The province of Alberta is a central part of the Northwest Territories. Since the early days of the 20th century, Alberta has been a popular destination for holiday travellers due to the wide range of attractions and points of interest throughout the province. Here, in a single day, you can enjoy hiking, skiing, shopping, and fine wine with upscale dining. There are provincial parks to explore, malls to shop, live performances to see, and even rock climbing and professional athletics. Your Alberta cabin rental is just the start of an unforgettable holiday for you and a loved one or your whole family.
Discover a mountain holiday at Banff
The town of Banff in the Canadian Rockies is the ultimate destination for those looking to experience a true mountain holiday. You'll see tall, snowy mountain peaks and you can enjoy rock climbing, hiking in the forests, and skiing on trails of a variety of different skill levels. It's a resort town located in the heart of a national park, and it caters to anyone who loves the great outdoors. You can even discover a real hot spring and experience its relaxing, healing qualities for yourself. All of this and more is just a few steps from your vacation rental.
Check out a true hockey town in Edmonton
If you're a big hockey fan, there are few better places to visit than Edmonton, home of the NHL's Edmonton Oilers. Perennial contenders for the playoffs, you can catch an exciting game here for most of the year. It's also home to some fantastic ski clubs in the winter where you can catch a lesson or tackle complex and challenging slopes. You can settle into your rental cabin and head to the city centre to shop at the mall or enjoy some fine dining, visit a local microbrewery or even shoot a round of golf at a local championship links course.
Travel to Calgary for living history and family fun
In Calgary, you'll experience a cosmopolitan and cultural centre with enormous skyscrapers towering over the landscape, and the Canadian Rockies serving as a dynamic backdrop. This is a fast-paced area in which to live where you'll find fun around every corner. Those who do enjoy history and culture will want to visit Fort Calgary, which was built in 1875 and today is a monument to the city's living history. There's even a tribute to World War I along the Battalion Park hiking trails.
Combine urban adventure with a rural log cabin
You can even combine your love for living history with a rustic log cabin in the true mountain retreat style that's located right in the heart of central Calgary. You can return from your visit to the fort or memorial and relax in a historically styled and cozy accommodation where you can take in a sunset over the mountains with a glass of wine. You'll enjoy an outdoor porch, you can head for local bike paths to cycle your days away, and even enjoy a gas fireplace in the winter to stay warm and snuggle up to your beloved.
Head to Canmore for a world of outdoor adventure
Canmore sits on the doorstep of a national park and makes for an ideal hideaway to explore your spirit of outdoor adventure. The nearby mountains offer ideal hiking and climbing in the summertime, and the local resorts offer plenty of skiing in the winter. It's a great place to get in touch with your natural side, and to show your children the joys of reconnecting with the outdoors. If you're a couple looking for a romantic getaway, a sunset over the mountains is about as intimate as it gets. Whatever your reason for travelling, you'll find it in Canmore.
Visit Sylvan Lake for crystal clear waters and mountain air
The wonders of Sylvan Lake offer an unforgettable waterfront holiday journey. If you're a family who is into boating, you can bring your own or charter a boat from the local marina to get out on the lakes. If you're looking for exciting family fun, check out the local theme park, go-kart course, or water park for some fun in the sun. You can also hit the local golf course for a game or an upscale meal at the country club. You can even get on horseback for trail rides at Heritage Ranch, with pony rides available for the kids.