Take A Bus Tour Through Alberta
When it comes to Edmonton bus rentals, one of the great reasons to pick Alberta North Transport for your bus tour is to see everything Alberta has to offer in safety, comfort, and style.
Alberta is home to a lot of great and interesting sights worth visiting! From the comfort of our plush coach seats, you can relax, enjoy the ride and see the sights.
It’s always safer, easier and more enjoyable to take a bus tour than it is to drive yourself. There’s no pressure, and you can spend your time visiting with friends, family or making new connections.
Some Of The Best Sites Alberta Has To Offer
Here are just a few of the amazing sites you can check out when you choose an Edmonton bus rental from Alberta North Transport for your next getaway!
The Heritage Park Historical Village, Canada’s largest living historical museum is like being taken to Westworld in real life. Enter on an old-fashioned steam train and be transported back in time â€“ hang out at the midway rides, explore the exhibits, and eat at the realistic Western restaurants. It’s a trip you don’t want to miss. Even if you’ve been there before, no two days are ever the same so there’s always more to see and lots to do!
Located in Southern Alberta, Vulcan‘ is truly a unique town. Home to just 2,000 people who work mostly in farming and agriculture, it has become the #1 destination in the world for Trekkies. Have a drink at Spock’s Bar, or enter the restaurant that features nothing but Star Trek-themed meals. While it was originally named back in 1915 for the God of War, its citizens are more than happy to make everything all Star Trek, all the time.
If Trek isn’t your thing, you can always rent a bus to visit’ Head Smashed in Buffalo Jump. Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is one of the oldest and best-preserved Buffalo jumps in the world. For more than 6,000 years it was continuously used by the areas indigenous people and is located where the Rocky Mountains meet the Great Plains.
Does the Cold War interest you? If so, you’ll certainly want to go visit The Vault, one of the most interesting relics from when the Soviet Union and the West were at odds. It was originally built to hide the most important Canadian documents in the event of a Soviet missile strike. Unfortunately, it lost funding before it was completed. Today it is home to a multitude of man-made caves that hikers and explorers alike love to explore. You’ll want to bring a flashlight if you come, so you don’t get lost inside The Vault!
Big Head, located in Canmore, Alberta, is a polarizing site. Some people love it; some people find it odd, but what nobody finds it is boring. Canmore means big head, so the city decided to produce a giant head coming out of the ground. It’s certainly worth seeing at least once.’ And don’t miss the opportunity to grab a delicious lunch at one of the many the nearby cafes, pubs or local restaurants!
Should you like seeing the weird and macabre, why not head off to look at The Banff Merman? Put on display by Norman Luxton in 1915, nobody is sure of its true origin. Luxton claimed to buy it from a passing trader, though many people assume he built it himself. We hope it wasn’t a real creature! No matter where it came from, you’ll love it. And there are plenty of other vintage curiosities to see in Luxton’s home, which has now become a museum.
For the past 50 years, people have been coming to seek peace and tranquility at the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden. Open from May to October, you can come in the spring to see it start to grow, and then return in the fall to watch it slowly disappear. You can meditate, commune with others, or just wander and look at all of the beautiful foliage.
Those seeking the truly weird will want to rent a bus to see the’ Gopher Hole Museum‘ in Torrington. Here, stuffed gophers have been made to resemble town residents including a beautician, a police officer, and even a bank robber. Set in elaborate backgrounds, it’s not something you want to miss!
Should you be traveling with children “ or simply have a Jurassic Park fantasy yourself â€“ you’ll want to pay a visit to the Royal Tyrrell Museum. For over 30 years, it has strived to explain the evolution of dinosaurs through extensive skeletons and hundreds of fossils. It’s entertaining and educational at the same time “ and generally a lot of fun!
If nature is your thing, you won’t want to miss the Hoodoos of Drumheller Valley. The Native Americans thought they were petrified giants. Today, we know that they were created through erosion and fossilization. The rock formations are more than 20 feet tall and are a must for shutterbugs.
Finally, if you want to see how women’s rights were solidified in Canada, you’ll want to visit’ The Famous Five‘ statue in Calgary. It features the five women; Emily Murphy, Irene Parlby, Nellie McClung, Lousie McKinney and Henrietta Edwards, who fought for women’s suffrage and won the vote. A true mark in Canadian history.
Visit Alberta With And Edmonton Bus Rental From Alberta North Transport!
This is just a small sample of the thousands of beautiful, historic and fun things you can see, do and experience throughout Alberta with an Edmonton bus rental through Alberta North Transport.
All you have to do is contact us, and we’ll work with you to help you create the sightseeing tour of your dreams.
The entire time you are traveling, you’ll be able to watch television on our big screens “ with a great sound system “ use the onboard bathroom when you want, and most importantly, relax.
We are particularly convenient if you are traveling with children. Your family’ won’t be squashed into the back seat of your car, will have plenty of room and you won’t have to worry about being distracted from the road.
So, what are you waiting for? Get in touch with Alberta North Transport today!