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Via Ferrata (Banff)
Ranked #1 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
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Ranked #2 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Theaters
Owner description: Deep in the Canadian Badlands, a location famous for its prehistoric attractions, lies a hidden valley where the events of a... more » Owner description: Deep in the Canadian Badlands, a location famous for its prehistoric attractions, lies a hidden valley where the events of a not-so-distant past echo, a place where ancient Israel is reborn and you can experience, "the greatest story ever told." The 14,000 who come each July are moved to laughter and tears by the dramatic portrayal of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. « less
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Ranked #3 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Caverns/ Caves
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Royal Tyrrell Museum (Drumheller)
Ranked #4 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Natural History Museums; Museums; Science Museums; Specialty Museums
Owner description: Since 1985, the Royal Tyrrell Museum has presented the fascinating evolution of dinosaurs through it's collection of dozens... more » Owner description: Since 1985, the Royal Tyrrell Museum has presented the fascinating evolution of dinosaurs through it's collection of dozens of skeletons and hundreds of fossils. « less
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Moraine Lake (Lake Louise)
Ranked #5 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Bodies of Water

Getting to Moraine Lake There are a number of ways to get to Moraine Lake but if you don't have a car you will need to take a tour company or, better yet, the Greyhound bus. There... more »

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Icefields Parkway (Banff National Park)
Ranked #6 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Scenic Drives
Scenic highway cutting through breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes.
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Peyto Lake (Lake Louise)
Ranked #7 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Bodies of Water
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Mt. Edith Cavell (Jasper National Park)
Ranked #8 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Mountains; Geologic Formations

Mt. Edith Cavell is a major peak in the Rockies near Jasper. Accessibl... Hwy 93A, the Mt. Edith Cavell Road leads to many popular hiking routes, such as the Tonquin Valley and... more »

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Ranked #9 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #10 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary is dedicated to providing educational programs regarding wolves and wolfdogs in order to foster a... more » Owner description: Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary is dedicated to providing educational programs regarding wolves and wolfdogs in order to foster a greater understanding of the importance of preserving wild wolves in the natural environment, as well as providing rescue and safe sanctuary to wolfdogs that have been neglected, abandoned, or otherwise displaced. We provide visitors with a unique opportunity to interact with our wolfdogs and learn all about them. « less
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Winspear Centre (Edmonton)
Ranked #11 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Theaters
The Francis Winspear Centre for Music is located in Edmonton's Arts District and is home to the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.
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Ranked #12 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Symphonies
Owner description: Led by internationally renowned Music Director Roberto Minczuk, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra has been a cornerstone of... more » Owner description: Led by internationally renowned Music Director Roberto Minczuk, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra has been a cornerstone of Calgary’s multi-faceted arts community since 1955 and is one of North America’s finest and most versatile livemusic ensembles. A repertoire that is extensive and broad in scope consistently attracts acclaimed guest artists and conductors. From classical giants to rock and roll hits and family favourites, the CPO offers an average of 65 concerts per Season designed to fit all musical tastes. « less
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Spruce Meadows (Calgary)
Ranked #13 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Equestrian Trails; Sports Complexes; Horseback Riding Stables
Owner description: Based in Calgary, Canada, Spruce Meadows is the brainchild of the Southern family who built a Show Jumping complex at the... more » Owner description: Based in Calgary, Canada, Spruce Meadows is the brainchild of the Southern family who built a Show Jumping complex at the foothills of the Alberta Rocky Mountains. It was in 1976 that the first Spruce Tournaments were held, with annual spectator attendances reaching over 50,000 by the end of the decade. Today, Spruce Meadows boasts one of the greatest outdoor equestrian venues in the world and offers an incredible experience for riders and fans alike. Spruce Meadows focuses on the organization and hosting of show jumping tournaments of unmatched quality for junior, amateur and professional athletes in a manner that reflects basic family values in a clean, green and welcoming environment that celebrates the horse and encourages the breeding and training of quality sport horses and the teaching and development of athletes. « less
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Bow Lake (Banff National Park)
Ranked #14 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #15 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Waterfalls
A spectacular waterfall in Jasper National Park.
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Grassi Lakes (Canmore)
Ranked #16 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Bodies of Water
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Maligne Canyon (Jasper)
Ranked #17 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Canyons; Hiking Trails
A scenic limestone canyon with waterfalls and walking trails.
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Ranked #18 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Historic Sites

Introduction Heritage Park Historical Village is designed to give visitors a taste of the past. Covering 127 acres of land next to Calgary's beautiful Glenmore Reservoir,  it is a... more »

