Weekend Getaways - Edmonton

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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 »

20 Ideas For a Staycation This Spring Break in Alberta

20 Ideas For a Staycation This Spring Break in Alberta

Spring in Alberta can mean snow, or it can mean sun. If you’re looking for a spring break staycation this year, there are activities around the province… Read more »

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25 Places to Go Camping In & Around Edmonton

No matter your definition of ‘camping,’ there are plenty of options for enjoying Alberta’s starry night skies, forested hills, sandy beaches, and fish-filled lakes this spring and summer near Edmonton.
Here are 25 places to go camping within 3 hours of Edmonton – from private parks and campsites to National Parks and from cabins and tipis to RV camping.

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20 Outdoor Winter Adventures in and Around Grande Prairie

This northwestern Alberta city is located in the southern part of Peace River Country boasts of wide-open spaces and plenty of winter activities that let you enjoy… Read more »

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25 Alberta Hotels & Resorts Offering Valentine’s Day Staycation Packages

Your romantic getaway is waiting- right in your backyard. This Valentine’s Day, why not enjoy a romantic staycation at one of these Alberta hotels or resorts? Sip… Read more »

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Romantic Winter Getaways in Alberta

When the nights grow long, and when the snow blanketed landscape beckons romance under its moonlit nights, visit these places in Alberta to celebrate the love that you share!

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25 Outdoor Adventures During Winter in Northern Alberta

When we speak of “north” the word creates visions of wilderness and adventure, small towns and farmland, out of the way places that are seldom visited. This is true in so many aspects, and the winter months in Northern Alberta bring out a snowy wonderland that offers up a multitude of outdoor activities.

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Plan a Romantic Getaway and Sleep Under the Stars at This Glamping Destination Near Edmonton

I’m sure by now you’ve come across at least, one picture of someone staying in those incredible geodesic domes on Instagram. We are also sure that you’ve… Read more »

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Scenic Drive: Things to Do Along Cowboy Trail/Highway 22 – Alberta

The Cowboy Trail (Highway 22) is a famous driving route in Alberta that takes you from the town of Mayerthorpe (90 minutes from Edmonton), south to Lundbreck,… Read more »

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15 Scenic Road Trips / Drives in Alberta

Alberta is one of the perfect provinces for travelling, especially if you are looking for a pretty drive to keep you entertained. Of course, driving through the… Read more »

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50+ Bucket List Ideas for a Summer Staycation in Alberta

Alberta is very much a province of contrasts. With the wild open fields of the prairies, visitors and residents will find endless opportunities to watch incredible sunrises and sunsets and discover the history of farming in the area, not to mention the activities that can go along with this beautiful landscape. Whether you are looking for relaxing activities or adrenaline-pumping adventures, here is a list of 50+ ideas for an Alberta staycation.

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25 Places to Visit in Canada with Guinness World Records

The Guinness World Records have been around since 1954 and was created by Sir Hugh Beaver who was the Managing Director of the Guinness Brewery at the… Read more »

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20 Places to Go Comfort Camping & Glamping in Alberta

Camping may not be for everyone, but fresh air and Alberta’s landscape sure is. That’s why glamping – glamorous camping – is such a hit. The trend of yurts, walled tents, and cabins is a growing one across the province. Check it out for yourself at one of the glamping campgrounds in Alberta.

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13 Romantic Getaways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Alberta

The best way to celebrate is by spending quality time with someone special. Indulge in decadent cheeses, handcrafted chocolates, stunning mountain views and snow covered adventures. But most importantly, cherish your time with the one that you are with!

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10 Yoga Getaways & Retreats in Alberta

There are times in everyone’s life when they feel the pressures and stresses of modern day society trying to consume them. During these times it is often helpful to take a few days to disconnect from the busyness of life and reconnect with one’s true self. The following yoga retreats and festivals in Alberta are ideal for reaching this goal.

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Drive the Alaska Highway – Road Trip From Edmonton to Whitehorse

Whitehorse is a destination on many a bucket list. The Klondike history inspires dreams of the Wild West, dusted in gold flakes, with a pinch of rugged wear and tear. Modern transportation has made Whitehorse far more accessible at only a short flight away from Edmonton. But you’ll agree, taking away the travel takes away a little of the allure. Slow your pace a little and appreciate just how far away the Klondike really is. This itinerary takes your from Edmonton and through farm country, into Grand Prairie and onto Dawson Creek.

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Family Trip to Edmonton: Optional 1, 2, or 3 Day Itinerary

Alberta’s capital is a beautiful, river-side city with plenty to do for people of all ages. Here is a 3 day itinerary, if you are visiting Edmonton with kids.

It is known worldwide for West Edmonton Mall, but offers many entertainment options beyond the mall. If you plan to spend a few days in Edmonton, it’s worth investing in the Edmonton Attractions Pass.

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Itinerary for a Weekend Trip to Edmonton

Edmonton. City of Champions, Capital City, Festival City…no matter what you call it, it’s easy to spend a weekend exploring what makes it stand out. And, with 18 hours of sunlight a day during the summer, you’ll have plenty of sunshine to fill with adventure. Here are just a few of the ways to spend the weekend (but you’ll probably want to extend your stay!).

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25 Provincial Parks to Visit in Alberta during Winter

Never mind heading south. Who needs a tropical vacation when you live in a winter paradise? Don’t miss your chance to explore some of Alberta’s parks this… Read more »

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Romantic Getaways in Canada’s Territories

There is something to be said of romance grown under the midnight sun. If it’s the endless summer days that make your heart dance along the horizon, or the long winter nights that make your soul curl under the blankets, I cannot say. But have no doubt, the north is Canada’s best kept secret for romantic getaways. For the new love blossoming or the old love still holding strong, the territories are where romance can breed.

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Things to do in Edmonton in Winter

Winter Attractions, Activities & Festivals in Edmonton Wondering what is there to do this winter in Edmonton? In one word – P L E N T Y, whether… Read more »