Going Skiing in Alberta, Western Canada

Experience the breathtaking peaks of Lake Louise Mountain Resort, Sunshine Village in Banff and Marmot Basin in Jasper while going skiing in Alberta, Canada. The Rocky Mountain area in Alberta, western Canada, is a...

Five Top National Parks and National Historic Sites in Alberta

Canada is home to 209 national parks and historic sites, 19 of which are in Alberta. These five top picks should get you started on your Alberta vacation. In 2015, Parks Canada celebrated 130...

Visiting Banff Townsite in Banff National Park Alberta, Canada

Wondering what activities you can do while visiting Banff, Alberta? Located in the Banff National Park, there are many activities to do year-round in Banff. Nestled in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, is a...

Best Glacier Views in Alaska

There are thousands of glaciers in Alaska, but not all can be easily viewed. The following glaciers are easy to reach and provide impressive views of the rivers of ice. Approximately five percent of...

Top Leisure Activities and Attractions in Banff, Alberta

Banff National Park is the place to sit back and enjoy everything from ice to hot waters. As Banff National Park celebrates the 125th anniversary of its opening in 1885, it still offers many...

Bowen Island: Friendly Place to Swim, Bike, Hike and Kayak

Bowen Island on Canada's West Coast is a gem. A quick ferry trip over and you'll have to choose between hikes, swims, kayaking and relaxing restaurants. For most tourists and outdoor enthusiasts an island...

The Vilna Pool Hall and Barbershop

The oldest operating pool hall and barbershop in a small Alberta village is a unique historic tourist attraction. Playing a game of snooker and getting a haircut may seem like two totally unrelated activities,...

Alberta’s Spectacular Columbia Icefield

Ever wondered what it's like walking on a glacier? The Columbia Icefield is just the place to find out! To stand on solid ice a million years old and 1,000 feet thick is –...

Dawson City: Yukon’s Hidden Secret

Dawson City - a city only in name, is nestled in a valley at the convergence of the Yukon and Klondike Rivers. Dawson City gained notoriety in 1896 when gold was discovered on Bonanza...

Things to See and Do in the Yukon, Canada

Visiting Dawson City, Whitehorse and Kluane National Park Canada's Yukon Territory offers visitors the chance to see historic gold mining towns and take advantage of many outdoor activities. The Yukon Territory is tucked away...

Klondike Gold Rush Trail – On to the Gold Fields

Most Klondike Miners Found Few Gold Nuggets, Left Plenty of History To the greenhorn Klondike gold prospectors who survived the harrowing Yukon River journey, Dawson City was a welcome sight. But, they had no...

Klondike Gold Rush Trail – Carcross to Dawson City

Gold prospectors Faced a Death-defying Journey down the Yukon River In the early Klondike gold rush years, 1897-1900, thousands of prospectors risked their lives traveling by boat from Alaska to the gold fields near...

The Great River Journey

Discover Why First Nations People Admire the Yukon River A unique partnership known as Great River Journey offers visitors a chance to live and experience Canada's True North. Great River Journey is an introduction for...

Yukon and its eight regions

A land of two worlds woven together, the Yukon offers a mix of the modern and the ancient, both visible through the land and its people. The Yukon was originally inhabited by First Nations who...

Highways of the Yukon: The Ultimate Road Trip

Canada's Yukon Territory is home to some of the world's remotest areas accessible by car. Before driving through to Alaska, spend some time in the Yukon. The Yukon is Canada's most vehicle-accessible northern territory...

Dawson City: Yukon’s Hidden Secret

Explore the Magic of the Klondike Dawson City - a city only in name, is nestled in a valley at the convergence of the Yukon and Klondike Rivers. Dawson City gained notoriety in 1896 when...

Summer in Dawson City

Northern Summer is Short, but Full of Activities If you are planning to spend some of your summer vacation in the Heart of the Klondike, there are many festivals and events to participate in. The...

Banff Horseback Riding

Riding the Backcountry of Banff, Alberta Canada Holiday on Horseback in Banff, Alberta, offers many different types of riding experiences from one week to one day, including women only trips into the backcountry. Horseback riding...

Victoria Romance

Victoria, British Columbia is the perfect place for a romantic getaway. Victoria, British Columbia is a beautiful, small city that is filled with history. Its slow pace is perfect for lazy mornings and sunset...

Cowboy Vacations in Alberta

The Calgary Stampede, Fort Calgary and Brokeback Mountain This Western province is a favourite holiday destination for visitors who want to experience clear blue skies and wide open spaces. Spectacular scenery formed one cornerpin of...

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