THE YEAR OF THE BIGGEST AND THE BEST  - ALBERTA, CANADA

WELCOME TO ALBERTA

Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places on earth, as vast as it is varied in landscape and experiences. Alberta is an exceptional vacation destination you won’t soon forget, filled with unique activities, urban charms and cultural jewels.

Located in the heart of western Canada, the province of Alberta is bordered by the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Banff and Jasper, world-renowned resorts in our Canadian Rockies, offer luxurious accommodation and fine dining. Take a day trip south and east into the Canadian Badlands and go back millions of years to the age of the dinosaurs. Or venture north into a land of pristine lakes, backcountry lodges, and trophy fishing.

 

 

Biggest Black Diamond


The Biggest Black Diamond

This was built in the town of Black Diamond, Alberta to celebrate the Jubilee Anniversary of the town.

Height is 4 Feet (1.2 Meters)

Width is 3 Feet (.9 Meters)

Now that would be one expensive diamond.


The Largest Dinosaur

Tyrannosaurus Rex 

To Commemorate the Dinosaur and its importance to the Drumheller Valley. Visit Drumheller and see many more and don't miss the dinosaur museum.


Height: 20 Feet (6.1 Metres) 

Length: 35 Feet (10.7 Metres)

Largest Dinosaur
Biggest Crow



The Biggest Crow and Nest

This huge crow and nest is in Crowesnest, Alberta and so what better depiction for the town.

No one seems to know why it was built or who built it.

Our Road Trip for Hwy 3 goes through Crowsnest, so stop and have a visit.

Biggest Softball



The Biggest Softball

The world's biggest softball is in the Village of Chauvin, Albert and was 

built to recognize an annual softball tournament.


Diameter: 6 Feet (1.8 Metres)

Biggest Cowboy Boot

The Biggest Cowboy Boot

Here is a bit of a surprise, because the world's biggest cowboy boot is in Edmonton, the capital city of Alberta.

We would have thought that maybe Calgary would have that distinction.

Height: 39 Feet (12 Metres) 4 storeys 

Weight: 40 Tonnes

The Biggest Lamp

The world's largest lamp is in Donalda, Alberta and was

constructed as a Millenium project.

Donalda is famours for it's oil lamp museum.


Height: 42 Feet (12.8 Metres) 

Width at Base: 17 Feet (5.18 Metres)


It is illuminated by a 400 watt street lamp that comes on each night at dusk and shuts off at dawn.


Biggest Oil Lamp

The Biggest TeePee

The world's biggest teepee is in Medicine Hat, Alberta


Built for the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, as a symbol of Canada's native heritage. It towered above the Olympic caldron during the opening and closing ceremonies. After the Olympics, it was moved to the City of Medicine Hat.


Height: 215 Feet (65.5 Metres) 

Diameter: 160 Feet at base (48.8 Metres) - 20,000 sq ft 

Structure weight: 440,800 pounds (200 tonnes) 

Foundation weight: 1,760,000 pounds (800 tonnes)

Biggest Tee Pee
Biggest Jasper Bear

The Biggest Jasper Bear

The World's Largest Jasper Bear is on the main street of Jasper, Alberta

Height: 7.5 Feet (2.3 Metres)