Alberta Golf Destinations
Alberta's largest city is famous for the Calgary Stampede, a medley of midway rides, rodeo, country music and line-dancing, beer-drinking bashes. Ironically, the 10 days of what's called the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth each July might be the easiest time to score a tee-time in the Stampede City because everybody else has temporarily gone Wild West. In 2011, CNN listed the Stampede, which attracts 250,000 visitors a year, as one of the top five parties in the world.
Alberta's capital city is best known for West Edmonton Mall, the largest shopping centre in North America. At 5.3 million square feet square feet, "The Mall" -- as its simply known around these parts -- is home to more than 800 stores, about 100 restaurants and watering holes, a pair of movie theaters, two hotels, an amusement park, a waterslide park, a shooting range, a sea-lion show and an underground aquarium.