Winners of the Summer Photo Contest!

Jolene Kisilevich Announcement, Beaver County, Bonnyville, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Highway 14, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 45, Lakeland Region, Lamont County, Mannville, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Photo Contest, Smoky Lake County, Tofield, Two Hills, Two Hills County, Water Adventures

A big THANK YOU to everyone who participated in our Summer Photo Contest this year!  We received some amazing photos that beautifully showcases the Go East of Edmonton Region! 1st Place Wildlife Photo by Chris Bayley – $100 Cash Prize Great Horned Owl in front of the full moon on Highway 14 by the Beaverhills Nature Area near Tofield, Alberta.   2nd Place Wildlife Photo by Judy Clark – $50 Cash Prize Morning sunrise with a majestic moose near Mannville, …

How to Spend a Fun Weekend in Camrose & Camrose County

Jolene Kisilevich 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Attractions, Boutiques, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Camrose, Camrose County, Drink, Eat & Shop, Farms and Markets, Fashions, Fine Dining, Fishing, Highway 13, Ice Cream, It's Time To Go, Itinerary, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Visitor Information Centre, Water Adventures

Only one hour from Edmonton, Camrose is one of central Alberta’s best-kept secrets. Between the historic downtown’s boutiques and eateries, and recreational opportunities in and around the city, there’s plenty to do all weekend. And with a population of 18,000, Camrose has all the creature comforts you crave, but is close to nature so you can have the best of both worlds. Here’s how to spend a fun weekend in Camrose and Camrose County. Friday night For a five star …

7 Super Summer Travel Tips & Trips!

Rebecca Isbister #TakeItToTheLake, 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Athabasca County, Attractions, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Fishing, Golfing, Highway 28, Highway 55, Iron Horse Trail, It's Time To Go, Lakeland Region, Local Food, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, Museums, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake County, Vermilion, Water Adventures

Check out some of our top #goeastofedmonton Travel Destinations! You are sure to be inspired to #Takeitothelake with these Travel tips and trips. Over the past month, we’ve added some awe-inspiring Northeast Alberta travel stories. It’s Time to Go East of Edmonton! Here’s why… Boatin’, Barbecuin’ and Chillin’ with Ice Cream in Athabasca County A day on the water, surrounded by the natural beauty of Athabasca, is enough to make anyone feel at home. Check out the story here to find out how to get in on a …

Its Epic, Its Unforgettable…Its time to Go to Cold Lake!

Rebecca Isbister #TakeItToTheLake, 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, Fishing, Golfing, Highway 28, Iron Horse Trail, Lakeland Region, Local Food, MD of Bonnyville, Museums, 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 Embracing its historical past and the future, Cold Lake …

Play & Win with the Roadtrip Adventure Game!

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🤩 🤩 Looking for something FUN to do with the whole family? Play the Go East of Edmonton ROADTRIP ADVENTURE GAME! 🚗🚗 Go on a Roadtrip…see the Sheep in the Fort…shop Downtown Camrose…and see the Big Pumpkins in Smoky Lake…end your day on the beach in Cold Lake…. ☀️ Have fun this summer from your friends at… ✳️ Northeast of Edmonton: Athabasca Region l Lac La Biche Region l Smoky Lake Region l M.D. Of Bonnyville l Town of Bonnyville …

Boating, Barbecuing and Chillin with Ice Cream in Athabasca County

Rebecca Isbister #TakeItToTheLake, Athabasca County, Boyle, Highway 55, Ice Cream, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Water Adventures

– Jeremy Derksen for #TakeItToTheLake Lake life has a certain glamour and luxury associated with it, making it seem unattainable to some. But there’s an easy formula for a fun day on the water in Athabasca County, even if you don’t have the lakeside cottage and all the toys. Have your boat chauffeured right to the lake Athabasca Boat Rentals makes it easy to enjoy the perks of the lake. All you need to do is show up with your …

Fine food, crafty cocktails and fun on the lake – it’s all in friendly Vermilion

Jolene Kisilevich #TakeItToTheLake, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Coffee & Tea, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Highway 16, Local Food, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Water Adventures

– Jeremy Derksen for #TakeItToTheLake Here’s your invitation, and please share this with friends and family so they can come visit you this summer and/or for you to get out and renew yourself by getting close to the water; #TakeItToTheLake. Greg Smith is prepared for visitors: he has extra life jackets, paddles and watercraft for getting friends and family out on Vermilion Lake. On a sunset tour, he points out goshawks and beaver, and tells how he once found a …

Go East: #TakeItToTheLake Creators’ Showcase Highlights Rural Northeast Alberta

Rebecca Isbister #TakeItToTheLake, Athabasca County, Cold Lake, Fishing, Highway 28, Highway 55, Lac La Biche Region, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Smoky Lake County, Water Adventures

– Jeremy Derksen for #TakeItToTheLake Is there a resurgence in rural entrepreneurialism in northeastern Alberta? A new crop of artists, outfitters and entrepreneurs stepping to the fore in communities like Lac La Biche, Athabasca, Bonnyville region and Vermilion would suggest so.  Go East of Edmonton and Festival Seekers have teamed up with the region to bring you a #TakeItToTheLake Creators Showcase – starting Aug 5 and every Wednesday through Sept 2. The #TakeItToTheLake Showcase Has so much to Uncover…. RSVP …

Balance Challenge and Chill in Bonnyville

Rebecca Isbister #TakeItToTheLake, Bonnyville, Camping, Highway 28, Local Food, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Water Adventures

Mini-golf, berry-picking, pies and water sports make for a rejuvenating adventure – Jeremy Derksen for #TakeItToTheLake Here’s your invitation to #TakeItToTheLake this summer! Call your friends and family too; they don’t want to miss this chance to visit you this summer and/or for you too to get out and renew yourself while you… #TakeItToTheLake. “Don’t come out here and expect to ace it,” says Darren Robson about the mini-golf at Rocky Meadows Country Getaway. “You’re gonna get schooled.” With farm …

10 Classic Daytrips & Getaways from Edmonton

Rebecca Isbister 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Athabasca County, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Fishing, Golfing, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, It's Time To Go, Lac La Biche Region, Lamont County, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Vegreville, Wainwright, Water Adventures

Looking for great getaway ideas this summer? Check out our featured partners for your daytrip and getaway inspiration – there’s everything from attractions, outdoor activities and trails – to some of the most special local shops and restaurants to satisfy your adventure spirit! Go Northeast of Edmonton… Athabasca County In only 90 minutes from Edmonton, you can get your fill of the outdoors! Venture out on dozens of lakes – jet boating is a must-do! A favourite is Forfar Recreation Park, a great …