Trip Ideas

Vast boreal forests, stunning views, far-reaching waterways, and small communities are ready to welcome you with open arms. In this area of the province, the journey is just as important as the destination, so no matter where you go, it will be unforgettable.

Alberta’s capital and home to Canada’s largest shopping mall and entertainment complex and the largest urban park system, Edmonton is a city that knows how to have fun. Join in the celebrations of more than 60 festivals that take place throughout the year from arts and culture, food and wine, theatre, music and sports.

With internationally renowned festivals, concerts, nature activities, and long summer days, Edmonton is the place to be in summer. Whether you want to gather round your pals and camp out under the starry sky, explore Edmonton’s nature or rock the night out during the many festivals – there is no shortage of things to do in Edmonton.

A Road trip from Edmonton – Sun, Sand and the Mountains

Looking for a long weekend getaway from Edmonton? Here is a road trip itinerary that includes the magnificent Rockies, the woods that are alive with all things wild, sandy beaches and a smattering of Alberta’s history.

Situated on the North Saskatchewan River Valley, Edmonton is a vibrant cultural centre, home to historical sites, modern – city type attractions and a plethora of outdoor activities. Edmonton is a great visit any time of the year. Edmonton comes alive in summer with internationally renowned festivals and is a wonderland… Read More >>

Only an evening to spend in Edmonton? An Evening in Edmonton New to Edmonton? Need inspiration for a date night? Here is a list of few ideas to help you plan a pleasant evening and great night out in Edmonton. Average daylight hours in Edmonton: 14 – 16 hours in Summer &… Read More >>

Discover the magnificent gardens of Alberta!

Enjoy the lovely flower beds maintained by volunteers at St Albert Botanic Garden, the gardens that extols Japanese-Canadian friendship at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, tropical plants inside Edmonton’s pyramids, prairie hardy plants at Olds College gardens, an extensive peony collection at Devonian Botanic Garden, butterflies fluttering amongst fragrant flowers at Calgary Zoo conservatory,blooming flowers set against the back drop of Cascade mountains at Cascade Gardens, and the gardens that pay tribute to George Pegg, whose work resulted in identifying Alberta’s Flora unique to Lac Ste Anne County.

Places to See & Things to Do in St. Albert, Alberta, Canada Located Northwest of Edmonton, St Albert is the fifth largest city in Alberta. Founded by Father Albert Lacombe in 1861, St Albert is rich in history, and culture. St. Albert is one of the first established Metis settled towns… Read More >>

Have you been to the Arctic on an Ice Road? If not, plan a trip to Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories. AND here is our guide on how to do the  Ice Road from Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk.

Winter Attractions, Activities & Festivals in Edmonton 2016/17 Wondering what is there to do this winter in Edmonton? In one word – P L E N T Y, whether you are a winter buff or not. Read on to get ideas for a memorable winter season in Edmonton replete with fun activities for… Read More >>

10 Reasons to Visit Edmonton Unusual Attractions in Edmonton – The Capital City of Alberta! There are many wonderful things to do and places to see in this second largest city in Alberta. Even if you are in Edmonton during the dead of winter, there will be celebrations ON in this… Read More >>