Alberta is home to some of the most awe-inspiring natural landscapes and unique architecture in the country. No matter what season it is there are so many breathtaking Alberta sights for you to explore and enjoy. \nFrom the snowy mountain tops to the crystal blue lakes and to salt plains and ancient trees — there is no shortage of reasons to fall completely head-over-heels for the province. \nMany of Alberta’s marvellous sights are a point of pride for the province. Alberta is home to multiple world heritage sites and people come from around the world to experience the magic of places like Banff.\nIf you’ve never been to Alberta but have always wanted to, make sure you put this province on your travel bucket list ASAP and check it off as soon as you get the chance. Even if Alberta is home for you, it is totally worth exploring over and over again. You simply have to see some of these Alberta wonders to believe that they're real.\nThe beauty is right there on your front doorstep. If you're looking to satisfy your always-lingering wanderlust and remember why you're proud to call Alberta your home, then head out and start exploring.\n\nWriting On Stone Provincial Park\nAddress: NW 36 TW1 Range 13, Milk River, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: This provincial park was recently named a world heritage site and for good reason. In addition to the historic rock engravings, you can also enjoy hiking trails and a simply breathtaking landscape. \n View this post on Instagram What’s your favorite spot to explore close to home? Writing-on-stone has an amazing view around every corner and is less than 2 hours from Medicine Hat. It’s always fun to adventure there! #exploreyourbackyard #badlands #adventuring #writingonstoneprovincialpark #worldnationalheritagesite #bobbijogrunewaldphotography @travelalberta A post shared by It Works For Bobbi (@itworksforbobbi) on Sep 4, 2019 at 6:42am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\nBanff National Park\nAddress: Improvement District No. 9, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: Of course this list wouldn't be complete without mentioning the infamous Banff National Park. With snowy mountain peaks and incredibly blue water, you'll feel like you're inside of a real-life postcard here.\n View this post on Instagram The best seat around for the morning light show at Moraine Lake. A post shared by Michael Block (@mblockk) on Sep 22, 2019 at 11:31am PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\nMaligne Canyon\nAddress: Jasper National Park, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: There is so much natural beauty to soak in when you visit Jasper National Park, but Maligne Canyon is definitely on the highlight reel. You can witness the power and unique features of this canyon from one of six different bridges built across it.\n View this post on Instagram La randonnée du jour! 🥾🗻🏃♂️#malignecanyon #jaspernationalpark #canadianrockies A post shared by Jonathan Breton (@jnthnbrtnqc) on Oct 24, 2019 at 7:56pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\nGrassi Lakes\nAddress: Canmore, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: After a short and scenic hike, you can find yourself in front of this magical turquoise lake. The water is so crystal clear you simply have to see it to believe it.\n View this post on Instagram • Best way to recover from Futurity season 🙌🏼 A post shared by B R I E L L E • C R O A K E (@briellecroake) on Oct 21, 2019 at 4:33pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\nThe Burmis Tree\nAddress: Pincher Creek No. 9, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: Though the Burmis Tree has been dead for many years now, it's still a picture-perfect sight to take in. With the mountains in the back and an incredible view of the sunset, it's no wonder the tree is one of the most photographed in Canada.\n View this post on Instagram [ Sunrise on The Burmis ] This is The Burmis Tree - a limber pine located in south western Alberta. These trees are known to survive harsh conditions and are one of the longest living trees in Alberta. This one is estimated to be between 600 and 750 years old. #burmistree #theburmistree #alberta #Travel #wanderlust #adventure #arountheworld (📷 @sentinelphotography) A post shared by Wonderful Places (@wildereise) on Jul 20, 2017 at 8:36pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\nCameron Falls\nAddress: AB-5, Waterton Lakes National Park, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: Cameron Falls may be small but it is one of the more unique waterfalls in the country. In addition to the slightly slanted shape, these falls have been known to turn the water pink on occasion too.\n View this post on Instagram Had the chillest day today with my girl @sydneyyy_elizabeth ❤️🌴 A post shared by 𝕁𝕖𝕤𝕤𝕚𝕔𝕒 🌴 (@jess.v808) on Sep 11, 2019 at 10:42pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\nWood Buffalo National Park\nAddress: Located in North Eastern Alberta\nWhy You Need To Go: You can wander through salt plains, hike the trails, swim in a sinkhole, and take in marvellous views of the northern lights. Wood Buffalo National Park is the largest parks in Canada and one of the largest in the world, so there's no shortage of spots for you to explore.\n View this post on Instagram CBC science reporter Nicole Mortillaro captured these photos of the northern lights over the weekend at this year's Thebacha & Wood Buffalo Dark Sky Festival in Wood Buffalo National Park. • The park, in Alberta and the Northwest Territories, is the largest dark-sky preserve in the world and, around this time of year, only gets about 2.5 hours of darkness each night. • Along with other festival-goers, she saw the lights appear in every direction and along the horizon — even, she says, with a full moon brightening the sky. • • • Credit: @nebulousnikki/CBC | #NorthernLights #AuroraBorealis #Alberta #NWT #WoodBuffaloNationalPark #WoodBuffaloDarkSkyFestival A post shared by CBC News (@cbcnews) on Aug 28, 2018 at 5:35pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\nPeace Bridge\nAddress: Calgary, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: There's no debating that Alberta is home to so many of Canada's most beautiful parks, but downtown Calgary has the ability to steal your heart too. The Peace Bridge that leads to downtown Calgary is especially eye-catching. \n View this post on Instagram #streetphotography #travel #city #banff #explore #wanderlust #capturecalgary #calgaryalberta #calgaryliving #calgaryisbeautiful #calgaryevents #calgarylife #calgarynow #curiocitycalgary #calgary #calgarybuzz #calgaryviews #calgaryarts #calgaryphotographer #downtowncalgary #calgaryism A post shared by Hersheeeey (@hersheedee) on Oct 22, 2019 at 5:56pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\nThere are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in your city, send us a message, photo, or video @NarcityCanada on Twitter and Instagram.