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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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.
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!
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 »
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 »