Winners of the 2022 Go East of Edmonton Roadtrip Adventure Game

Jolene Kisilevich 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, East of Edmonton, Fall Adventures, Northeast of Edmonton, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

CONGRATULATIONS to all of our WINNERS in the 2022 Go East of Edmonton Roadtrip Adventure Game! $100 PRIZE (GIFT CARDS / CERTIFICATES) Northeast Lucky 7 Prize — Patrick Shires, Andrew East Lucky 7 Prize  — Barb Lauriks, Sherwood Park Southeast Lucky 7 Prize — Henry Salomons, Sherwood Park $50 PRIZE (GIFT CARD / CERTIFICATE) Monthly Social Media Bonus Prize — Caroline Benitez, Edmonton Monthly Social Media Bonus Prize — Jessica Tricker, Edmonton Monthly Social Media Bonus Prize — Lynne Plouffe, Edmonton Bonus Prize: Awesome Roadtripper T-shirt  — 24 …

How We Loved “Local” in the Beautiful River Town of Athabasca

Jolene Kisilevich 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Athabasca County, Drink, Eat & Shop, Fall Adventures, Highway 2, Highway 55, Local Food, Northeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

… Travel with Kevin and Jolene on a Go Northeast Alberta Roadtrip Adventure! The first time you arrive, it’s a little unexpected and a pleasant surprise as you drive toward downtown on Highway 55. The beautiful sweeping view of the Athabasca River and the downtown Athabasca scene makes us feel like we are far away or somewhere special, as if we are back in Idaho where the beautiful river towns are a sight to behold. You won’t see many towns …

15 Fabulous Trip Ideas to Keep Summer Going!

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camrose, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Golfing, Highway 16, Highway 28, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Shopping, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

With more hot weather in the forecast for September, there’s still time to keep the summer fun alive throughout the region! Whether you take part in the fantastic options for outdoor activities, or enjoy shopping and dining experiences in various communities, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Check out the extended summer trip ideas below. Trip Ideas 1 – 7: Popular Destinations 1. 10 Fun Things to Do in Strathcona County and Vegreville 2. Summer Fun in Cold Lake and Bonnyville …

Get Styled for Back to School and Fall Fashions in Camrose

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Boutiques, Camrose, Fall Adventures, Fashions, Gifts, Highway 13, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

With the kids going back to school, the end of summer time can be quite busy! Whether you’re looking for school supplies, or updating wardrobes with the latest fashions, shopping for back to school is a process. Find your style for fall and back to school in Camrose, where higher quality, local shops have you covered. Ten Top Shops for Looking Good… From Kicks for Kids – Parents of wee ones, to older children will love this shop! With a range …

Amazing Corn Mazes East of Edmonton!

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Fall Adventures, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures, Vegreville, Wainwright

Go crazy finding your way through the different corn mazes the region has to offer. Plus, each of these corn mazes support local groups and clubs in their respective communities. Have fun and support local all at the same time. Explore to your hearts content! Smoky Lake Itching to try somewhere new? You’re in luck! Have fun, getting lost at the 2nd Smoky Lake Kinette Corn maze.  You’ll want to come experience this fun activity and everything else there is …

10 Fun Things to Do in Strathcona County and Vegreville

Rebecca Isbister 2022 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 Isbister 2022 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 …

Summer Fun in Cold Lake and Bonnyville

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Bonnyville, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, Entertainment, Highway 28, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Shopping, Summer Adventures, Water Adventures

Experience new adventures and local history in Cold Lake and Bonnyville. Written by Karen Ung “Just look at the trees and take a step,” Cat says reassuringly. We’re standing on a platform 18 metres (60 feet) above the ground, on the top level of the Aerial Adventure Park at Kinosoo Ridge (open Thursday-Sunday). Although I’m in a harness connected to a rope and there’s no risk of falling, my heart is racing. After a few deep breaths, I shut my …

Sip All Summer Long

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Announcement, Beverage Trails, Bonnyville, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Drink, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Edgerton, Fort Saskatchewan, Lac La Biche Region, Lloydminster, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Two Hills, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Viking

Summer is in full swing – that means time to beat the heat with a cold drink! Even better, it’s Local Food Week in Alberta coming up on August 8 to August 15, 2021.  Which makes it all more meaningful to celebrate the local craft breweries, distilleries and wineries in our special region. All are truly unique and focus on specialty  recipes made with regionally sourced ingredients. Read on for our top picks of places to Drink East of Edmonton & …

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

Rebecca Isbister 2022 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

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 – the UNESCO-certified nature reserve …