Art with a Message

The mountain landscapes are changing, and art is changing too. Whether it’s the glaciers disappearing at an alarming rate, or the increasing population putting stress on the environment, it’s easy to see that everything comes with a price. Artists are creating art with a message. These exhibits will get you thinking about our planet this […]

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Bike All Winter: The Beginning

After the recent snowfall and sudden plunge into winter, I’m pleased to announce I’ve finally put on my studded winter tires. I’m not talking about my car, I’m talking about my bike. Thanks to the Bike All Winter program with Community Cruisers, my bike is outfitted with studded tires, new lights, new fenders, and is […]

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10 Adventures with Kids in Banff

When traveling with the whole family, you want to be sure there will be ample kid friendly activities, dining options, and fun accommodations when planning your itinerary. Choosing Banff as a kid friendly vacation will be your best travel decision this year – here’s why. Gondola Take the kids on a gondola ride above the […]

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It’s Time for Banff Pride!

On June 28th 1969, a riot broke out at the Stonewall Inn in NYC as the LGBTQ community took to the streets in a multi-day battle to fight for their equality. That moment is why June is recognized far and wide as Pride Month.  But throughout the year, many different Pride weeks are celebrated in […]

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Rockies With the Kids: 10 Reasons Why You Should Venture to Jasper

Travelling with the whole family? Visiting the Canadian Rockies is a great choice! Here are 10 ways you can experience Jasper with kids!   1. Live Theatre: From Jasper with Love At the start of your trip, book tickets for the family to see the live theatre performance From Jasper with Love at the Lobstick […]

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Skin Deep

The mountains are a harsh environment, and your skin pays the price. When it’s time to recover after a day outside, visiting one of the Canadian Rockies’ exceptional spas can be just the ticket. So sit back, relax, and give your skin the love it deserves! For Your Face Facials are one of the most […]

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River Runners

Rafting in Jasper can be anything from mild to wild. There’s a tour for everyone, from a gentle float through stunning scenery to crashing through whitewater and getting soaked along the way.  For a scenic float or an introduction to rafting, the Athabasca River has gentle turns and some Class II rapids. Below the falls, […]

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Top Ten Things to Do in Canmore with Kids

When planning your family trip through the Canadian Rockies this summer, you’ll undoubtedly have Banff on your list as a must-see. Do yourself a favour and make the beautiful mountain town of Canmore your home base for visiting the area. Located just outside of Banff National Park, you can easily take day trips into the […]

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What’s in a Name?

The town of Banff is surrounded by mountains, but the town has one, smaller mountain right in the centre that boasts a popular hike and has sparked many conversations about its name. So-called Tunnel Mountain was officially named when the CPR thought they’d have to tunnel under it in order to complete their trans-continental railway. […]

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As Canadian as a Canoe

The Whyte Museum’s summer exhibit Canoe is a reflection of the Canadian icon as well as a celebration of artwork spanning over 200 years. This impressive collection, owned by the McCreath family, is currently on display at the Whyte Museum. “We wanted to connect people to nature, through art, history, and great experiences,” says Donna […]

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