There’s love in the air and snow on the ground. February is here, and in Wild Rose Country, there’s no better time to do something special with someone spectacular. From towns with renowned restaurants and incredible views to dark sky preserves and beautiful hotels, here are 6 of the most romantic towns in Alberta.
Love stars, snow, and wildlife? This Valentine’s Day visit the beautiful town of Jasper. Located west of Edmonton, this charming destination has a ton of nearby trails, the deepest canyon in the Rockies, a world-class planetarium, and some fantastic restaurants and hotels.
Looking to spend some time in the mountains? Canmore is located just outside of Banff and while it’s still popular, there are not quite as many people wandering the streets. Here, enjoy the view, the trails, and the adorable shops along main street. You’re in for a treat!
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Described as “ideal for the real rejuvenators,” Waterton is the ultimate place to unplug, take a walk and breathe in the frosty fresh air. Wander, eat and shop with a view and your special someone.
Are you a fun-filled couple looking to cross-country ski, fat bike or walk? Bragg Creek is another romantic spot in Alberta. Grab a bite to eat, take in the fresh air and enjoy.
You may associate Sylvan Lake with the summer months, but it’s an all-year must-visit. In the wintertime, rent a cabin, go skating, grab a bite and take a quiet walk. There’s nothing cuter.
And of course, a local favourite! Located in the beautiful Rocky Mountains, Banff is one of the most popular places in the province and for good reason! Not only is it beautiful in the wintertime, Grab a hot chocolate and walk, go skiing, go snowshoeing or take a carriage ride. It’s magical.
Can’t decide which of these small Alberta towns to visit? Why not hit visit them all? After all, you don’t need a holiday to celebrate love!
Happy exploring and enjoy!