Your Winter Wonderland of Events & Adventures!

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There’s been plenty going on East of Edmonton. Find Awesome Christmas Events Contests, Shopping information, and ways to keep your Adventures going. Christmas Shopping Get a head start on your Christmas shopping this season across the region! It’s easy to find the perfect gift, one-of-a-kind items, and unique boutiques when you go shop local. Shopping local will save you time, money and is a lot of fun! Find all the shopping events on our events calendar, or browse our shopping page …

Winners of the 2022 Go East of Edmonton Roadtrip Adventure Game

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CONGRATULATIONS to all of our WINNERS in the 2022 Go East of Edmonton Roadtrip Adventure Game! $100 PRIZE (GIFT CARDS / CERTIFICATES) Northeast Lucky 7 Prize — Patrick Shires, Andrew East Lucky 7 Prize  — Barb Lauriks, Sherwood Park Southeast Lucky 7 Prize — Henry Salomons, Sherwood Park $50 PRIZE (GIFT CARD / CERTIFICATE) Monthly Social Media Bonus Prize — Caroline Benitez, Edmonton Monthly Social Media Bonus Prize — Jessica Tricker, Edmonton Monthly Social Media Bonus Prize — Lynne Plouffe, Edmonton Bonus Prize: Awesome Roadtripper T-shirt  — 24 …

October’s Beautiful Roadtrips and Fall Festivals

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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 …

How We Loved “Local” in the Beautiful River Town of Athabasca

Jolene Kisilevich 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Athabasca County, Drink, Eat & Shop, Fall Adventures, Highway 2, Highway 55, Local Food, Northeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

… Travel with Kevin and Jolene on a Go Northeast Alberta Roadtrip Adventure! The first time you arrive, it’s a little unexpected and a pleasant surprise as you drive toward downtown on Highway 55. The beautiful sweeping view of the Athabasca River and the downtown Athabasca scene makes us feel like we are far away or somewhere special, as if we are back in Idaho where the beautiful river towns are a sight to behold. You won’t see many towns …

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!

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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 …

Experience Culture, History, and Adventures at Métis Crossing and Lac La Biche

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Highway 28, Historic Site, Interpretive Centre, Metis Crossing, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Water Adventures

Head to Métis Crossing for authentic cultural experiences in a retreat-like setting, then go north and play in Alberta’s lake country. Written by Karen Ung As we walk down the old Victoria Trail along the North Saskatchewan River, at first glance, it appears little has changed since the 1800s. Original homesteads remain, filled with period furniture and artifacts, chickens cluck in the yard, and a Red River Cart sits out front ready to haul goods to the trading post. The …

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 …

Sip All Summer Long

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Summer is in full swing – that means time to beat the heat with a cold drink! Even better, it’s Local Food Week in Alberta coming up on August 8 to August 15, 2021.  Which makes it all more meaningful to celebrate the local craft breweries, distilleries and wineries in our special region. All are truly unique and focus on specialty  recipes made with regionally sourced ingredients. Read on for our top picks of places to Drink East of Edmonton & …

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 …