Cardston is a small town in the foothills of Southern Alberta. It was founded by a number of Mormon families from Utah and their temple was the first built outside of the United States. The main attraction of the town is its carriage museum, which is well worth the visit.
Remington-Alberta Carriage Museum, 623 Main St, ☎ 403-653-5139, . Open daily 9AM - 6PM July through Labour Day, 10AM - 5PM remainder of year. The museum houses the largest collection of carriages in North America and tells the tale of horse and carriage days with entertaining stories, videos and free guided tours. Carriage rides and a gift shop are also available. Museum: $9/$5 (child/adult); Carriage rides: $4/$2.50. edit
Cardston Alberta Temple, 348 3rd Ave W. A large geometric stone building with a commanding presence. The temple is one of only three in Alberta. Non-Mormons cannot enter the temple, but can tour the Visitor Center at the entrance.edit