October is here and from the mountains and rivers to lakes and valleys, Canada’s landscape has come to life. In shades of orange and gold, there’s no place quite like the Great North, but Wild Rose Country is particularly special. Want to explore the province this fall? Here are 12 magical glampsites and hotels perfect for an Alberta getaway this season.

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Moraine Lake Lodge


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Located In Lake Louise Alberta, the Moraine Lake Lodge offers incredible views of their namesake and the Valley of the Ten Peaks, as well as its glaciers. Here, get complimentary breakfast, a cozy room and access to exciting activities like horseback riding, canoeing and tours.

Where: 1 Moraine Lake Rd, PO Box 70, Lake Louise, AB

Stoneridge Mountain Resort

With sweeping views of the Rockies, incredible amenities, and luxurious rooms, the Stoneridge is perfect for active couples looking to really make the most of this fall. Spend your days hiking, biking, or exploring the town of Canmore, treat yourselves to a nice dinner, and then wind down in their hot tub, before having several glasses of wine on your private balcony before bed.

Where: 30 Lincoln Park, Canmore, Alberta

Elk Island Retreat


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For most, it’s too chilly to camp, but Alberta offers some incredible alternatives! The Elk Island Retreat and Dark Sky Reserve has a variety of different woodsy experiences great for everyone – and we mean everyone. From Cabins to geodomes, this place is truly magical. Heck, you might even see the northern lights!

Where: 54371 Range Road 205 Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

Baker Creek Mountain Resort

Unplug and check out Baker Creek, an authentically Canadian mountain resort meant to help couples really take in the beauty of the Rockies. Enjoy lantern-lit meals, go for walks or snowmobile rides, and cozy up next to each other fireside under the stars. Does it get any cuter?

Where: Baker Creek Mountain Resort, P.O. Box 66, Lake Louise

Prince Of Wales Hotel


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Views, views and more views! The Prince of Wales Hotel in Waterton is another that will have your jaw on the floor. Described as an “unforgettable wonder,” this hotel is historic, beautifully built and incredibly located in one of the most beautiful places in the province.

Where: Alberta 5, Waterton Park, AB

Sir Winston Churchill Campground 

An island in the sun! Located 5 km east of Lac La Biche, this in-province island getaway offers an authentically Albertan glamping experience. Here, guests can relax,  paddleboard, go boating, fish, hike or bike – in addition to staying in their choice of rental cabin.

Where: Directions here

Sundance By Basecamp 


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Want to go totally off the grid and spend a few nights under the stars? Sundance is a cozy  ‘glampground’ with cute little huts for rent and comfortable, earthy amenities, hiking trails, and privacy. We’d recommend staying in one of their cozy trapper’s tents that come complete with heaters, beds, and wooden floors for the ultimate experience.

Where: AB-40 Kananaskis, Alberta

Charmed Family Resorts


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This season is a fairytale – and you are royalty! Located in Lethbridge, Alberta, Charmed Resorts opened with a single rental cabin (their Midsummer Cottage) but has quickly grown to include several magical properties, all inspired by popular children’s stories and the characters. Check it out and live happily ever autumn.

Where: 3-211040, Township Rd 92, Lethbridge, AB

Kananaskis Lodge and Nordic Spa

The Pomeroy is a magical little lodge with more amenities than you’ll know what to do with. Enjoy a day of 5-star spa service at the world-famous Nordic Spa, drinks at one of three bars and restaurants, then wake up the next day feeling rejuvenated and ready to take on a spring hike to the breathtaking Black Shale Suspension Bridge.

Where: 1 Centennial Dr, Kananaskis

The Malcolm Hotel

Located in Canmore, the Malcolm is hidden amongst the trees and the gorgeous Rocky Mountains. This fall, take a dip in their Rocky View hot tub, grab a bite to eat in the sun and treat yourselves to a relaxing little getaway.

Where: 321 Spring Creek Drive, Canmore, AB

Bayshore Inn and Spa

Breathe in, breathe out! The Bay Shore Inn and Spa has everything you could possibly need to have a fun-filled, relaxing weekend all without straying too far from your hotel room. The grounds are outstanding, the view is out of this world and the spa offers incredible packages and amazing addons. Bliss. 

Where: 111 Waterfront Avenue, Waterton, AB

Pyramid Lake Resort

The Pyramid Lake Resort has everything and then even more. From couples packages, activities like biking and hiking, their dinner under the stars, and comfortable amenities, people looking to get away, unwind, and reconnect will have absolutely no problem doing exactly that.

Where: 6 km North on Pyramid Lake Road Jasper

And there you have it, 12 magical glampsites and hotels perfect for an Alberta getaway this season. Where will you go first?