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 …

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 …

Your Guide to the Smoky Lake Pumpkin Fair and Things to Do in the Smoky Lake Region

Rebecca Isbister2023 Roadtrip Adventures, Fall Adventures, Highway 28, Iron Horse Trail, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadside Attraction, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Summer Adventures, Vilna, Waskatenau

With all its beautiful bright colours, autumn is the perfect time to visit Smoky Lake, the pumpkin capital of Alberta. Top Things to do in Smoky Lake Pumpkin Park – Take a stroll and check out the large famous concrete pumpkins up close! Iron Horse Trail – Adventure year-round on Alberta’s longest multi-trail system. With over 300km of trails that takes you through stunning scenery, it’s perfect for hiking, biking, quadding, horseback riding, and snowmobiling. Smoky Lake Museum  – Located on …

Amazing Corn Mazes East of Edmonton!

Rebecca IsbisterEast of Edmonton, Entertainment, Fall Adventures, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures, Vegreville, Wainwright

Updated: September 17, 2023 Find 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! Vegreville Corn Maze You must get a photo with mascot Mazy, it’ll make for a unique memory!  It’s not just a Corn Maze, there’s a bale maze, rock hunt, pedal cars, concession, live …

15 Fabulous Trip Ideas in September

Rebecca IsbisterBonnyville, Camrose, Dark Sky, East of Edmonton, Events, Fishing, Lac La Biche Region, Lamont County, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Seasons, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures, Vegreville, Wainwright

With more warm 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  Our Summer Events Guide has everything to make the most out of your summer. The Events Calendar has more details, posters and …

Go Eat…it’s Alberta Food Week and Open Farm Days

Jennifer Filip2023 Roadtrip Adventures, Culinary Trails, Desserts and Sweets, Drink, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Farms and Markets, Local Food, Meat Markets, Northeast of Edmonton, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures, Uncategorized

Table of Contents Farmers Markets Open Farm Days Northeast of Edmonton East of Edmonton Southeast of Edmonton Alberta on the Plate This week, from August 13th to 20th, head out to your local markets, restaurants, and farms during Alberta Local Food Week! Farmers’ Markets are happening all summer around Alberta and are perfect to stock up on fresh foods. Don’t forget to stop by farm tours, breweries and distilleries, ending your day with a delicious meal with fresh ingredients at local restaurants. Alberta Local Food …

Awesome August Adventures and Events!

Rebecca Isbister2023 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Entertainment, Events, Metis Crossing, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

Summer is in full swing. Be sure to make the most of the beautiful weather and plan your Awesome August Adventures!  Super Events and Festivals  Our Summer Events Guide has everything to make the most out of your summer. The Events Calendar has more details, posters and schedules of the best Fairs, Festivals and Rodeos across the region: Battle River Train – Take the scenic route and spend the day on the train. Enjoy the entertainment, food, and ambiance of an antique train as …

Sip your Way Through Summer

Jennifer Filip2023 Roadtrip Adventures, Beverage Trails, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Drink, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Northeast of Edmonton, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

Summer is in full swing – that means time to beat the heat with a cold drink! Even better; Local Food Week in Alberta coming up on August 13 to August 20, 2023.  Which makes it all more meaningful to celebrate the local craft breweries, distilleries, wineries and meaderies 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 & …