Awesome Outdoor Adventures East of Edmonton

Rebecca Isbister 2022 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 …

12 Tremendous Trips for a Super Summer

Rebecca Isbister 2022 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 …

Announcing the Awesome + Amazing Roadtrip Game and Travel Guide

Rebecca Isbister Announcement, 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!!! …

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 …

Enjoy Vermilion’s Vibe with Skiing and Local Après

Jolene Kisilevich #SkiNorthAB, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Highway 16, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Winter Adventures

#SkiNorthAB #ExploreVermilion By Lisa Monforton Looking for a cabin fever cure mid-winter that’s not too far a drive from Edmonton? Head east to the town of Vermilion, about two hours away for a daytrip. Or, you could easily make it a mini-holiday. You’ll find wide open spaces for outdoor activities like fat biking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Then warm up by popping into homey restaurants, cafes, shops – or Vermilion’s first homegrown distillery. Over the past decade, Vermilion’s main street …

30 Thoughtful Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Rebecca Isbister Boutiques, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Fashions, Gifts, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Winter Adventures

This Valentine’s Day, get the Go East of Edmonton Roadtrip Savings Pass and start planning your gifts for the special people in your life. Go Northeast, East, and Southeast of Edmonton where you’ll find deals of at least 10% off at every business! FREE to sign up and the more locations you visit, the more deals, discounts and prizes you can win! Here is a list of some ideas for you to get the perfect gift for your special someone …

Fabulous February Things to Do!

Rebecca Isbister #SkiNorthAB, Attractions, Cross Country Skiing, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Fishing, Itinerary, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Seasons, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Winter Adventures

Go in the Snow and have fabulous fun adventures in February, whatever your preference! Browse unique boutiques and great shopping experiences around the region. We’ve included a variety of ways you can make the most out of winter, so start planning your winter adventures. New and Expanded: Winter Adventures There’s plenty of fun awaiting you outdoors. Pick your activity, find travel ideas and more! Plenty of adventures to enjoy with our Must Do Winter Experiences. Hit the Slopes – adventure awaits you …

6 Sensational Camrose Craft Breweries and Distilleries

Trevor Tessier Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Camrose

The coldest Alberta winters may call for a drink that warms us up, while our scorching summers may call for a cold-brewed beer or refreshing mixed cocktail. Alberta’s smaller towns and cities are home to a number of locally owned establishments that can help provide refreshment with a seasonal flair and home-grown ingredients, while sometimes in quite cool or unique spaces. Camrose is home to several wonderful microbreweries, crafting unique new flavours that are sure to please your palette. Whether …

Building Bonnyville’s Nordic North

Jolene Kisilevich #SkiNorthAB, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Bonnyville, Cross Country Skiing, Drink, Eat & Shop, Highway 28, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Winter Adventures

By Jeremy Derksen Credit: Paul Lavoie / SnowSeekers BONNYVILLE, AB  –  In Bonnyville, folks like Mitch Sylvestre (of Sylvestre’s Source for Sports) have long been clearing their own cross-country ski trails and enjoying the solitude of a winter glide. But when Les and Sarah Parsons came to town, they saw a way to turn the solitary pursuit into a community building project. For Les, it was an extension of the mission he’s lived most of his life: growing the Alberta …

Get into the Nordic Flow in Vermilion

Jolene Kisilevich #SkiNorthAB, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Cross Country Skiing, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Highway 16, Outdoor Adventures, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Winter Adventures

By Jeremy Derksen Credit: Paul Lavoie / SnowSeekers Vermilion, AB – Outside of Canmore, few places are as connected to Alberta’s nordic scene as Vermilion. When she first moved to Vermilion 30 years ago Caroline McAuley was looking for something to do in winter, so she picked up nordic skiing. She took her first lessons with Walter Scott (father of Beckie Scott). “I needed an unstructured sport in the winter you could just go do,” she recalls. “I live right …