There’s nothing quite like a breathtaking view. That’s something we can take for granted, living in Alberta.

We’ve assembled a collection of photos from Alberta Special Areas that are worth making the trip out for. For those looking for a bit of inspiration, we salute you.

1. A CN Railway site stands tall at the Prairie Elevator & Museum


Prairie Elevator & Museum view

2. A former grain elevator stands tall as the Prairie Elevator Museum in Acadia Valley


Prairie Elevator Museum in Acadia Valley

3. A group of boys get to digging a sand grave down in Prairie Oasis Park


Prairie Oasis Park kids on beach

4. Instagram-worthy: the Cereal Prairie Pioneer Museum is comprised of many artifacts of pioneer life


Cereal Prairie Pioneer Museum

5. What’s a more picturesque sight: The New Bridgen Water Tower or the great plains surrounding it?


The New Bridgen Water Tower

6. All aboard! A CNR Station beckons


CNR Station

7. The Folks Prairie Orchard in the beginning of a bloom


Folks Prairie Orchard

8. The Red Deer River stretching itself through the Canadian badlands


Red Deer River views