If you’re looking for an adventure this Mother’s Day, a shopping excursion and sightseeing trip along one of five scenic highways east of Edmonton will surely make Mom’s day. How about pampering her this weekend with jewelry, clothes, flowers, or that unique gift you’ll only find on a visit to one of these retailers east of Edmonton.
North of the city, on a drive down Highway 28, you’ll find a little bit of everything at Nook in the Woods. Located on Range Road 223 in Thorhild County, this country gift shop carries everything from clothing and jewelry to artisanal dry goods. Throughout May they’re featuring products perfect for mom, with discounts on Kogi Naturals and Honey House Naturals personal care products, as well as Avon at 20% off.
Carrying on to beautiful Cold Lake, you can visit TNT Clothing; a locally-owned shop that carries a wide range of trendy apparel and accessories. A Matt & Nat vegan handbag, a Corkcicle travel tumbler or a chic Billabong sweater are just a few of the contemporary and cool products available at TNT Clothing that would make excellent Mother’s Day gifts.
If you’re looking to venture due East of the City, Roland’s Jewelry in Fort Saskatchewan is a family-owned and operated jewelry store committed to excellent customer service. Just in time for Mother’s Day, they’re offering a range of earrings from Nina Nguyen’s ethically crafted line of jewelry. If you’re travelling further east, stop at Country Blessings Salon & Gifts in the village of Marwayne. This quaint country décor gift shop has a great selection of home décor and gift ideas, with the salon featuring hair care and beauty products. They are committed to working with Canadian suppliers to provide their customers with the perfect gift for any occasion.
Craig’s Cornerstone in Vermilion’s historic downtown is an excellent shopping destination on a Highway 16 road trip. The indoor market atmosphere at these beautifully renovated character buildings on main street makes it a perfect one stop shop for all sorts of mom-worthy gifts. Vermilion Jewellers offers diamond and gold jewelry, and Fresh Apparel has trendy fashions for both men and women. Harbrook & Paisley features quality footwear and accessories. Uniquely U Styles specializes in women’s wear, intimates, and swimwear with a range of sizes. If you’re planning to spoil mom this Mother’s Day, Craig’s Cornerstone will not disappoint!
If a trip southeast of Edmonton suits you, Java Blossom Flowers in Viking is an adorable little shop with a selection of flowers, gifts and a cappuccino bar. Take some time to relax and enjoy a hot or cold beverage while you browse. Irma Home and Garden Decor east of Viking on Highway 14 boasts over 5000 square feet of “unique, odd & unusual” giftware and garden décor. Don’t miss their Mother’s Day open house this Sunday!
Buckskins Emporium carries a huge selection of cool and quirky gifts and is a must stop on this route. Clothing, jewelry, décor, kitchen, body, bath, toys, specialty snacks and more. Located just 6 miles northeast of the city of Camrose, you’ll find it all here! On to Killam for a visit to Budding Ideas Flowers & Gifts for fresh cut flowers, fashion, purses, bath & body, home décor and giftware.
While you’re sure to find the perfect gift for mom at any of the destinations mentioned here, the best part about a shopping excursion east of Edmonton is the opportunity to spend quality time with loved ones. The time spent chatting in the car and the chance to check out some locally-owned Alberta retail shops is a great way to make this Mother’s Day magnificent!
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