Welcome to the best seat in Banff National Park – and possibly the whole of Canada. More than just a chairlift ride, Norquay's famous Sightseeing Chairlift is a gateway to an unforgettable, 10 minute open-air journey into the sky. Discover legendary, panoramic views above the clouds. Wilderness teaming with life and natural splendour. Endless, postcard-perfect scenery stretching across the horizon. Soar to nearly 7,000ft elevation, accessing the historic Cliffhouse Bistro and get ready to be “wowed”.Sitting at an elevation of 6900 ft., and accessed by riding the Norquay Sightseeing Chairlift, the Cliffhouse Bistro has been a social meeting spot since it opened in the 1950s – bringing the high to High Tea in Banff. Zip up your coziest layers and visit Norquay for a memorable day of sightseeing, dining and exploring. Here you’ll discover cozy mountain meals, endless photo opportunities, and top-of-the-world views that need to be seen to be believed.
The largest exhibition facility north of Edmonton, this facility outside Grande Prairie hosts a variety of exhibitions and events and has an onsite casino and live horseracing.
Take a full-day tour to iconic Lake Louise with Discover Banff Tours and enjoy four hours of free time to explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Includes a professional guide, snowshoes and hot chocolate. Save 20% by using coupon code ONLINE2SAVE and booking online seven days or more in advance.
This weekend is designed to introduce people to the back country in the Lake Louise, Kananaskis Country and Hwy 93 north areas. If you are interested in ski touring, the Weekend Warrior program will suit you. Valid on select Jan. 2019 weekends only. Mention Travel Alberta for an exclusive price.
Castle Mountain's Powder Stagecoach is Alberta's best Cat Skiing! The Signature Cat Ski Package brings together a guided day of cat skiing + a USB photo package of your day and a day of resort skiing, for one great rate. Rates from $458-$548. Cat skiing offered Thursday - Saturday.
Find your adventure in Central Alberta, from the badlands to the incredible ice bubbles of Abraham Lake. Head out for an evening snowshoe adventure in Red Deer, paired with local craft beer and local food, explore David Thompson Country on a guided hike or ride the ski bus to the mountains. Join a small group tour on your own or with a few friends, book a private tour or let us plan you own custom group adventure.
Rocky Mountain Photo Adventures is a Banff based, locally operated business offering custom designed tours, workshops and seminars in Banff National Park and the Canadian Rocky Mountains. We are knowledgeable and super enthusiastic about developing your photography skills and enjoyment of our amazing scenery in this world-class travel photography destination. We are passionate about the wider photography community and actively engage in educational, environmental and wildlife events and projects, both independently and through partnerships. Rocky Mountain Photo Adventures is a proud sponsor of the iconic Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival.
Brewster Adventures brings a Christmas card image to life at Lake Louise with a sleigh ride that follows the lake-side trail beneath Victoria Glacier. Enjoy views of the Ice Falls at the end of the lake by day, or the glow of the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise on evening rides. There is no better way to spend time together than drinking in the beauty of sparkling snow and blue sky, bundled beneath a blanket together on a horse drawn sleigh! The season for sleigh rides starts mid-December and goes to early April, weather and snow cover permitting.
Watch the fastest skiers in the world begin the World Cup speed circuit at the Lake Louise Ski Resort. December 2nd brings the best ladies' super-G skiers to Lake Louise, where you can see them cross the finish line for free at the base of the Lake Louise Ski Resort in the Fan Cheering Zone.
The Canada Cup of Ice Carving at the 2019 Boardwalk Ice on Whyte celebrates the best international ice carving artists from around the world as they vie for this prestigious trophy at 1 of only 3 International Ice Carving Competitions in Canada. Enjoy the intricate details of these breath-taking ice carvings and vote for your favourite. Step into the ice bar and savour a locally distilled spirit or enjoy a locally crafted beer. Fancy yourself as an ice carver, and try your hand at an ice carving lesson in a L'il or Big Chipper Ice Carving Class.
Join us in our grand celebration of the 30th anniversary of Christmas In November!For the past 29 years, Christmas in November has been the most anticipated event of the year at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. With a variety of presenters, activities and sessions to attend, this event has surely been one to remember. Join our hosts along with a lineup of celebrity chefs and presenters for an occasion like no other.