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Alberta Bound

Friendly, sophisticated Edmonton makes a superb starting point for travellers who wish to experienceall of Alberta. To witness the grandeur of our CANADIAN ROCKIES and glaciers as well as our plains, aspen parkland and boreal forest, simply drive west 4-5 hours on the famed Yellowhead Highway (Hwy 16) towards JASPER and the ICEFIELDS PARKWAY region. […]

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Beyond Edmonton – East

Spend the weekend in Strathcona County or picture yourself in friendly Fort Saskatchewan;  either way you’ll have a great time. STRATHCONA COUNTY — With 65 kilometres of paved, multi-use trails, a nature area for watching wildlife, award-winning greenhouses, U-pick farms and Millennium Place — with activities for the whole family including skating, swimming, and various […]

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Beyond Edmonton – North

Just beyond metro Edmonton, blue skies beckon as you take a leisurely drive north to the peaceful, homespun communities of Bon Accord, Gibbons, Legal, Morinville, Redwater, St. Albert and Sturgeon County. THE CITY OF ST. ALBERT — The oldest non-fortified community in Alberta offers sites of interest including the historic Father Lacombe Chapel, Western Canada’s […]

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Beyond Edmonton – South

South of Edmonton you’ll discover the dynamic thriving communities of Leduc, Nisku, Devon, Calmar, Beaumont and Millet. DEVON — Visit the Devonian Botanic Garden, a lovingly manicured complex lush with the plant life, ponds and waterfalls of its Kurimoto Japanese Garden. Nature trails, ecological and wetland reserves and more than 10,000 species of plants beautify […]

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Beyond Edmonton – West

Just west of Edmonton, picturesque Parkland County is home to lakes, beaches, golf courses and outdoor attractions that magnify the area’s natural splendour. DEVONIAN BOTANIC GARDEN — This attraction boasts more than 80 acres of display gardens and 110 acres of natural areas. As well, its Japanese Garden comes complete with a Japanese Tea House. […]

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Eco-Tourism

Whether your interests embrace nature, wildlife or even shopping, Edmonton brims with environmentally friendly options in the city and surrounding regions. Enjoy a day crossing KALYNA COUNTRY, Canada’s largest eco-museum, home to more than40 designated natural areas and 1,000 km of trails, all just east of Edmonton. Along this 300-km stretch of North Saskatchewan river […]

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Jasper National Park

For a serene, beautiful experience, immerse your senses in this charming area ringed by mountains, lakes and wildlife. Head west to enter JASPER NATIONAL PARK, 10,878 sq. km. (4,200 sq. mi.) of preserved wilderness. As part of the ROCKY  MOUNTAIN WORLD HERITAGE SITE, the region offers hiking, mountain biking and skating as well as gorgeous […]

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Kalyna Country

KALYNA COUNTRY is home to the scenic and historic North Saskatchewan River. While in the area, explore the Trans Canada Trail as well as jet boat tours, fishing, and scenic adventures. Highway 16 east leads directly to the sprawling wildlife sanctuary of ELK ISLAND NATIONAL PARK, home to flourishing populations of plains and wood bison, […]

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Majestic Aurora

SUGGESTED MONTHS: SEPTEMBER TO APRIL The shimmering, neon green curtain of THE NORTHERN LIGHTS — THE AURORA BOREALIS— makes for unforgettable nights in Edmonton. Begin your tour at TELUS WORLD OF SCIENCE -EDMONTON to understand the cosmic forces that create this sky dance. In the evening, go to the Aurora Borealis viewing area to skygaze […]