Weekend Getaways in Alberta

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Make Fun Memories with Weekend Getaways in Alberta

Alberta is home to some impressive scenery, including snow-capped mountains, turquoise lakes, and majestic glaciers. It has some of the best slopes for skiing in winter and numerous hiking trails to explore during summer. Also, Alberta's capital city, Edmonton, hosts the largest shopping center in Canada. This fascinating region makes a great destination for a weekend getaway as it offers a little something for everyone.

Weekend Getaways Alberta: Top Accommodation

House Yellowhead County
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Yellowhead County, Division No. 14, Alberta
from $272
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House Division No. 11
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Division No. 11, Alberta, Canada
from $150
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5.0/5.0
"Excellent"
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House Lake Isle
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Lake Isle, Lac Ste. Anne County, Alberta
from $200
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House Bragg Creek
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Bragg Creek, Rocky View County, Alberta
from $215
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5.0/5.0
"Excellent"
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Apartment Nordegg
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Nordegg, Clearwater County, Alberta
from $138
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5.0/5.0
"Excellent"
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Apartment Sylvan Lake
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Sylvan Lake, Red Deer County, Alberta
from $176
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House Alberta Beach
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Alberta Beach, Lac Ste. Anne County, Alberta
from $154
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4.8/5.0
"Excellent"
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House Wildwood
House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Wildwood, Yellowhead County, Alberta
from $71
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4.9/5.0
"Excellent"
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House Stettler
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Stettler, Stettler County No. 6, Alberta
from $122
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4.8/5.0
"Excellent"
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Top 5 Places to Visit for a Weekend in Alberta

Alberta is known for its stunning natural surroundings and plenty of fun activities, which make it a great place to visit for a weekend to relax or embark on some outdoor adventures.

  • Banff

    In Banff, you can visit the Banff National Park, a scenic national park with breathtaking mountain views, spectacular natural features, diverse wildlife, fantastic hiking trails, and a beautiful little village. If you love nature, then you will love this paradise. You can also visit the high-end restaurants and art galleries in the picturesque town. Take an eight-minute ride on the Banff Gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain, which has a restaurant with a scenic aerial view.

  • Jasper National Park

    Set on more than 11,000km², Jasper National Park is known for its outstanding natural beauty and majestic peaks. It is filled with towering mountains, glistening waterfalls, vast glaciers, and blue lakes. Here, you can enjoy some of the best hikes with wide-stretching views of the surrounding glaciers. Make sure to explore Spirit Island, which can be accessed by boat or by kayaking

  • Drumheller Valley

    If you love history and you're looking for a less crowded place to visit, then Drumheller is a great choice. Here, you can visit the East Coulee School Museum, which has interesting exhibits on the valley's coal mining history. You can also head over to Centennial Park, which hosts the remains of the world's largest dinosaur and has a park at the center with a fantastic waterslide.

  • Columbia Icefield

    The Columbia Icefield will give you the ultimate glacier experience. To get a clear view of the glaciers, you can take a 90-minute ride on the Ice Explorer Adventure, a powerful six-wheel all-terrain vehicle. On the Ice Explorer, explore the famous ancient Athabasca Glacier, learn about glaciology, and even step onto the glacier itself. This educational adventure is sure to leave you awestruck!

  • Sylvan Lake

    Located in central Alberta, Sylvan Lake, is home to one of the best beaches in Canada. Whether you are looking for an active or relaxing weekend getaway, Sylvan Lake makes for an ideal getaway destination. Enjoy unwinding at the beach during summer vacation or engage in some fun activities like wakeboarding and boating.

Best Places to Stay for Weekend Getaways Alberta

House Sylvan Lake
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Sylvan Lake, Red Deer County, Alberta
from $184
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4.0/5.0
"Very good"
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Apartment Claresholm
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Claresholm, Willow Creek No. 26, Alberta
from $200
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4.7/5.0
"Outstanding"
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House Canmore
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Canmore, Bighorn No. 8, Alberta
from $168
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5.0/5.0
"Excellent"
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