Get Inspired With Our New Travel Guide! Plus, Marvelous May Events and More!

Faye ForgesAnnouncement, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Electric Vehicle, Events, Gifts, Greenhouse & Garden Centres, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrip Adventures, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures

Summer is coming, and major events are happening!   There are plenty of activities to do in our region this month including markets, Mother’s Day brunches, and more.  It’s also a special time for us as we are finally ready to say…. The New 2024 Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide is Here!!!   It’s our biggest and best guide ever!  With new featured roadtrips and more events and attractions to explore, you can expect to have an amazing summer in …

The Great Greenhouse Tour

Jolene KisilevichBeaver County, Bon Accord, Bonnyville, East of Edmonton, Flagstaff County, Greenhouse & Garden Centres, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 16, Highway 28, Lamont, Lloydminster, Lougheed, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrip Adventures, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Tofield, Vegreville, Viking

Go East Gardening Friends – have we got a Great Greenhouse Tour just for you! We are pleased to feature these greenhouses to help you with all of your gardening needs. Ranging from rural greenhouses tucked away in the beautiful countryside, to browsing cozy garden gift shops, to large garden centres that will leave you in awe! Start planning your self-guided Greenhouse Tour today! Northeast of Edmonton Prairie Gardens – (north of Bon Accord)  Exciting family adventures are just a …

Celebrate Mom with a Scenic Countryside Tour!

Jolene KisilevichBeaver County, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Culinary Trails, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Farms and Markets, Greenhouse & Garden Centres, Highway 14, Local Food, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Tofield

Roadside Stand Tour 2024 – Sunday, May 12th 10AM – 4PM Looking for a unique Mother’s Day adventure?  Hop in your car and treat Mom to a scenic journey through the countryside.  Using Hwy 14 East of Edmonton as the ‘spine’ drive from one charming vendor to the next, exploring the countryside with a difference. Create unforgettable memories with Mom this Mother’s Day with our scenic drive-to-market experience. Barr Estate Winery  51526-Rg Rd 231 Sherwood Park Yes, we do have …

Electric Roadtrips East of Edmonton

Jolene KisilevichAthabasca County, Bon Accord, Bonnyville, Camrose, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Electric Vehicle, Elk Island National Park, Gibbons, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 16, Highway 2, Highway 28, Highway 55, Indigenous Attraction, Legal, Lloydminster, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrip Adventures, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Vegreville, Wainwright, Waskatenau, Wetaskiwin

Did you know that you can explore our beautiful region in an Electric Vehicle (EV)?   The range of new EVs have been extending in recent years, with some now having ranges of 640 km (400 miles) or more.  If your EV doesn’t quite have that range, you’re still in luck, as there are over 20 areas with recharging stations in our region. Tips for an EV Roadtrip External battery packs, similar in size to a jerry can, allow you to …

Go East of Edmonton 2023 Photo Contest Winners

Jolene Kisilevich2023 Roadtrip Adventures, Announcement, Glendon, Indigenous Attraction, Lac La Biche Region, North Saskatchewan River, Photo Contest, Photo Contest 2023, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake County, Summer Adventures, Vermilion, Wainwright

We have our winners for the 2023 Go East of Edmonton Photo Contest! Thank you to everyone who participated and a BIG congratulations to all of the winners! The BEST of photos are awarded $100 and the #GoRoadtrips2023 awarded $50 sponsored by The Marketer – publishers of the Go East of Edmonton Travel Guide and Go East Regional Tourism Organization Best Event Photo — The exciting Kehewin Pow Wow by Sharon Taylor Photography BEST ATTRACTION PHOTO – Admiring the World’s …

Winners of the 2023 Go East of Edmonton Roadtrip Adventure Game

Jolene Kisilevich2023 Roadtrip Adventures, East of Edmonton, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

 CONGRATULATIONS to all of our WINNERS in the 2023 Go East of Edmonton Roadtrip Adventure Game and what a successful Game it was! CANALTA HOTEL PRIZE WINNERS The Major & Grand Prize Winners won a FREE night stay at Canalta Hotels in the region. (Click to learn more about Canalta Hotels). $200+ PRIZE (GIFT CARDS / CERTIFICATES) Northeast Region Prize – Michelle Westre, Ardmore East Region Prize – Christian Martin, Fort Saskatchewan Southeast Region Prize – Heather Howe, Camrose $100+ PRIZE …

Get into the Christmas Spirit East of Edmonton

Rebecca IsbisterBonnyville, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Gifts, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Shopping, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Vegreville, Vermilion, Wainwright, Winter Adventures

Get into the Christmas spirit with exciting events and fantastic shopping ideas with Go East of Edmonton! ‘Tis the season with plenty of fun activities and shopping events in the region. Christmas is here, which means it’s that time to stock up on items your loved ones are looking for. We’re featuring just a few of the events in the region, but you can access many more in our events calendar. You can also find some of the wonderful stores and unique boutiques …

October’s Big Pumpkins, Beautiful Roadtrips & More!

Rebecca Isbister2023 Roadtrip Adventures, Andrew, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Indigenous Experience, Metis Crossing, National Park, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Photo Contest, Roadtrips, Shopping, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Vegreville

Hit the road for the most colourful time of year! Check our Itineraries and Roadtrips page for ideas, or go to Trip Ideas for recent articles.   Enjoy Beautiful Fall Colours on a Roadtrip Adventure… See our videos for inspiration or browse our Highway Roadtrips Guides. Go roadtrippin! Indigenous Experiences East of Edmonton We are pleased to feature this new section on the website that is the most comprehensive guide to Indigenous experiences in the region. We are pleased to work with Indigenous Tourism Operators, and share their culture in …

Northeast Indigenous Experiences

Jennifer FilipAttractions, Fall Adventures, Indigenous Attraction, Indigenous Experience, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Winter Adventures

Northeast of Edmonton INDIGENOUS EXPERIENCES  Spend a day, a weekend, or take a week to immerse yourself in the Indigenous cultural experiences northeast of Edmonton. Heading northeast on Highway 28 you can start your adventure at the Village of Waskatenau. Just south of the village, on Highway 831, you will find the Victoria Trail. This trail is known as the ancient path that was travelled along the river between Edmonton and Fort Victoria. Follow the trail east from Highway 831 …