Alberta is one of the three prairie provinces of Canada. Edmonton is the capital of Alberta while Calgary is the largest city in Alberta. Alberta is a province of rivers and lakes; so those who are interested in meandering in woods along the banks of a river, swimming, fishing and water sports can come to Alberta and forget about all worries and tensions.
Serene Places to Visit in Alberta
The turquoise water is so soothing to eyes and mind that you would love to sit on the shores of the lake for hours. The lake is spread over an area of 0.8 square kilometers. It is surrounded by grand luxury hotels which try to make your stay comfortable and unforgettable.
You can visit other lakes like Mirror Lake, Moraine Lake and Lake Agnes, which are in the vicinity of Lake Louise. You can select the way you want to spend your time around the lake. Various options are available, for example, horse riding, mountain biking, skiing, rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing, and many more.
If you are planning a family vacation, then this is the best place for recreation and family fun. You can enjoy eating out in restaurants and shopping in markets. You can plan your daily program after deciding the places to visit. You can visit Glenbow museum, military museum, gardens, zoo, spas, art galleries and performing arts centers, as per your liking.
The heritage park is a historical village, developed over 127 acres of land, surrounding the beautiful Glenmore Reservoir. Even the tree-lined river paths in the Calgary city can take you away from the hustle bustle of the city. Olympic plaza and Bowness park are the places of tourist attractions.
Elk Island National Park
This national park is Canada's first federal wildlife sanctuary. It is the best site for camping. You can reach the park by car within 30-35 minutes if you are in Edmonton. Hiking, skiing, camping and snowshoeing can be enjoyed here. Those who are interested in seeing a lot of wildlife must visit this park. It is one of the best places to see in Alberta.
- Waterton lakes national park, near the border of Montana, U.S.
- Sunshine meadows, beautiful natural garden at an altitude of 2,300 m.
- Moose lake provincial park
- Smoky lake museum near Edmonton
- Kananaskis country
In Alberta, you can thus find anything; city life full of pleasure, dark green woods, lofty mountains, beautiful valleys, flowing rivers, quiet lakes, sprawling lawns and glistening snow. There are so many places to visit in Alberta that you might need to plan two more vacations here!