Falling for the Charms of Marie and Ethel (Lakes)

Jolene Kisilevich #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Cold Lake, Fishing, Highway 28, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor 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, Highway 28, Lakeland Region, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, 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, Fort Saskatchewan, It's Time To Go, Lac La Biche Region, Lamont County, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Shopping, Smoky Lake, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, 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, 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, Highway 28, Highway 55, Indigenous Attraction, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake County, 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, 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 & …

Beaches, Boutiques and the Best Adventures – Make Cold Lake your Super Summer Destination!

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Bonnyville, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, Fishing, Golfing, Highway 28, Local Food, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Shopping, Water Adventures

An urban community in the midst of rural Alberta, Cold Lake is surrounded by the natural beauty of its clear blue waters, to the rugged forest backdrop in close proximity. Get away from it all and back to nature here in Cold Lake, with its small-town feel and city amenities. Read on for our tips on what to see and do in Cold Lake, the ‘hidden gem of Northeast Alberta’. Attractions There’s always something going on at Casino Dene – with …

Over 50 Super Summer Festivals and Events!

Jolene Kisilevich 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Andrew, Beaver County, Bonnyville, Boyle, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Elk Point, Entertainment, Events, Flagstaff County, Hay Lakes, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Lakeland Region, Lamont, Lamont County, Lloydminster, Mannville, Marwayne, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, Minburn County, Mundare, Northeast of Edmonton, Radway, Redwater, Roadtrips, Ryley, Sedgewick, Sherwood Park, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Thorhild County, Tofield, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Viking, Wainwright

Here’s our Summer Events Guide with the best Fairs, Festivals and Rodeos across the region. You can also see our Events Calendar with more details, posters and schedules.  www.goeastofedmonton.com/events August 17- September 6 Aug 17 – FLAGSTAFF REGIONAL AIRPORT: MOVIE AT THE AIRPORT Flagstaff Regional Airport Aug 18 – ARDMORE DUCK RACE Ardmore Community Centre Aug 20-22 – MUNDARE AGRI-DAYS Parade Mundare Aug 20-22 – KIKINO SILVER BIRCH RODEO Kikino Held annually on the 3rd weekend in August, this event …

Go Northeast on the Roadtrip Adventure Game – A Complete Guide to Sticker Stations & Places to Go! #goroadtrips2021

Kristen Gusnowski 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, Elk Point, Gibbons, Glendon, Highway 2, Highway 28, Highway 55, Iron Horse Trail, Itinerary, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Legal, Local Food, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Redwater, Restaurants, Roadside Attraction, Roadtrips, Shopping, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Thorhild, Thorhild County, Waskatenau

Use this as your complete guide to areas Northeast of Edmonton on your 2021 Roadtrips! Don’t forget to post your photos on social media with the hashtags #goroadtrips2021 and #goeastofedmonton.  Within One Hour of Edmonton Town of Legal If you are looking for a quick trip out of the city to collect stickers for the Roadtrip Adventure Game, head north on Hwy 28 to the Town of Legal. Legal is the “French Mural Capital of Canada” and has the highest …

10 Super Summer Stories to #goeastofedmonton!

Rebecca Isbister #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Andrew, Athabasca County, Attractions, Beaver County, Beverage Trails, Bonnyville, Boyle, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Bruderheim, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Camrose, Camrose County, Chipman, Clandonald, Cold Lake, Culinary Trails, Daysland, Derwent, Dewberry, Drink, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Edgerton, Elk Island National Park, Elk Point, Entertainment, Fishing, Flagstaff County, Forestburg, Fort Saskatchewan, Gibbons, Glamping, Glendon, Golfing, Hairy Hill, Hardisty, Hay Lakes, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Highway 55, Historic Site, Holden, Indigenous Attraction, Innisfree, Interpretive Centre, Irma, Iron Horse Trail, It's Time To Go, Itinerary, Josephburg, Killam, Kitscoty, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Lamont, Lamont County, Legal, Lloydminster, Local Food, Lougheed, Mannville, Marwayne, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, Minburn County, Mundare, Museums, Myrnam, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Paradise Valley, Parks & Trails, Provost, Radway, Redwater, Restaurants, Roadside Attraction, Roadtrips, Round Hill, Ryley, Sedgewick, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Thorhild, Thorhild County, Tofield, Two Hills, Two Hills County, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Viking, Vilna, Wainwright, Waskatenau

Adventure All Summer There are plenty of ways to have a great summer in Alberta. Here’s our Top 10 Super Summer Travel Ideas guaranteed to bring you new, fun memories. 1. Hit the Trails The East of Edmonton region has many hidden gems to explore – perfect to escape the summer crowd. Experience somewhere new exploring 1000+ km of trails at 100+ Provincial Parks, Campgrounds & Natural Areas. 2. Go Camping…or, Glamping! Summer is the best time of the year to go camping and experience an outdoor ‘home away …