The next time you drive the Cowboy Trail, be sure to stop for a tour of the Eau Claire Distillery and a hearty eggs Benedict from the Chuckwagon Cafe.
Try mountain biking in the Canmore Nordic Centre, re-fuel with pizza or paninis or a Buddha Bowl, and then tour some art studios and galleries. (Or, spend some time at the spa.)
There are dinosaurs here, but there are also fascinating geological formations, hiking trails, a tiny church and some of the biggest burgers you’ve ever seen.
Plan to drink a lot of coffee, listen to live music and even visit with some wolfdogs.
It's one of the most classic day trips from Calgary. While you are there, try some of these things to do and places to eat. They are quintessential Banff and some of the best things to experience in the national park town.
See how an old-fashioned woolen mill works, eat at adorable diners, navigate your way out of Canada’s only sunflower maze and see for yourself why the Torrington Gopher Hole Museum really is worth the trip north.
Spend a day or two in one of the most beautiful national parks in Canada. It's also a little quieter than the others.
What do you do when you want to carry on the family beekeeping business, but you’re deathly allergic to bees? You turn your beer and mead-making hobby into a full-time pursuit and start a meadery, of course.
Go for the antiques, candy and a Second World War bomber. Stay for the home decor shops, rooftop wine bar and golf course.
Spend the day improving your Star Trek knowledge and visiting a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Disconnect from the Internet and re-connect with nature during this day trip. (And maybe stop for a ride on the Calaway Park roller coaster at the end of the day.)
Find mountain biking, museums and more in the Crowsnest Pass.