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Alberta, Canada

Overview

The ever-present wind in Alberta blows through the mountains in the west, past Banff's Lake Moraine, tousling the wheat on the open prairie, crossing the industrial pits of the oil sands before swirling over the ancient dinosaur bones in the arid grasslands of the southeast. The varied landscapes give outdoors enthusiasts plenty of options to explore, while the urban areas offer a surprising number of world-class festivals. From screaming yourself hoarse the Calgary Stampede rodeo to snowshoeing to Banff's Lake Agnes Teahouse, the articles below offer some good starting points to begin exploring this vast province.

Articles

20 photos that’ll put the Canadian Rockies at the top of your bucket list

8 mindblowing adventures in the Canadian Rockies

11 epic views you’ll only find in Jasper, Canada

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Banff and Lake Louise might be the most gorgeous places to ski on the planet. Here’s proof.

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14 unforgettable moments you’ll have skiing Banff and Lake Louise

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Canada’s greatest adventure is waiting in Alberta. Here’s proof.

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15 things only someone who’s skied Banff National Park will understand

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The ultimate 7-day nightlife guide to Calgary

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Versus Alberta: 4 winter adventures in the Canadian Rockies

11 haunted hotels to sleep in this Halloween [PICs]

How to spend 24 hours in Calgary, Alberta

11 big facts about Edmonton you probably didn’t know

A beer drinker’s guide to Banff, Alberta

Photo essay: On the road from Banff to Jasper

5 hikes in Jasper, Alberta you won’t find on Parks Canada’s day hiking maps

5 classic rides in Jasper, Canada

The Calgary Stampede experience

Calgary Stampede by night [NSFW]

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