Must-See Roadside Attractions!

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Take a day or weekend to check out these awesome roadside attractions!  Every corner of the region offers something to woo travellers in pursuit of a selfie with an oddity of magnificent proportions.  Get creative with your selfies – you could be holding the World’s Largest Egg or taking a bite out of the World’s Largest Pyrogy! Start your engines!  Follow our guide to see our favourite picks divided into three sections: Northeast of Edmonton, East of Edmonton, and Southeast …

Winners of the Summer Photo Contest!

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A big THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our Summer Photo Contest this year!  We received some amazing photos that beautifully showcases the Go East of Edmonton Region! 1st Place Wildlife Photo by Chris Bayley – $100 Cash Prize Great Horned Owl in front of the full moon on Highway 14 by the Beaverhills Nature Area near Tofield, Alberta.   2nd Place Wildlife Photo by Judy Clark – $50 Cash Prize Morning sunrise with a majestic moose near Mannville, …

Swing into September

Rebecca Isbister 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Attractions, Beaver County, Beverage Trails, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Camrose, Camrose County, Comfort Food, Culinary Trails, Drink, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Farms and Markets, Flagstaff County, Golfing, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 45, It's Time To Go, Itinerary, Lac La Biche Region, Lloydminster, Local Food, MD of Bonnyville, National Park, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Photo Contest, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Tofield, Vegreville, Vermilion

  The leaves are changing, the days are getting cooler – head out and enjoy the short season of beautiful colours. There are plenty of ways for you to get out and enjoy September all over the region, with great outdoor activities and wonderful shopping & dining. Golfing You don’t have to go far to enjoy some of the best and uncrowded courses in the province. Whether you have a favourite or are looking to try somewhere new, the Go …

Alberta’s Top Golf Courses East of Edmonton

Rebecca Isbister 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Athabasca County, Beaver County, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Daysland, East of Edmonton, Edgerton, Elk Island National Park, Flagstaff County, Golfing, Hardisty, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 55, It's Time To Go, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Mannville, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Redwater, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Vegreville, Wainwright

Let’s talk great golfing — East of Edmonton style! Did you know? Trip Advisor has rated Coal Creek Golf Resort #8 in the Top Ten Golf Courses in Alberta. The Broadmoor in Sherwood Park is ranked #14, and Mannville Riverview and Silver Creek in Camrose County are in the Top 30 courses in Alberta. In 2019, GolfLifeAb.com rated Coal Creek as having the best golf course conditions and proclaimed Mannville the Greatest 9 Hole Golf course in Alberta. Read on …

Super Camping and Glamping Adventures

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It’s summertime and you know what that means — there’s no better time to leave the city 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 are 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. An adventure awaits you! NORTHEAST of Edmonton …

How to Spend a Fun Weekend in Camrose & Camrose County

Jolene Kisilevich 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Attractions, Boutiques, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Camrose, Camrose County, Drink, Eat & Shop, Farms and Markets, Fashions, Fine Dining, Fishing, Highway 13, Ice Cream, It's Time To Go, Itinerary, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Visitor Information Centre, Water Adventures

Only one hour from Edmonton, Camrose is one of central Alberta’s best-kept secrets. Between the historic downtown’s boutiques and eateries, and recreational opportunities in and around the city, there’s plenty to do all weekend. And with a population of 18,000, Camrose has all the creature comforts you crave, but is close to nature so you can have the best of both worlds. Here’s how to spend a fun weekend in Camrose and Camrose County. Friday night For a five star …

A Shock-ing Good Time while playing the Roadtrip Adventure Game  

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This summer, Go East of Edmonton created the Go East of Edmonton Roadtrip Adventure Game – a cross region challenge designed for you to enjoy a roadtrip getaway Northeast, East and Southeast of Edmonton. Cheryl and Kenneth Shock completed the entire game board in just 16 days! We sat down with the Shocks to hear about their adventures. How They Completed The Board As luck would have it, Cheryl originally saw the ad for the game while visiting her mother …

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

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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 …

7 Super Summer Travel Tips & Trips!

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Check out some of our top #goeastofedmonton Travel Destinations! You are sure to be inspired to #Takeitothelake with these Travel tips and trips. Over the past month, we’ve added some awe-inspiring Northeast Alberta travel stories. It’s Time to Go East of Edmonton! Here’s why… Boatin’, Barbecuin’ and Chillin’ with Ice Cream in Athabasca County A day on the water, surrounded by the natural beauty of Athabasca, is enough to make anyone feel at home. Check out the story here to find out how to get in on a …

Its Epic, Its Unforgettable…Its time to Go to Cold Lake!

Rebecca Isbister #TakeItToTheLake, 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, Fishing, Golfing, Highway 28, Iron Horse Trail, Lakeland Region, Local Food, MD of Bonnyville, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Shopping, Water Adventures

An urban community in the midst of rural Alberta, Cold Lake is surrounded by the natural beauty of its clear blue waters, to the rugged forest backdrop in close proximity. Get away from it all and back to nature here in Cold Lake, with its small-town feel and city amenities. Read on for our tips on what to see and do in Cold Lake, the ‘hidden gem of Northeast Alberta’. Attractions Embracing its historical past and the future, Cold Lake …