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Cool Winter Guide

Dog Sledding in Alberta

Dog Sledding in Alberta

Dog sledding is alive and well in Alberta, and an adventurous way to enjoy the winter. Here’s some things you should know about this incredible experience.
Skating on Lake Louise – a Bucket List Experience

Skating on Lake Louise – a Bucket List Experience

Winter is a wondrous and beautiful time of the year. It may be cold, but the white snow covering the trees and mountains makes for picturesque views and gives you a reason to head out into adventure with your friends and family.
Heli-Skiing in the Canadian Rockies

Heli-Skiing in the Canadian Rockies

With limited travel options this year, many Albertans are itching for adventure and looking for holiday opportunities close to home. Luckily, here in Alberta we have the beauty of the Rocky Mountains within driving distance.
Snowshoeing Through Elk Island Park

Snowshoeing Through Elk Island Park

Alberta is home to mountainous terrain and sprawling, scenic wilderness trails that are great for skiers and snowshoers alike.
Dashing Through the Snow in a Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride

Dashing Through the Snow in a Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride

It’s no secret that winters on the Prairies are long, cold and full of snow. Yet even with the weather, we Albertans are known for making the most of it.
Snow School in Canyon Ski Resort

Snow School in Canyon Ski Resort

Winter is upon us and group indoor activities are limited this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is the perfect time to embrace the beauty of an Albertan winter.
Dark Sky Preserves in Alberta - Northern Lights!

Dark Sky Preserves in Alberta - Northern Lights!

One of the world’s most unique and dazzling phenomena is the canopy of fluctuating hues that are called the northern lights (aurora borealis).
Winter Festivals in the Lakeland Region

Winter Festivals in the Lakeland Region

The temperatures are dropping, the roads are getting slick, and is that snow I see? With fall come and gone, winter has arrived.
Brewery and Distillery Tours in Alberta

Brewery and Distillery Tours in Alberta

The West Coast used to be the hotspot for the newest breweries and distilleries, but in the last five years, Alberta’s local craft scene has rapidly expanded.
Discover Indigenous Pictographs While Winter Hiking

Discover Indigenous Pictographs While Winter Hiking

Alberta is home to some incredibly interesting rock art sites that include pictographs (painting on rocks) and petroglyphs (carving in rocks).