“Where enjoyablity is everything”
BY: GURPREET & TANYA
Alberta is a beautiful province. With nice viewing of
the Rocky Mountains and nice tourism sites. This
magnificent province is a great place to visit, our
even stay at. We will be going through some
information that you will need before you go on to
your trip to Alberta!
10.9 of Canada's population
High mountains separated by plateaus and valleys
Many Rocky mountains.
The land is flat, with deep valleys and hills in the south
Heavily forested areas and wet lands in the north
Extends to the northeast corner of Alberta
Rounded hills of rock
Lakes such the Athabasca River
What is the climate for Alberta?
* Not near any body of water
* Dryer Climate
*Large temperature Range
*Receive more precipitation in the summer months
than the winter months
Seasonal Temperatures and Precipitation Levels
Has mild summers to snowy winters
Has the highest number of sunny days
In summer, temperatures can reach 20 - 25 degrees
Celsius (68-77 degrees Fahrenheit)
In winter, nighttime temperatures can range from 15 to -25 degrees Celsius
Daytime temperatures of Winter can range -5 to -15
Average Monthly Temperatures
(-9ºC to -2ºC)
(2ºC to 5ºC)
(8ºC to 11ºC)
(12ºC to 30ºC)
(9ºC to 13ºC)
(3ºC to 8ºC)
(-8º to -1ºC)
December to February
(-22ºC to -6ºC)
Boreal and Taiga
Northern part of Alberta
Made up mainly of coniferous trees
Fir and Pine are both found in the eastern and western areas
Aspen and white birch found in the south
White spruce, larch and black spruce are farther up north
Southern part of Alberta
Includes both short-grasses and mixed-grasses
Short-grass area: short, drought-resistant grasses.
Mixed-grass area: a combination of both tall and short grasses.
The Nature and Wildlife
This province has 587 species of wildlife. This
*10 species of amphibians
This only province that has more mammals than
Alberta is British Columbia
Alberta also has a number of zoos
When is the best time to go?
Skiing and Snowboarding Season – Early November
Best snow conditions – January through March
Wildlife viewing - Spring through Fall – Early
morning and Dusk
Golfing – Late May
Hiking and other outdoor activities - May until
National Parks to Visit
The Banff National Park:
Canada's first and most visited national parks.
Located in the center of the Rocky Mountains.
Many stunning mountains, forests, glaciers and rivers.
All sorts of species of animals and many vegetations.
Jasper National Park
Largest national park in the Canadian Rockies
Wildlife and amazing scenery
Thousands of plants and animal species, for example largest
animals found are the elk, bear and deer.
Bon Appétit Banff - Banff - Nov 14-24
A night at the museum shopping event - Lethbridge -
Opening day - Banff - Nov 29
Strathcona Christmas in the heartland - Josephburg
- Nov 30
Light up the night winter festival - Lacombe - Nov
28- Nov 30
Skiing and Snowboarding
Banff and Lake Louise have great ski resorts
Ski Nakiska, is located in Calgary
Sunshine Village Ski Resort
Waterton Lakes Park is a quiet and pleasantly free from crowds
Many trails along the mountains, and a lot of wildlife.
Some tips for tourists
Alberta is Canada's sunniest province, so if you are
going in the summer, be sure to wear proper clothing
and be sure to wear sunscreen to protect your skin.
It is pretty chilly in the winter, so be sure to wear
suitable and warm clothing for your stay at Alberta.
Visit the national parks in Alberta
You should plan your vacation when the festivals
Ranked number one for having overall most
comfortable in Canada
Estimated more than 2,300 hours of sunshine every
Alberta is Canada's sunniest province
In June, daylight hours can reach 16-18 hours a day