Use this as your complete guide to areas East of Edmonton on your 2023 Roadtrips! Don’t forget to post your photos on social media with the hashtags #GoRoadtrips2023 and #GoEasofEdmonton.
Bordering Edmonton city limits, Sherwood Park offers plenty to see and do as you head east from the capital city. History buffs will enjoy Sherwood Park’s Heritage Mile, a street dating back to a time before Sherwood Park even existed. The Strathcona County Museum and Archives showcases rotating exhibits that portray the County’s natural and human history. Enjoy the outdoors at Broadmoor Lake Park, golf at Broadmoor Public Golf Course or head inside for a variety of family and sport activities at Millennium Place. Sherwood Park is home to ten major shopping plazas, as well as smaller boutiques like Real Spirit Women’s Boutique and JACEK Chocolate Couture. When you are ready for a break from shopping, stop at the Barr Estate Winery, Roasti Coffee Co., Branches Fresh Food, or Confetti Sweets to tempt your taste buds. For one stop shopping, eating, and entertainment, visit the Sherwood Park Mall. Country Chic is located in the mall and carries over 70 local handmade vendors. If you are reaching the end of the day and are looking for a place to stay the night, check in to the Ramada Sherwood Park and enjoy their free breakfast, wifi and more.
Sticker Station: Strathcona County Museum
913 Ash St., Sherwood Park
Sun-Mon Sticker Dispenser
Beyond Sherwood Park, adventure awaits in Strathcona County. Take the kids to any of the eight spray parks in the County. Visit the Strathcona Wilderness Centre and create your own outdoor adventure. Next door you will find Dreamcatcher Ranch where you can take in fun events and meet their furry friends. Experience the Beaver Hills Biosphere for a unique nature-based outdoor opportunity. Travel through Strathcona County and visit the eight rural hamlets, each with its own distinctive rural characteristics. Near Josephburg, visit Fox & Willow -a wonderful country store with beautiful home decor! Shop local at the Sherwood Park Farmer’s Market every Wednesday at Emerald Hills Canadian Tire parking lot from 3-7 pm. Visit the Strathcona County events page for a schedule and details of events being held throughout the county.
Sticker Station: Strathcona Wilderness Centre
52535 Rg Rd 212, Ardrossan
Open daily 9am-4:30pm
Town of Mundare
Heading down Highway 16, take a 2 minute detour to the Town of Mundare. Here you will find the World’s Largest Sausage standing at 42 feet high. The sausage replica was built by the Stawnichy family in 2001. Stop by the Stawnichy Mundare Sausage store to stock your cooler with sausage, along with other Ukrainian foods and goodies. Picnic, play or stay at the Ukraina Park and learn more about Ukrainian heritage and history at the Basilian Fathers Museum. On main street visit the Mundare Bakery for some fresh baked goods, or try one of their island-inspired meals using authentic Jamaican spices and recipes to tantilize your tastebuds. A couple doors down is Baba’s Bistro. Stop in for a delicious home cooked meal or a yummy dessert and grab your sticker!
Sticker Station: Baba’s Bistro
5215-50 St., Mundare
Open daily 8am-6pm
Town of Vegreville
Hop back on Hwy 16 and head east for the short drive to Vegreville. A must see and selfie stop is the World’s Largest Pysanka (Ukrainian Easter Egg) at the Elks/Kinsmen Park. While there go for a free paddle boat ride! Join the Vegreville Agricultural Society for the Country Fair August 9-13, plus their weekly Pysanka Park Market, held each Thursday evening. There is no shortage of shops to explore in Vegreville, offering a wide variety of goods and services. Located on main street, Vegreville Natural Health Centre will provide you with knowledge and advice regarding supplements and other natural health care products. Take home a piece of Vegreville from your source for Ukrainian giftware, the Ceramic Cottage. For more great gift ideas stop at Vegtel Engraving Ltd, and Vegreville Drug Mart. Visit Envy Boutique to see their selection of women’s clothing and accessories. Get yourself looking and feeling your best! Need to stock the RV? Prime Cuts Meats & Deli has sausage, kubby patties and other cuts of meat for the barbecue. Get the rest of your groceries at Adam’s No Frills on the east side of town. Pair your meal with something from the Liquor Den. Don’t want to cook? Boston Pizza, Perry’s 2 for 1 Pizza & Pasta or Vito’s Steak and Pizza House have you covered, offering eat in or take out services. If you require mechanical services, while you are in town, call on Ray’s Mechanical & Uhaul or Vegreville Mechanical Ltd. For all of your RV parts visit Young Farts RV Parts website. They offer curbside pickup or ship across Canada. Check out the vehicles at Grant Miller Motors from the best of the best that GM Canada offers, along with a superb selection of Certified Pre Owned vehicles. Take advantage of their quick lube service- no appointment necessary! Stay up-to-date with all of the latest news and events in and around Vegreville by tuning in to Country 106.5 radio when you are in the area.
