Places to Visit & Things to Do - Edmonton

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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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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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Best Campsites in Alberta You Don’t Need to Reserve In Advance

Yes! Alberta does have many provincial Park campsites which are first-come-first-served (FCFS): 159 to be exact. Booking in advance can seem ideal, but there is a bit… 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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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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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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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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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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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 »