Must-See Roadside Attractions!

Kristen Gusnowski Andrew, Attractions, Bonnyville, East of Edmonton, Glendon, Highway 14, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Iron Horse Trail, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Lamont County, Legal, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, Mundare, Northeast of Edmonton, Redwater, Roadside Attraction, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Uncategorized, Vegreville, Vilna, Wainwright, Waskatenau

Take a day or weekend to check out these awesome roadside attractions!  Every corner of the region offers something to woo travellers in pursuit of a selfie with an oddity of magnificent proportions.  Get creative with your selfies – you could be holding the World’s Largest Egg or taking a bite out of the World’s Largest Pyrogy! Start your engines!  Follow our guide to see our favourite picks divided into three sections: Northeast of Edmonton, East of Edmonton, and Southeast …

Find the Perfect Gift on our Shopping Trails!

Kristen Gusnowski Antique Tour, Beaver County, Boutiques, Camrose, Camrose County, Daysland, East of Edmonton, Fashions, Flagstaff County, Fort Saskatchewan, Gifts, Glendon, Hardisty, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 45, Irma, Killam, Lamont, Lamont County, Lloydminster, Mannville, Marwayne, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, Myrnam, Northeast of Edmonton, Quilt Shop, Quilting Tour, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Thorhild County, Tofield, Two Hills County, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Viking, Wainwright

As the Christmas season is upon us, we made a shopping guide to help you find the perfect gifts. Highlighting some of the region’s retailers, antique shops, and quilt shops., we’ve designed three shopping trails to provide an enjoyable experience of shopping for the perfect gift this Christmas season.  Pick one of our shopping trails – Northeast of Edmonton, East of Edmonton, or Southeast of Edmonton – and start your search for the perfect gift! Look for unique gift ideas …

Black Friday Weekend Shopping – East of Edmonton!

Kristen Gusnowski Bakeries, Boutiques, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Camrose, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Events, Fashions, Gifts, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 45, Killam, Local Food, Mannville, Minburn County, Northeast of Edmonton, Quilt Shop, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Thorhild County, Two Hills County, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County

‘Tis the season for holiday cheer – the kind of cheer you get from scoring a great deal. The smart shoppers know the best opportunities, Black Friday and beyond, lay outside of the city limits, so what’s stopping you from heading East of Edmonton for some great retail opportunities? To help you out, we outlined some of the best sales and deals going on in some grade-A shops you should check out.   Here’s the lowdown on all the incredible …

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, …

Swing into September

Rebecca Isbister 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Attractions, Beaver County, Beverage Trails, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Camrose, Camrose County, Comfort Food, Culinary Trails, Drink, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Farms and Markets, Flagstaff County, Golfing, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 45, It's Time To Go, Itinerary, Lac La Biche Region, Lloydminster, Local Food, MD of Bonnyville, National Park, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Photo Contest, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Tofield, Vegreville, Vermilion

  The leaves are changing, the days are getting cooler – head out and enjoy the short season of beautiful colours. There are plenty of ways for you to get out and enjoy September all over the region, with great outdoor activities and wonderful shopping & dining. Golfing You don’t have to go far to enjoy some of the best and uncrowded courses in the province. Whether you have a favourite or are looking to try somewhere new, the Go …

Super Camping and Glamping Adventures

Rebecca Isbister 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Athabasca County, Beaver County, Bonnyville, Boyle, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Camrose, Camrose County, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Flagstaff County, Glamping, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Highway 55, It's Time To Go, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Mannville, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, National Park, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Seasonal Campground, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, St. Paul County, Thorhild County, Tofield, Vegreville, Vermilion, Wainwright

It’s summertime and you know what that means — there’s no better time to leave the city 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 are 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. An adventure awaits you! NORTHEAST of Edmonton …

A Shock-ing Good Time while playing the Roadtrip Adventure Game  

Jolene Kisilevich 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Athabasca County, Attractions, Bonnyville, Bruderheim, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Flagstaff County, Fort Saskatchewan, Golfing, Highway 13, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 29, Highway 45, Highway 55, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Lamont County, MD of Bonnyville, Minburn County, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadside Attraction, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Vegreville, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Wainwright

This summer, Go East of Edmonton created the Go East of Edmonton Roadtrip Adventure Game – a cross region challenge designed for you to enjoy a roadtrip getaway Northeast, East and Southeast of Edmonton. Cheryl and Kenneth Shock completed the entire game board in just 16 days! We sat down with the Shocks to hear about their adventures. How They Completed The Board As luck would have it, Cheryl originally saw the ad for the game while visiting her mother …

Enjoy Alberta Local Food Week and Open Farm Days East of Edmonton

Rebecca Isbister 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Andrew, Beverage Trails, Bonnyville, Boyle, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Culinary Trails, Drink, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Events, Farms and Markets, Fine Dining, Highway 13, Highway 16, Highway 28, Highway 45, Lac La Biche Region, Lamont County, Local Food, MD of Bonnyville, Meat Markets, Minburn County, Northeast of Edmonton, Restaurants, Round Hill, Shopping, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, St. Paul, St. Paul County, Strathcona County, Vegreville, Vermilion River County

This week, from August 9th to 16th, head out to your local markets, restaurants, and farms during Alberta Local Food Week! Farmers’ Markets are happening all summer around Alberta. Don’t forget to stop by the farm tours, breweries and distilleries, and end your day with a delicious meal with fresh ingredients at local restaurants. Shop at a Farmers Market this week! This summer over 10 local markets are available around the region for you to find delicious, locally sourced produce, …

Dreaming about Summer Photo Contest

Jolene Kisilevich Camrose County, Fort Saskatchewan, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 45, Minburn County, Uncategorized, Vegreville

We are all wishing for a summer full of activity! We all know that we need to STAY HOME NOW SO WE CAN GO OUT LATER. Therefore, we decided to run a Special Photo Contest till the end of May. While you are at home, and have time to go through your photos, share your photos with us by entering our photo contest. Go East of Edmonton Photo Contest Rules – We are looking for the BEST SUMMER PHOTO! This …

Hwy 15 & 45 – Scenic Rides, Original Stories and Good Eats!

Jolene Kisilevich Andrew, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Bruderheim, Camping, Comfort Food, Derwent, East of Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan, Golfing, Highway 15, Highway 45, Lamont, Lamont County, Marwayne, Mundare, Museums, Myrnam, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Two Hills, Two Hills County, Vermilion River County

Highways 15 and 45 offer something for everyone with a wide variety of attractions, activities, events, and entertainment. Young and old, adventurers and history buffs will all find something that suits them on this trip! The City of Fort Saskatchewan is your first stop, just minutes northeast of Edmonton. Easy to access and home to exciting attractions, this is the perfect start to a road trip. The Fort Heritage Precinct is an amazing recreation of an RCMP fort from yesteryear. …