5 Fun Family Ski Hills and Tubing Parks East of Edmonton

Rebecca Isbister Attractions, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Flagstaff County, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Thorhild County, Vermilion River County, Winter Adventures

Having 5-6 months of winter is great if you like to ski. When you ski East of Edmonton, not only will you avoid the crowds, you’ll also save on lift tickets and rentals. AND there’s that fresh, fluffy snow. No matter which area of the region you prefer to venture out to, adventure awaits! Go Ski Northeast of Edmonton Long Lake Ski Area Find this family-friendly resort amidst the scenery of the Long Lake Provincial Park in Thorhild County. They …

2021 Go East of Edmonton Photo Contest Winners

Jolene Kisilevich 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Announcement, Attractions, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Elk Point, Fishing, Fort Saskatchewan, GoRoadtrips2021, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 45, Highway 55, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, Myrnam, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Photo Contest, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul County, Summer Adventures, Two Hills County, Vegreville, Waskatenau, Water Adventures

A big THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our Photo Contest this year! We received some amazing photos that beautifully showcases the Go East of Edmonton Region! New this year — all photos that were tagged with #goroadtrips2021 were automatically entered while playing the 2021 Go East of Edmonton Roadtrip Adventure Game. BEST Roadtrip Adventure Photos #goroadtrips2021 Photo 1. Kids having fun at Minnie Lake, M.D. of Bonnyville. Photo by Erin Murphy – $100 Cash Prize Photo 2. Visiting …

Shop, Save and Win on our Shopping Trails!

Kristen Gusnowski Beaver County, Bonnyville, Boutiques, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Daysland, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Point, Fashions, Flagstaff County, Flea Market, Forestburg, Gifts, Hardisty, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 2, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Highway 55, Irma, Iron Horse Trail, Killam, Kitscoty, Lac La Biche Region, Lamont, Lamont County, Lloydminster, Mannville, Marwayne, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, Myrnam, Northeast of Edmonton, Quilt Shop, Shopping, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Thorhild, Thorhild County, Tofield, Two Hills County, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Viking, Wainwright, Winter Adventures

As the Christmas season is upon us, we made a shopping guide to help you find the perfect gifts. Highlighting some of the region’s retailers, antique shops, and quilt shops. We’ve designed three shopping trails to provide an enjoyable experience of shopping for the perfect gift this Christmas season. Pick one of our shopping trails – Northeast of Edmonton, East of Edmonton, or Southeast of Edmonton – and start your search for the perfect gift! Look for unique gift ideas from …

Black Friday Weekend – Go Shopping East of Edmonton!

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Bonnyville, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Daysland, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Point, Entertainment, Events, Flagstaff County, Hardisty, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 2, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Highway 55, Killam, Lac La Biche Region, Marwayne, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, Northeast of Edmonton, Redwater, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Thorhild, Thorhild County, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Wainwright

This season, stores are open and shopping events are a plenty! Isn’t it time for the fun to be back for Christmas Shopping across the region! Find the perfect gift, one-of-a-kind items and unique boutiques when you go shop local! Read on for some of the best sales and deals from local businesses you should check out. Shopping local will save you time, money and help support our neighbours. Find all the shopping events on our events calendar. Shop Northeast …

Falling for the Charms of Marie and Ethel (Lakes)

Jolene Kisilevich #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Cold Lake, Fall Adventures, Fishing, Highway 28, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures

By: Lisa Roper What’s not to like about open-water fishing in a natural lake? If you are like me, you take every opportunity to be on the water, chasing all species of fish. My addiction to fishing is about more than the challenge and mystery of where fish are in the water. It’s about being outdoors enjoying nature, being present in mind, heart, and soul; a type of meditation. It is one of the only times I feel completely relaxed …

Find a slice of Margaritaville in Cold Lake #NEAB

Jolene Kisilevich #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Cold Lake, Fall Adventures, Highway 28, Highway 55, Lakeland Region, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Water Adventures

– by Jeremy Derksen / photos: Paul Lavoie   Photo by Paul Lavoie Cold Lake, AB – With the triple threat of sun, sand and surf, Natalie and Dallas McCue’s weekend away has seemed almost like a tropical getaway instead of an Alberta vacation. There is a distinctly posh side to Cold Lake that checks all the boxes of an exotic luxury holiday: enjoying some beach time, relaxing with margaritas, taking a dinner cruise on the water and finding a …

Awesome Outdoor Adventures East of Edmonton

Rebecca Isbister #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Fall Adventures, Fort Saskatchewan, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 55, It's Time To Go, Lac La Biche Region, Lamont County, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Shopping, Smoky Lake, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Vegreville, Wainwright

Summer is in full swing! Regardless of whether you’re an avid camper, an off-road enthusiast or a fishing fanatic, we’ve got you covered with the perfect sampling of some of the most unique outdoor spots East of Edmonton to adventure through. Take your pick and let’s get into it! Northeast of Edmonton Venture out to pristine and uncrowded landscapes. Lac La Biche You will find boreal forest wilderness, sandy beaches, 100+ lakes, and 1000 campsites – it’s a perfect combination …

Go Eat…it’s Alberta Food Week and Open Farm Days 2021

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Announcement, Bonnyville, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Events, Flagstaff County, Fort Saskatchewan, Hay Lakes, It's Time To Go, Lac La Biche Region, Local Food, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Round Hill, Sherwood Park, Smoky Lake, Southeast of Edmonton, St. Paul, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Thorhild, Thorhild County, Vermilion

This week, from August 8th to 15th, head out to your local markets, restaurants, and farms during Alberta Local Food Week! Farmers’ Markets are happening all summer around Alberta and are perfect to stock up on fresh foods. Don’t forget to stop by farm tours, breweries and distilleries, ending your day with a delicious meal with fresh ingredients at local restaurants. Alberta Local Food Week is a great opportunity to enjoy some delicious local food: visit a Farmers’ Market in your area pick your own fresh …

#TakeItToTheLake on a #NEAB roadtrip

Jolene Kisilevich #TakeItToTheLake, Athabasca County, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Cold Lake, Fall Adventures, Highway 28, Highway 55, Indigenous Attraction, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake County, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Water Adventures

– Jeremy Derksen #Takeittothelake #NEAB   What makes a great roadtrip? If abundant lakes, wide open spaces and hidden gems top your list, then you’ll want to look to northeast Alberta. Looping from Métis Crossing up to Athabasca, across to Lac La Biche, then Cold Lake and finally Vermilion, Kristina Martel and Myk Morris recently did the tour and came back wowed by what they experienced. “There’s so much beauty in Alberta,” Martel reflects. “Even in just a few days, …

Sip All Summer Long

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Announcement, Beverage Trails, Bonnyville, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Drink, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Edgerton, Fort Saskatchewan, Lac La Biche Region, Lloydminster, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Two Hills, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Viking

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 & …