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

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 …

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Make Elk Island National Park your Weekday Destination

Trevor Tessier 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Highway 16, National Park, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Water Adventures

Only a 35 minutes drive east of Edmonton, it’s no wonder why Elk island is a popular destination for Edmontonians looking to escape the city and get the most of the warm season, especially this year! Being in nature provides important physical and mental health benefits. And going outdoors is a great way to maintain health and wellness, as long as everyone follows public health measures. The close proximity to Edmonton and high demand means thousands of visitors come to …

10 Super Summer Stories to #goeastofedmonton!

Rebecca Isbister #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Andrew, Athabasca County, Attractions, Beaver County, Beverage Trails, Bonnyville, Boyle, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Bruderheim, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Camrose, Camrose County, Chipman, Clandonald, Cold Lake, Culinary Trails, Daysland, Derwent, Dewberry, Drink, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Edgerton, Elk Island National Park, Elk Point, Entertainment, Fishing, Flagstaff County, Forestburg, Fort Saskatchewan, Gibbons, Glamping, Glendon, Golfing, Hairy Hill, Hardisty, Hay Lakes, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Highway 55, Historic Site, Holden, Indigenous Attraction, Innisfree, Interpretive Centre, Irma, Iron Horse Trail, It's Time To Go, Itinerary, Josephburg, Killam, Kitscoty, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Lamont, Lamont County, Legal, Lloydminster, Local Food, Lougheed, Mannville, Marwayne, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, Minburn County, Mundare, Museums, Myrnam, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Paradise Valley, Parks & Trails, Provost, Radway, Redwater, Restaurants, Roadside Attraction, Roadtrips, Round Hill, Ryley, Sedgewick, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Thorhild, Thorhild County, Tofield, Two Hills, Two Hills County, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Viking, Vilna, Wainwright, Waskatenau

Adventure All Summer There are plenty of ways to have a great summer in Alberta. Here’s our Top 10 Super Summer Travel Ideas guaranteed to bring you new, fun memories. 1. Hit the Trails The East of Edmonton region has many hidden gems to explore – perfect to escape the summer crowd. Experience somewhere new exploring 1000+ km of trails at 100+ Provincial Parks, Campgrounds & Natural Areas. 2. Go Camping…or, Glamping! Summer is the best time of the year to go camping and experience an outdoor ‘home away …

Terrific Trails East of Edmonton

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Beaver County, Bonnyville, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, 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, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Wainwright, Waskatenau

Cooking Lake Provincial Recreational Area. Photo by Rebecca Isbister. 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 …

Must-See Roadside Attractions!

Rebecca Isbister 2021 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 …

New Year, New Adventures

Rebecca Isbister Announcement, Attractions, Bonnyville, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Fishing, It's Time To Go, Lac La Biche Region, Lamont County, MD of Bonnyville, National Park, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Vermilion River County, Wainwright, Winter Adventures

As we stay closer to home this winter, we invite you to “Go in the Snow” and enjoy the New Year with some New Adventures. As 2021 continues, we can’t wait to share more to your inbox every month about the great things going on in the region. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for daily updates, contests and giveaways! Embrace Winter with Fun Activities! Getting outside is one of the best things you can do for your health …

Winners of the Summer Photo Contest!

Jolene Kisilevich Announcement, Beaver County, Bonnyville, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Highway 14, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 45, Lakeland Region, Lamont County, Mannville, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Photo Contest, Smoky Lake County, Tofield, Two Hills, Two Hills County, Water Adventures

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, …

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, 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, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, 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 …

Super Camping and Glamping Adventures

Rebecca Isbister 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Athabasca County, Beaver County, Bonnyville, Boyle, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Camrose, Camrose County, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Flagstaff County, Glamping, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Highway 55, It's Time To Go, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Mannville, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, National Park, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Seasonal Campground, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, St. Paul County, Thorhild County, Tofield, Vegreville, Vermilion, Wainwright

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 …

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

Rebecca Isbister 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Andrew, Antique Tour, Attractions, Bruderheim, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, 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, Strathcona County, 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 …