Banff Itinerary: 3, 5, & 7 Day Trips to the National Park

If creating this Banff itinerary has taught me anything, it’s that I desperately need to head back to Banff and take better, recent photos. With Banff so (relatively) near to my home, I tend to…

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Sylvan Lake, Alberta: Not Just a Summer Destination

Every Albertan has probably been to Sylvan Lake in the summer. Cars driving in circles searching for a place to park, blankets lined back to back on the beach, a mile long line for Moo’s,…

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Visiting Jasper National Park in the Winter

If you are ever ever bored in Edmonton – which is inevitable – then you should zip off to Jasper for the day. Is it a waste of gas? Maybe. But if you do it…

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Where to Eat in Banff

While I’ve done many posts about where to eat in Banff, I have yet to do a round-up of all the places I’ve tried. Here’s my list in no particular order and why you should…

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Buffalo Mountain Lodge

After an excellent experience last winter at Emerald Lake Lodge, another Canadian Rocky Mountain Resort, I decided to give their other locations a try. One of them is Buffalo Mountain Lodge, nestled on top of…

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