Planning a Staycation

During the summer of 2020, Staycations became the norm for many families. We expect they will be front and center in family vacation plans this year. We hope that we can offer some ideas and insight into planning your family Staycation this summer. Rethinking Summer Vacations During the past year our lives have completely changed. With the pandemic a raft

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Seasonal Camping Southern Alberta

Our previous post was about long term camping. You can read it here. This time we look at seasonal camping in Southern Alberta. The option of renting a campsite for an entire camping season has been very popular for a very long time. It’s so popular that seasonal sites are very hard to find. Riverbend maintains a wait list of

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Long Term Camping in Alberta

What is Long Term Camping? Campgrounds that cater exclusively to short-stay or rubber-time campers may have maximum stay rules, typically 14 days. In Alberta Parks’ campgrounds the maximum is 16 consecutive days. After this period you must leave the campground for a minimum of 24 hours. In the provincial group campgrounds the maximum is 5 consecutive nights. In this context,

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The Viral Okotoks Tourism Campaign

Okotoks Attractions There’s an abundance of things to see and do in Okotoks. We have a page called “Things to do in Okotoks Area” which has links to the websites of various attractions which you might enjoy. We also encourage you to check out our blog for “A Day in Okotoks.” Tourism Campaign Goes Viral In 2015 The Town of

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6 Tips to Improve RV Security

This post was provided by Dylan Snyder, team leader and real estate consultant at The Snyder Group. Home Security Tips for Campers Home security is just as important for an RV as it is for a standard residence. Without proper security, an RV can be vandalized, stolen or burgled. Many people keep important and valuable items in their RV, like money,

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Planning a Campground Wedding

Having a campground wedding allows you to be creative and unique. Some current popular wedding themes that lend themselves to choosing Riverbend Campground as your venue are Rustic, Country, Vintage and Nature.  Two fascinating themes that were held a Riverbend Campground last summer were a Viking Wedding and a Biker Wedding. The photos of this wedding were taken by Mike

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Cool Little Towns

A New Beginning Eight municipalities south and west of Calgary formed a tourism marketing group that billed the members as “Cool Little Towns.`We have updated this post as some significant changes have taken place. This original organization was municipally run with the long term goal of transitioning operations to participating businesses. The transition has taken place and the new organization

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