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Make a holiday rental houses or homes in Alberta, Canada your home away from home

Alberta is the home of the Canadian Rockies, a region of stunning natural beauty, boasting rolling foothills covered in lush flora during the spring and summer, soaring peaks and prehistoric formations.

Things to do on in Alberta, Canada

When it comes to things to do in Alberta, Canada, it is usually the skiing which comes top of the bill. Self catering Alberta houses are the dream of many skiers from around the world hoping to tackle the globally renowned slopes of ski resorts including Banff, Canmore and Lake Louise. The skiing and snowboarding available from homes in Alberta, Canada, needs little introduction to the global skiing world, as images of the pistes are sent around the world every year in association with the world championship races which take to the slopes of the Canadian Rockies. Downhill skiing and snowboarding thrives on Alberta holidays, and the level of coaching for any level of skier is exemplary.

There are a huge number of attractions in Alberta too. The famous dinosaur discoveries of south east Alberta are now world famous, and the whole area is well worth exploring for its fascinating mix of pre-historic discoveries and almost lunar landscape. The Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller is well worth investigating if you have an interest, as is the UNESCO acclaimed Dinosaur Provincial Park.

During the summer months, the incredible landscapes of Alberta, Canada are the perfect location for a huge range of sport and leisure activities. Walking and mountain biking holidays absolutely thrive from holiday homes in Alberta, with simply endless trails to explore through landscapes of amazing diversity, from the peaks of the Rockies to peaceful boreal forests or the awe-inspiring badlands. Horse riding holidays in Alberta are almost as famous as skiing holidays in Alberta, and for good reason. Wildlife is incredibly rich throughout Alberta, allowing you to stumble across 95 different mammal species in forest, mountain, grassland and parkland settings. The Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Elk Island National Park and Waterton Lakes National Park offer some of the finest wildlife viewing available from self catering Alberta houses. Alberta even boasts excellent golf courses, so it is almost impossible to run out of things to do in Alberta, even if you have taken an extremely long term holiday rental!

Places to visit on holiday in Alberta, Canada

Canmore is one of the finest ski resorts in the Canadian Rockies, which is an absolutely huge claim. Still quite unknown on the global market, Alberta homes in Canmore are still magnificently traditional, and prices have not yet rocketed like they have in the more famous resorts like Banff. There is a low-key atmosphere in Canmore, with the streets filled with family run shops, bakeries and restaurants. In the summer, hikers and bikers flock to self catering Alberta homes in Canmore for the excellent mountains trails.

Calgary is the most famous city in Alberta, Canada. Set against a backdrop of awe-inspiring countryside, with great plains to the east and the Canadian Rockies to the west, Calgary has plenty to entertain any visitor. There is excellent shopping, a huge amount of culture, from opera to professional sports, and an Alberta home here provides excellent access to many of the finest places in the region.

Travel to Alberta, Canada

There are two international airports in Alberta, Calgary (YYC), which receives flights fromLondonGatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN) and Glasgow (GLA), and Edmonton International (YEG), which also receives direst flights from Gatwick. For cheap flights to Alberta, Canada, try British Airways, Air Transat or FlyGlobespan.

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