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 …

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 …

10 Classic Daytrips & Getaways from Edmonton

Rebecca Isbister 2022 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 Isbister 2022 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

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 families. Admire the painted walls …

Terrific Trails East of Edmonton

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Beaver County, Bonnyville, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Fall Adventures, Fort Saskatchewan, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Highway 55, Iron Horse Trail, It's Time To Go, Itinerary, Killam, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Lamont County, Lloydminster, Lougheed, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, National Park, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Redwater, Roadtrips, Sedgewick, Sherwood Park, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Wainwright, Waskatenau

Explore 1000+ km of trails at 100+ Provincial Parks, Campgrounds & Natural Areas. These trails are full of natural beauty just waiting to be explored. No matter whether you’re out on the trails every weekend or if you’re starting out, you can easily find dozens of hiking trails for every skill and mobility level. How to get started? First, grab your copy of the Travel Guide. Read the Community stories and the Campground Listings, they have details about local parks …

Alberta’s Top Golf Courses East of Edmonton

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Athabasca County, Beaver County, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Daysland, East of Edmonton, Edgerton, Elk Island National Park, Fall Adventures, Flagstaff County, Forestburg, 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, Spring Adventures, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Vegreville, Viking, 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 …

Must-See Roadside Attractions!

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Andrew, Attractions, Bonnyville, Dewberry, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Elk Point, Glendon, Hairy Hill, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Innisfree, Iron Horse Trail, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Lamont County, Legal, Lloydminster, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, Mundare, Myrnam, Northeast of Edmonton, Redwater, Roadside Attraction, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Two Hills County, Vegreville, Vilna, Wainwright, Waskatenau

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  – 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 of Edmonton. While …

Let’s Make the Most of Summer ‘22

Rebecca Isbister Announcement, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, National Park, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures

If you’ve been dreaming of spring and warmer weather, we feel the same way. Here’s your guide to fun activities happening in the East of Edmonton region. Think of Mom Mother’s Day 2022 is right around the corner (May 8th)! But don’t fret, there are ways  you can indulge Mom and show her some love. Depending on her interests, there’s plenty to do! Go eat on the culinary trails, or go sippin on the beverage trails Treat her to a shopping spree, or a trip to the farmers …

Shop, Save & Go in the Snow East of Edmonton!

Rebecca Isbister #SkiNorthAB, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Cross Country Skiing, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Indigenous Attraction, Itinerary, Metis Crossing, National Park, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrip2021, Roadtrips, Southeast of Edmonton, Winter Adventures

As 2021 winds down, we want to wish everyone the best of the holiday season. Check some of the unique boutiques and great shopping experiences around the region. We’ve included some wonderful ways to enjoy winter, so start planning your winter adventures. Shop and Save on our Shopping Trails… Use the Go Savings Pass! Want to save $ and feel good about where your money goes? Shop and save at over 80 local businesses. The  Roadtrip Savings Passport is ready so …

Find your Adventure in Strathcona County!

Jolene Kisilevich 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Events, Highway 16, Museums, Outdoor Adventures, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures

This is the place to experience the untouched majesty of the wilderness in the natural areas found across Strathcona County. Experience a taste of culture through live music and art and take a bite out of local cuisine through food and drinks at some of Sherwood Park’s newest restaurants. If you’re looking for that special something, you’re going to find it at any of the shopping options available here. Experience the wonder of nature Strathcona County is proud to be a part …