Sticker Station: Visitor Information Centre
4500 Pysanka Ave., Vegreville
Open Mon-Wed 9am-5pm
Village of Mannville
Heading east of Vegreville on Hwy 16 for approximately forty minutes will bring you to the Village of Mannville, home to the first AGT building in Northern Alberta, now the Mannville Historical Telephone Exchange Museum. Golf and stay at the highly rated Mannville Riverview Golf & RV Resort, winding across the Vermilion River. Or park your RV at the Mannville RV Park, which is home to 60 fully serviced sites. Looking for unique shops? Look no further than Crocus Coulee Reworn, where used women’s clothing is upcycled into one-of-a-kind pieces and items. Check out all the cool vintage items at Mannville Indoor Vintage Flea Market. Or stop by Storch Knives, where custom handmade knives have been created for fifty years! Indulge in a special treat from Confectionery 881 or Something Sweet while you are in town. For a great selection of beer, spirits, wine and even non-alcoholic beverages, stop into Mannville & Area Liquor Store.
Sticker Station: Confectionery 881
5127-47 St., Mannville
Open Mon-Sat 11am-9pm
Town of Vermilion
Vermilion is located at the junction of Hwy 16 and Hwy 41, just fifteen minutes east of Mannville. Whether you are looking for outdoor adventure, shopping, dining or staying in the region, Vermilion has exactly what you are looking for. Visit the Vermilion Heritage Museum to step back in time. The museum is located in a historic school with seven galleries and two display buildings. If you are looking for outdoor activities, camp and explore at Vermilion Provincial Park. Stop at Burnt Rock Adventure Co. for outdoor products that will enhance your adventurous and active lifestyle. Unique stores and shops are abundant in Vermilion. Stop at Night Owl Sweets & Treats for something special for the kids. Take some time to relax at Lighten Up Therapy & Wellness. Craig’s Cornerstone in downtown Vermilion is home to a unique variety of 7 must-see shops, all under one roof! Dine at The Red Brick Café or taste locally, handcrafted spirits at Copper Cork Distillery. Try delicious locally made Alberta artisan cheese at Old School Cheesery Ltd -located on 49 Ave.
Sticker Station: Visitor Information Centre
4606-52 St., Vermilion
Open daily 9am-5pm
Village of Kitscoty
Travel south of Marwayne just fifteen minutes, to Hwy 16 and the Village of Kitscoty. This village was named after a famous cromlech, or burial chamber – three large stones in a tripod arrangement – found near a settlement in England known as Kits’ Coty House. You will find a miniature replica of the cromlech in front of the Village Office and underneath the water tower. Take a stroll through Heritage Park, where you can view over 100 varieties of lilacs and plaques honoring the pioneer spirit of the community. Kitscoty Regional Park Campground offers beautifully treed sites with power, nestled between the golf course and the ball diamonds. Play a round of golf at the Kitscoty Golf Club, where you will not find sand traps, but sand greens. Give yourself plenty of time to browse through all of the local crafts and products at Farmstead Market & More – definitely worth the roadtrip. Be sure to grab a bite to eat at Only Sourdough Bakehouse & Pizzeria, this year’s Sticker Station!
Sticker Station: Only Sourdough Pizzeria and Bakehouse
4905-50 St., Kitscoty
Fri & Sat 11am-10pm
Highway 15 & 45
City of Fort Saskatchewan
The City of Fort Saskatchewan is located just north of Strathcona County. Fort Saskatchewan offers a unique blend of urban amenities, historic attractions and small-town warmth. Head downtown to find the Fort Heritage Precinct, showcasing the history of the North West Mounted Police (note: the museum is closed for this season). There is plenty of green space in the area to relax or enjoy the city’s events and festivals. Photo opportunities abound with the city’s flock of sheep that visit each summer. Be sure to post your photo on social media with the hashtags #goroadtrips2021 and #goeastofedmonton to enter to win monthly and bonus prizes! There are plenty of places to eat, shop and stay in Fort Saskatchewan, including Perry’s 2 for 1 Pizza. The Fort Lion’s Campground is located along the river valley and is a great place to take a rest for the night or more. Shop at the new Fort Saskatchewan Market every weekend and support local small businesses and artisans. Find scrumptious cookie sandwiches, giant cookies or cookie dough at Caught in the Cookie Jar. Stop in next door to shop through 70 different local handmade vendors at Country Chic. A must stop for beautiful authentic art and gifts is Dreamcatchers Gift & Art Gallery. They are a local Indigenous family-owned business.
