Bucars Blog — August 20 2021

Glamping in Alberta: Top 5 Best Places to Camp in Style

Camping and glamour are like star-crossed lovers. You might not expect them to work together, but when they do, they’re a match made in heaven! Experience the perfect getaway to nature without losing the luxuries and comfort of hotels. Whether you’re a new camper easing into the great outdoors or just want to cut out the mess associated with traditional camping, Bucars is here to help you “glamp” in style! In this article, we are sharing our top 5 favourite Alberta glamping spots to elevate your RV camping experience.

1. Banff National Park

Fairmont Banff Springs

The Fairmont Hot Springs RV Resort is surrounded by majestic mountain views and refreshing hot springs. What better way to experience the wilderness in style than to soak in the gorgeous mountain views from your RV. With a plethora of activities just a step away, you will enjoy the retreat of nature without sacrificing any amenities! Picture-perfect,  it’s virtually impossible to miss the romantic peaks of Banff from any shot –  a true glampers dream!

The town of Banff is located just five minutes away from the RV resort, which is why glampers will never run out of things to do. From hiking trails to riding gondolas, biking through the mountains, exploring caves,  and relaxing in the hot springs, there are many different ways you can spend your glamping getaway. Not in the mood for activities? No problem. Take a stroll uptown, grab a bite, or go shopping – the possibilities are endless at Banff National Park. 

2. Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park

Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park

Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park will have you feeling like you are in a whole new world. You will find yourself immersed in the fascinating history of the Blackfoot First Nations from as long as 5000 years ago. Surrounded by spectacular views of the hoodoos and coulees, Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park is a hub for enticing ancient history. From its famous rock carvings, amazing paintings, and beautiful prairie flowers,  this historical landmark will have you mesmerized. 

This provincial park offers a true glamping experience like no other. From enjoying a range of outdoor activities to relaxing by the mystical Milk River valley, there is something for everyone to do! Whether it’s hiking in the hoodoos, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, or just soaking in the views from the picnic tables – you will be in a glamping paradise.

3. Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park

Just 5 hours away from Calgary and 4 hours from Edmonton resides Jasper National Park; the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies. Being a premier destination, there are so many different reasons to go glamping in Jasper! Enjoy resort-like amenities, a wealth of activities, and some of the most serene landscapes mother nature has to offer.

The park offers glacier-fed lakes, lush green forests, and glistening blue rivers. Whether you want to relax at the spa, soar through the skies on Jasper’s Skytram, appreciate our rich Canadian heritage, or take part in a wide range of available activities from mountain climbing to rafting, it is essentially impossible to run out of things to do in Jasper!

4. Waterton Lakes and National Park

Waterton Lakes National Park

Waterton Lakes and National Park welcomes you to the beautiful Alberta prairies, fully encompassed by stunning mountain views, luscious rolling hills, and blissful waterfalls. With tons of activities along with breathtaking views, you are guaranteed nothing but non-stop entertainment and good times. 

At Waterton, there is a wide range of available activities. If hiking isn’t your cup of tea, how about going for a ride on electric bikes, horseback riding, rejoicing in the theatre, or enjoying a voyage through the Waterton lakes  – just to name a few. This park is a total retreat for glamping enthusiasts!

5. Cypress Hills Provincial Park

Cypress Hills

Located just south of Medicine Hat, Cypress Hills Provincial Park has all the ingredients for the perfect glamping getaway. Loaded with stunning sites and beautiful wilderness, this park is available for your glamping needs all year round! Put on your adventure hats and prepare yourselves for a few days of endless fun at this hidden gem.

At Cypress Hills, the scenic drives offer such stunning views that you don’t even have to leave your RV. Stargazers from around the country look forward to the epic night sky that Cypress Hills has to offer. With its designated no-light area, it’s the perfect opportunity for those wanting to indulge in the magnificent night sky. To add even more luxury to this complete glamper haven –  if you aren’t looking to cook your own food, the little town near the site offers a variety of dining options from pizza, burgers, ice cream to even fine dining.

How Bucars Can Help You Glamp in Style!

Let Bucars help you “glamp” the right way! Imagine all of the sights and adventures of glamping from the comfort of your own RV. With our enormous selection of RV’s to choose from, you are guaranteed to find your dream home on wheels. Even if a glamping site offers all the amenities you need, there’s nothing better than the cleanliness and flexibility of your own motorhome or trailer – right down to your own fresh linens! At Bucars, our RVs allow you to bring everything you could ever want along for the adventure. 

Choosing Bucars RVs allows you to enjoy all the luxuries and comforts of glamping. Not only are we experts in RVs, we know exactly what the avid camper is looking for – so let us help you glamp in style!

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