Rodeos, team penning, roping, and ranch horse competitions are regularly scheduled throughout Southern Alberta, providing spectators with exceptionally exciting fun. The "granddaddy" of them all, the Calgary Stampede is on in early July for 10 straight days of outdoor exitement.
Fifteen minutes aways is the town of Fort Macleod
A mere one hour drive and you are in Waterton National Park which borders Montana's Glacier National Park. The two parks make up the International Peace Park providing some of the most majestic mountain scenery to be found anywhere in the world. Trails designed for the novice through to the expert hiker take you to breathtaking vistas.
Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump is a U.N.E.S.C.O. World Heritage Site, interpreting the Great Blackfoot Nation's buffalo harvest of centuries past.
The Fort Macleod Museum and Fort Whoop-up are resources for history buffs interested in the recreation of the North West Mounted Police forts of the century past.
The Frank Slide museum in the Crowsnest Pass depicts the 1903 disaster that burried the town of Frank in mere seconds.
The Remington Carriage Center and the Mormon Temple are in Cardston,
a one hour drive South. Both are popular tourist attractions for visitors to Southern Alberta.
The Great Canadian Barn Dance. A must experience for a fun evening of food, country dancin' and music.