Discover Plamondon’s Memory Lane

Jolene Kisilevich #TakeItToTheLake, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Highway 28, Lac La Biche Region, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures

Local heritage of art, nature, and community offers a soothing escape – Jeremy Derksen for #TakeItToTheLake Here’s your invitation to #TakeItToTheLake! & please share this with friends and family so they too can come visit this summer and/or for you to get out and renew yourself by getting close to the water. If you’ve ever gone back to visit your childhood home after many years away, you know the sensation. Everything is familiar but somehow smaller. In the Plamondon Mini …

Balance Challenge and Chill in Bonnyville

Rebecca Isbister #TakeItToTheLake, Bonnyville, Camping, Highway 28, Local Food, MD of Bonnyville, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Water Adventures

Mini-golf, berry-picking, pies and water sports make for a rejuvenating adventure – Jeremy Derksen for #TakeItToTheLake Here’s your invitation to #TakeItToTheLake this summer! Call your friends and family too; they don’t want to miss this chance to visit you this summer and/or for you too to get out and renew yourself while you… #TakeItToTheLake. “Don’t come out here and expect to ace it,” says Darren Robson about the mini-golf at Rocky Meadows Country Getaway. “You’re gonna get schooled.” With farm …

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 …

Resources for Small Businesses affected by COVID-19

Jolene Kisilevich Announcement

April 1 NEWS – Federal Aid Package Updates Today, the Government of Canada announced further details about the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) application process. A Good breakdown of Info: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/benefits/apply-for-cerb-with-cra.html The government also announced that Canadians can register for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit online as of April 6 at: www.canada.ca/coronavirus-cerb. In order to help prevent overload of the system, the government is asking Canadians to apply for the benefit based on birthdate. This means those born in the first three months of the …

Hwy 16 – Where Culture Meets Adventure!

Jolene Kisilevich Attractions, Camping, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Golfing, Highway 16, Lloydminster, Mannville, Minburn County, Museums, Paradise Valley, Roadside Attraction, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Strathcona County, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Vegreville, Vermilion

To start off, head due east from the center of Edmonton and take the easy jaunt to Sherwood Park in Strathcona County. It’s worth the quick road trip to visit the Strathcona County Museum, packed with exhibits that showcase the history of Strathcona County. This is your chance to experience the rich history of the region. Time for some outdoor fun and adventure! Next door to Edmonton is a cluster of some of the greatest prairie parks and protected spaces …

Tuning in to Vermilion

Cody Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Comfort Food, East of Edmonton, Highway 16, Vermilion, Vermilion River County, Winter Adventures

Ski, eat, drink and soak up good vibes Jeremy Derksen for #SkiNorthAB Amber Howard strikes a tuning fork and places it, vibrating, on my chest. It reverberates through my core. Crystal therapy is not an experience I would have anticipated from a small town in northeastern Alberta, but Vermilion is always full of surprises. Locals here support new ideas, creative thinkers and entrepreneurs. Maybe, being a regional hub for cross-country skiing, rowing and academics (among other things), embracing positive momentum …