Trip Ideas - Edmonton

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Scenic Road Trip Alberta: Calgary to Edmonton Via The Badlands

How many ways can you reach Edmonton from Calgary? While you ponder whether all roads north from Calgary lead to Alberta’s capital, we are here to suggest… Read more »

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Discover Alberta’s Heritage Garden at George Pegg Botanic Garden

Did you know that there is a delightful garden west of Edmonton in Lac Ste. Anne County? The rich plant diversity in Alberta can easily be witnessed… Read more »

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20+ Scenic Lookouts You Should Visit in Edmonton

Where do you even begin when it comes to looking for and finding the best views in Edmonton? It can be a little overwhelming; the North Saskatchewan… Read more »

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35+ Restaurants and Cafes For Outdoor Patio Dining in Edmonton

This spring, you can find outdoor patios popping up all over the Capital Region. Some offer heated and enclosed spaces, some offer a place to stop off the Ave with your pups, some offer views from around a fire, and some offer purely ‘Instagrammable’ spaces- and in all cases, with good and drink food to boot.

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15 Small Towns For a Weekend Trip in Alberta

There are several staycations around Alberta that you can create within our large provincial borders. Beyond Alberta’s Provincial Parks, National Parks, campgrounds, and big cities, you can… Read more »

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Fun Things to Do at Whitney Lakes Provincial Park

Protecting provincially significant esker and kettle from retreating glaciers ~10 000 years ago in the northern part of Central Alberta, Whitney Lakes Provincial Park located 20 minutes… Read more »

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Things to Do at Sundance Provincial Park

Located northwest of Edson, Sundance Provincial Park protects approximately 9200 acres of Alberta’s Foothills Natural Region. This lower foothill park is divided into two main areas and… Read more »

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Outdoor Adventures at Sulphur Gates Provincial Recreational Area

Sulphur Gates Provincial Recreational Area, a beautiful gem of the Grande Cache area is tucked away off Highway 40 just south of town. The recreational area covering an area of more than 1000 hectares is free to visit and can provide an entire day’s worth of fun and outdoor activity.

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Things to Do at Hard Luck Canyon

The Hard Luck Canyon is a short drive south of Whitecourt as you follow the Lost Creek and West Mountain Road. The canyon was carved out of… Read more »

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10 of the Best Things to Do in Whitecourt

Whitecourt’s surrounding natural areas are the perfect setting for a variety of nature adventures like hikes, mountain biking, wildlife viewing and sightseeing. But if you’re looking for more of a cultural experience, take a walk down 50th Ave. for a unique local dining experience. You can have a few different adventures when you visit Whitecourt, no matter the time of year!

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25 Natural Wonders You Should Visit in Alberta

It is not hard to find beauty in Alberta’s natural surroundings. This large province contains all sorts of wilderness to explore like waterfalls, mountains, glaciers, badlands and… Read more »

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25 Giant Attractions For Your Road Trip Across Northern Alberta

The amount large, enormous, and even humungous roadside attractions in Alberta can seem endless. You are bound to run into a neat and unique ‘big item’ worth… Read more »

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Where to Stargaze in Alberta: Dark Sky Areas and Observatories

In Canada, you can find areas of dark sky preserved by both Parks Canada and Alberta’s Provincial Parks. Dark sky preserves ensure limited to no light pollution… Read more »

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10 Things to Do on Your Trip to St. Paul, Alberta

If you know of the town of St. Paul but have never been here, then it may be due in part to their famous UFO Landing Pad…. Read more »

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Alberta’s Northernmost Badlands at Kleskun Hill Natural Area

Did you that there exist badlands that date back to the age of the dinosaurs within the county of Grande Prairie? Located just east of the city… Read more »

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15 Spring Day Trips From Edmonton

We may not be able to travel far for our Spring vacations, but we can still explore our own backyard. First on your list can be all… Read more »

20 Ideas For a Staycation This Spring Break in Alberta

20 Ideas For a Staycation This Spring Break in Alberta

Spring in Alberta can mean snow, or it can mean sun. If you’re looking for a spring break staycation this year, there are activities around the province… Read more »

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25 Places to Go Camping In & Around Edmonton

No matter your definition of ‘camping,’ there are plenty of options for enjoying Alberta’s starry night skies, forested hills, sandy beaches, and fish-filled lakes this spring and summer near Edmonton.
Here are 25 places to go camping within 3 hours of Edmonton – from private parks and campsites to National Parks and from cabins and tipis to RV camping.

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20 Outdoor Winter Adventures in and Around Grande Prairie

This northwestern Alberta city is located in the southern part of Peace River Country boasts of wide-open spaces and plenty of winter activities that let you enjoy… Read more »

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Alberta Parks’ 2021 Campsite Reservations to Open on March 4

Online camping reservations for Alberta Parks for 2021 summer season will open on March 4 at 9:00 a.m.

Online camping reservations for Alberta Parks for 2021 summer season will open on March 5, 2021 for comfort camping, March 4 for individual campsites.

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Restaurants Offering In-Person Valentine’s Day Dinner in Edmonton

Good news – you CAN get out of the house for Valentine’s Day date this year. In Edmonton, you can find several restaurants, bistros, and pubs that… Read more »

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25 Edmonton Shops to Get Valentine’s Day Gifts and Treats

Edmonton’s local shops, boutique stores, and florists are going to help make your Valentine’s Day something special. Our new normal doesn’t mean we can’t still celebrate and… Read more »

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25 Alberta Hotels & Resorts Offering Valentine’s Day Staycation Packages

Your romantic getaway is waiting- right in your backyard. This Valentine’s Day, why not enjoy a romantic staycation at one of these Alberta hotels or resorts? Sip… Read more »

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25 Edmonton Restaurants to Order Game Day Specials

Bring the arena experience to your living room this Oilers season. Listed are a number of Edmonton pubs and restaurants offering Oilers game day specials or perfect game day snacks.