Alberta travelers choose from 47 Best Western hotels.
Alberta in the summer means one thing: the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, the Calgary Stampede. Summer reins across Banff, Canada’s first national park, and Jasper National Park. Snow capped peaks are mirrored in glacial lakes like Moraine Lake and Lake Louise, offering spectacular settings for a summer hike. Ready the camera for a summer getaway, and head for Elk Island National Park or Wood Buffalo National Park and the sight of bighorn sheep, bison, elk and deer in their pristine natural habitat.
Plan out your summer visit to Alberta and visit a bevy of excellent festivals, try your hand or watch some exciting sports, tour Alberta universities, or explore a vibrant landscape of Alberta Agritourism.
Edmonton, Alberta’s “Festival City," warms up Churchill Square with the excitement of summer events and activities. It’s the time of year to stroll the Art Gallery of Alberta, the Royal Alberta Museum or Stephen Avenue in Calgary. The Calgary Zoo is ideal for a summer family outing.