Sticker Station: Dow Centennial Centre
8700 84 St., Fort Saskatchewan
Open Mon-Fri 8am-9pm
Town of Bruderheim
Head east from Fort Saskatchewan on Highway 15, then north, to find the Town of Bruderheim. This is the home of the Bruderheim Meteorite – the largest recovered meteorite fall in Canada. A piece of the meteorite is displayed in a showcase at Bruderheim Firehall. Plan to visit Old Walker School – it was a four-room schoolhouse built in 1908 of birch veneer that served until 1927, when it was destroyed by fire. A new school was built, which is now a museum and a designated Provincial Historic Resource. Bruderheim has plenty of outdoor opportunities, including the Bruderheim Heritage Trail, Cosmic Skatepark, Spring Creek Wetland Interpretive Centre and Queen’s Park. Bruderheim Starlight Campground offers twenty four full service camping sites.
Sticker Station: Bruderheim Shell
4804-48 Ave., Bruderheim
Open daily 8am-9pm
Town of Lamont
Just 10 minutes east of Bruderheim, you will find the Town of Lamont, which offers a full range of services and amenities. Hillside Park offers a chance to cool down at the spray park or have a picnic at the playground. Relax and enjoy some fishing at the Lamont Fish Pond, home to trout which are restocked each spring. If you are looking for unique gifts and treasures to take home with you, stop and shop at Elk Island Thrift Store or Lamont Home Hardware. Plan your overnight stay at Lamont Days Inn.
Sticker Station: Lamont Petro Canada
5411-50 Ave., Lamont
Open daily 8am-9pm
Village of Andrew
From Lamont, head east on Hwy 29 then head north on Highway 855 and you will enter the Village of Andrew. Another photo opportunity awaits as you pose with the World’s Largest Mallard. Bring your binoculars to the designated wildlife viewing areas south and east of town. Visit the Andrew Museum to explore the town’s history. Plan your visit for a Saturday afternoon, so you do not miss the Andrew Farmers’ Market. Then head to the Duck Stop for some regular or glow bowling. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the baseball diamond, skateboard park and the fully services Centennial RV Park. Stop in for a reved up drink and a bite to eat at Unwind Bar & Grill. Andrew’s Original Pizza & Pasta is ready to serve you with your next fabulous meal as well as your sticker!
Sticker Station: Andrew’s Original Pizza & Pasta
5002-50 Ave., Andrew
Town of Two Hills
Take Hwy 45 to Two Hills, located thirty minutes east of Andrew. This community was once settled by European pioneers and is now home to many Mennonite families who have emigrated from Mexico, bringing a distinct Mexican flair to local dining and shopping establishments. Visit Pioneer Park, which features bronze statues of local pioneers. Stop by the Two Hills Historical Society outdoor museum, which features a display and items used by the pioneers in the area. Plenty of recreational activities and facilities are available, including the Lions Golf & Country Club. Camp at DM Geleta Park and enjoy a picnic at the park.
Sticker Station: Pizza & Wings
5002-50 Ave., Two Hills
Village of Myrnam
Head twenty five minutes east to the community of Myrnam for a variety of family recreation opportunities. Visit beautiful Dove Park and take some time to relax in the peaceful atmosphere. Stop by the miniature and life-size Ukrainian Catholic Church, a popular roadside attraction. Enjoy golf at the Myrnam/Derwent Golf Club. Camp at the golf course or head to Jackfish Lake Campground. Check out Sentimental Salvage & Design, a creative furniture, art and home décor boutique, as well as a do-it-yourself projects studio. Myrnam Convenience Store will satisfy your hunger and provide you with your gameboard sticker.
Sticker Station: Myrnam Convenience Store
4814-50 Ave., Myrnam
Open Mon-Sat 9am-9pm
Hamlet of Clandonald
The hamlet of Clandonald is a “little hamlet with lots of heart”, just thirty minutes east of Myrnam. Visit the Clandonald Country Store to get your sticker and shop for some groceries and unique gift items. The agricultural grounds are home to many social functions, as well as RV sites, dumping station and ball diamond. For the sportsman in the family, Clandonald Fish & Game Assn. operates a gun range. Additional campsites, playground and ball diamonds can be found not far away at Rusylvia Hall.
Sticker Station: Clandonald Country Store
113 Centre St., Clandonald
Open Mon-Fri 9:30am-4pm
Sat Afternoon & Sun: Sticker Dispenser
Village of Marwayne
A road trip east of Edmonton is not complete without a stop in the community of Marwayne. You will be greeted by the friendly, small town atmosphere while enjoying the picturesque location. Shop, eat, and stay in this unique Alberta village. Businesses include the Historic Marwayne Hotel, No Need to Nock, Kat Traks Sweet Shop, Home Hardware and Marwayne Liquor Store. Or head north of town to the Lea Park Regional Campground & Cabins for your stay. Be sure to drive to the top of Snake Hill for a spectacular view of the North Saskatchewan River. Visit Kathy’s Greenhouse for in-season veggies and berries, just south of Marwayne.
Sticker Station: Kat Tracks Sweet Shop
20 Railway Ave., Marwayne
Open Mon-Fri 9am-7pm
Sat 9am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm
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