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. …

Awe-Inspiring April Activities

Faye ForgesCampgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Glamping, Golfing, Greenhouse & Garden Centres, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrip Adventures, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures

Spring is in the air – and with longer days and warmer temperatures, you will naturally want to go exploring.  Our region is filled with great places to visit and things to do. We also have exciting news to share and some great ideas for interesting roadtrips.  Keep reading to learn more! Coming soon…The New 2024 Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide It will be our biggest and best guide ever!  Summer is going to be great with Go East …

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 – …

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 …

Super Summer Camping and Glamping Adventures

Rebecca IsbisterCampgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, East of Edmonton, Fishing, Glamping, Golfing, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Highway 55, Lakeland Region, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Seasonal Campground, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures, Water Adventures, Year-round Camping

Last updated July 28, 2023 Métis Crossing 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. …

Announcing the Awesome + Amazing Roadtrip Game and Travel Guide

Rebecca IsbisterAnnouncement, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Glamping, Local Food, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

Plan your Summer Daytrips & Getaways with the Awesome 2022 Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide! It’s 160 pages of great getaways in every part of our region.   The Travel Guide is available at Free magazine racks in the Edmonton Capital Region, select Calgary & Red Deer locations, as well as across the whole Go East of Edmonton region. It’s flying off the shelf so get yours today, or download your digital copy on our website. The Roadtrip Adventure Game is Back!!! …

6 Things to do in Strathcona County with Kids this Fall

Jolene Kisilevich2021 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 …

Cultural Explorations in Lac La Biche Provide a Rich Palette for Learning & Adventure

Jolene Kisilevich#TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Camping, Fall Adventures, Glamping, Highway 55, Indigenous Attraction, International Flavours, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Northeast of Edmonton, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures

Jeremy Derksen #TakeItToTheLake #NEAB Lac La Biche County, AB – As early morning sun begins to burn away the dew at Hideaway Adventure Grounds in Kikino Metis Settlement, Amy Stewart and Ali Cole emerge to a forest alive with wonder. The two friends spent the previous night in a trapper’s tent in the boreal forest, here on a journey of cultural and nature exploration. It’s one of several ways to get to know some of Alberta’s diverse heritage, in the …

#CampMetisCrossing and Discover Indigenous History

Jolene Kisilevich#TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Fall Adventures, Glamping, Highway 28, Indigenous Attraction, Interpretive Centre, Metis Crossing, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake County, Summer Adventures

By Jeremy Derksen #TakeItToTheLake #NEAB Cindy Lazarenko and her daughters return to their tent flush with the excitement of new discovery. A camping experience at Métis Crossing will do that to just about anyone. There is a make-your-own adventure feel to camping here. Campers can delve into early frontier history and learn about the Métis people, learn archery, paddle like a voyageur, gather round a fire to hear Métis folk tales, or retire to their own space for some relaxing …

Super Camping and Glamping Adventures

Rebecca Isbister2020 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, Fall Adventures, 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, Spring Adventures, St. Paul County, Summer Adventures, 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 …