Finding space to get close in Lac La Biche

Jolene Kisilevich #SkiNorthAB, #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Cross Country Skiing, Highway 55, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Winter Adventures

By Jeremy Derksen / SnowSeekers.ca Lac La Biche, AB  – Snowmobiling through willow stands and old birch along Tom’s Trail (one of a handful of locally known cut trails), Heather Maekelburger wraps her arms around David Schultz and leans in, while he navigates the hairpin turns. Soon the trail opens out onto a bay of Lac La Biche and they both grin as Schultz opens it up, the engine growling to life as they skim across the bay. As they …

2021 Go East of Edmonton Photo Contest Winners

Jolene Kisilevich 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Announcement, Attractions, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Elk Point, Fishing, Fort Saskatchewan, GoRoadtrips2021, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 45, Highway 55, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, Myrnam, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Photo Contest, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul County, Summer Adventures, Two Hills County, Vegreville, Waskatenau, Water Adventures

A big THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our Photo Contest this year! We received some amazing photos that beautifully showcases the Go East of Edmonton Region! New this year — all photos that were tagged with #goroadtrips2021 were automatically entered while playing the 2021 Go East of Edmonton Roadtrip Adventure Game. BEST Roadtrip Adventure Photos #goroadtrips2021 Photo 1. Kids having fun at Minnie Lake, M.D. of Bonnyville. Photo by Erin Murphy – $100 Cash Prize Photo 2. Visiting …

Shop, Save & Go in the Snow East of Edmonton!

Rebecca Isbister #SkiNorthAB, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Cross Country Skiing, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Indigenous Attraction, Itinerary, Metis Crossing, National Park, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrip2021, Roadtrips, Southeast of Edmonton, Winter Adventures

As 2021 winds down, we want to wish everyone the best of the holiday season. Check some of the unique boutiques and great shopping experiences around the region. We’ve included some wonderful ways to enjoy winter, so start planning your winter adventures. Shop and Save on our Shopping Trails… Use the Go Savings Pass! Want to save $ and feel good about where your money goes? Shop and save at over 80 local businesses. The  Roadtrip Savings Passport is ready so …

Building Bonnyville’s Nordic North

Jolene Kisilevich #SkiNorthAB, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Bonnyville, Cross Country Skiing, Drink, Eat & Shop, Highway 28, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Winter Adventures

By Jeremy Derksen Credit: Paul Lavoie / SnowSeekers BONNYVILLE, AB  –  In Bonnyville, folks like Mitch Sylvestre (of Sylvestre’s Source for Sports) have long been clearing their own cross-country ski trails and enjoying the solitude of a winter glide. But when Les and Sarah Parsons came to town, they saw a way to turn the solitary pursuit into a community building project. For Les, it was an extension of the mission he’s lived most of his life: growing the Alberta …

Get into the Nordic Flow in Vermilion

Jolene Kisilevich #SkiNorthAB, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Cross Country Skiing, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Highway 16, Outdoor Adventures, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Winter Adventures

By Jeremy Derksen Credit: Paul Lavoie / SnowSeekers Vermilion, AB – Outside of Canmore, few places are as connected to Alberta’s nordic scene as Vermilion. When she first moved to Vermilion 30 years ago Caroline McAuley was looking for something to do in winter, so she picked up nordic skiing. She took her first lessons with Walter Scott (father of Beckie Scott). “I needed an unstructured sport in the winter you could just go do,” she recalls. “I live right …

Black Friday Weekend – Go Shopping East of Edmonton!

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Bonnyville, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Daysland, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Point, Entertainment, Events, Flagstaff County, Hardisty, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 2, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Highway 55, Killam, Lac La Biche Region, Marwayne, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, Northeast of Edmonton, Redwater, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Thorhild, Thorhild County, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Wainwright

This season, stores are open and shopping events are a plenty! Isn’t it time for the fun to be back for Christmas Shopping across the region! Find the perfect gift, one-of-a-kind items and unique boutiques when you go shop local! Read on for some of the best sales and deals from local businesses you should check out. Shopping local will save you time, money and help support our neighbours. Find all the shopping events on our events calendar. Shop Northeast …

It’s here! The Roadtrip Savings Passport

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Announcement, Drink, East of Edmonton, Local Food, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Winter Adventures

The Roadtrip Savings Passport is ready so you can start planning your adventures! When you Go Northeast, East and Southeast of Edmonton; you’ll find great savings in every part of our region! It’s FREE to sign up and the more locations you visit…the more deals, discounts and prizes you can win! Go on a Roadtrip Adventure. Eat, Drink, Shop and Save. Get Roadtrip Rewards. Unlock these prizes when you check-in at with your pass on your phone: • Check into 5 local businesses and you …

Winners of the 2021 Go East of Edmonton Roadtrip Adventure Game

Jolene Kisilevich 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, East of Edmonton, GoRoadtrips2021, Northeast of Edmonton, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

CONGRATULATIONS to all of our WINNERS in the 2021 Go East of Edmonton Roadtrip Adventure Game! $100 Prize (Gift Cards / Certificates) Northeast Lucky 7 Prize — Judy and Tracy Wasylishen, Vermilion East Lucky 7 Prize  — Reece Donovan, Edmonton Southeast Lucky 7 Prize — Gayle Plican, Edmonton $50 Prize (Gift Card / Certificate) Monthly Social Media Bonus Prize — Linda Pedley,  Sherwood Park Monthly Social Media Bonus Prize —  Maryia Talkachova,  Lamont Monthly Social Media Bonus Prize — Robert …

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

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Announcement, Attractions, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Camrose, Drink, Eat & Shop, Entertainment, Fall Adventures, 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, Fall Adventures, Glamping, Highway 16, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures

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 …