Hwy 16 – Where Culture Meets Adventure!

Jolene Kisilevich Attractions, Camping, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Golfing, Highway 16, Lloydminster, Mannville, Minburn County, Museums, Paradise Valley, Roadside Attraction, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Strathcona County, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Vegreville, Vermilion

To start off, head due east from the center of Edmonton and take the easy jaunt to Sherwood Park. It’s worth the quick road trip for the Strathcona County Museum. Packed with exhibits that showcase the history of Strathcona County, this is your chance to experience the rich history of the region. Time for some outdoor fun and adventure! Next door to Edmonton is a cluster of some of the greatest prairie parks and protected spaces on Earth. The Beaver …

Tales From the Trapline: Winter Experience

Cody Attractions, Events, Highway 28, Interpretive Centre, Metis Crossing, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Smoky Lake County, Winter Adventures

Make snares, survival shelters and traditional crafts at Metis Crossing By Jeremy Derksen For Lilyrose Meyers, trapping represents not just a livelihood but a way of life. With the decline of the industry in recent decades, she sees that way of life disappearing, and with it, the positive effects it can have for ecosystems. “The land is important to us, it’s a live thing — it changes. The trees … the animals … you have to look after them,” she …

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 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 in Redwater: home of the World’s Largest Oil Derrick! Test your photography skills to capture the entire …

Hwy 15 & 45 – Scenic Rides, Original Stories and Good Eats!

Jolene Kisilevich Andrew, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Bruderheim, Camping, Comfort Food, Derwent, East of Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan, Golfing, Highway 15, Highway 45, Lamont, Lamont County, Marwayne, Mundare, Museums, Myrnam, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Two Hills, Two Hills County, Vermilion River County

Highways 15 and 45 offer something for everyone with a wide variety of attractions, activities, events, and entertainment. Young and old, adventurers and history buffs will all find something that suits them on this trip! Fort Saskatchewan is your first stop, just minutes north of Edmonton. Easy to access and home to exciting attractions, this is the perfect start to a road trip. The Fort Heritage Precinct is an amazing recreation of an RCMP fort from yesteryear. The Precinct is …

Highway 14 – Arts, Parks, Great Food & Good Spirits!

Jolene Kisilevich Beaver County, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Camping, Edgerton, Fine Dining, Golfing, Highway 14, Holden, Museums, Outdoor Adventures, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Ryley, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Tofield, Viking, Wainwright

Start your road trip along HWY 14 at the charming Barr Estate Winery. For 20 years, Rick and Amy Barr have worked to bring the best possible fruit wines to the tables of Albertans. Experience the difference that science and passion bring to hand-crafted fruit wine. You can keep sampling the amazing culinary delights of the region at the Footloose Caboose near Tofield. Book your reservation in advance during the months of May to October to enjoy a delightful meal …

Highway 13 Road Trip – Trains Planes and Antique Automobiles!

Jolene Kisilevich Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Camping, Camrose, Camrose County, Daysland, Flagstaff County, Forestburg, Golfing, Hardisty, Highway 13, Killam, Lougheed, Museums, Provost, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Sedgewick, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Train Excursion, Wetaskiwin

If you are starting from Edmonton, Wetaskiwin is just a quick hour south along HWY 2. There is a familiar radio jingle, “Cars cost less in Wetaskiwin!” but it’s the cars from history that are at the first stop on your road trip—the world class Reynolds-Alberta Museum. The Reynold’s Museum is one of North America’s premier destinations for antique cars and machinery from Alberta’s history. Visit this international award-winning museum and learn how machinery has shaped and changed Alberta since …

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 …