Alberta Luxury Travel Guide

 

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Alberta

Alberta, named after Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, is located in western Canada and is the oil capital of the country. It is land-locked and joined Confederation in 1905. Northeast Alberta is blessed with an extensive system of multi-use trails. There’s something here for everyone: hikers, cyclists, off-highway vehicle enthusiasts, horseback riding, snowmobile, cross country sky, snowshoe, dog sled and even wagon treks.

The majority of the northern half of the province is boreal forest, with the Rocky Mountains along the southwestern edge.The southern part of the province is prairie, From Calgary, north to Edmonton, and then east to Lloydminster, contains the most fertile soil in the province and most of the population. Alberta has a lot of grain, dairy and mixed farming in the north and centre., The south has a lot of ranching.Take a tour of a ranch, and join in a cattle drive.

Travel North to Fort McMurray to see the tar sands. Go high into the Rocky Mountains and enjoy scenery or marvel at the skill involved in creating roads through this area. Early season snow is falling at Lake Louise Mountain Resort as it prepares to host the Bombardier Winterstart World Cup in the Canadian Rockies.

Alberta is well equipped with all of the emergency services a traveler may need, including,

 Doctors AB, Dentists AB, Chiropractors AB, Travel Agents AB, Lawyer AB, Pharmacy AB, Insurance Agent AB, Car Rentals AB, Car Repair AB.

Edmonton

The capital city of Alberta is Edmonton, It is located just south of the centre of the province, population over 1 million people. Edmonton is the main supply and service center for Canada's oil sands and northern industries. Visit West Edmonton Mall for a shopping center with a hotel and a water park located in the center of the mall.Edmonton is famous for Klondyke Days This is  the major summer festival in Bay Roberts. It is usually a ten day event and is held around the last week of July and/or the first week of August. The celebration includes many events, including the town's civic holiday which is held on the last day of the celebrations.

Calgary

Calgary is approximately 300 km south of the capital. It is Alberta's largest city and commercial and transport center.Calgary, in July, is home to the Calgary Stampede. The Stampede was begun in 1912 by a Guy Weadick. Guy was a well known famous working cowboy and vaudeville entertainer who traveled in the many wild-west shows that were popular world-wide in the early 1900s. He was a man who enjoyed showing the traditions of the old "Wild West"

Other Interesting Places:

 Lake Louise nestled in the Rockies near Banf, others include; Red Deer, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie, Camrose, Lloydminster, Brooks, Wetaskiwin, , Cold Lake, and Jasper. Drumheller and the Badlands in Red Deer River Valley was home to many dinosaurs.

 
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