Tuning in to Vermilion

Cody Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Comfort Food, East of Edmonton, Highway 16, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Winter Adventures

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 28 – Amazing Culture, Lakes and Trails!

Jolene Kisilevich Bonnyville, Camping, Cold Lake, Comfort Food, Fine Dining, Fishing, Glamping, Glendon, Highway 28, Highway 55, Iron Horse Trail, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Legal, MD of Bonnyville, Museums, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Redwater, Restaurants, Roadside Attraction, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Thorhild County, Vilna, Waskatenau, Water Adventures

Looking for a new adventure? Go straight north of Edmonton on HWY 28, then keep heading a little further on Secondary Highway 803 to the Town of Legal. You won’t be disappointed! Your road trip will start with 38 beautiful murals sprinkled throughout the town of Legal. When you leave Legal, head due east on secondary HWY 651 until you meet up again with HWY 28 at the Town of Redwater: home of the World’s Largest Oil Derrick! Test your …

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

Jolene Kisilevich Andrew, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Bruderheim, Camping, Comfort Food, Derwent, East of Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan, Golfing, Highway 15, Highway 45, Lamont, Lamont County, Marwayne, Mundare, Museums, Myrnam, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Two Hills, Two Hills County, Vermilion River County

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 …

Find the Perfect Gift on the Santa Trail!

Jolene Kisilevich Beaver County, Camrose County, Drink, Eat & Shop, Entertainment, Events, Flagstaff County, Gifts, Highway 13, Highway 14, Local Food, Restaurants, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Wainwright Leave a Comment

As the Christmas Season is upon us, our friends over at BRAED (Battle River Alliance for Economic Development) is promoting Christmas markets and retailers in their region. Starting November 16 for five weeks, we will highlight some of BRAED’s area markets, retailers, makers and restaurants. They’ve designed each trail to provide an experience of shopping for the perfect gift this Christmas season and also included coffee shops and restaurants so you can enjoy a snack or a meal along the …