From beginner to bush ready in a day with Trapper Paul

Cody Highway 55, Lac La Biche Region, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Winter Adventures

Jeremy Derksen for #TakeItToTheLake Riding along with a traditional Métis trapper will transform your understanding of what it means to be connected to the land. “Seeing it in person, there’s a lot more respect and appreciation on the trapper’s end than people might conceive,” says Derek Shackleton, who, with his girlfriend Cate, spent a day out on the trapline with longtime trapper Paul Padlesky recently. Rediscovering that connection is part of what has inspired programs like “Tales from the Metis …

Go Hut to Hut Cross-Country Skiing in Lac La Biche

Cody Highway 55, Lac La Biche Region, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Winter Adventures

Jeremy Derksen for #SkiNorthAB Although you can still see the town of Lac La Biche in the distance if you squint carefully, Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park is separated from the town’s daily bustle – if you can call it that. And that is the key to its appeal: once you cross the bridge to the island, you are disconnected both literally and figuratively. No traffic, few if any people, and absolute quiet. It’s the perfect place to discover – …

Hwy 28 – Amazing Culture, Lakes and Trails!

Jolene Kisilevich Bonnyville, Camping, Cold Lake, Comfort Food, Fine Dining, Fishing, Glamping, Glendon, Highway 28, Highway 55, Iron Horse Trail, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Legal, MD of Bonnyville, Museums, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Redwater, Restaurants, Roadside Attraction, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Thorhild County, Vilna, Waskatenau, Water Adventures

Looking for a new adventure? Go straight north of Edmonton on HWY 28, then keep heading a little further on Secondary Highway 803 to the Town of Legal. You won’t be disappointed! Your road trip will start with 38 beautiful murals sprinkled throughout the town of Legal. When you leave Legal, head due east on secondary HWY 651 until you meet up again with HWY 28 at the Town of Redwater: home of the World’s Largest Oil Derrick! Test your …

ALBERTA OPEN FARM DAYS – August 17 & 18, 2019!

Trevor Tessier Camrose County, Events, Highway 13, Highway 28, Lac La Biche Region, Northeast of Edmonton, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, St. Paul County Leave a Comment

Have you ever wanted to learn how your food gets to the grocery stores or markets before it gets on your table? Then you might want to mark your calendar for August 17th and 18th because you are not going to want to miss Alberta Open Farm Days! This two-day event is all about Alberta farmers inviting you to learn about the growing and farming process by stepping foot right on the farms. Listen to unique stories, witness demonstrations, and …

Let’s Go Golfing East of Edmonton – Summer 2019!

Jolene Kisilevich 2019 Let's Go Summer Campaign, Bonnyville, Daysland, Edgerton, Elk Island National Park, Golfing, Hardisty, Lac La Biche Region, Mannville, Mundare, Redwater, Ryley, Smoky Lake, St. Paul, Thorhild County, Vegreville, Viking Leave a Comment

Let’s talk great golfing – East of Edmonton style! Below, we’ve assembled some of our favourite family-friendly golf courses located just East of Edmonton. Experienced golfers and first-timers will find lots to enjoy at these golf courses – and we’re sure they’ll be able to give you experiences you’ll want to return to time and time again! Northern Ridge Golf & RV Resort – Surrounded by endless farmland and marked by vintage farming equipment, Northern Ridge is about bringing the …

Let’s Go Camping All Summer – 2019!

Jolene Kisilevich 2019 Let's Go Summer Campaign, Camping, Elk Island National Park, Glamping, Lac La Biche Region, Lamont County, MD of Bonnyville, Redwater, Smoky Lake County, Thorhild County, Vegreville, Viking Leave a Comment

It’s summertime and you know what that means – there’s no better time to leave the city for a weekend and head in search of some camping adventures. East of Edmonton is home to some great retreats, provincial parks, parkland spaces and RV campgrounds. Here’s a few camping locations to check out East of Edmonton. Rest assured, you will find loads of space to park your RV and plenty of great outdoors to take in. Dig in and enjoy! East …

2019 Canada Day – East of Edmonton Style!

Jolene Kisilevich 2019 Let's Go Summer Campaign, Bonnyville, Cold Lake, Daysland, Elk Island National Park, Events, Lac La Biche Region, MD of Bonnyville, Mundare, Thorhild County, Vegreville Leave a Comment

It’s time to get the barbecues out and stock up on sunscreen because this weekend is Canada Day! Celebrate with friends and family this long weekend by heading East of Edmonton and checking out all the fantastic events these great towns have to offer. Whether you want to get active, enjoy some great food, listen to live music, or all of these above, these events have it all. Don’t forget to stay for the fireworks! Find all the details listed …

Must See Attractions on Roadtrips East of Edmonton

Trevor Tessier 2019 Let's Go Summer Campaign, Attractions, Bonnyville, Cold Lake, Elk Island National Park, Fort Saskatchewan, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Historic Site, Lac La Biche Region, Lamont County, MD of Bonnyville, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Redwater, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul, Thorhild County, Vegreville, Viking, Wetaskiwin Leave a Comment

Fancy taking a road trip through time? We put together a list of some of the coolest museums and heritage areas East of Edmonton you can visit if you’re fiending some local knowledge and cool facts. Pack your things, jump in the car and let’s go – east! HWY 13 Wetaskiwin – If you consider yourself to be a bit of a motor head, or just want to learn about the world of machines, head to the Reynolds-Alberta Museum. This …

The Giving Continues with Go East of Edmonton

Jolene Kisilevich Announcement, Lac La Biche Region, Winter Adventures

January E-Newsletter From the Go East Team – we want to express our sincere hopes that you have an Amazing New Year!! We want your year to be full of Fun Adventures with many moments of joy and laughter!! Also, that those adventures and moments are shared with us!! As we bring you information and fun happenings around the region we love to see and hear about all you experience this Wonderful New Year! To enter the contest… All you …