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Ranked #19 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Parks
One of the largest urban wildernesses in the world, with over 54 miles of trails for hiking, biking and running.
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Lake Louise (Banff National Park)
Ranked #20 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Bodies of Water
Beautiful lake surrounded by woods and hiking trails.
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Ranked #21 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Military Museums
Owner description: The Military Museums. Discover the victories, tragedies, and sacrifices of the Canadian Forces. Experience life at the helm... more » Owner description: The Military Museums. Discover the victories, tragedies, and sacrifices of the Canadian Forces. Experience life at the helm in a Second World War ship's wheelhouse, walk through a First World War trench, and witness a bomber squadron's mission over enemy territory. The Military Museums is dedicated to representing Canada's navy, army, and air force, and educating the public, particularly youth, about Canada's military. Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $5, Youth 7-17 $4, Family $20, Children 6 and under are free. Free admission for veterans and Canadian Forces personnel. Hours: Weekdays 9:00 AM to 5 PM, Weekends & Statutory Holidays 9:30 AM to 4 PM. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's day. TMM is a Canadian Forces tri-service history, heritage, art, research, and educational institution. It is composed of the following organizations: * Naval Museum of Alberta * Army Museum of Alberta * Air Force Museum of Alberta * Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) Museum * Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Museum and Archives * The King's Own Calgary Regiment (Royal Canadian Armoured Corps) Museum * The Calgary Highlanders Regimental Museum and Archives * The University of Calgary Military Museums Library and Archives. The Museum of the Regiments was officially opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 30 June 1990. The Queen Elizabeth II Atrium was dedicated to Her Majesty during the visit of Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh on 25 May 2005. The Military Museums was renamed “The Military Museums” (TMM) by Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex during the visit of Her Royal Highness on 3 June 2006.TMM’s $18.5 million capital expansion and renovation has seen the facility grow from 52,000 sq ft to 104,000 sq ft, making it the second largest military museum in Canada. The expanded facility is now tri-service and includes the relocated Naval Museum of Alberta and the newly-created Air Force Museum of Alberta.TMM’s education programs are tied in with Alberta’s provincial education curriculum and have won both provincial and national awards of excellence. « less
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Ranked #22 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Located 18 km north & west of Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada at a location where the foothills of the Rocky Mountains meet the... more » Owner description: Located 18 km north & west of Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada at a location where the foothills of the Rocky Mountains meet the Great Plains, one of the world's oldest, largest, and best preserved buffalo jumps can be found. Head-Smashed-In - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - has been used continuously by aboriginal peoples of the plains nearly 6,000 years. « less
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Ranked #23 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Owner description: With more than 50 twist and turns and covering a distance of over 1800 metres on a continuous downhill trajectory, the... more » Owner description: With more than 50 twist and turns and covering a distance of over 1800 metres on a continuous downhill trajectory, the Skyline Luge in Calgary is the longest in the world and is certain to bring smiles to the faces of both the young and old this summer. Sounds awesome (and it is)........but what is it exactly? Invented in New Zealand in 1985, Skyline Luge is a unique wheeled gravity ride that provides the rider full control over their descent on a purpose built track. The unique braking and steering system control speed and direction - it's easy to learn and is suitable for people of all ages and abilities. But most of all - it's fun, great fun! The simple enjoyment of hurtling down the track in the specially constructed Luge kart as you navigate the twists, turns and bumps never fails to make adults giggle like children. And the children will beam with excitement, before hopping back on the chairlift to the top so they can do it all again. Those under 6 years old (or less than 110cm tall) can even share a ride with Mum or Dad, so no-one misses out and the whole family gets to have some safe fun. In fact, over 30 million people have enjoyed the Luge worldwide and their comments have led to the Luge slogan; 'Once is never enough'! And it's not. Most are hooked after their 1st Luge ride. It's easy to master and soon you'll notice yourself moving to the chairlift a little quicker, not quite running, but certainly walking fast.....all so you can get back to the top and do it again as soon as possible! It's thrilling, it's exciting and it's perfect for a family, a group or a team. In fact, just about anyone can enjoy the Luges. The universal appeal is what has made Luge a success in New Zealand, Singapore and Mt Tremblant already. Skyline Luge Calgary is owned by New Zealand based Skyline Enterprises. An innovative and leading tourism company, Skyline Enterprises have a portfolio of iconic tourism products within New Zealand and international Luge sites in Singapore and Canada. « less
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Johnston Canyon (Banff National Park)
Ranked #24 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Canyons

Location Details:  Directions: 30 minute drive northwest of Banff on Trans Canada Hwy (watch for the signs)  Latitude / Longitude: 51.245695 / 115.841328  Hiking Details: Distance... more »

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Bear's Hump (Waterton Lakes National Park)
Ranked #25 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
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Sulphur Mountain (Banff National Park)
Ranked #26 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Mountains
Hike or ride to the top of this scenic mountain.
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Ranked #27 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Hiking Trails
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Red Rock Canyon (Waterton Lakes National Park)
Ranked #28 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Canyons; National Parks
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Upper Waterton Lake (Waterton Lakes National Park)
Ranked #29 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #30 of 1,002 attractions in Alberta
Category: Hiking Trails
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