Trip Ideas - Edmonton

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25 Summer Activities and Adventures in Parkland County

The beauty of Parkland County is in its name: from Edmonton’s west end to Entwistle, this Alberta County is filled with scenic and peaceful lakes, rolling green… Read more »

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100+ Summer Activities in Edmonton – 2021

Searching for family fun activities in and around Edmonton or things to do for a day out with friends?
Check this list for 100+ activities to do this summer in Edmonton.

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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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25 of the Best Things to Do in Southwest Alberta

Have you heard of an enticing area called the Crown of the Continent? Southwest Alberta falls within this incredible zone, offering up some of the best outdoor… 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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Wineries and Meaderies to Visit in Alberta

Did you know that Alberta is home to at least 10 wineries and meaderies? Nestled in some of our province’s most scenic regions are fruit groves, honey… Read more »

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Farmers’ Markets in Edmonton and Alberta Capital Region

Shopping local and supporting local this spring and summer are made easy and fun with the many, many farmers’ markets throughout the Capital Region and Edmonton. With… 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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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 »