Welcome to “Exploring Alberta’s Natural Wonders: Wapta Falls and Emerald Lake on Lost LeBlanc’s Canada Road Trip.” In this video, Lost LeBlanc takes you on a captivating journey across Canada in their RV. The video is part of the Canada Road Trip series and showcases breathtaking landscapes and incredible encounters with wildlife. Despite encountering challenges like closed RV parks and negotiating with businesses, Lost LeBlanc’s adventure takes them to iconic locations such as the dinosaur capital of the world, Drumheller, and the majestic Rocky Mountains. Join them as they visit Wapta Falls, Emerald Lake, and the iconic Lake Louise, capturing the beauty of these natural wonders. So grab a cup of coffee and get ready to immerse yourself in the splendor of Alberta’s landscapes on this unforgettable road trip.
Brace yourself for an awe-inspiring journey as Lost LeBlanc explores the captivating landscapes of Alberta in their Canada Road Trip video. From closed RV parks to negotiating with businesses, they encounter obstacles that add to the thrill of their adventure. Discover the dinosaur capital of the world, Drumheller, and its rich fossil discoveries, before diving into the majestic beauty of the Rocky Mountains. Follow Lost LeBlanc as they visit Wapta Falls, Emerald Lake, and the iconic Lake Louise, capturing the essence of these natural wonders. Get ready to embark on an unforgettable road trip through Alberta’s breathtaking scenery and immerse yourself in the beauty of Canada’s landscapes.
Canada Road Trip Series
Introduction to Lost LeBlanc’s Canada Road Trip
Welcome to Lost LeBlanc’s Canada Road Trip series, where we take you on an adventure across the beautiful landscapes of Canada. In this series, we will explore Alberta’s natural wonders, including the Dinosaur Capital of the World, Drumheller, and the majestic Rocky Mountains. Get ready for breathtaking scenery, wildlife encounters, and unforgettable experiences.
Highlights of the video
In this video, we will share the highlights of our road trip through Alberta. From the stunning landscapes of Drumheller to the charming city of Canmore, we will showcase the best of what this region has to offer. Prepare to be amazed by preserved fossils, encounter wildlife like bears, and immerse yourself in the beauty of lakes and mountains.
Closure and reopening of RV parks
During our road trip, we encountered a challenge with the closure of RV parks. However, we are happy to report that they have recently reopened in Ontario. While we had to make do with staying in Walmart parking lots for a portion of our trip, we are glad to have found RV parks to provide amenities such as electricity and water.
Negotiating with businesses for waste disposal
One of the challenges of traveling in an RV is finding places to dispose of gray and black water. Along the way, we had to negotiate with businesses to allow us to drop our waste. By offering them a small fee, we were able to find solutions to this issue. We recommend negotiating with businesses for waste disposal if you come across similar challenges during your own road trip.
Exploring Alberta’s Natural Wonders
Drumheller: Dinosaur Capital of the World
Our first stop on the road trip was Drumheller, also known as the Dinosaur Capital of the World. This unique destination offers a fascinating glimpse into the prehistoric era. The region was once tropical, and the abundance of sandstone in the area has helped preserve fossils and dinosaur bones.
The Royal Tyrrell Museum and COVID-19 restrictions
One of the highlights of Drumheller is the Royal Tyrrell Museum, a renowned dinosaur museum. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the museum was closed during our visit. We were disappointed to miss out on this experience, but we understand the importance of safety measures.
Preserved Fossils in Drumheller
Despite the closure of the museum, Drumheller still offers plenty to explore in terms of preserved fossils. The sandstone formations in the region have enabled the preservation of numerous fossil discoveries. As you wander through the Badlands, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the earth.
Arriving in the Rocky Mountains
Leaving Drumheller behind, we made our way to the crown jewel of Canada, the Rocky Mountains. The landscape transformed dramatically as we drove deeper into the mountains. Towering peaks, lush forests, and crystal-clear lakes greeted us as we arrived in this breathtaking region.
Wildlife Encounters: Bears
During our time in the Rocky Mountains, we were fortunate enough to witness three bears in their natural habitat. These incredible creatures captivated us as they went about their daily routines. It’s important to note that when encountering wildlife, it’s crucial to respect their space and observe from a safe distance.
Lower and Upper Kananaskis Lakes
One of the scenic highlights of our road trip was the Lower and Upper Kananaskis Lakes. While the weather may not have been ideal during our visit, the moody, overcast atmosphere added a certain charm to the landscape. These lakes offer tranquility and serenity, surrounded by mountains and forests.
Canmore: A Charming Mountain City
Our journey took us to Canmore, a picturesque mountain city nestled in the heart of the Rockies. With its stunning backdrop of peaks and its cozy small-town charm, Canmore is a must-visit destination. The city offers a range of amenities, from boutique shops to delicious dining options.
Recommended Coffee Shop in Canmore
While in Canmore, we visited a highly recommended coffee shop. This local gem, suggested by a resident, provided us with a perfect cup of coffee to start our day. Taking a moment to relax and savor the flavors of Canmore is a must-do while exploring the area.
First Time Staying at an RV Campground
During our road trip, we decided to stay at an RV campground for the first time. This allowed us to enjoy the amenities without the noise of a generator. The campground provided electricity and water, making our stay comfortable and convenient.
Visiting Wapta Falls and Emerald Lake
Continuing our adventure through Alberta, we explored Wapta Falls and Emerald Lake. These natural wonders showcased the beauty of the province. Wapta Falls, with its powerful cascade, and Emerald Lake, with its striking turquoise waters, left us in awe of nature’s wonders.
Iconic Lake Louise and its Scenery
No visit to Alberta would be complete without a stop at the iconic Lake Louise. Surrounded by towering mountains and offering magnificent views, Lake Louise is a sight to behold. Whether you choose to hike around the lake or simply sit and admire its beauty, this destination is not to be missed.
Challenges of Constant Filming
While we thoroughly enjoyed documenting our road trip, constant filming did present its challenges. Balancing capturing the perfect shot with enjoying the moment required careful planning and dedication. However, the rewarding feeling of sharing our experiences with viewers made it all worthwhile.
A Day Off: Hiking Lake Louise
Sometimes, even filmmakers need a break. We took a day off from filming to immerse ourselves in the beauty of Lake Louise. We embarked on a hike, allowing us to connect with nature and fully appreciate the splendor of the surrounding mountains and the serene atmosphere of the lake.
Summary of the Road Trip Experience
Our Canada Road Trip through Alberta was an unforgettable experience. From the Dinosaur Capital of the World to the majestic Rocky Mountains, each destination offered its own unique beauty. We navigated challenges with closed RV parks and found creative solutions for waste disposal. Despite the closure of the Royal Tyrrell Museum, we still discovered preserved fossils in Drumheller. Wildlife encounters, picturesque lakes, charming cities, and breathtaking scenery made this road trip one for the books.
Appreciation for Alberta’s Natural Beauty
Throughout our journey, we couldn’t help but appreciate the immense natural beauty of Alberta. From the sweeping landscapes to the diverse wildlife, we witnessed the wonders of nature firsthand. Alberta truly is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a wide range of experiences that showcase the splendor of this Canadian province. We are grateful for the opportunity to explore and share this beauty with our viewers.