Travel Blogs from Drumheller, Canada

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Dinosaur Country, and Bridges and Beer, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Dinosaur Country, and Bridges and Beer

A travel blog entry by larry_shirley

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Today, we arrived in Drumheller and the Dinosaur RV Park. After getting set up, we drove to their Visitor's Center to get information about things to do and see in the area.  Their Visitor's Center is also the home of world's largest dinosaur (more ...

Mushroom Rocks, Giant Dinosaurs., HooDoo, Canada travel blog

Mushroom Rocks, Giant Dinosaurs.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Baaaaaad Lands! There truly is a region in Alberta, Canada called Badlands. They are even quite proud of it. Tourist Information offices promote the Badlands as a great region to visit . We just had to see for ourselves. We were heading in ...

Old bones and hoodoos, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Old bones and hoodoos

A travel blog entry by cobi

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... we are both spatially challenged. Because we ran into the Hoodoos! The unique geological situation making Drumheller the richest archaeological site in Canada also made the Hoodoos, bizarre vertical terrain formations which are best left to the pictures ...

Dinosauar hunting, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Dinosauar hunting

A travel blog entry by rossport

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... i remembered it was rosedale in Arizona that it was they stole the aliens. We then arrived at the dinosaur museum in a place called Drumheller and wow the bad lands were so scary i refused to set foot in them, so off into the museum we went and had a ...

Dinosaur Invasion, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Dinosaur Invasion

A travel blog entry by lolly

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Dinosaurs are everywhere in this town. The badlands are a fascinating scenic backdrop - can't wait to explore ...

Jurassic Park..dun dun dunnnnnn, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Jurassic Park..dun dun dunnnnnn

A travel blog entry by carriedoll

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... the city so that would be the place to start at least. So many things could happen...  It's pretty muchh one straight road to Drumheller from Edmonton. I got off the road at one point to go to the bathroom. It was a bit off the road. I was following ...

The Canadian Badlands, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

The Canadian Badlands

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... , DH worked with a significant number of dinosaurs so she was eager to explore the former dinosaur playground in Drumheller. Theoretically this area holds abundant evidence (including a treasure trove of fossils) around the extinction of dinosaurs, but DH ...

Dino town!, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Dino town!

A travel blog entry by marcsworld

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... stop at Horseshoe canyon. It was the perfect teaser of what was to come in the Badlands. We arrived at lunch time to Drumheller, where we started with a great hike around the Badlands. We sadly did not see any Hoodoos. We then ventured into the Tyrell ...

Drumheller, A Side Visit., Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Drumheller, A Side Visit.

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

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We tried to leave Banff early as we had a 4-hour drive to Drumheller, where there is a fabulous Dinosaur museum. It was highly recommended that we visit there. We drove to the museum via Hwy 9 which is a beautiful drive in itself. Many brilliant yellow ...

Dinosaurs galore, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Dinosaurs galore

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

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263 km, a short day but a very windy one. After we left the Rockies, it immediately started getting very flat - and very very windy. Thunderstorms tonight so the decision to stay somewhere indoors was easy. I think the reason why we don't have cable tv ...

Back in time - On recule dans l'temps, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada travel blog

Back in time - On recule dans l'temps

A travel blog entry by lerouxsimard

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...  Et avons visité le musée Tyrrell, très impressionant pour ses fouilles archéologiques de dinosaures.   Went to Drumheller, we tought we were in Grand Canyon, but without the crowds!!! And visited the Tyrrell museum, quite impressive for ...

Horseshoe Canyon, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Horseshoe Canyon

A travel blog entry by marcsworld

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Alberta desert, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Alberta desert

A travel blog entry by fourloves

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I went to Drumheller this weekend, camped at a private campground with Charity's youth group. Hot dogs and burgers abound. The Tyrell dinosaur museum was not nearly as cool as I remember it being when I was in elementary school, although we did go to a ...

Day 3, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Day 3

A travel blog entry by bizarreirishsta

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Today we were up early to load the bus and make our way to the Miner's Camp near Drumheller. Our drive was through the flatlands with tons of fields of canola flowers which we learned is actually an acronym for CANada Oil Low in Acid. We arrived at the ...

Badlands, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Badlands

A travel blog entry by pura-vida

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... welches vom Erscheinungsbild der letzten Tage komplett überraschend war. Nahe dem in dieser Schlucht liegenden Städtchen Drumheller, besuchten wir die Badlands mit den typischen Sandsteinformationen, den sogenanten Hoodoos. Diese Gegend ist bekannt ...

Jurassic Park!, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Jurassic Park!

