CTV Outdoor Staycation Series: Mural and Art walks in Calgary

CTV Outdoor Staycation Series: Mural and Art walks in Calgary

If you are looking for a colourful urban walkabout, with surprises around each corner, then this is your walk. So many murals in Sunnyside, East Village, Downtown, and the Beltline. Check out my other blog posts to get the art and mural walking maps. yycbump mural walk map Art and mural walk Sunnyside and Downtown Calgary Grab my book, Calgary’s Best Walks to find walking routes and maps to explore the entire city on foot. Happy...

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Mural Walks! Calgary Downtown, Sunnyside, McHugh Bluffs, Bridgeland & Riverwalk

Sunnyside, Calgary is fast becoming an outdoor art gallery! When you head out on the Riley Park, Kensington route in my book, Calgary’s Best Walks, be sure to bring this map along too. You can deviate from the route to see all the wonderful, colourful public art in Sunnyside! If you would like a copy of my book,  purchase from me here! You can pick up the book from me in the Marda Loop area anytime. And be sure to FOLLOW me @lorifitfrog...

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Mural Walk: Calgary Beltline

So many murals popping up every year in the Beltline, Calgary thanks to yycbump.ca .  Check out the map below and download at yycbump.ca and follow them on Instagram @yycbump for new murals being added in the summer of 2020!    Calgary Beltline Mural...

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Lori’s CTV Summer Staycation Series: Foothills Wildflower Hikes, Southern Alberta

Powderface Ridge June wildflowers hike, Elbow Valley, Kananaskis The wildflowers are a bloomin’ in the Kananaskis foothills right now! Check out the suggested hikes I shared with CTV viewers on June 26, 2020. As trail signage is the Kananaskis is hit and miss and many routes may not have any signage, be sure to do your research before hitting the trails and have a map (the GemTrek maps at MEC are the best!). The hikes that I suggest are:...

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Lori’s CTV Summer Staycation Series: Elbow River Walkabouts

So great to see so many people out and about exploring Calgary! I am dropping in to CTV every Friday this summer to feature great outdoor walks, hike and bike rides. Here is my first segment – Fantastic Elbow River Walkabouts! All these routes are featured in my book, Calgary’s Best Walks. CTV Morning Live Lori’s Summer Staycation...

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Best Walks in Calgary and Edmonton!

Here are some great STAYCATION walkabouts for you as you think about some adventures to have in Alberta. Check out my Travel Alberta Article for suggestions with maps. So many great walks and tasty pitstops. Let’s Walk! #UpTheAlley behind the Calgary Central...

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Roxboro, Elbow River, Mount Royal walk route and food stops

Roxboro, Elbow River, Mount Royal walk route and food stops

Here’s a great urban walkabout that travels river pathways, hidden natural parks and along tree-lined streets of Misson and Mount Royal. During the Covid-19 Spring 2020 you can support local businesses on route with a stop by Yann Patisserie on 4 Street and grab some frozen bake at home pain au chocolat, baguettes or sausage roles or fresh pastries and bread. Grab a coffee, a muffin or other tasty items from  Purple Perk or Phil and...

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My CBC interview: Walk your neighbourhood! Explore and discover the hidden treasures while physical distancing

My CBC interview: Walk your neighbourhood! Explore and discover the hidden treasures while physical distancing

I chatted with the CBC eyeopener yesterday to give Calgarians some ideas for where to walk during our social distancing. I walk everywhere, all the time, so this walking lifestyle is my normal. Here’s some of my thoughts on where to take a walk!   CBC Interview: Where to walk in the city during social distancing...

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