October’s Best Shopping, Dining & Things to do!

Rebecca Isbister 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Announcement, Boutiques, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Camrose County, Comfort Food, Drink, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Fashions, Gifts, It's Time To Go, Local Food, Northeast of Edmonton, Photo Contest, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Two Hills County, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County

This month we are celebrating two of our favourite holidays, Thanksgiving & Halloween. Thanksgiving is a time to be with those you love, eat good food, decorate for Fall & Halloween, and we encourage you to check out some new or favourite places east of Edmonton. Have a safe and happy holiday! Great Places for a Fall Shopping Experience When you shop at a local store East of Edmonton, you will find it unique, uncrowded, safer, and a “real” shopping …

Sip and Savour as you #GoEastofEdmonton this Summer!

Rebecca Isbister 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Beaver County, Beverage Trails, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Drink, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Edgerton, Fort Saskatchewan, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, It's Time To Go, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, MD of Bonnyville, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Viking

Summer is in full swing! Even better, it’s Local Food Week in Alberta this August 9th to 16th! And we want to encourage you to celebrate the local craft breweries, distilleries and wineries in our special region. All are truly special and focus on unique recipes made with regional ingredients.   Read on for our top picks of places to Go East of Edmonton & get sippin! On your next road trip, be sure to check out these local flavours… Go …

Enjoy Alberta Local Food Week and Open Farm Days East of Edmonton

Rebecca Isbister 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Andrew, Beverage Trails, Bonnyville, Boyle, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Culinary Trails, Drink, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Events, Farms and Markets, Fine Dining, Highway 13, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 45, Lac La Biche Region, Lamont County, Local Food, MD of Bonnyville, Meat Markets, Minburn County, Northeast of Edmonton, Restaurants, Round Hill, Shopping, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Vegreville, Vermilion River County

This week, from August 9th to 16th, head out to your local markets, restaurants, and farms during Alberta Local Food Week! Farmers’ Markets are happening all summer around Alberta. Don’t forget to stop by the farm tours, breweries and distilleries, and end your day with a delicious meal with fresh ingredients at local restaurants. Shop at a Farmers Market this week! This summer over 10 local markets are available around the region for you to find delicious, locally sourced produce, …

Discover Camrose this Summer When you #GoEastofEdmonton

Rebecca Isbister 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Attractions, Boutiques, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camrose, Camrose County, Casino, Drink, Eat & Shop, Fashions, Gifts, Golfing, Highway 13, Local Food, Parks & Trails, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton

This summer, pack up the family or a car full of friends and #GoEastofEdmonton to Camrose! This bustling city features a wide selection of attractions including recreational facilities, stunning parks, and scenic golf courses. Shopping is aplenty, and there are several restaurants and breweries to end your day with. Check out our list below of some of the great businesses and amenities Camrose and area has to offer. Attractions Camrose has plenty of entertaining and enjoyable stops to check out …

Roam to Wainwright on your Roadtrip Adventures

Rebecca Isbister 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Boutiques, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Drink, Eat & Shop, Golfing, Highway 14, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Wainwright

Amidst a bright and bold prairie, Wainwright is hard-working, community-minded, family-first and recreation-focused. It’s also a great place to escape the crowds and relax. Plus, the sunsets are gorgeous at Bushy Head Lake! Here are the best things to do, see & experience in this lovely town. Experience Once you get here, you will experience a town that is vibrant and alive with the amenities of a city –  without the hustle and bustle. Golf Strong, Go Long! At the Wainwright …

Fine food, crafty cocktails and fun on the lake – it’s all in friendly Vermilion

Jolene Kisilevich #TakeItToTheLake, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Coffee & Tea, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Highway 16, Local Food, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Water Adventures

– Jeremy Derksen for #TakeItToTheLake Here’s your invitation, and please share this with friends and family so they can come visit you this summer and/or for you to get out and renew yourself by getting close to the water; #TakeItToTheLake. Greg Smith is prepared for visitors: he has extra life jackets, paddles and watercraft for getting friends and family out on Vermilion Lake. On a sunset tour, he points out goshawks and beaver, and tells how he once found a …

Tuning in to Vermilion

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Ski, eat, drink and soak up good vibes Jeremy Derksen for #SkiNorthAB Amber Howard strikes a tuning fork and places it, vibrating, on my chest. It reverberates through my core. Crystal therapy is not an experience I would have anticipated from a small town in northeastern Alberta, but Vermilion is always full of surprises. Locals here support new ideas, creative thinkers and entrepreneurs. Maybe, being a regional hub for cross-country skiing, rowing and academics (among other things), embracing positive momentum …

Hwy 15 & 45 – Scenic Rides, Original Stories and Good Eats!

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Highways 15 and 45 offer something for everyone with a wide variety of attractions, activities, events, and entertainment. Young and old, adventurers and history buffs will all find something that suits them on this trip! The City of Fort Saskatchewan is your first stop, just minutes northeast of Edmonton. Easy to access and home to exciting attractions, this is the perfect start to a road trip. The Fort Heritage Precinct is an amazing recreation of an RCMP fort from yesteryear. …

Highway 14 – Arts, Parks, Great Food & Good Spirits!

Jolene Kisilevich Beaver County, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Camping, Edgerton, Fine Dining, Golfing, Highway 14, Holden, Museums, Outdoor Adventures, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Ryley, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Tofield, Viking, Wainwright

Start your road trip along HWY 14 at the charming Barr Estate Winery. For 20 years, Rick and Amy Barr have worked to bring the best possible fruit wines to the tables of Albertans. Experience the difference that science and passion bring to hand-crafted fruit wine. You can keep sampling the amazing culinary delights of the region at the Footloose Caboose near Tofield. Book your reservation in advance during the months of May to October to enjoy a delightful meal …

Highway 13 Road Trip – Trains Planes and Antique Automobiles!

Jolene Kisilevich Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Camping, Camrose, Camrose County, Daysland, Flagstaff County, Forestburg, Golfing, Hardisty, Highway 13, Killam, Lougheed, Museums, Provost, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Sedgewick, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Train Excursion, Wetaskiwin

If you are starting from Edmonton, Wetaskiwin is just a quick hour south along HWY 2. There is a familiar radio jingle, “Cars cost less in Wetaskiwin!” but it’s the cars from history that are at the first stop on your road trip—the world class Reynolds-Alberta Museum. The Reynold’s Alberta Museum is one of North America’s premier destinations for antique cars and machinery from Alberta’s history. Visit this international award-winning museum and learn how machinery has shaped and changed Alberta …