If you’re looking for an opportunity to see exactly what McDonald was talking about for yourself, then check out this package from two outstanding lodges in the Rocky Mountains, one in Alberta, the other in British Columbia. Until September 7 ($1,925) and from September 8-22 ($1,775), visitors can enjoy two nights at Moraine Lake Lodge in Alberta and two nights at Cathedral Mountain Lodge in BC. Although a border separates them, these resorts are less than 40 kilometres away from each other.
- Two nights at Moraine Lake Lodge in a Wing Queen
- Two nights at Cathedral Mountain Lodge in a Deluxe Queen Cabin
- Preferred cabin upgrade (subject to availability)
- Market-fresh buffet breakfast each morning of your stay
- Unlimited canoeing on Moraine Lake
- Guided hikes with a naturalist (available five days per week)
- Evening interpretive presentations (three nights per week)
Vacay.ca Tours National Parks
When Vacay.ca Deputy Editor Rod Charles caught up with Bob McDonald, the TV personality talked about the beauty of Canada’s national parks — and why he sees them as being among the country’s greatest cultural symbols.
Charles: “One thing that makes [McDonald’s] eyes light up is when he talks about Canada’s national parks. He’s had the opportunity to visit several in his career, including in 2012 when he travelled to Alberta as a guest speaker at the Jasper Dark Skies Festival. There he praised the beauty of the region and the educational value of the event, saying, ‘I think that’s an important lesson when you look at the dark skies, like we are in Jasper. You see that the earth is only one planet of a family of planets going around one star, that’s part of a huge galaxy that’s rotating through space, and that galaxy is only one of billions of other galaxies out there in an expanding universe, and even though we’re tiny, we know that. And that’s profound that we know our place.’”
To see a McDonald’s “Science of Travel” video, produced by Vacay.ca, and read the rest of the story, click here.
To book this package through Maraine Lake Lodge: Click here, or call 1-877-522-2777.