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12 Reasons why Alberta is the Perfect Place to Visit if You’re Obsessed with Winter

If you love winter, Alberta is the place for you. The Canadian Rockies, the powder, and the stunning backdrop make it a world-renowned skiing and snowboarding destination, but there’s so much more. Bundle up and check out all of the other fun activities that Alberta has to offer this winter.

1. Look up in awe of the aurora borealis.

Look up in awe of the aurora borealis.

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From September through mid-May, if you’re lucky you may spot the aurora borealis on a dark night in Banff National Park. At this time of year, you’ve also got a good shot of spotting the northern lights in Wood Buffalo and Jasper National Parks — two of the world’s largest dark sky preserves which are ideal for your own personal northern lights show!