Your Winter Wonderland of Events & Adventures!

Rebecca Isbister Announcement, Attractions, Boutiques, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Fashions, Gifts, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Winter Adventures

There’s been plenty going on East of Edmonton. Find Awesome Christmas Events Contests, Shopping information, and ways to keep your Adventures going. Christmas Shopping Get a head start on your Christmas shopping this season across the region! It’s easy to find the perfect gift, one-of-a-kind items, and unique boutiques when you go shop local. Shopping local will save you time, money and is a lot of fun! Find all the shopping events on our events calendar, or browse our shopping page …

15 Fabulous Trip Ideas to Keep Summer Going!

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camrose, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Golfing, Highway 16, Highway 28, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Shopping, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

With more hot weather in the forecast for September, there’s still time to keep the summer fun alive throughout the region! Whether you take part in the fantastic options for outdoor activities, or enjoy shopping and dining experiences in various communities, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Check out the extended summer trip ideas below. Trip Ideas 1 – 7: Popular Destinations 1. 10 Fun Things to Do in Strathcona County and Vegreville 2. Summer Fun in Cold Lake and Bonnyville …

10 Fun Things to Do in Strathcona County and Vegreville

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Highway 16, Local Food, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Spring Adventures, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Vegreville, Water Adventures

Head east of Edmonton for farm-fresh eats, fun festivals, and pretty parks. Written by Karen Ung Enjoy farm-to-fork dining and nature in Strathcona County and Vegreville. With Sherwood Park as your base camp, explore Strathcona County’s many parks, meet the makers at the farmer’s market, and fill up on local-grown goodness at eateries around town. In Vegreville, take a self-guided mural tour of historic downtown and do some shopping, paddle under the World’s Largest Ukrainian Easter Egg (Pyskanka), and attend …

Experience Culture, History, and Adventures at Métis Crossing and Lac La Biche

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Highway 28, Historic Site, Interpretive Centre, Metis Crossing, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Water Adventures

Head to Métis Crossing for authentic cultural experiences in a retreat-like setting, then go north and play in Alberta’s lake country. Written by Karen Ung As we walk down the old Victoria Trail along the North Saskatchewan River, at first glance, it appears little has changed since the 1800s. Original homesteads remain, filled with period furniture and artifacts, chickens cluck in the yard, and a Red River Cart sits out front ready to haul goods to the trading post. The …

Summer Fun in Cold Lake and Bonnyville

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Bonnyville, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, Entertainment, Highway 28, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Shopping, Summer Adventures, Water Adventures

Experience new adventures and local history in Cold Lake and Bonnyville. Written by Karen Ung “Just look at the trees and take a step,” Cat says reassuringly. We’re standing on a platform 18 metres (60 feet) above the ground, on the top level of the Aerial Adventure Park at Kinosoo Ridge (open Thursday-Sunday). Although I’m in a harness connected to a rope and there’s no risk of falling, my heart is racing. After a few deep breaths, I shut my …

Making the Most out of a Daytrip: Strathcona & Lamont Counties

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Andrew, Antique Tour, Attractions, Bruderheim, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Fall Adventures, Farms and Markets, Flea Market, Glamping, Golfing, Highway 15, Highway 16, It's Time To Go, Lamont, Lamont County, Local Food, Mundare, National Park, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Quilt Shop, Roadside Attraction, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Spring Adventures, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

With summer starting to wane, you’ll want to make the most of it and enjoy some daytrips and getaways while there is still time! The Strathcona & Lamont Counties are within a 40-minute drive from Edmonton, yet they have some of the best and safe family-fun activities. Read on for ideas to plan your getaways in these neighbouring regions! Highlights Take a Biosphere Break at the Beaver Hills Biosphere Reserve A standout and hidden gem – the UNESCO-certified nature reserve …

Top 25 Things to Do in the Lac La Biche Region

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Fashions, Fishing, Highway 28, Highway 55, Indigenous Attraction, It's Time To Go, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Local Food, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Seasons, Shopping, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Water Adventures

Home to pristine wilderness, gorgeous provincial parks, and beautiful lakes, perfect to see the night sky, search for wildlife and birds, or enjoy the vast network of trails via hiking, quadding, or ATVing. If you’re interested in visiting an incredible indigenous art gallery, Lac La Biche is a hidden gem full of fun things to do and see. Getting to Lac La Biche Lac La Biche is located about 215 kilometres northeast of Edmonton, Alberta off Highway 55. Or, if …

Awesome August Adventures and Events – Play, Save and Win !

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

Summer is heating up and gas prices are going down. So, plan your Awesome August Roadtrip Adventures! 1 Super Summer of Events & Festivals Our Summer Events Guide has everything to make the most out of your summer. The Events Calendar has more details, posters and schedules of the best Fairs, Festivals and Rodeos across the region. Check out 9 Must-Do Adventures Take a hike on the many Terrific Trails. Immerse yourself in nature, go Camping or Glamping! Get up close to larger than life Roadside Attractions! Cool off in the …

Get your Thrill in Bonnyville!

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, Fall Adventures, Glendon, Highway 28, MD of Bonnyville, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Shopping, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures

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! Attractions Highlights to see. A statue of Angus Shaw, a late 1700s fur trader and explorer, stands guard at the Bonnyville & District Museum, where you can relive the adventures and witness the hardships of life in the fur trade. It also features the pioneering families of the area. Don’t miss …

Wainwright Feels Right – Roam Here on your Next Roadtrip!

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, Entertainment, Events, Highway 14, It's Time To Go, Museums, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Wainwright

Amidst a bright and bold prairie, Wainwright is a community-minded, family-first and recreation-focused. It’s also a great place with great locally-focused shopping, dining and activities. Plus, the sunsets are gorgeous at Bushy Head Lake! See it all for yourself and discover the best things to do, see & experience in this lovely town. Experience Once you get here, you will experience a town that vibrant and alive with the amenities of a city –  without the hustle and bustle. Make …