Parks Canada

Yup, Canadians Really Do Love Parks, Survey Finds

Parks Canada carried out a $150,000 survey and found what most people already knew: Canadians enjoy visiting parks. “Whatever the inspiration for it, enjoyment from the visit was almost universal at 94 percent, with the enjoyment of the natural beauty and scenery topping the list of parks visitors,” according to … Read More

Driving Distance, Calgary: Winter Escapes

Two weeks in Bora Bora might not be realistic for you this winter, but fun in the sun can be overrated. There are many world-class accommodation options within a two-hour drive of Calgary; any of them make celebrating the seasonal frost cooler than cruising on a catamaran. Here, five quick … Read More

Lake louise

Driving Distance, Calgary: Banff

Now that Whistler has been transformed into a five ring circus, we’re heading to Canada’s second most famous ski town, a less-than-two-hour drive from Calgary. Sitting in Canada’s third-oldest national park, Banff is home to mind-melting landscapes, world-class dining and hordes of international coeds. Oh, and the skiing’s half-decent, too. … Read More

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