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Paddle into the Past is a Metis Crossing Signature Experience

Explore Alberta’s Rich Métis History at Métis Crossing

Metis Crossing Interpretive Centre, Canada’s first Métis cultural destination, in Alberta’s Lakeland near Edmonton, makes exploring Canada’s Indigenous history interesting and fun.

4 Nifty Things to Do in Alberta’s Lakeland

Looking for nifty experiences for a family or girlfriend getaway? Escape rooms, b&bs, Indigenous culture and biking are 4 nifty things to do in northeastern Alberta.
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48 Hours in Cold Lake, a Weekend Getaway in Alberta’s Lakeland

Cold Lake has great restaurants, things to do and places to stay to make for a fun 48 hour weekend getaway in northeastern Alberta’s stunning Lakeland.
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7 of the Coolest Places To Stay In Alberta’s Lakeland

Wild, beautiful memories with family or friends start somewhere. There is still time to make some this summer. In August, hot happenings center around rodeos, music fests, rural and lake life. Pick your focus and go on a getaway in this gorgeous lake peppered slice of Canada, Alberta’s Lakeland. If the family is up for…

Weekend Getaway in Alberta

Kaskapite Sakigan, or Smoky Lake, in Cree was named for the mists that often obscure the opposite shore. Just an hour and a half east of Edmonton, Smoky Lake, Alberta makes for a great weekend getaway and escape from the city.
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Best Sturgeon Fishing In Alberta

If your idea of a fabulous weekend includes fishing, Alberta river fishing promises big fish in an experience that differs from fishing Alberta's lakes,
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Ross Lake : A Guest Blog By Rylann McCarthy

Ross Lake: Whitney Lakes Provincial Park Whether you are looking to dip your paddle in the water or get down to earth with the stunning hiking trails and views, Whitney lakes Provincial Park contains an escape like no other. Ross lake is no exception to the beauty that can  be found in our local Lakeland, and was…
Lakeland Dark Sky Celebration 2018

Lakeland Dark Sky Celebration: Come Celebrate Dark Skies

Boreal waterways tempting the paddler, aspen groves blazing golden in autumn, music festivals and craft breweries, illuminating historical sites and cultural experiences: The Lakeland ...
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Alberta Wildlife – How to Handle Bear Encounters

Alberta is home to all sorts of beautiful national parks filled with gorgeous and majestic wildlife. Backpackers, hikers, and tourists have the opportunity to ...

Alberta Wildflowers – What You Need to Know

A Scottish-Canadian politician once spoke about his hopes for people's perceptions of his home. "My dream is for people around the world to look ...
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The Most Unique Bird Species in Alberta’s Lakeland

There are more than 250 species of birds in the Lakeland area making it one of the best places in North America to go ...
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5 Backcountry Camping Hacks During Your Lakeland Camping Trip

Camping is a blast, but only if you do it right. A camping trip without the proper supplies or preparation usually ends in disaster ...
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5 Fun Things To Do in Lakeland Canada This Summer

Lush forests, winding rivers, miles of hiking trails; it's hard to find something you can't do in Lakeland, Canada. Stretching across the province of ...
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7 Unusual Sights to See While in Alberta

With its lush forests, rolling rivers, picturesque lakes, and rugged mountains, Alberta is the ultimate road trip destination. Because there are so many beautiful ...

Travel Alberta this Summer and Check Out These 5 Unmissable Attractions in The Lakeland

Alberta is one of the province's largest sectors that boasts 34.7 million visits per year. With a booming tourism industry, there are many different ...
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7 Stunning Camping Sites in Alberta You Have to See

Whether you are planning a vacation to Alberta or a staycation in Alberta, you have made an excellent choice. Alberta is is a fantastic ...
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How and When to See the Northern Lights in Alberta

What if you were one trip away from seeing the most beautiful thing in the world? It may sound like an exaggeration, but there ...
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5 Upcoming Lakeland Events You Don’t Want to Miss

Alberta's Lakeland is a visitor's dream. The forests, lakes, and abundant natural beauty take your breath away. This is the backdrop to some amazing ...
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5 Things to Do in Alberta this Summer

Canada is known for cold winters with ice and snow that doesn't seem to go away. But what about the beautiful Canadian summers? They're ...
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