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Fernie
Weekend Guides

Winter Weekend in Fernie

Fernie is the quintessential Canadian mountain town, that makes the ideal weekend get-away. It’s one of my favorite spots in the Canadian Rockies, and not just for its incredible ski resort. It’s about 3 hours drive of Calgary and has a host …

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Banff
Canada

3 Banff National Park Day Hikes

I spend a lot of time hiking in the Canadian Rocky Mountains and Banff National Park. Here are some of my favorite hikes from recent years. All are a beginner to intermediate level and easily done as a day trip …

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Canada

Best Beginner Snowshoe Trails in Kananaskis

Western Canada is a premiere winter sport destination, and snowshoeing is a great way to enjoy the great outdoors during winter. Some of the best beginner destinations are a short drive from Calgary in Kananaskis country. Here are some great …

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Stampede
Canada

100 Years of the Calgary Stampede

As a born and raised Calgarian, I have attended the Calgary Stampede many years. This year however, marked the 100 year anniversary of the Stampede and the City promised to put on spectacular show. The Stampede is a 10-day long …

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Lake O'Hara
Canada

Lake O’Hara Photography Weekend

I am a member of the local Foothills Camera Club and was thrilled when I won a draw for a coveted spot on their annual trip to Lake O’Hara. The trip included two nights stay at the Elizabeth Parker Alpine Hut, …

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Buchart Gardens
Canada

Beautiful Buchart Gardens

Over the summer I had the opportunity to visit beautiful Victoria. One of my favorite day trips is located just outside the city in Brentwood Bay. Buchart Gardens is a huge collection of floral gardens, fountains, ponds and a network …

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GlobalFest
Canada

GlobalFest Fireworks Contest in Calgary

The Western Canadian city of Calgary has lots to offer tourists during the summer months, and a big highlight is the annual GlobalFest Fireworks Competition. Every August four countries are selected to compete in a fireworks contest, alongside cultural pavilions, …

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