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 …

East and Southeast Indigenous Experiences

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

Featured above: Artwork by Ellie Lagrandeur, Dreamcatchers Gift & Art Gallery in Fort Saskatchewan East of Edmonton INDIGENOUS EXPERIENCES  Traveling east of Edmonton on Highway 16 you can learn about Indigenous culture and the early history of Alberta’s first people. As you drive East of Edmonton you are entering into the Beaver Hills Biosphere, a traditional gathering place for Indigenous peoples from many nations. The Biosphere features an Indigenous speaker series as well as other activities that that promote living …

Top Things to do in the MD of Bonnyville

Rebecca Isbister2023 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, Fall Adventures, Glendon, Highway 28, MD of Bonnyville, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Shopping, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures

Relax. Breathe. Listen. with everything that the beautiful M.D. of Bonnyville has to offer! Here’s our list of top things to do in the M.D. of Bonnyville. Glendon The place to go is Pyrogy Park, home of the World’s Largest Pyrogy. The park is equipped with picnic areas, washroom facility and gazebo, two modern playgrounds, including a zip line, and of course, the must-see giant Pyrogy.   Exciting Events Plan to attend the Glendon Parade, Derby & Mud Bogs on …

Top 25 Things to Do in the Lac La Biche Region

Rebecca Isbister2023 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Fashions, Fishing, Highway 28, Highway 55, Indigenous Attraction, It's Time To Go, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Local Food, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Seasons, Shopping, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Water Adventures

Home to pristine wilderness, gorgeous provincial parks, and beautiful lakes, perfect to see the night sky, search for wildlife and birds, or enjoy the vast network of trails via hiking, quadding, or ATVing. If you’re interested in visiting an incredible indigenous art gallery, Lac La Biche is a hidden gem full of fun things to do and see. Getting to Lac La Biche Lac La Biche is located about 215 kilometres northeast of Edmonton, Alberta off Highway 55. Or, if …

10 Fun Things to Do in Strathcona County and Vegreville

Rebecca Isbister2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Highway 16, Local Food, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Spring Adventures, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Vegreville, Water Adventures

Head east of Edmonton for farm-fresh eats, fun festivals, and pretty parks. Written by Karen Ung Enjoy farm-to-fork dining and nature in Strathcona County and Vegreville. With Sherwood Park as your base camp, explore Strathcona County’s many parks, meet the makers at the farmer’s market, and fill up on local-grown goodness at eateries around town. In Vegreville, take a self-guided mural tour of historic downtown and do some shopping, paddle under the World’s Largest Ukrainian Easter Egg (Pyskanka), and attend …

Experience Culture, History, and Adventures at Métis Crossing and Lac La Biche

Rebecca Isbister2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Highway 28, Historic Site, Interpretive Centre, Metis Crossing, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Water Adventures

Head to Métis Crossing for authentic cultural experiences in a retreat-like setting, then go north and play in Alberta’s lake country. Written by Karen Ung As we walk down the old Victoria Trail along the North Saskatchewan River, at first glance, it appears little has changed since the 1800s. Original homesteads remain, filled with period furniture and artifacts, chickens cluck in the yard, and a Red River Cart sits out front ready to haul goods to the trading post. The …

Making the Most out of a Daytrip: Strathcona & Lamont Counties

Rebecca Isbister2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Andrew, Antique Tour, Attractions, Bruderheim, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Fall Adventures, Farms and Markets, Flea Market, Glamping, Golfing, Highway 15, Highway 16, It's Time To Go, Lamont, Lamont County, Local Food, Mundare, National Park, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Quilt Shop, Roadside Attraction, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Spring Adventures, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

Updated August 1st, 2023 With summer starting to wane, you’ll want to make the most of it and enjoy some daytrips and getaways while there is still time! The Strathcona & Lamont Counties are within a 40-minute drive from Edmonton, yet they have some of the best and safe family-fun activities. Read on for ideas to plan your getaways in these neighbouring regions! Highlights Take a Biosphere Break at the Beaver Hills Biosphere Reserve A standout and hidden gem – …

Beaches, Boutiques and the Best Adventures – Make Cold Lake your Super Summer Destination!

Rebecca Isbister2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Bonnyville, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, Fall Adventures, Fishing, Golfing, Highway 28, Local Food, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Shopping, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Water Adventures

This article was last updated on July 28, 2023 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 …

10 Classic Daytrips & Getaways from Edmonton

Rebecca Isbister2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Athabasca County, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Fall Adventures, 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, Spring Adventures, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, 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 …

Must-See Attractions for your Summer Roadtrips

Rebecca Isbister2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Fall Adventures, Historic Site, Interpretive Centre, Metis Crossing, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village

Last updated July 28, 2023 Fancy taking a road trip through time? We put together a list of some of the coolest museums and heritage areas East of Edmonton you can visit if you’re wanting some local knowledge and cool facts. Pack your things, jump in the car, and go! Northeast of Edmonton Visit this region’s museums to explore Francophone, Indigenous history, and unique collections: Legal –  a bilingual community and featuring over 35 murals portraying the history of francophone …