can choose from five unique food & beverage outlets inspired farm-to-table options, and take advantage of the Kananaskis Nordic Spa. Crosswaters Resort offers everything needed for whole body wellness experience.
Our hotel's location is halfway between Edmonton and Calgary off of Highway 2, making it easier to travel to and from the surrounding cities. Leisure guests will benefit from our location just minutes from areas like golf courses, shopping options at Bower Place Shopping Centre, South Pointe Common and downtown Red Deer. Lodging here also puts you just minutes from Westerner Park, Bower Ponds, Discovery Canyon Park and Heritage Ranch, which offer numerous activities throughout the year.
Centrally located in Canmore, just minutes from Kananaskis Country and Banff National Park, The Rocky Mountain Ski Lodge offers a mix of hotel rooms, apartments and lofts. With their variety of accommodations, they are an affordable choice for both individual travelers as well as groups. They have the perfect setting for your next family vacation, corporate get-together, or special event. The rooms feature spectacular mountain views, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, as well as mini fridges, and coffeemakers. Amenities include a hot pool, a sauna, and BBQ and picnic area with a kids’ playground, plus laundry facilities and a meeting room, and complimentary parking.
This is a journey 90 minutes in length describing Edmonton through time in its economic history and some amazing views and surprises along the way. Board the 24-passenger air conditioned bus to explore another side of the capital of Alberta.
Come for a guided tour through Lethbridge's historic Mountain View Cemetery with the Galt Museum & Archives.
Banff Women's Open - Ladies are invited to golf one of the world's best known and scenic golf courses! Two rounds, prizes and a meal included.
Take in the views of the Bow Valley as Jens Lindemann performs music from his impressive repertoire. The addition of sunny warmth and mountain vistas to Jens' already enticing music will make this a show not to be missed! Jens Lindemann is the first classical brass player to ever receive the order of Canada and the foremost trumpet soloist in his country’s history. Celebrated for his beauty of tone and virtuosity, Jens Lindemann’s career has ranged from being a multiple Juno and Grammy nominee in numerous musical styles to being a viral video sensation as the “snowstorm trumpeter”. Equally, at home playing Carnegie Hall, Madison Square Garden or the closing ceremonies of the Olympics, Jens has a unique connection to audiences in all venues and places. The recipient of major awards from Prague and Munich and three honorary degrees, Jens is also the only trumpeter to win the “Grand Prize” in the 60-year history of the Canadian Music Competition.
Since the start of the millennium, racers have come to the Canadian Rockies to cheat Death in one of the world's toughest ultramarathons. The 125km course begins and ends on a 4200-foot plateau, passes over three mountain summits, and not only includes over 17,000 feet of elevation change but a major river crossing at the spectacular Hell's Gate canyon at the confluence of the Smoky and Sulphur Rivers. Each year, extreme athletes push themselves to the limits of their endurance against the breathtaking background of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Well-trained and totally committed, they battle heat, cold, altitude, and their own demons. Finishing is the prize and the bragging rights are priceless. Starting in 2018 the Canadian Death Race is, or will apply to be a qualifier for the following races and series:Western States Endurance Run, Ultra Trail Mont Blanc, Trail Runner Trophy Series, Alberta Ultra Series, Association of Canadian Ultramarathoners.
At 11,000 square kilometres, Jasper National Park is the world’s largest accessible Dark Sky Preserve, and the host of the annual Jasper Dark Sky Festival. Every October, astronomers of any level can enjoy this natural wonder, and take part in guided stargazing, planetarium experiences and photography workshops. Join the festival, and get lost in the stars.