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 …

Winter Wraps Up – Let’s Swing into Spring!

Rebecca Isbister Attractions, Camping, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Winter Adventures

As we transition to spring, winter is hanging around… With all the recent snowfall, March is still a great month for Winter Adventures – it’s a little warmer so you can make the most of all the outside activities. Winter Activities Keep up with the activities you’ve been enjoying and give winter a warm send off. Spring skiing – get those runs in amidst the sunshine at ski hills and tube parks. Or, take it X-country. Snowshoe or take a …

Fall Camping in Camrose

Trevor Tessier Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Camrose, Camrose County, Fall Adventures, Highway 13, Seasonal Campground, Southeast of Edmonton, Year-round Camping

It has been a sunny and warm first month of the fall season so far in Camrose County. What better way to make the most of the weather by planning a fall or Thanksgiving camping trip with the family? Many of Camrose’s campgrounds stay open into October, so you can take your pick from a variety of outdoor activities to help you decide where you spend the night. No matter which campground you book for your Camrose trip you will …

6 Things to do in Strathcona County with Kids this Fall

Jolene Kisilevich 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Fall Adventures, Glamping, Highway 16, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures

by Lori at Edmontondotfamily Explore a new Trail  Visit the Strathcona Wilderness Center. Head out to the wilderness centre and get ready to get your nature fix. Open daily from 9 AM to 9 PM you’ll find an abundance of trails to explore and discover with the kids. Leave the bikes and the dogs at home, and get ready to explore. Find the Wilderness Centre at 52535 Range Road 212, Ardrossan, AB. When you visit, you can pick up a …

12 Great Trips to Send off Summer

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Fishing, Golfing, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrip2021, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

There are plenty of ways for you to get out and enjoy fall all over the region, with great outdoor activities and wonderful shopping & dining. Read on for ideas to plan your autumun-inspired trips! Trip Ideas 1-5: Get your Thrill in Bonnyville Get Artfully Lost in Vermilion Head to Lac La Biche for Easy, Family Beach Fun Find Margaritaville in Cold Lake Enjoy Farm Fresh Camrose   Trip Ideas 6-10: Explore Vegreville Savour Local Alberta Food Experience Awesome Outdoor …

Falling for the Charms of Marie and Ethel (Lakes)

Jolene Kisilevich #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Cold Lake, Fall Adventures, Fishing, Highway 28, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures

By: Lisa Roper What’s not to like about open-water fishing in a natural lake? If you are like me, you take every opportunity to be on the water, chasing all species of fish. My addiction to fishing is about more than the challenge and mystery of where fish are in the water. It’s about being outdoors enjoying nature, being present in mind, heart, and soul; a type of meditation. It is one of the only times I feel completely relaxed …

Get your Thrill in Bonnyville!

Rebecca Isbister #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, Fall Adventures, Glendon, Highway 28, MD of Bonnyville, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Shopping, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures

Bonnyville is a multi-natural and bustling community, known for its beautiful scenery and relaxing lake life. It’s always a great time of year to get your thrill in Bonnyville! Find your Fix of Fun Gear Grabbers is putting on a must-see car show! August 27-29, drag racers will delight audiences with fast cars all weekend long. Open to Racers & enthusiasts. Attractions Highlights to see. A statue of Angus Shaw, a late 1700s fur trader and explorer, stands guard at …

Getting artfully lost in Vermilion

Jolene Kisilevich #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Fall Adventures, Highway 16, Roadtrips, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Vermilion, Vermilion River County

– Jeremy Derksen Vermilion, AB – Launching a business during the pandemic took panache, but Heather Millan is in the right place. There has been a creative strain running through Vermilion for years. In the last five years, the small town of 4000 has seen an impressive run of new business openings and events, bringing a liveliness to main street. “Especially during this time, the importance of art is mental wellness. This is a happy place to be,” says Millan, …

Find a slice of Margaritaville in Cold Lake #NEAB

Jolene Kisilevich #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Cold Lake, Fall Adventures, Highway 28, Highway 55, Lakeland Region, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Water Adventures

– by Jeremy Derksen / photos: Paul Lavoie   Photo by Paul Lavoie Cold Lake, AB – With the triple threat of sun, sand and surf, Natalie and Dallas McCue’s weekend away has seemed almost like a tropical getaway instead of an Alberta vacation. There is a distinctly posh side to Cold Lake that checks all the boxes of an exotic luxury holiday: enjoying some beach time, relaxing with margaritas, taking a dinner cruise on the water and finding a …

Awesome Outdoor Adventures East of Edmonton

Rebecca Isbister #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Fall Adventures, Fort Saskatchewan, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 55, It's Time To Go, Lac La Biche Region, Lamont County, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Shopping, Smoky Lake, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Vegreville, Wainwright

Summer is in full swing! Regardless of whether you’re an avid camper, an off-road enthusiast or a fishing fanatic, we’ve got you covered with the perfect sampling of some of the most unique outdoor spots East of Edmonton to adventure through. Take your pick and let’s get into it! Northeast of Edmonton Venture out to pristine and uncrowded landscapes. Lac La Biche You will find boreal forest wilderness, sandy beaches, 100+ lakes, and 1000 campsites – it’s a perfect combination …