Calgary is the perfect base for exploring the mountains and parks of Alberta if you don’t have much time in the province. With just three days, you can check out a museum or two, hike or ski before soaking in hot springs, and look for dinosaur fossils. Here’s how.
Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site
110 Century Dr W, East Coulee, Alberta
The Atlas Coal Mine is located in East Coulee, approximately 25 kilometers southeast of Drumheller along Highway 10. General admission costs $10 per person or $30 per family, though each specialty tour requires an additional cost. It takes roughly 1.5 hours to drive from Calgary. Parking is free.