Inglewood bears the distinction of being Calgary's oldest neighbourhood, having been established adjacent to Fort Calgary in 1875. The founding of the community was led by Major John Stewart, Acheson Irvine and James Macleod, including the development of 9 Ave. S.E. (formerly named Atlantic Avenue), which became the city of Calgary’s first authentic main street.
Located 191 m (627 ft) above the downtown core, the Calgary Tower offers a 360 degree view of the city and is a must-see on any visitor's itinerary. Stand on the amazing glass floor for a bird's eye view of the streets below. Enjoy a complimentary tour using the latest hand-held technology and learn about Calgary's history, landmarks, and future plans.
DeBolt & District Pioneer Museum, incorporated in 1975, has grown from one small log building to tell the many stories of the Peace Country community. From the beautiful Bickell paleontology display, to First Nations items, early settlement and farming, homemaking, bee keeping, on to cattlemen with rodeo and sports history, each building has its own items of interest. The DeBolt & District Museum Society has also produced four local history books (Across the Smoky, DeBolt Country Club and Agricultural Society 60th Anniversary, Edson to Grande Prairie trail, and Bridges to the Past).
Trek through Johnston Canyon to a world of frozen waterfalls and pillars of blue ice. Learn about the formation of the canyon, pick out fossil corals in the rocks, and photograph the incredible pillars of ice as you walk through the canyon bottom and over suspended catwalks.
A knowledgeable guide will take you through Canada’s majestic Rocky Mountains including the Highwood Pass, Banff National Park, Lake Louise, Icefields Parkway, and the Canadian Badlands. Offer includes late model Harley Davidson motorcycle and helmet rental, hotels, and support vehicle with spare motorcycle.
Medicine Hat has two new craft breweries! Try them both with this package: Two flights of beers and brewery tour at Hell's Basement Brewery and MH Brew Co. MH Brew Co. t-shirt and a Hell's Basement Brewery hat or t-shirt, and overnight stay with breakfast at your choice of hotel.
Klein Tours is a boutique Transportation and tour guide service for individuals, couples, families and groups that offers products and services focused on traditional travels, excursions, soft adventure and special interest travels. Klein Tours has four years of experience in Calgary and the Rockies Mountains. Our goal is offering an excellent and personalized service to our clients and offers guides with Spanish, French and Portuguese languages. We offer tours to Calgary, Drumheller, Banff and Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper, Waterton, and also personalized tours to Heritage Park, to Zoo, Calgary Downtown walking tours and more!
Jasper National Park is well known for its abundant wildlife. Join our tour to learn the challenges of managing and protecting wildlife in the national park. This journey will take you to seasonal locations with the best opportunity to spot various animals such as elk, bears, moose, sheep and deer.
Take an adventure tour that highlights the unique cultural and natural charm of Alberta’s best kept secret.Our handcrafted tour is a selection of our favourite hard-to-find things in the spectacular backcountry foothills of Alberta. We run the tour in small, personal groups, so no need to fight crowds for great photos. Oh, and all the little things like tax, meals, snacks and admission are included to make it nice and easy.Walk a wolf dog sanctuary, lunch in a saloon from 1913 in a living historic village, taste a selection of honey mead, visit a wild horse sanctuary and roam the backroads in search of wild horses and other wildlife.
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
Enjoy a frightfully delicious autumn-inspired meal in Heritage Park's Wainwright Hotel before embarking on a behind-the-scenes ghost tour like no other. Between each course, diners will be kept entertained with ghastly ghost stories told by Heritage Park's inspired guides. Only guests to Ghosts & Gourmet can step inside two of the Park's heritage homes (including the Prince House!) after dark to experience firsthand hauntings and spine-tingling stories. These premium tours are conducted by expert guides and are all based on personal encounters and eerie stories from staff and guests, both past and present. Is Heritage Park the most haunted place in Calgary? You’ll have to find out…if you dare. Tickets are $67.95+gst per person.
Blast off with astronomy experts from The Jasper Planetarium for an exclusive dining and stargazing experience atop the Jasper Skytram. Your SkyTram flight will take you nearly 1 km closer to the stars above, to the Skytram Upper Station, where you'll have the chance to look through the most powerful telescopes in the Canadian Rockies, under the darkest skies in the Rockies. Join a guided tour of the Solar System, learning about planets, galaxies, and constellations, and if you're lucky, you might even see a meteor or the Northern Lights! You'll also have a chance to attend a special talk on Canada's dark skies or a quick workshop about how to photograph objects in the night sky with your DSLR camera. Cost Includes return Skytram Flight, 2 Course Meal, and Star Gazing Experience.