Tales From the Trapline: Winter Experience

Cody Attractions, Events, Highway 28, Interpretive Centre, Metis Crossing, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Smoky Lake County, Winter Adventures

Make snares, survival shelters and traditional crafts at Metis Crossing By Jeremy Derksen For Lilyrose Meyers, trapping represents not just a livelihood but a way of life. With the decline of the industry in recent decades, she sees that way of life disappearing, and with it, the positive effects it can have for ecosystems. “The land is important to us, it’s a live thing — it changes. The trees … the animals … you have to look after them,” she …

Hwy 28 – Amazing Culture, Lakes and Trails!

Jolene Kisilevich Bonnyville, Camping, Cold Lake, Comfort Food, Fine Dining, Fishing, Glamping, Glendon, Highway 28, Highway 55, Iron Horse Trail, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Legal, MD of Bonnyville, Museums, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Redwater, Restaurants, Roadside Attraction, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Thorhild County, Vilna, Waskatenau, Water Adventures

Looking for a new adventure? Go straight north of Edmonton on HWY 28, then keep heading a little further on Secondary Highway 803 to the Town of Legal. You won’t be disappointed! Your road trip will start with 38 beautiful murals sprinkled throughout the town of Legal. When you leave Legal, head due east on secondary HWY 651 until you meet up again with HWY 28 at the Town of Redwater: home of the World’s Largest Oil Derrick! Test your …

We’re Pumped for the 31st Annual Pumpkin Festival & Fair!!

Jolene Kisilevich Events, Highway 28, Northeast of Edmonton, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County

UPDATED BLOG *****2019 Smoky Lake Pumpkin Fair is Saturday, October 5th, 2019!!!***** Last year, Don Crews of Lloydminster won with an 1884 lb pumpkin. He broke his previous site record of a 1652 lb pumpkin in 2017. Also won first place with a 131 lb watermelon. Even though this event is based around pumpkins there are many fun activities and events to choose from. A few that we won’t be missing are: THE WEIGH-OFF! Starts at 12:30 pm Saturday, October …

ALBERTA OPEN FARM DAYS – August 17 & 18, 2019!

Trevor Tessier Camrose County, Events, Highway 13, Highway 28, Lac La Biche Region, Northeast of Edmonton, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, St. Paul County Leave a Comment

Have you ever wanted to learn how your food gets to the grocery stores or markets before it gets on your table? Then you might want to mark your calendar for August 17th and 18th because you are not going to want to miss Alberta Open Farm Days! This two-day event is all about Alberta farmers inviting you to learn about the growing and farming process by stepping foot right on the farms. Listen to unique stories, witness demonstrations, and …

Let’s Go Golfing East of Edmonton – Summer 2019!

Jolene Kisilevich 2019 Let's Go Summer Campaign, Bonnyville, Daysland, Edgerton, Elk Island National Park, Golfing, Hardisty, Lac La Biche Region, Mannville, Mundare, Redwater, Ryley, Smoky Lake, St. Paul, Thorhild County, Vegreville, Viking Leave a Comment

Let’s talk great golfing – East of Edmonton style! Below, we’ve assembled some of our favourite family-friendly golf courses located just East of Edmonton. Experienced golfers and first-timers will find lots to enjoy at these golf courses – and we’re sure they’ll be able to give you experiences you’ll want to return to time and time again! Northern Ridge Golf & RV Resort – Surrounded by endless farmland and marked by vintage farming equipment, Northern Ridge is about bringing the …

Let’s Go Camping All Summer – 2019!

Jolene Kisilevich 2019 Let's Go Summer Campaign, Camping, Elk Island National Park, Glamping, Lac La Biche Region, Lamont County, MD of Bonnyville, Redwater, Smoky Lake County, Thorhild County, Vegreville, Viking Leave a Comment

It’s summertime and you know what that means – there’s no better time to leave the city for a weekend and head in search of some camping adventures. East of Edmonton is home to some great retreats, provincial parks, parkland spaces and RV campgrounds. Here’s a few camping locations to check out East of Edmonton. Rest assured, you will find loads of space to park your RV and plenty of great outdoors to take in. Dig in and enjoy! East …

Must See Attractions on Roadtrips East of Edmonton

Trevor Tessier 2019 Let's Go Summer Campaign, Attractions, Bonnyville, Cold Lake, Elk Island National Park, Fort Saskatchewan, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Historic Site, Lac La Biche Region, Lamont County, MD of Bonnyville, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Redwater, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul, Thorhild County, Vegreville, Viking, Wetaskiwin Leave a Comment

Fancy taking a road trip through time? We put together a list of some of the coolest museums and heritage areas East of Edmonton you can visit if you’re fiending some local knowledge and cool facts. Pack your things, jump in the car and let’s go – east! HWY 13 Wetaskiwin – If you consider yourself to be a bit of a motor head, or just want to learn about the world of machines, head to the Reynolds-Alberta Museum. This …

Let’s Go Indoors… to Shop East of Edmonton!

Jolene Kisilevich 2018 Let's Go Summer Campaign, Antique Tour, Bonnyville, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Flagstaff County, Gifts, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Killam, Lamont County, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, Mundare, Northeast of Edmonton, Redwater, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Smoky Lake County, Strathcona County, Thorhild County, Vegreville

Get your bags and wallet ready, it’s time to Go East of Edmonton in search of adventure – a shopping adventure that is! Below, we outline some of the great boutique shopping options available for city dwellers and urban adventurers. Whether you’re looking for crafts, vintage surprises or one-of-a-kind pieces, you’ll be sure to find them just East of Edmonton… Let’s Go! Antiquing Start your antique tour with the Den of Antiquity. This Redwater treasure specializes in unique home decor …

Let’s Go Support Local Food

Jolene Kisilevich 2018 Let's Go Summer Campaign, Bonnyville, Camrose County, East of Edmonton, Edgerton, Farms and Markets, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 28, Local Food, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Round Hill, Smoky Lake County, Strathcona County, Thorhild County, Uncategorized

Pull up your socks and get ready for a tasty ride! Foodie fans are in for a delight; this week marks the first ever Alberta Local Food Week, meant to celebrate our local producers and get Albertans to think harder about how and where our great food is made. In the spirit of Alberta Local Food Week, we highlighted our favourite local producers and farms in the Go East Region. Hope you’re not too hungry after reading this! Local Producers …

Let’s Go Fishing East of Edmonton

Jolene Kisilevich 2018 Let's Go Summer Campaign, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Fishing, Flagstaff County, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Killam, Lakeland Region, Lamont, Lamont County, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Smoky Lake County, Vegreville, Water Adventures

Summer is for fishing. It’s one of our favorite past-times for a reason – there’s nothing like spending a day out in the sun with the tranquil sounds of the water surrounding you. Alberta has fantastic fishing experiences waiting for you, with up to 10 species lurking in over 100 lakes, ponds and rivers. With that in mind, we’ve assembled a dream sampling of some great spots East of Edmonton you should check out for your next fishing outing. Before …