Best Places to Visit in Alberta

Best Places to Visit in Alberta

Alberta is one of the most breathtaking places to visit in Canada. From prairies to mountains and glaciers, Alberta's scenery is a can't miss for any travelers list of destinations. Many Canadian tourists invest in an RV rental in Calgary and travel all over to take in everything Canada has to offer.

They can even provide you some route advice, so you are sure to hit all the spots and get the most out of your trip. Here is a list of our top picks that you must check out when visiting Alberta.

Best Places to Visit in Alberta

Banff National Park

One of the most visited National Parks in Canada, Banff National Park has something for everyone. If you are into skiing, there are some large ski resorts located right in the park with beautiful views of the mountain lakes. Banff is the perfect destination for the outdoorsman as its hiking trails are much sought-after by many in the summer months.

And if you want to take in the wildlife, you will not be disappointed. Banff is home to grizzly and black bears, caribou, elk and so much more. You are sure to catch a peek at many different animals along the trails and even the highway.

Best Places to Visit in Alberta

Moraine Lake

Moraine lake is so beautiful that for years, it was the back of the Canadian $20 bill. Its waters are a fantastic turquoise color and are surrounded by ten tall snow-covered mountains. If you are up for a challenge, you can attempt the day hike beginning for Moraine lake and ending at Sentinel Pass. When you make it to the top, you will be treated to some fantastic views and will have climbed approximately 8566 feet. This is a hike for experienced hikers and is rated as difficult due to the elevation changes. If you are going to attempt this hike, be prepared. The trail can be covered in snow even into July because of the elevation.

Best Places to Visit in Alberta


Drumheller, otherwise known as the Town of Dinosaurs because of the number of dinosaur fossils found in this small area. And there is no shortage of dino fun and adventure. You can check out the world's most giant dinosaur, head to the learning center to find out more about the dinosaur capital of the world and of course, check out the fossils.
If you are into hiking, take a hiking tour along the badlands and really immerse yourself in the experience. After working up an appetite, make sure to eat at Bernie and the Boys. They serve up mammoth burgers large enough for a dinosaur-sized appetite.


There are so many amazing sights to see in Alberta. The longer you can vacation there, the more likely you are to see as many as possible. They truly offer something for everyone, and you can visit multiple times, and it will never be the same experience. You can spend the entire trip just exploring Banff National Park and everything they have to offer.

This is a contribution from one of our contributing writers.


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