Dinosaur Provincial Park – Brooks, Alberta

Throw back Thursday, I am re blogging one of the best vacations a family can take.

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If you know anyone obsessed with dinosaurs, then you have to go to south-central Alberta.  The Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller is undeniably world class.  We’ve also experienced the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, which has a fantastic section on dinosaurs along with many other breathtaking exhibits, but if you want  full-on dinosaur then the Royal Tyrrell is the best place to go.  Really it’s only drawback is that its is an hour and a half drive from Calgary and, it seams, no-where near anywhere else.

Alberta210 This sort of looks like a Brontosaurus

Here is some advice to justify the trip out there.   Augment your holiday with a couple of nights at Dinosaur Provincial Park, a 2 1/2 hr drive east, and you’ve got yourselves a Dinopolooza family vacation.

I got a “we’re so lost” feeling driving here on route 876 because when you believe you must be getting close…

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