June 25, 2018

For the past 6 years, Aspen Crossing has hosted the Southern Alberta Music Festival. With over 20 local performers, coming together to share their talents. Most of whom have grown professionally, yet always making the time to come back each year, to support this STARS®...

June 24, 2018

Come see why photographers love to capture the prairie twilight in all its splendour! This excursion is a great way to escape and wind down with the living landscape that is the Alberta prairies. This is the ultimate date night tour!

Time to get onboard for a prairie Tw...

June 6, 2018

Rail Recreation - An Evolving Hobby 

“It's easy to mock model railway enthusiasts as the dull cousin of train spotters, but the truth is that attics and spare rooms across the nation are filled with small buildings and model engines.” 

Model railway interest seems to be...

May 23, 2018

With the promise of a new life, free from persecution, poverty and oppression; early European settlers came to the prairie provinces as the chosen ones, used to hard work and even harsher climates. They believed in the land of opportunity, grateful for a second chance,...

May 8, 2018

This year as a part of our tribute to Mother’s Day, we wanted to go a little deeper to celebrate the all-encompassing embodiment of women. 

Some of us are new first time mother’s, finding our way upon entering that dizzying balancing act of mother, wife, and retaining t...

April 18, 2018

Everyone associates High Tea with English traditions, but do you know how far back it dates or where the idea originally stems from? 

A Portuguese Introduction

It was Catherine of Braganza, a Portuguese princess that inspired tea time as a fashionable event, 

back in the...

April 3, 2018

It's been a long, long, long winter. Record breaking temperatures along with record breaking snow. It’s been noted as the worst winter in 46 years for us here in Southern Alberta. So, on the bright side, we just know we have a while before we face another winter like t...

March 16, 2018

A Rail Irish Portrait 

In honour of St. Patrick’s Day, we thought we’d celebrate by looking into a little Irish railway history.  What we discovered was very interesting and so we thought to focus on one man’s ideals and genius to celebrate our railway ties!

A Saviour in...

February 10, 2018

Everyone knows about our train-tastic passion for trains. Here at Aspen Crossing, our tagline is: Celebrating Our Railway Ties! As a tribute to Cupid and all that embodies, we explore of course Amore from where else, trains!

Rail Fascination

There’s an undeniable connect...

January 25, 2018

The 2018 trends for travel appear to be pointing to your own backyard. Here in Alberta, we feel we have the best backyard to play in. Whether it’s hiking, skiing, boating sight-seeing, or just getting away for a change in scenery, you’ll soon discover that in Alberta t...

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