10 Classic Daytrips & Getaways from Edmonton

Rebecca Isbister 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Athabasca County, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camrose, Camrose County, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, 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, Strathcona County, 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 …

Canada Day 2020

Rebecca Isbister Bruderheim, Camrose, Camrose County, East of Edmonton, Events, Flagstaff County, Highway 13, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Innisfree, Lamont County, Mannville, Minburn County, Northeast of Edmonton, Sedgewick, Southeast of Edmonton, Thorhild County, Vermilion, Vermilion River County

How we celebrate Canada Day will be different this year, but the pride for our country remains constant. In the Go East of Edmonton region, we have wide-open spaces you can explore crowd-free. Here are some Canada Day activities you can look forward to and celebrate Canada’s Birthday! COVID-19 reminder While out celebrating, please remember to abide by all Alberta Health Service public health measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus and keep our communities safe. For more …

Winners of the Dreaming About Summer Photo Contest

Jolene Kisilevich Announcement, Camping, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Events, Fort Saskatchewan, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Lamont County, National Park, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Wainwright

It’s officially summer! What better way to kick it off then to announce our Winners of the Dreaming About Summer Photo Contest! First off, a big THANK YOU to everyone who participated in this Photo Contest. We received some amazing SUMMER photos! 1st Place Winner is Jackie Gartner The iconic Red Chairs at Elk Island National Park Prize – $150 plus 9 holes of golf for 2 at the Vegreville Kinsmen Golf Course (valued at $60)   2nd Place Winner …

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 …

Alberta Private Campgrounds are allowed to remain open. How to use Parks and Trails SAFELY during COVID-19

Jolene Kisilevich Announcement, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Camrose County, Glamping, Highway 16, Minburn County, Seasonal Campground, Vegreville, Year-round Camping

The purpose of this article is for educational purposes to educate our audience, and you the general public about the recent updates regarding the upcoming camping season. While the guidelines here are in place for Alberta, this update is specific for Campgrounds in the Go East of Edmonton region. (East Central and Northeast Alberta) Please note: AHS can change the guidelines and/or rules for camping for 2020 at any time. June 15, 2020 Update: Alberta Government Guidance for Private and …

Highway 14 – Arts, Parks, Great Food & Good Spirits!

Jolene Kisilevich Beaver County, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Camping, Edgerton, Fine Dining, Golfing, Highway 14, Holden, Museums, Outdoor Adventures, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Ryley, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Tofield, Viking, Wainwright

Start your road trip along HWY 14 at the charming Barr Estate Winery. For 20 years, Rick and Amy Barr have worked to bring the best possible fruit wines to the tables of Albertans. Experience the difference that science and passion bring to hand-crafted fruit wine. You can keep sampling the amazing culinary delights of the region at the Footloose Caboose near Tofield. Book your reservation in advance during the months of May to October to enjoy a delightful meal …

Highway 13 Road Trip – Trains Planes and Antique Automobiles!

Jolene Kisilevich Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Camping, Camrose, Camrose County, Daysland, Flagstaff County, Forestburg, Golfing, Hardisty, Highway 13, Killam, Lougheed, Museums, Provost, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Sedgewick, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Train Excursion, Wetaskiwin

If you are starting from Edmonton, Wetaskiwin is just a quick hour south along HWY 2. There is a familiar radio jingle, “Cars cost less in Wetaskiwin!” but it’s the cars from history that are at the first stop on your road trip—the world class Reynolds-Alberta Museum. The Reynold’s Alberta Museum is one of North America’s premier destinations for antique cars and machinery from Alberta’s history. Visit this international award-winning museum and learn how machinery has shaped and changed Alberta …

Find the Perfect Gift on the Santa Trail!

Jolene Kisilevich Beaver County, Camrose County, Drink, Eat & Shop, Entertainment, Events, Flagstaff County, Gifts, Highway 13, Highway 14, Local Food, Restaurants, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Wainwright Leave a Comment

As the Christmas Season is upon us, our friends over at BRAED (Battle River Alliance for Economic Development) is promoting Christmas markets and retailers in their region. Starting November 16 for five weeks, we will highlight some of BRAED’s area markets, retailers, makers and restaurants. They’ve designed each trail to provide an experience of shopping for the perfect gift this Christmas season and also included coffee shops and restaurants so you can enjoy a snack or a meal along the …

The Best Halloween Events East of Edmonton

Jolene Kisilevich Beaver County, Cold Lake, East of Edmonton, Events, Fort Saskatchewan, Highway 14, Highway 15, Highway 16, Highway 28, Lloydminster, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Sherwood Park, Southeast of Edmonton, Strathcona County, Tofield, Vegreville, Wainwright Leave a Comment

The season of ghouls and monsters is upon us! Looking to get into the Halloween spirit? Grab a few friends and check out all the fun and spooky events happening East of Edmonton this month: Vegreville Haunted Hike – Oct. 24th – 27th & Oct. 30th – Nov. 2nd After a seven-year hiatus, Vegreville’s Haunted Hike is back to give you even more of a fright! With a brand-new location and a few more tricks up their sleeve, this hike …

ALBERTA OPEN FARM DAYS – August 17 & 18, 2019!

Trevor Tessier Camrose County, Events, Highway 13, Highway 28, Lac La Biche Region, Northeast of Edmonton, Smoky Lake County, Southeast of Edmonton, St. Paul County Leave a Comment

Have you ever wanted to learn how your food gets to the grocery stores or markets before it gets on your table? Then you might want to mark your calendar for August 17th and 18th because you are not going to want to miss Alberta Open Farm Days! This two-day event is all about Alberta farmers inviting you to learn about the growing and farming process by stepping foot right on the farms. Listen to unique stories, witness demonstrations, and …