Ready for Summer Fun? Our Amazing Guide and Roadtrip Adventure Game Are Here!!

Faye ForgesAnnouncement, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Camrose, Camrose County, East of Edmonton, Events, It's Time To Go, Killam, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrip Adventures, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Train Excursion, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Vegreville, Wainwright

The Roadtrip Adventure Game Has Returned! The amazing 2024 Roadtrip Adventure Game offers up a gameboard and the chance to collect stickers in 46 community locations across the region. This year it is easier to play and easier to win with over 10 different prize categories and the chance to Scan and Win a bonus prize at every Sticker Station.  New Prizes for 2024 include a special Only for Kids Prize Package and Repeat Gamer Prize packages if you have played before.  …

Make More May Memories

Faye ForgesAnnouncement, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Events, Glamping, Greenhouse & Garden Centres, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrip Adventures, Seasonal Campground, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Year-round Camping

Photo Credit:  Parks Canada/Elk Island National Park Summer is here, and there are so many wonderful things to see and do!  We hope you have an a-MAY-zing time in our region. Go on a Camping Adventure! Get ready for great camping and summer adventures!  Choose from a variety of camping and glamping options in the Go East of Edmonton region. Pelican Point Campground – Camrose County Visit our camping section to find your favourite park and click through to the online reservations. …

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

Rebecca Isbister2022 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

Updated August 1st, 2023 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 – …

10 Classic Daytrips & Getaways from Edmonton

Rebecca Isbister2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Athabasca County, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Fall Adventures, Fishing, Golfing, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, It's Time To Go, Lac La Biche Region, Lamont County, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Vegreville, Wainwright, Water Adventures

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 …

Must-See Attractions for your Summer Roadtrips

Rebecca Isbister2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Fall Adventures, Historic Site, Interpretive Centre, Metis Crossing, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

Last updated July 28, 2023 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 wanting some local knowledge and cool facts. Pack your things, jump in the car, and go! Northeast of Edmonton Visit this region’s museums to explore Francophone, Indigenous history, and unique collections: Legal –  a bilingual community and featuring over 35 murals portraying the history of francophone …

12 Tremendous Trips for a Super Summer

Rebecca Isbister2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Athabasca County, Attractions, Beaver County, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Fishing, Flagstaff County, Glamping, Golfing, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Highway 55, Indigenous Attraction, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadside Attraction, Roadtrips, Shopping, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Wainwright

Make Summer Memories We’re lucky to live in such a beautiful place. Here’s our 12 summer travel ideas to keep you having fun all season long. 1. Hit the Trails If you’re looking to escape the summer crowds, the East of Edmonton region has many hidden gems to explore. With a 1000+ km of trails at 100+ Provincial Parks, & Natural Areas, there’s plenty to experience.   2. Go Camping…or, Glamping! Summer is the best time of the year to go camping and get outdoors at your ‘home away …

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 …

Hwy 16 – Where Culture Meets Adventure!

Jolene KisilevichAttractions, Camping, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Fall Adventures, Golfing, Highway 16, Lloydminster, Mannville, Minburn County, Museums, Paradise Valley, Roadside Attraction, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Spring Adventures, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, 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 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 …

Take the Kids!

Jolene KisilevichAttractions, 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

Jolene KisilevichAndrew, Attractions, Culinary Trails, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Flagstaff County, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Lamont, Lamont County, Local Food, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Southeast of Edmonton, Train Excursion, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

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 …