There's so much more to Alberta than meets the eye. Whether you've lived in Alberta most of your life or you're lucky enough to visit from another province or country, you'll find that these places to go in Alberta will take your breath away every time. The diverse landscape and variety of activities mean that it's hard to get bored here, especially if you love the outdoors.
Here are seven breathtaking places in Alberta that you should definitely put on your bucket list and see before you die:
Address: Improvement District No. 9, AB
Why you need to go: Alberta is known around the world for the beauty you'll find in Banff, and this glacial blue lake is one of the crown jewels in Alberta's crown. You have to see these blue waters for yourself!
Address: Improvement District No. 12, AB T0E 1E0
Why you need to go: The longer you gaze at this waterfall scene, the more in awe you become of the landscape. Hike along a canyon to reach this breathtaking waterfall!
West Edmonton Mall
Address: 8882 170 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5T 4J2
Why you need to go: Edmonton's giant mall is worth seeing at least once before you die! It's incredible how much is packed in here. Plus, a stay at the themed Fantasyland hotel is just a must-do for Canadians since it's so funny!
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Address: 111 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0
Why you need to go: A castle perched on the edge of a bright blue lake surrounded by the forest? This is as close as it gets to feeling like you're in a fairytale.
Columbia Icefield Skywalk
Address: AB-93, Jasper, AB T1L 1J3
Why you need to go: This glass floor skywalk is an exhilarating way to see the impressive glaciers and valleys of the Columbia Icefield!
Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park
Address: NW 36 TW1 range 13, Milk River, AB T0K 1M0
Why you need to go: Recently deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this park is full of cultural significance and an unreal landscape of unusual rock formations that will make you feel like you're on Mars!
Castle Provincial Park
Address: AB-774, Pincher Creek No. 9, AB
Why you need to go: There's nothing like a camping trip in Alberta, so head to this amazing park where you can take a dip in this crystal blue watering hole.