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Cave and Basin Skating Rink Open Until April 30

Cave and Basin Skating Rink

Banff’s Cave and Basin is one of Parks Canada’s most historic sites. The Cave and Basin is starting a new tradition for mountain visitors — on the deck of where the old thermal pool once was a skating rink will be set up from February 14 until the end of April. Come out and skate […]

Ultimate Trains and Big Sky Garden Railway

Big Sky Trains Nanton

Don’t miss out on the fun! Get FREE access to news and events in Calgary! Do you have a little train lover in your life? Train fans big and small will love the Ultimate Trains and Big Sky Garden Railway, located just a leisurely drive away in Nanton, Alberta. The 7,000 sq.ft. attraction is filled […]

Stand Up Paddleboarding in Calgary

Photo Credit: Cam Schaus

Don’t miss out on the fun! Get FREE access to news and events in Calgary! by Tanya Koob Stand up Paddleboarding (SUP) is the fastest growing sport around the world right now for good reason. It’s easy, there’s a low learning curve, and most people can jump on a board their first time out with […]

Picnic in Kananaskis Country | Elbow Falls

Elbow River, at Elbow Falls, Kananaskis Country

Since winter had pretty much been non-existent this year, we decided this past weekend to go for a picnic to Elbow Falls in Kananaskis. Elbow Falls is a great little walk for small children but since there is snow still on the ground, the walk ways are closed but there is quite a bit of […]

Big Hill Springs Provincial Park: Who Knew? This Place Is Great!

Big Hill Springs Provincial Park

My husband and I agreed, the only agenda we had for the Labour Day weekend, was to spend time together. We had a great summer, filled with lots of activity and visiting with friends and trips with family. But now it was time to hang out, uninterrupted, as a family.[...]

Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park: Our First Visit To Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park

glenbow ranch provincial park

The Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park officially opened its “doors” to the public August 9th. I have been anticipating the opening of this park for a very long time. I first heard about its development over four years ago and I am thrilled the wait is finally over! [...]

Kananaskis Country

Over 4,000 square kilometres of protected mountain park located southwest of Calgary. Kananaskis Country (known as K-Country to locals) is a year-round playground. Activities include dog sledding, alpine & nordic skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, mountain biking and fishing to name a few. [...]

Kayben Farms

Kayben Farms Climbing Wall

Kayben Farms’ Sunshine Adventure Park is a refreshing place to take your kids for a delightful day of fun in the sun, about 10 minutes south of the city. [...]

Torrington’s Gopher Hole Museum


Located an hour north of Calgary, the Gopher Hole Museum has a very eclectic collection of stuffed gophers. Apparently Torrington has an alarmingly large number of gophers so the town turned them into a tourist attraction. [...]

Royal Tyrrell Museum


The Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller boasts an extensive collection of dinosaur fossils and exhibits on prehistoric life. Where else can your child dig for dinosaur bones and actually find them? [...]