The Rimbey Visitor Information Centre is housed in the Smithson International Truck Museum at the PasKaPoo Historical Park. Located two blocks west off the Highway, entering Rimbey’s from the north. Open year round seven days a week in the summer and Monday through Saturday in the winter (closed Sundays). Features include a large parking area, grass rest and picnic area, playground, 10 acre museum, handicap accessible washrooms, WiFi and friendly staff and volunteers who are ready and willing to help with any of our visitors needs.
Located on a hilltop in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the University of Calgary's Rothney Astrophysical Observatory (RAO) is a facility dedicated to expanding our knowledge of the Universe and educating the public about the wonders of Astronomy. Our site provides easy access from Calgary and an unobstructed view of the entire night time sky. By day, we boast stunning views of the Rocky Mountains. Come visit us and learn amazing things about astronomy and space science!
Wheat sold for $1.00 per bushel in 1916, $3.70 per bushel in 1920, and $0.22 per bushel in 1934. Homesteaders arrived in the Peace River Country from the 1900s onward, drawn by the promise of 160 acres of land for $10.00. Bob Mowry came with his family in 1917 as a three-year-old child from Parsons, Kansas. He grew up on the homestead near Grimshaw and stayed live, farm, and work in the area for more than seventy-five years. Visit his first log home and other authentic, furnished homes of the 1920s and 1930s in a pioneer village setting.
Explore the scenic road less travelled. The 10 X-perience explores Hwy 10x in the Canadian Badlands, making stops along the way, including the Sage Shoppe. This package is for 2 adults and 2 children.
Be amazed by abundant fossils and stunning landscape at Dinosaur Provincial Park. You’ll have time to roam the hoodoo trail, explore fossil exhibits and have lunch in the Cretaceous Café. After walking in the footsteps of giant dinosaurs, continue your journey to meet your hosts from Bar Diamond Guest Ranch.
Go on a 1 hour horseback ride on the Bow River, then ride a chairlift high above the picturesque Town of Banff. Finish it off with a relaxing soak in the Upper Hot Springs in this fun filled package.
Embark on a voyage of discovery. Enjoy a 60-minute scenic cruise on Lake Minnewanka, located just a short drive from Banff. Enjoy entertaining and informative story-telling as you travel through the spectacular scenery of the Canadian Rockies.
JelJon Tours/Click-A-Canada in Calgary has been operating for travel & tourism in Canadian Rockies since 2004 as RTO.We provide sightseeing tours and activities in year around for FIT and groups. Using coach buses,mini-buses,15van,9van and 7van personalizes our tours of Banff National Park and the surrounding Canadian Rocky Mountains. Also, we do offer one way or two way coach tour in event through Calgary to Vancouver in summer season. We serve you in English, Korean and our tour guides could cover coast to coast in Canada.
World-class adventure landscape photography tours...We believe that the perfect picture starts with adventure. Travelling through the back country, chasing the light is what drives us to create images that showcase nature at its best. Canada has no shortage of raw beauty and we want to share some of our favourite spots with you. Our team of top photographers will take you on an adventure of a lifetime, capturing images that wanderers crave and sharing our highly detailed processing secrets.
In 2011, Jasper was designated as a Dark Sky Preserve by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, due to its limited light pollution that creates ideal conditions for dark sky viewing. The Jasper Dark Sky Festival began with the goal of celebrating and preserving this status. At 11,000 square kilometers, Jasper National Park is considered to be the world’s largest accessible Dark Sky Preserves.From October 13-22, 2017, Jasper's Dark Sky Festival invites astronomers at every level to gaze upon the wonder of one of the world's largest dark sky preserves. As daylight hours begin to recede, October is the ideal time to celebrate the skies with the annual Jasper Dark Sky Festival presented by Rocky Mountaineer, an ever-growing festival aimed at connecting all ages to our universe and beyond.Power Down. Look up.2017 Headliners:Brian Cox, Phil Plait, Bob McDonald, Natalie Panek, Rob Thacker, John Rennie and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra Strings
Step back in time to Western Canada’s longest-operating industrial site. In operation from 1886 to 2010, the I-XL Industries brick factory houses a vast timeline: Western Canada’s earliest industrial remains as well as the future of industrial robotics. Hear the stories that surround this enormous factory and its vibrant history. The factory rests at the foot of the stunning Badlands cliffs, alongside the rushing South Saskatchewan River. This exclusive experience includes a themed snack and special take home gift. Check our website for updates!
A comprehensive full day bus tour of four different farms in Stettler County. It's not just a job- it's a lifestyle! Tour starts at the brand new County Shop with breakfast and tours a goat farm, all natural beef farm, grain operation, and a dairy farm. Scenic farm lunch included!