6 Things to do in Strathcona County with Kids this Fall

Jolene Kisilevich 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Glamping, Highway 16, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Strathcona County

by Lori at Edmontondotfamily Explore a new Trail  Visit the Strathcona Wilderness Center. Head out to the wilderness centre and get ready to get your nature fix. Open daily from 9 AM to 9 PM you’ll find an abundance of trails to explore and discover with the kids. Leave the bikes and the dogs at home, and get ready to explore. Find the Wilderness Centre at 52535 Range Road 212, Ardrossan, AB. When you visit, you can pick up a …

Getting artfully lost in Vermilion

Jolene Kisilevich #TakeItToTheLake, 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Highway 16, Roadtrips, Vermilion, Vermilion River County

– Jeremy Derksen Vermilion, AB – Launching a business during the pandemic took panache, but Heather Millan is in the right place. There has been a creative strain running through Vermilion for years. In the last five years, the small town of 4000 has seen an impressive run of new business openings and events, bringing a liveliness to main street. “Especially during this time, the importance of art is mental wellness. This is a happy place to be,” says Millan, …

Explore Vegreville This Summer!

Jolene Kisilevich 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Events, Highway 16, Minburn County, Roadside Attraction, Roadtrips, Vegreville

by Christine Bruckmann Located a little over an hour East of Edmonton is where you can find Vegreville, AB. Known for being the location of the World’s Largest Pysanka and Ukrainian heritage, there is so much to see and do when visiting the town of Vegreville. Recently we had the chance to experience what they offer while we were in town for their parade and the Vegreville Country Fair. Annual Parade & Vegreville Country Fair There is something to be …

Find your Adventure in Strathcona County!

Jolene Kisilevich 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Events, Highway 16, Museums, Outdoor Adventures, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Strathcona County

This is the place to experience the untouched majesty of the wilderness in the natural areas found across Strathcona County. Experience a taste of culture through live music and art and take a bite out of local cuisine through food and drinks at some of Sherwood Park’s newest restaurants. If you’re looking for that special something, you’re going to find it at any of the shopping options available here. Experience the wonder of nature Strathcona County is proud to be a part …

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 …

#ExploreVegreville for the Most Exciting Events and Attractions this Summer and Fall!  

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Highway 16, It's Time To Go, Local Food, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Shopping, Vegreville, Visitor Information Centre

A rich history with many great shops and services makes Vegreville a welcoming stop to make some memories and have some fun! Read on for some exciting events and activities happening this summer and fall – only an hour’s drive from Edmonton on Highway 16. Head outdoors! Take a roadtrip any time of the year to see the World’s Largest Pysanka (Ukrainian Easter Egg) just off Hwy 16A in Vegreville. Stop for a #selfie and explore your surroundings at the Vegreville Municipal Campground and Elks …

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

Kristen Gusnowski 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Andrew, Bruderheim, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Clandonald, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 29, Highway 45, Itinerary, Kitscoty, Lamont, Lamont County, Mannville, Marwayne, Minburn County, Mundare, Myrnam, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Strathcona County, Two Hills, Two Hills County, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County

Use this as your complete guide to areas East 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 Sherwood Park Bordering Edmonton city limits, Sherwood Park offers plenty to see and do as you head east from the capital city. History buffs will enjoy Sherwood Park’s Heritage Mile, a street dating back to a time before Sherwood Park even existed. The Strathcona County …

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Make Elk Island National Park your Weekday Destination

Trevor Tessier 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Highway 16, National Park, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Water Adventures

Only a 35 minutes drive east of Edmonton, it’s no wonder why Elk island is a popular destination for Edmontonians looking to escape the city and get the most of the warm season, especially this year! Being in nature provides important physical and mental health benefits. And going outdoors is a great way to maintain health and wellness, as long as everyone follows public health measures. The close proximity to Edmonton and high demand means thousands of visitors come to …

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 …

Terrific Trails East of Edmonton

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Beaver County, Bonnyville, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Fort Saskatchewan, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Highway 55, Iron Horse Trail, It's Time To Go, Itinerary, Killam, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Lamont County, Lloydminster, Lougheed, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, National Park, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Redwater, Roadtrips, Sedgewick, Sherwood Park, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Wainwright, Waskatenau

Cooking Lake Provincial Recreational Area. Photo by Rebecca Isbister. Explore 1000+ km of trails at 100+ Provincial Parks, Campgrounds & Natural Areas. These trails are full of natural beauty just waiting to be explored. No matter whether you’re out on the trails every weekend or if you’re starting out, you can easily find dozens of hiking trails for every skill and mobility level. How to get started? First, grab your copy of the Travel Guide. Read the Community stories and …