Canada - Alberta (PDF Chapter)
This is the Alberta chapter from Lonely Planet’s Canada guidebook.
Alberta does lakes and mountains like Rome does cathedrals and chapels, but without the penance. For proof head west to Jasper and Banff, two of the world’s oldest national parks; despite their wild and rugged terrain, they remain untrammeled and easily accessible.
- explore Jurassic remnants in Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
- soak amidst spectacular mountain peaks in Miette Hot Springs
- step back in time to the days of new immigrants at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Edmonton, Calgary, Banff & Jasper National Parks, Kananaskis Country, Canmore, Icefields Parkway, Banff Town, Lake Louise, Jasper Town & Around, Southern Alberta, Drumheller, Dinosaur Provincial Park, Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Lethbridge, Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park, Waterton Lakes National Park, Crowsnest Pass, Northern Alberta, Peace River & Around, Mackenzie Highway, Lake District.
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