October’s Beautiful Roadtrips and Fall Festivals

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Golfing, Local Food, Northeast of Edmonton, Parks & Trails, Photo Contest, Photo Contest 2022, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton

Hit the road for the most colourful time of year! Check our Itineraries and Roadtrips page for ideas, or go to Trip Ideas for recent articles. It Still Feels Almost like Summer, Doesn’t it? Some great ideas for Roadtrip Adventures… 15 Fabulous Trip Ideas to Keep Summer Going We published over 20 Roadtrip Adventures in 2022 to keep you having fun! Pick a Roadtrip Adventure… Any Highway, Anytime.. Take a Highway 28 roadtrip – go back 250 million years, grab your clubs, visit scenic provincial parks, hundreds of lakes, or …

15 Fabulous Trip Ideas to Keep Summer Going!

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camrose, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Golfing, Highway 16, Highway 28, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Shopping, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

With more hot 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 1. 10 Fun Things to Do in Strathcona County and Vegreville 2. Summer Fun in Cold Lake and Bonnyville …

Amazing Corn Mazes East of Edmonton!

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Fall Adventures, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures, Vegreville, Wainwright

Go crazy finding your way through the different corn mazes the region has to offer. Plus, each of these corn mazes support local groups and clubs in their respective communities. Have fun and support local all at the same time. Explore to your hearts content! Smoky Lake Itching to try somewhere new? You’re in luck! Have fun, getting lost at the 2nd Smoky Lake Kinette Corn maze.  You’ll want to come experience this fun activity and everything else there is …

10 Fun Things to Do in Strathcona County and Vegreville

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Highway 16, Local Food, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Spring Adventures, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Vegreville, Water Adventures

Head east of Edmonton for farm-fresh eats, fun festivals, and pretty parks. Written by Karen Ung Enjoy farm-to-fork dining and nature in Strathcona County and Vegreville. With Sherwood Park as your base camp, explore Strathcona County’s many parks, meet the makers at the farmer’s market, and fill up on local-grown goodness at eateries around town. In Vegreville, take a self-guided mural tour of historic downtown and do some shopping, paddle under the World’s Largest Ukrainian Easter Egg (Pyskanka), and attend …

Summer Fun in Cold Lake and Bonnyville

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Bonnyville, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, Entertainment, Highway 28, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Shopping, Summer Adventures, Water Adventures

Experience new adventures and local history in Cold Lake and Bonnyville. Written by Karen Ung “Just look at the trees and take a step,” Cat says reassuringly. We’re standing on a platform 18 metres (60 feet) above the ground, on the top level of the Aerial Adventure Park at Kinosoo Ridge (open Thursday-Sunday). Although I’m in a harness connected to a rope and there’s no risk of falling, my heart is racing. After a few deep breaths, I shut my …

Making the Most out of a Daytrip: Strathcona & Lamont Counties

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Andrew, Antique Tour, Attractions, Bruderheim, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Fall Adventures, Farms and Markets, Flea Market, Glamping, Golfing, Highway 15, Highway 16, It's Time To Go, Lamont, Lamont County, Local Food, Mundare, National Park, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Quilt Shop, Roadside Attraction, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Spring Adventures, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

With summer starting to wane, you’ll want to make the most of it and enjoy some daytrips and getaways while there is still time! The Strathcona & Lamont Counties are within a 40-minute drive from Edmonton, yet they have some of the best and safe family-fun activities. Read on for ideas to plan your getaways in these neighbouring regions! Highlights Take a Biosphere Break at the Beaver Hills Biosphere Reserve A standout and hidden gem – the UNESCO-certified nature reserve …

Top 25 Things to Do in the Lac La Biche Region

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Fashions, Fishing, Highway 28, Highway 55, Indigenous Attraction, It's Time To Go, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Local Food, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Seasons, Shopping, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Water Adventures

Home to pristine wilderness, gorgeous provincial parks, and beautiful lakes, perfect to see the night sky, search for wildlife and birds, or enjoy the vast network of trails via hiking, quadding, or ATVing. If you’re interested in visiting an incredible indigenous art gallery, Lac La Biche is a hidden gem full of fun things to do and see. Getting to Lac La Biche Lac La Biche is located about 215 kilometres northeast of Edmonton, Alberta off Highway 55. Or, if …

Awesome August Adventures and Events – Play, Save and Win !

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

Summer is heating up and gas prices are going down. So, plan your Awesome August Roadtrip Adventures! 1 Super Summer of Events & Festivals Our Summer Events Guide has everything to make the most out of your summer. The Events Calendar has more details, posters and schedules of the best Fairs, Festivals and Rodeos across the region. Check out 9 Must-Do Adventures Take a hike on the many Terrific Trails. Immerse yourself in nature, go Camping or Glamping! Get up close to larger than life Roadside Attractions! Cool off in the …

Wainwright Feels Right – Roam Here on your Next Roadtrip!

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, Entertainment, Events, Highway 14, It's Time To Go, Museums, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Wainwright

Amidst a bright and bold prairie, Wainwright is a community-minded, family-first and recreation-focused. It’s also a great place with great locally-focused shopping, dining and activities. Plus, the sunsets are gorgeous at Bushy Head Lake! See it all for yourself and discover the best things to do, see & experience in this lovely town. Experience Once you get here, you will experience a town that vibrant and alive with the amenities of a city –  without the hustle and bustle. Make …

#ExploreVegreville for the Most Exciting Events and Attractions this Summer and Fall!  

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Highway 16, It's Time To Go, Local Food, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Shopping, Summer Adventures, Vegreville, Visitor Information Centre

A rich history with many great shops and services makes Vegreville a welcoming stop to make some memories and have some fun! Read on for some exciting events and activities happening this summer and fall – only an hour’s drive from Edmonton on Highway 16. Head outdoors! Take a roadtrip any time of the year to see the World’s Largest Pysanka (Ukrainian Easter Egg) just off Hwy 16A in Vegreville. Stop for a #selfie and explore your surroundings at the Vegreville Municipal Campground and Elks …