One Day Trips - Edmonton

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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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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 »

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U-Pick Berry and Vegetable Farms In and Around Edmonton

There are several farms that surround the Edmonton area and who provide the chance to pick your own fruits and vegetables! The u-pick farms and orchards in… Read more »

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Must Do Indigenous Cultural & Heritage Experiences in Alberta

There are several ways to learn about Alberta’s Indigenous heritage and culture: dining at one of our Indigenous-owned restaurants, an afternoon of shopping and art gallery browsing,… Read more »

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Summer Adventures in Clearwater County

Where is Clearwater County you may ask? This area of the province of Alberta is not commonly recognized by its county name, but rather by the attractions… Read more »

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12 Things to Do This Summer in and Around Lac Ste. Anne

Lac Ste. Anne County stretches northwest from Onoway along Highway 43 and through mostly forest and lakes. In the southeast corner of the county are Lake Isle,… Read more »

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25 Summer Day Trips With Kids From Edmonton

You and your family have plenty of options for summer fun around Edmonton. If you’re planning a family day trip for this summer, consider the huge variety… Read more »

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Summer Activities and Adventures in Strathcona County

There is plenty of natural beauty to unearth and discover while visiting Strathcona County. The area is surrounded by numerous protected areas which house an array of… Read more »

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20+ Summer Activities and Adventures in Sturgeon County

If you are looking for an easy and fun day trip from Edmonton, Sherwood Park, or St. Albert, then Sturgeon County can deliver in a few ways…. Read more »

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Things to Do in St. Albert This Summer

Fill your summer staycation in St. Albert, or your weekend trip to St. Albert, with these family-friendly and sun-filled activities. Kick-off the start to summer by partaking in The Kinsmen Club’s Canada Day festivities all around the city, then get to the water, get to the shops, and get to the patios!

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18 Places For a Trip to See Hoodoos and Badlands in Alberta

You may already know about the number one place in Alberta for seeing the natural hoodoos: the Hoodoos Trail and lookout point east of Drumheller. But these… Read more »

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Visit Sangudo Sundial: A Unique Alberta Roadside Attraction That Stands Tall Representing the Times Gone By

The long stretch of Highway 43 can take you from the western edge of Edmonton (or Spruce Grove and Stony Plain areas) all the way to Grande… Read more »

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Places to Go Guided Whitewater Rafting in Alberta

The province of Alberta is full of opportunities to hop onto a body of water or a river, so the fact that there is an amazing number… Read more »

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15 Things to Do On a Weekend Trip to Stettler

As you drive east of Red Deer, you notice a large divide: that of the prairies and Alberta’s badlands. Right on this line is the town of… Read more »

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Explore Alberta’s Native Trees and Plants at Trochu Arboretum and Gardens

What is an arboretum, anyways? Well besides all the natural beauty you can imagine, an arboretum is a special type of botanical garden which is dedicated to… Read more »

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25 Things to Do Along Iron Horse Trail

Discover some of Alberta’s hidden gems along the province’s longest trail network: The Iron Horse Trail! The historic trail allows ATV, horseback, and hiking, and the trails… Read more »

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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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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 »