Make More May Memories

Faye ForgesAnnouncement, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Events, Glamping, Greenhouse & Garden Centres, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrip Adventures, Seasonal Campground, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Year-round Camping

Photo Credit:  Parks Canada/Elk Island National Park Summer is here, and there are so many wonderful things to see and do!  We hope you have an a-MAY-zing time in our region. Go on a Camping Adventure! Get ready for great camping and summer adventures!  Choose from a variety of camping and glamping options in the Go East of Edmonton region. Pelican Point Campground – Camrose County Visit our camping section to find your favourite park and click through to the online reservations. …

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, …

Women In Horticulture Week

Jolene KisilevichAgTourism, Announcement, Bon Accord, East of Edmonton, Farms and Markets, Gibbons, Greenhouse & Garden Centres, Local Food, Northeast of Edmonton, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

May 26 – June 7, 2024 Alberta Farm Fresh Producers Association                                   Contact:   Alberta Farm Fresh Producers Association  Tam Andersen  780-909-6601 May 1st Sturgeon County, AB – The Alberta Farm Fresh Producers Association is celebrating Women in Horticulture Week, May 26-June 7 – 2024, recognizing the significant contributions of women in horticulture and agriculture, as well as their evolving roles in shaping the industry. Female farm …

Get Inspired With Our New Travel Guide! Plus, Marvelous May Events and More!

Faye ForgesAnnouncement, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Electric Vehicle, Events, Gifts, Greenhouse & Garden Centres, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrip Adventures, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures

Summer is coming, and major events are happening!   There are plenty of activities to do in our region this month including markets, Mother’s Day brunches, and more.  It’s also a special time for us as we are finally ready to say…. The New 2024 Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide is Here!!!   It’s our biggest and best guide ever!  With new featured roadtrips and more events and attractions to explore, you can expect to have an amazing summer in …

The Great Greenhouse Tour

Jolene KisilevichBeaver County, Bon Accord, Bonnyville, East of Edmonton, Flagstaff County, Greenhouse & Garden Centres, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 16, Highway 28, Lamont, Lloydminster, Lougheed, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrip Adventures, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Tofield, Vegreville, Viking

Go East Gardening Friends – have we got a Great Greenhouse Tour just for you! We are pleased to feature these greenhouses to help you with all of your gardening needs. Ranging from rural greenhouses tucked away in the beautiful countryside, to browsing cozy garden gift shops, to large garden centres that will leave you in awe! Start planning your self-guided Greenhouse Tour today! Northeast of Edmonton Prairie Gardens – (north of Bon Accord)  Exciting family adventures are just a …

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 …

Awe-Inspiring April Activities

Faye ForgesCampgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Glamping, Golfing, Greenhouse & Garden Centres, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrip Adventures, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures

Spring is in the air – and with longer days and warmer temperatures, you will naturally want to go exploring.  Our region is filled with great places to visit and things to do. We also have exciting news to share and some great ideas for interesting roadtrips.  Keep reading to learn more! Coming soon…The New 2024 Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide It will be our biggest and best guide ever!  Summer is going to be great with Go East …

Snowshoeing at Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park

Marvelous March Things To Do

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Snowshoeing at Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park by Janine Adele Photography Maybe It’s Winter, Maybe It’s Spring With all the recent snowfall, it appears that winter isn’t ready to leave just yet, so make the most of it with our Winter Adventures.  Whether you want to go skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing or something else, we have the info on where to experience those winter activities in the region. But let’s not forget about Spring!!  Our Events Calendar is starting to fill up …