Now You Can Click Your Way to a Great Canadian Badlands Holiday

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The dynamic new website allows everyone to discover the rough-hewn, ancient beauty of the Canadian Badlands at the convenient touch of a button.

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Alberta Canada, August 6, 2007 - A dynamic new website allows everyone to discover the rough-hewn, ancient beauty of the Canadian Badlands at the convenient touch of a button.

The southern end of Alberta is known as a haven for warm weather and fascinating fossils, but there's also much more. A visit to offers travellers endless opportunities to enjoy one of the most striking, diverse areas in Canada. Sculpted by ancient glaciers and scoured by the wind, the Canadian Badlands feature sweeping vistas that are home to rich natural history, vibrant arts and culture, and a warm western way of life.

The unique cultural history of this Alberta vacation destination has been brought to life through steam train rides through farmland, ghost tours of abandoned coal mines, or the forging of clay pots in old beehive kilns.

Click on the website to discover all of the details needed to plan a great Alberta family vacation. Find profiles and maps of the badlands' many friendly communities and lists of where to golf, hike, dine and take the kids, and many other area attractions. For adventurers curious about the impressive natural history and colourful pioneer heritage of the Canadian Badlands, this website points the way to many must-see locales.

The site invites you to click onto 12 driving tours all of which can be shortened or lengthened from one to four-days, to create a customized Canadian Badlands holiday adventure. Each tour includes a full menu brimming with events, attractions, natural and human history unique to the area. The choices are as wide open as the countryside, spanning hundreds of kilometers stretching from Medicine Hat to Milk River, from Rosebud to Red Deer. Because there is so much to see and do, a handy trip planner of driving distances and times from all over Alberta makes it easy to build a schedule.

Star gaze in the world's largest dark-sky preserve, Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park, marvel at dinosaurs brought to vivid life at the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller Valley, explore art and hand-crafted furniture inspired by the badlands in the Village of Empress, or saddle up to working cowboys riding along the spectacular Milk River Ridge. There's a place in the Canadian Badlands that's meant for you - no matter which activity makes your eyes light up.

Visit this welcoming one-stop website and click onto the beautiful Canadian Badlands to discover them as you've never seen them before!

For more information contact:
Cindy Amos
Executive Director
Canadian Badlands Ltd.
Phone: 403.436.0300


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