In Alberta, road trips are kind of a big deal. You'll find bears, Badlands, boreal forests - and that's only the start, alphabetically. You’re going to want to pull over. A lot.
Icefields Parkway: This drive through the Rocky Mountains is one of the top 10 drives on the planet. Just ask National Geographic.
Road trip bingo: Things you might see without even leaving your vehicle: hoodoos, bison, waterfalls, hawks and glaciers.
Drink: Learn some of Albertans' favourite ways to drink their crops with a craft-beer road trip. Just be sure to learn responsibly.
Best places to eat in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta
The Canadian Rockies are known for breathtaking views, unbelievably turquoise lakes and year-round outdoor adventure. You’ll need food to fuel those adventures, and the Rockies are spoiled for choice when it comes to great places to eat. Here are some delicious places to try during your next visit.
See boomtown architecture and explore the historic sites and attractions found in the small towns along this prairie-parkland corridor between Calgary and Edmonton.
Discover craft beer in Northern Alberta
Craft breweries are plentiful throughout the province, but northern Alberta breweries have their own distinct character. Sip award-winning brews and meet the locals who make it all happen.
Discover craft beer in Southern Alberta
There are more than 100 craft breweries in Alberta, and there are many in the south that are a must visit. Find your new favourite brew!
The Drumheller Valley Tour follows the Dinosaur and Hoodoo trails in Alberta’s Canadian Badlands, where some of the world’s most important dinosaur discoveries continue to be unearthed.
The Cowboy Trail takes you through the heart of Alberta’s old west, travelling the high ranch country flanking the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies.
The scenic slice of Crowsnest Highway between Fort Macleod and Coleman in southwestern Alberta passes through small historic mining towns with big stories to tell.
Deh Cho Trail
The Deh Cho Trail is a road trip for adventure seekers looking to explore Alberta’s vast, untamed north, making magical discoveries along the way.
In the heart of the Canadian Rockies, the stretch of highway from Lake Louise to Jasper is one of the world’s most gorgeous drives. Discover more here.
Explore the stunning scenery of Kananaskis Country – or K-Country, as the locals say – in the front ranges of the majestic and rugged Canadian Rockies.