Hike: Horse Thief Canyon

Horse Thief Canyon is located in the Canadian Badlands near Drumheller, Alberta. Stop by for spectacular views, or go down into the canyon to explore! This distinct feature is a must see. A view from the top! One of many things to see nea...

Hiking Upper Kananaskis Lake

If you love to hike, hiking Upper Kananaskis Lake is definitely a hike you'll want to add to your list! This moderate to intermediate 15.7 km hike takes about 5 hours, and follows the shores of Upper Kananaskis Lake with spectacular views! ...

Hike: Beaver Flat Trail

The Beaver Flat Trail is an easy 1.4 km out-and-back interpretive trail that runs alongside beaver ponds and beautiful marshes. The Beaver Flat Trail in Kananaskis is a really easy hike you can do with kids! The terrain is mostly flat, and the tra...

Our Pop Up Camper Makeover

A bright and airy camper makeover that cost less than $400! Come take a tour and get tips and tricks to inspire your own trailer makeover! Last summer we purchased a new-to-us pop up camper for our growing family. With 5 of us, including a teen...

7 Campgrounds Close to Calgary

Camp in the prairies, foothills or mountains, the Calgary area has it all!  Here are 7 Campgrounds Close to Calgary, and all within 2 1/2 hours drive. Updated June 2020.  Make sure to check with the campground for changes to services. We love to ca...

7 Reasons To Ski at Castle Mountain Resort

With a down-to-earth vibe, amazing runs and great snow conditions, Castle Mountain Resort is Alberta's best kept winter secret! Castle Mountain Resort is made up of 2 mountains and 8 alpine bowls, with the summit reaching 7,463 feet.  T...

Visit: Kananaskis Nordic Spa

"Kananaskis Nordic Spa is a four-season, alpine sanctuary of invigoration, created for the pioneers of today; those who aren’t afraid to face the elements head-on." Kananaskis Nordic Spa is a four-season, alpine sanctuary. With hot, warm and cold p...