Trip Ideas - Edmonton

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Indigenous-Owned Shops & Markets in Alberta For Unique Christmas & Holiday Gifts

Giving handmade gifts can make the holidays a little more special.

Shop Alberta’s numerous Indigenous-owned shops and businesses to find handmade or locally made gifts for everyone on your list.

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25 Christmas & Winter Holiday Getaways in Alberta

Around Alberta are so many exciting and different ways to enjoy a holiday getaway with loved ones: head up north for calm and tranquillity; head south where… Read more »

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Where to Shop For Halloween Costumes & Props in Edmonton

Start your Halloween shopping this year with some of Edmonton’s local costume shops! You can prepare for a night of dress-up with these shops who offer an array of ways to make your costume stand out.

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Alberta’s Mountain Park Cemetery: Visit Canada’s Most Elevated Cemetery on a Scenic Road Trip From Edmonton

It is an eerie sight: standing over 6200 feet above sea level and the mountain valleys, among the graves of a cemetery that date back over 100… Read more »

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Road Trip to Jasper: Detour Through Alberta’s Historic Coal Towns

If you’re heading west on a road trip to Jasper, or live in central Alberta, and would love a unique day trip, all you need to do is head south of Highway 16. When heading west from Edmonton, you can hook a left/south turn on Highway 47, a short way after Edson. The road, which eventually turns into Highway 40, and which meets with the TransCanada again at Hinton, is a detour through Alberta’s Historic Coal Branch.

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11 Ghost Towns & Ruins to Visit in Alberta

As spooky season falls upon us, we may be looking for ways to help prepare for Halloween. Within the realm of dark tourism are several ways to… Read more »

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Edmonton Kayaks Offers Glow-in-the-Dark Kayak Rentals From Sir Wilfred Laurier Park

Experience the fall colours of the Edmonton river valley while paddling a glowing tandem transparent kayak.

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10 Alberta Waterfalls to Visit During Fall Season

It is fall in Alberta, which means some of our natural and gorgeous scenery is about to transition into warm and cozy hues of gold, red, purple, or orange. This season can be one of the best to view our Alberta waterfalls as the blue or glacial waters create a stunning contrast to the changing leaves.

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15 Places to See the Brightest Fall Colours in Edmonton

It is well known around Edmonton that to get a good shot or view of fall colours, one must head towards North Saskatchewan River Valley. The mature… Read more »

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Fun Things to Do Around Medicine Hat During Fall

Summer might be ending but fall in Medicine Hat gives us plenty to look forward to as the leaves change and the weather cools. On a day… Read more »

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15 Things to Do During Fall Around Grande Prairie

The entire Grande Prairie County is an excellent place for a fall drive: you are between foothills and boreal forest which display a rich array of colours… Read more »

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15 of the Best Fall Activities in Jasper National Park

The wilderness of Jasper National Park awaits you this fall, with plenty of things to do and see, you won’t have any problems filling up your vacation… Read more »

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Apples, Pumpkins & Corn Mazes: Fun Family Farms For a Fall Day Trip From Edmonton

Nothing says fall like a visit to the farm! Lucky for those in the Edmonton area there are a variety of farms to visit with all sorts… Read more »

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Things to Do on Your Visit to Taber, Alberta During Late Summer & Fall

Many of us are aware of the one single great reason to visit Taber, Alberta: for the best corn in Canada. The area produces amazing corn and… Read more »

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Sunflower Fields and Sunflower Mazes to Visit in Alberta

Flowers gardens attract many and when it comes to the sunflowers, their blossom and charm spread a unique glory across the miles. Make the most of your summer days with your family and friends in the lap of nature with these astonishing sunflower fields and mazes. Alberta is flooded with awe-inspiring scenic beauties and these blossoms of Sunflower fields provide enhanced fascinations to fill your summer with bright yellow memories. Whether you want to brighten your Instagram wall or want a fun family photo, here is a list of Sunflower fields and mazes across Alberta that you can visit.

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Fun Summer Activities in and Around Grande Prairie

The county of Grande Prairie is abundant with natural beauty- from rivers and deep valleys to green foothills and rocky mountain views, the area has a lot… Read more »

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14 Fun Things to Do During Summer in Cold Lake

Cold Lake’s west shores create several things to do for Albertans in summer (and for those in Saskatchewan as the lake straddles the Provincial border). And the… Read more »

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25 Beach Getaways in Alberta

It is turning out to be a great summer for swimming, beaches, and lakes! The warm weather is begging you to take a trip to one of… Read more »

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25 Alberta Resorts For a Summer Weekend Getaway

Whether you’re travelling north, south, east, or west to the Rockies, you will be able to find a number of hidden gems and all with their own… Read more »

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5 Train Tours to Explore Alberta This Summer

Hop onboard a variety of train excursions and take in different rail experiences all around Alberta. The train rides in Alberta vary between historic and educational, and… Read more »

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25 Summer Activities & Adventures in Edmonton’s River Valley

Edmonton’s North Saskatchewan River valley can offer all sorts of summer fun. Try something more adventurous like getting out on the river with a raft or kayak… Read more »

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Boat Tours & Scenic Cruises in Alberta

What better way to experience the aquamarine waters of Alberta than on a boat cruise that takes one on a trip along the majestic views of the Canadian Rockies?

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13 Ways to Have Fun in Elk Point, Alberta

The are several reasons to take a trip east of Edmonton, and several more reasons to visit the town of Elk Point! Eastern-central Alberta is home to… Read more »

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Cut-Flower Gardens: U-Pick Flower Farms to Visit in Alberta

Within Alberta are four farms and gardens dedicated to growing rows upon rows of fresh florals ready for u-pick. The u-pick flower farm experience in Alberta offers… Read more »