A travel blog entry by danandloulou

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... here. On every street was a replica dinosaur of some kind, including the worlds biggest T-Re! We ended up camping in Drumheller for a couple of nights and spent our time checking out the scenery of the badlands and Hoodoos - pinnacles created by wind and ...

Back in Drumheller, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Back in Drumheller

A travel blog entry by barryandgayle

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Hard to believe we are back in Drumheller and our "daughter escorts" part of the trip is over! It is rainy and dreary now (good timing) after 6 weeks of sun and hot. After the Columbia River Gorge we headed south through the John Day Fossil Beds area - ...

Drumheller, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Drumheller

A travel blog entry by ange_and_bas

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Now Drumheller is a very interesting place which did a good job of tripping me out...now this place is well known for it's dinosaur fossils so keep that in mind when looking thru the pictures. We didn't get to see much coz it started to snow but you get ...

Dinosaur playground, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Dinosaur playground

A travel blog entry by m-m

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... least. The following morning, after another Wal-mart carpark stay, we headed off to complete the remaining sights in Drumheller - a Suspension Bridge (stop bouncing on the bridge Matt!), a 48km drive around the Horse Thief Canyon, some interesting rock ...

Day 21, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Day 21

A travel blog entry by kcros32

Lethbridge to Drumheller via Brooks more prairie birding with a local expert some lifers badger drumheller hoodoos last night ...

Dinobabies zijn te gek, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Dinobabies zijn te gek

A travel blog entry by lonneke_en_kees

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... erg leuk museum waar we een groot deel van de dag doorbrengen. We rijden nog even door naar een kerkje net buiten Drumheller waar maar liefst 6 personen in kunnen zitten. We wilden in eerste instantie in Drumheller een camping zoeken maar in het visitor ...

Drumheller & Beyond, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Drumheller & Beyond

A travel blog entry by dbrainard

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... is June 20th, the first day of summer and it feels that way in Alberta.  After breakfast we traveled east from Drumheller...badlands that were home to dinosaurs and coal mines...which are both extinct and no longer viable in the region.  We ...

Inside a dinasaur's mouth, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Inside a dinasaur's mouth

A travel blog entry by robsargeant

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... The largest carved wooden head. Seems like every place in Alberta needs the largest something or other as a claim to fame. Drumheller has the largest Tyrannosaurus statue. Revelstoke has the largest wooden head. Edmonton, the largest indoor mall (when it ...

Walking with the Dinosaurs, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Walking with the Dinosaurs

A travel blog entry by steppingout

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... Vastly changed from the land it once was during the era of the dinosaur which was tropical jungle and primordial seas.  Drumheller was originally settled for mining coal and some gold, but soon lots of strange and awesome fossils were being ...

Dinosaur land, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Dinosaur land

A travel blog entry by beck

... days. Before you knew it we were heading down what I thought were magnificent canyons (but are actually called "badlands") into Drumheller, Canada's version of Jurassic Park, that every Alberta kid visits pretty much every year on a school excursion - no ...

The Last Chance Saloon, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

The Last Chance Saloon

A travel blog entry by seal

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... Chance Saloon, but the ride to Calgery wasn't to bad as we had Jeff the Giant behind the wheel. From Calgery to Drumheller where there is a Dinosaur Museum and where the town has got Dinosaur fever by putting up giant statues of Dinosaurs around the ...

On the Road Again, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

On the Road Again

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... Neil which was unconventual - hot dogs. One last chance for last goodbyes and it was time to hit the road. The drive towards Drumheller was long and uneventful - 300kms, 4 hours and bypassing around Calgary. I figure given how much driving we have done in ...

Our journey back home, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Our journey back home

A travel blog entry by terrinfamily

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... I knew for certain we were flying to Alberta when I watched a gentleman change into his slippers.  Gotta love Canada!  Although I truly love the Italians style, I also appreciated the individuality of Canadians.  People dress how they want ...

Day 35 - Town-hopping the Boomtown Trail, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Day 35 - Town-hopping the Boomtown Trail

A travel blog entry by bharvey

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... it became obvious that Denis would like to visit Drumheller again so we settled on a Passport America campground just outside of Drumheller on North Dinosaur Trail. Typical Alberta two-lane ribbon of a highway, mostly straight and on and on.  A few ...

Day 27: Calgary and Drumheller - Broncs and Bones, Drumheller, Canada travel blog

Day 27: Calgary and Drumheller - Broncs and Bones

A travel blog entry by brydebsimon

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... in everything dinosaur! This area of Alberta in general is known for an abundance of dinosaur fossils. We ended the day here in Drumheller. The weather turned late Saturday to rain and much cooler. We drove through a fair amount of hard rain and have had ...

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