October’s Beautiful Roadtrips, Great Golf & Autumn Adventures!

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Announcement, Attractions, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Camrose, Drink, Eat & Shop, Entertainment, Irma, Local Food, Outdoor Adventures, Photo Contest, Roadtrips, Shopping, Thorhild, Two Hills, Vermilion

  North Saskatchewan River in Two Hills County Now’s the time to enjoy the natural fall colours display all across the region. Go on a Beautiful Roadtrip! Check our Itineraries / Roadtrips  page for ideas, OR go to Trip Ideas for the recent articles. Great Places for a Fall Shopping Experience When you shop at a local store East of Edmonton, you will find it unique, uncrowded, safer, and a “real” shopping experience that will be a breath of fresh air compared to Big City …

6 Things to do in Strathcona County with Kids this Fall

Jolene Kisilevich 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Glamping, Highway 16, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Strathcona County

by Lori at Edmontondotfamily Explore a new Trail  Visit the Strathcona Wilderness Center. Head out to the wilderness centre and get ready to get your nature fix. Open daily from 9 AM to 9 PM you’ll find an abundance of trails to explore and discover with the kids. Leave the bikes and the dogs at home, and get ready to explore. Find the Wilderness Centre at 52535 Range Road 212, Ardrossan, AB. When you visit, you can pick up a …

Go Crazy at Corn Mazes East of Edmonton!

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, East of Edmonton, Events, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Vegreville, Wainwright

Updated October 15, 2021 Looking for something fun to do? New restrictions got you down? Check this out…outdoors you can (safely) go crazy finding your way through the different corn mazes the region has to offer. Plus, each of these corn mazes support local groups and clubs in their respective communities. Have fun and support local all at the same time. Hurry to enjoy before the season ends! New – Smoky Lake   (Until October 16) Itching to try somewhere …

5 Things To Do in Downtown Camrose, Alberta

Jolene Kisilevich 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Boutiques, Camrose, Camrose County, Drink, Eat & Shop, Highway 13, Ice Cream, Local Food, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton

If you’re looking for a thriving, vibrant, and super cute, historic downtown to visit in Alberta, look no farther than historic Downtown Camrose, located just an hour south east of Edmonton in east central Alberta. Camrose’s downtown has been the centre of activity for the region for more than 100 years and is literally lined with locally owned boutique shop after boutique shop, resulting in hours (seriously, hours!) of shopping fun. You need to explore, eat and shop in Downtown …

12 Great Trips to Send off Summer

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Fishing, Golfing, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrip2021, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton

There are plenty of ways for you to get out and enjoy fall all over the region, with great outdoor activities and wonderful shopping & dining. Read on for ideas to plan your autumun-inspired trips! Trip Ideas 1-5: Get your Thrill in Bonnyville Get Artfully Lost in Vermilion Head to Lac La Biche for Easy, Family Beach Fun Find Margaritaville in Cold Lake Enjoy Farm Fresh Camrose   Trip Ideas 6-10: Explore Vegreville Savour Local Alberta Food Experience Awesome Outdoor …

Just Add Water

Jolene Kisilevich #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Fishing, Highway 28, Highway 55, Lac La Biche Region, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Water Adventures

By Lisa Roper Born and raised in Lac La Biche, I feel very fortunate to enjoy the year-round playground that supports many of my authentic outdoor adventures. With so many options — provincial parks, beaches, outdoor attractions, boating, fishing, hunting, camping, ice fishing, rodeos, museums with historic sites, hiking trails, golf, Lakeland Canoe Circuit and so much more — you can literally choose your own outdoor adventure(s). I recently came across the saying, “Life is simple, just add water.” Where …

Falling for the Charms of Marie and Ethel (Lakes)

Jolene Kisilevich #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Cold Lake, Fishing, Highway 28, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures

By: Lisa Roper What’s not to like about open-water fishing in a natural lake? If you are like me, you take every opportunity to be on the water, chasing all species of fish. My addiction to fishing is about more than the challenge and mystery of where fish are in the water. It’s about being outdoors enjoying nature, being present in mind, heart, and soul; a type of meditation. It is one of the only times I feel completely relaxed …

Get your Thrill in Bonnyville!

Rebecca Isbister #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, Glendon, Highway 28, MD of Bonnyville, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Shopping

Bonnyville is a multi-natural and bustling community, known for its beautiful scenery and relaxing lake life. It’s always a great time of year to get your thrill in Bonnyville! Find your Fix of Fun Gear Grabbers is putting on a must-see car show! August 27-29, drag racers will delight audiences with fast cars all weekend long. Open to Racers & enthusiasts. Attractions Highlights to see. A statue of Angus Shaw, a late 1700s fur trader and explorer, stands guard at …

Getting artfully lost in Vermilion

Jolene Kisilevich #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Highway 16, Roadtrips, Vermilion, Vermilion River County

– Jeremy Derksen Vermilion, AB – Launching a business during the pandemic took panache, but Heather Millan is in the right place. There has been a creative strain running through Vermilion for years. In the last five years, the small town of 4000 has seen an impressive run of new business openings and events, bringing a liveliness to main street. “Especially during this time, the importance of art is mental wellness. This is a happy place to be,” says Millan, …

Head to Lac La Biche for Easy, Family Beach Fun

Jolene Kisilevich #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Water Adventures

– story: Jeremy Derksen / photos: Paul Lavoie Lac La Biche, AB – Planning a family vacation can become a big production when you’re trying to accommodate a variety of ages, interests and temperaments. But with a welcoming community, cozy hotels, nearby cultural attractions and an unbeatable beachfront, Lac La Biche makes it easy for the whole family, as Valerie and Sheldon Hunter have discovered. Sand castles, beach balls, splashing in the water, a beach holiday in Lac La Biche …