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! Fort Saskatchewan is your first stop, just minutes north 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. The Precinct is …

Calling All Garlic Lovers

Jolene Kisilevich Andrew, East of Edmonton, Events, Lamont County

A day dedicated to celebrating Garlic sounds like a must attend Festival! This year is the 20th Annual Andrew Garlic Festival Saturday, October 13 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Andrew Community Centre – Check out the famous garlic peeling contest, the 3 time world champion hoop dancer, Dallas Arcand, the Special Farmers market, the Fall parade… there are so many things! Keep reading for all the fun activities they have planned for us! The day is full …

Andrew Garlic Festival

Jolene Kisilevich Andrew, East of Edmonton, Events, Highway 45

Where can you find a Fall parade, hay rides, stage entertainment, loads of kids’ activities, a car show, family supper and dance, and so much more? At the 19th annual Andrew Garlic Festival Come out to the community of Andrew on Saturday, October 14th and enjoy a family day packed full of festivities and all things garlic. Wait; garlic? Yes, garlic! The Amazing Garlic Race, Garlic Bingo, and the famous garlic peeling contest – these are but three of the …

Culinary Tourism East of Edmonton

Jolene Kisilevich Andrew, Attractions, Culinary Trails, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Flagstaff County, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Lamont, Lamont County, Local Food, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Southeast of Edmonton, Train Excursion, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

This Huffington Post article explores the concept of culinary tourism around the world, noting that it’s become a popular phenomenon with travelers everywhere “There’s a growing population of travellers that have become more interested in the various cuisines and cultures from countries all over the world, and are planning vacations specifically to incorporate culinary trips. One of the reasons for this evolution has been wine, beer and food festivals. Toronto’s Caribana Festival is a good example. Now in its 47th …