October’s Beautiful Roadtrips, Great Golf & Autumn Adventures!

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Announcement, Attractions, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Camrose, Drink, Eat & Shop, Entertainment, Irma, Local Food, Outdoor Adventures, Photo Contest, Roadtrips, Shopping, Thorhild, Two Hills, Vermilion

  North Saskatchewan River in Two Hills County Now’s the time to enjoy the natural fall colours display all across the region. Go on a Beautiful Roadtrip! Check our Itineraries / Roadtrips  page for ideas, OR go to Trip Ideas for the recent articles. Great Places for a Fall Shopping Experience When you shop at a local store East of Edmonton, you will find it unique, uncrowded, safer, and a “real” shopping experience that will be a breath of fresh air compared to Big City …

Go Crazy at Corn Mazes East of Edmonton!

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, East of Edmonton, Events, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Vegreville, Wainwright

Updated October 15, 2021 Looking for something fun to do? New restrictions got you down? Check this out…outdoors you can (safely) 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. Hurry to enjoy before the season ends! New – Smoky Lake   (Until October 16) Itching to try somewhere …

12 Great Trips to Send off Summer

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Fishing, Golfing, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrip2021, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton

There are plenty of ways for you to get out and enjoy fall all over the region, with great outdoor activities and wonderful shopping & dining. Read on for ideas to plan your autumun-inspired trips! Trip Ideas 1-5: Get your Thrill in Bonnyville Get Artfully Lost in Vermilion Head to Lac La Biche for Easy, Family Beach Fun Find Margaritaville in Cold Lake Enjoy Farm Fresh Camrose   Trip Ideas 6-10: Explore Vegreville Savour Local Alberta Food Experience Awesome Outdoor …

Just Add Water

Jolene Kisilevich #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Fishing, Highway 28, Highway 55, Lac La Biche Region, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Water Adventures

By Lisa Roper Born and raised in Lac La Biche, I feel very fortunate to enjoy the year-round playground that supports many of my authentic outdoor adventures. With so many options — provincial parks, beaches, outdoor attractions, boating, fishing, hunting, camping, ice fishing, rodeos, museums with historic sites, hiking trails, golf, Lakeland Canoe Circuit and so much more — you can literally choose your own outdoor adventure(s). I recently came across the saying, “Life is simple, just add water.” Where …

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 …

Head to Lac La Biche for Easy, Family Beach Fun

Jolene Kisilevich #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Water Adventures

– story: Jeremy Derksen / photos: Paul Lavoie Lac La Biche, AB – Planning a family vacation can become a big production when you’re trying to accommodate a variety of ages, interests and temperaments. But with a welcoming community, cozy hotels, nearby cultural attractions and an unbeatable beachfront, Lac La Biche makes it easy for the whole family, as Valerie and Sheldon Hunter have discovered. Sand castles, beach balls, splashing in the water, a beach holiday in Lac La Biche …

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 …

#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, …

Family Fun in Wainwright

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, Entertainment, Highway 13, It's Time To Go, Itinerary, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Southeast of Edmonton, Wainwright

By: Karen Ung Roam to Wainwright this summer and stay a while! Peals of laughter ring through the splash park as my kids play. They have the run of the place because we’re the only ones here on this warm, sunny day. Whether the locals are at the lake, golfing, climbing at the Peace Memorial Multiplex, or swimming at the Communiplex, it’s a treat to cool off without crowds – and a perk of visiting small towns. With a population …