It may be a while until the sunny season makes its 2024 debut, but we’ve got green grass and melted ice our mind! Luckily, for those looking ahead, there will be no shortage of places to see, people to meet or things to do when it arrives! Whether you’re looking for an activity to get your heart racing or just want to lay your eyes on an impressive view, here are 10 incredible things you can enjoy in Alberta this spring.

Miette Hot Springs

Located in Jasper National Park, this particular destination is said to have the ‘hottest water in the Canadian Rockies,’ and is a fool-proof way to relax, recharge and kick off the spring season.

When: May 2024
Improvement District No. 12, AB
Cost: $17.50

Horseback Riding

Horseback is undeniably the most traditional way to experience the West and Banff Adventures runs a variety of tours exploring the area, from quick 1 hour loops to full half-day adventures, you’re sure to find something that works.

When: April 2024
211 Bear Street – Banff, Alberta
Cost: $92 +

Rocky Mountain Sidecar Tour

Feeling adventurous! This spring, hop into an old-school sidecar for a unique tour of lakes, rivers, and breweries. The world is your oyster and the motorcyclist is your guide!

When: June 2024
Where: 64 Cantrell Bay SW, Calgary, AB
Cost: Varies

Columbia Icefields

Up above the world so high, Albertans are encouraged to explore the one-of-a-kind Columbia Icefield Skywalk. Experience a little bit of everything the Rockies have to offer from its wildlife, mountain views, cascading waterfalls, and history all from 918 feet in the air.

When: May 2024
Icefields Pkwy, Improvement District No. 12
Cost: TBA

Banff Scooter Company

This season, rev a two-wheeler and cruise Alberta’s favourite national park! There’s really nothing like feeling the mountain wind through your hair, so head to their website above and book away.

When: May 2024
327 Railway Avenue, Banff, AB
Cost: $105+

Open Top Tour

This spring pop the top and enjoy! From the backseat of a uniquely vintage vehicle, guests will learn about the area’s active wildlife, the area’s colourful history, and their fellow passengers with the help of an interpretive guide and a roofless bus.

When: March 2024
Mount Royal Hotel – 138 Banff Avenue
Cost: $55+

Calaway Park


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Everyone loves nostalgia! This spring those looking to relive their childhood are encouraged to ride the coaster or eat all the carnival food their stomachs can handle at Alberta’s Calaway Park – Western Canada’s largest outdoor family amusement park

When: May 2024
245033 Range Road 33, Calgary
Cost: $51+

White Water Rafting

Adrenaline junkies! Are you ready to take the ride of a lifetime? This spring, buckle into your life jacket and grip a paddle for dear life as you ride the wild rapids through the mountains with an experienced guide. It doesn’t get cooler than this!

Where: May 2024
215 Banff Ave. Banff, AB T1l 1B5
Cost: $240+

Nikka Yuko Garden

The Nikka Yuko Japanese Gardens are one of the most beautiful places in not just Alberta, but all of North America. Now, they’re not open quite yet, but it shouldn’t be much longer until flowers are in bloom and the Lethbridge wonder opens once more!

When: TBD 2024
Where: Corner of 9th Ave S &, Mayor Magrath Dr. S, Lethbridge
Cost: $13.50+

Canyon Coaster

The first and only ride of its kind in Wild Rose Country, this fast-moving excursion is approximately 1,345 metres, can travel at a speed of 40 km/hr and has a 439-foot vertical drop in total. Talk about a wild ride! Check it out when it reopens later this year.

When: TBA 2024
Where: 38433, Range Rd 264A, AB
Cost: $25

And there you have it. 10 incredible things you can enjoy in Alberta this spring. Have fun!