North Saskatchewan River Adventures

Jolene KisilevichCamping, East of Edmonton, Elk Point, Fishing, Fort Saskatchewan, Historic Site, Indigenous Experience, Interpretive Centre, Iron Horse Trail, Lakeland Region, Marwayne, Metis Crossing, North Saskatchewan River, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Seasonal Campground, Smoky Lake County, Spring Adventures, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Two Hills County, Vermilion River County, Waskatenau, Water Adventures

Adventures from Edmonton heading East along the North Saskatchewan River… In March 2024, the Governments of Canada and Alberta acknowledged the entire stretch of the North Saskatchewan River in Alberta as part of the Canadian Heritage Rivers System, a well-deserved honour. With a history spanning thousands of years, the river undoubtedly holds deep cultural significance to numerous Indigenous nations in the region and has played a significant role in the development of the entire province of Alberta. All the while, …

Celebrate Mom with a Scenic Countryside Tour!

Jolene KisilevichBeaver County, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Culinary Trails, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Farms and Markets, Greenhouse & Garden Centres, Highway 14, Local Food, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Tofield

Roadside Stand Tour 2024 – Sunday, May 12th 10AM – 4PM Looking for a unique Mother’s Day adventure?  Hop in your car and treat Mom to a scenic journey through the countryside.  Using Hwy 14 East of Edmonton as the ‘spine’ drive from one charming vendor to the next, exploring the countryside with a difference. Create unforgettable memories with Mom this Mother’s Day with our scenic drive-to-market experience. Barr Estate Winery  51526-Rg Rd 231 Sherwood Park Yes, we do have …

Electric Roadtrips East of Edmonton

Jolene KisilevichAthabasca County, Bon Accord, Bonnyville, Camrose, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Electric Vehicle, Elk Island National Park, Gibbons, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 16, Highway 2, Highway 28, Highway 55, Indigenous Attraction, Legal, Lloydminster, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrip Adventures, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Vegreville, Wainwright, Waskatenau, Wetaskiwin

Did you know that you can explore our beautiful region in an Electric Vehicle (EV)?   The range of new EVs have been extending in recent years, with some now having ranges of 640 km (400 miles) or more.  If your EV doesn’t quite have that range, you’re still in luck, as there are over 20 areas with recharging stations in our region. Tips for an EV Roadtrip External battery packs, similar in size to a jerry can, allow you to …

North Saskatchewan River Adventures

Jolene KisilevichCamping, Elk Point, Fort Saskatchewan, Historic Site, Indigenous Attraction, Indigenous Experience, Marwayne, Metis Crossing, North Saskatchewan River, North Saskatchewan River, Outdoor Adventures, Smoky Lake County, Spring Adventures, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Vermilion River County, Water Adventures

Majestic North Saskatchewan River achieves Canadian Heritage River Status In March 2024, the Governments of Canada and Alberta acknowledged the entire stretch of the North Saskatchewan River in Alberta as part of the Canadian Heritage Rivers System, a well-deserved honor. With a history spanning thousands of years, the river undoubtedly holds deep cultural significance to numerous Indigenous nations in the region and has played a significant role in the development of the entire province of Alberta. All the while, it continues to provide …

Kids skiing at Kinosoo Ridge

Enjoy January’s Best Adventures, Photo Contest Winners & More

Faye ForgesCross Country Skiing, Dark Sky, East of Edmonton, Events, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Photo Contest, Strathcona County, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Winter Adventures

It seems like winter is just getting started with the recent snowfall and falling temperatures that provide the gorgeous frost-filled scenery.  There are plenty of winter activities to enjoy when you venture East of Edmonton.  Read on for some fantastic options to start off your 2024. We’ll explore things to do in some of our Provincial Parks, activities at Métis Crossing, and other winter adventures in our region.  Plus, we’ll also reveal the winners from our 2023 Photo Contest.  Keep …

Winter Parktastic Trips Photo

Three Great Parktastic Trips East of Edmonton This Winter

Faye ForgesBeaver County, Cross Country Skiing, East of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrip Adventures, Strathcona County, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Winter Adventures

  DYK: Alberta Parks surrounds Edmonton with a wide range of epic provincial parks complete with camping, beaches, hiking, OHV trails and wildlife watching all just a short drive away.  But what about winter?  Visiting Provincial Parks in winter could be one of the best kept secret bonuses of living and thriving in Alberta.  Here are three great Provincial Parks all east of Edmonton that are ready, set and geared to make your season bright if you come to visit …

Get into the Christmas Spirit East of Edmonton

Rebecca IsbisterBonnyville, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Gifts, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Shopping, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Vegreville, Vermilion, Wainwright, Winter Adventures

Get into the Christmas spirit with exciting events and fantastic shopping ideas with Go East of Edmonton! ‘Tis the season with plenty of fun activities and shopping events in the region. Christmas is here, which means it’s that time to stock up on items your loved ones are looking for. We’re featuring just a few of the events in the region, but you can access many more in our events calendar. You can also find some of the wonderful stores and unique boutiques …

15 Fabulous Trip Ideas in September

Rebecca IsbisterBonnyville, Camrose, Dark Sky, East of Edmonton, Events, Fishing, Lac La Biche Region, Lamont County, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Seasons, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Vegreville, Wainwright

With more warm weather in the forecast for September, there’s still time to keep the summer fun alive throughout the region! Whether you take part in the fantastic options for outdoor activities, or enjoy shopping and dining experiences in various communities, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Check out the extended summer trip ideas below. Trip Ideas 1-7: Popular Destinations  Our Summer Events Guide has everything to make the most out of your summer. The Events Calendar has more details, posters and …

Go East on the Roadtrip Adventure Game – Your Guide to Sticker Stations & Much More! #GoRoadtrips2023

Kristen Gusnowski2023 Roadtrip Adventures, Andrew, Bruderheim, Clandonald, East of Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 29, Highway 45, Kitscoty, Lamont, Lamont County, Mannville, Marwayne, Minburn County, Mundare, Myrnam, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Two Hills, Two Hills County, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County

Use this as your complete guide to areas East of Edmonton on your 2023 Roadtrips! Don’t forget to post your photos on social media with the hashtags #GoRoadtrips2023 and #GoEasofEdmonton. Highway 16 Sherwood Park Bordering Edmonton city limits, Sherwood Park offers plenty to see and do as you head east from the capital city. History buffs will enjoy Sherwood Park’s Heritage Mile, a street dating back to a time before Sherwood Park even existed. The Strathcona County Museum and Archives showcases rotating exhibits …

The Ultimate Guide to Spray Parks East of Edmonton

Rebecca IsbisterAttractions, Bonnyville, Boyle, Camrose, East of Edmonton, Elk Point, Entertainment, Fort Saskatchewan, Gibbons, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 55, Holden, It's Time To Go, Lac La Biche Region, Lamont, Lloydminster, Marwayne, Mundare, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrip Adventures, Roadtrips, Sedgewick, Sherwood Park, Smoky Lake, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Summer Adventures, Tofield, Vegreville, Vermilion, Wainwright

Last updated July 28, 2023 With the nice weather upon us, spray parks are set to a great way to cool off. There are more than 25 great spots across the Region – check them out this summer! Hours of operation are subject to change, please check the website of the municipality for the park you are looking to visit. Northeast of Edmonton Highway 55 Athabasca Athabasca Riverfront Park Address: 50 Ave A great day of fun is in store for visitors …