Coasting with Culture
Travel Log

Alberta Weekend 2015
October 9-12, 2015


Part 1: Arrival in Calgary
Part 2: Hockey Night at the Saddledome
 
The long weekend visit to Alberta
begins with a visit to the gravesite of a childhood hero, followed by exploring Calgary with a stop to their iconic
tower.
 
It's hockey night in Calgary, and before the Calgary Hitmen host the Red Deer Rebels, there is a nearby reastaurant
to enjoy beforeheading to the Saddledome.

Part 4: Canada Olympic Park
Part 3: West Edmonton Mall
 
On the way to the Canadian Rockies, there is a short stop at the site of multiple events from the 1988 Winter Olympics including the bobsled.

 
Driving up to Edmonton for the day to experience one of the largest shopping malls in the world, with some rides on one of the most intense coasters
around.

Part 5: Banff and
the Canadian Rockies
Part 6: Calaway Park
 
Driving through the Canadian Rockies, with a visit to the town of Banff, a hike along a nearby trail, and a ride up
the rockies to enjoy the sights from above.

 
Heading back to Calgary from the Rockies with a visit to a smaller amusement park outside of town.
Part 7: Fort Calgary
 
Before the flight home, there's an opportunity to learn about the origin of one of Canada's most easily recognized law enforcement agencies.