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 …

10 Classic Daytrips & Getaways from Edmonton

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Looking for great getaway ideas this summer? Check out our featured partners for your daytrip and getaway inspiration – there’s everything from attractions, outdoor activities and trails – to some of the most special local shops and restaurants to satisfy your adventure spirit! Go Northeast of Edmonton… Athabasca County In only 90 minutes from Edmonton, you can get your fill of the outdoors! Venture out on dozens of lakes – jet boating is a must-do! A favourite is Forfar Recreation Park, a great …

Hwy 16 – Where Culture Meets Adventure!

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To start off, head due east from the center of Edmonton and take the easy jaunt to Sherwood Park in Strathcona County. It’s worth the quick road trip to visit 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 …

Must See Attractions on Roadtrips East of Edmonton

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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 …

Take the Kids!

Jolene Kisilevich Attractions, Golfing, Museums, Outdoor Adventures, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

We’re rapidly coming up on back to school time but there’s just enough time to squeeze every drop of summer out of August! Read on to discover some of the many fantastic things we have in our east of Edmonton region for the kids to love Make a Splash at the Waterpark! We’ve got some amazing splash parks in many communities in our region, including right here in the home town of the Go East of Edmonton travel guide – …

Culinary Tourism East of Edmonton

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This Huffington Post article explores the concept of culinary tourism around the world, noting that it’s become a popular phenomenon with travelers everywhere “There’s a growing population of travellers that have become more interested in the various cuisines and cultures from countries all over the world, and are planning vacations specifically to incorporate culinary trips. One of the reasons for this evolution has been wine, beer and food festivals. Toronto’s Caribana Festival is a good example. Now in its 47th …

Fun in the Sun – East of Edmonton Style

Jolene Kisilevich Camping, Elk Island National Park, Events, Fishing, Outdoor Adventures, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

It’s summer time, woo-hoo! Nobody does summer as enthusiastically as we Albertans, am I right? School is about to be out and it’s time to start doing fun family stuff all summer long. If you’re looking for a great summer experience in the East of Edmonton region, we’ve got you covered! Here are ten suggestions to get you started: Fishing! Make the rounds throughout the region every weekend until you find your favorite fishing spot. Take a picnic lunch with …

Celebrate Father’s Day East of Edmonton

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Father’s Day is just around the corner and we thought we’d give you some things to consider doing with dad throughout the Go East of Edmonton region. Our Travel Guide and website have numerous ideas for Father’s Day, instead of reading about it….Experience it and spend the day creating new memories! We’ve got 10 ideas for a fun day with dad this Father’s Day: Spend the day golfing. We have some great courses to choose from all across the region …