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Hike the Rockies, roam the prairie grasslands, discover dinosaurs at the world-famous Canadian Badlands, or take in the spirited city life of Edmonton and Calgary, renowned for their hospitality, special events, and festivals.Learn more about Alberta
Looking for the latest COVID-19 information and travel related restrictions? Click here to learn more. Nestled at the base of the Canadian Rockies, Calgary boasts a frontier attitude and historic neighbourhoods that buzz with bravado. From contemporary arts centres, beloved music districts and avant-garde architecture, to a bustling food scene that pours out of brick heritage buildings and back-alley cantinas, Calgary is well-versed in mingling the old with the new. The tastes of this city are also diverse—flapper pie (a prairie classic), locally sourced steak (sired by the restaurant’s own bull), chips-and-curry and banh mi are just a few highlights. Venture further afield to discover dinosaur country or explore Kananaskis, channelling your inner pioneering spirit.
Edmonton is Canada’s northernmost metropolis in the prairie heartland of Alberta, where bison roam in Elk Island National Park and a swath of parkland unfurls from the winding North Saskatchewan River. Bike, hike, skate or Segway around this urban playground and take in the lively downtown ICE District. Enjoy the groundbreaking culinary scene and local brews on tap while waiting for the puck to drop as world-renowned hockey teams face off. Be sure to explore local shops and stop by West Edmonton Mall. Edmonton whets any appetite, from award-winning patisseries and inventive Métis fare, to exhilarating adventure in the river valley trails.