Day Trips

Alberta Prairie Railway Polar Express
All Aboard the Alberta Prairie Railway Polar Express!

All Aboard for fun and holiday cheer!  You can transport your family straight into the movies with a ride on the Alberta Prairie Railway Polar Express. It’s a one-of-a-kind experience you have to see to truly believe! Stationed out of Stettler, Alberta Prairie Railway is proud to offer this unique
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Alberta Prairie Railways Pumpkin Fest
Alberta Prairie Railway Pumpkin Fest

Head out to Stettler and hop aboard Alberta Prairie Railway to take part in this year’s Pumpkin Fest on October 15, 2022! Guests can look forward to an authentic train ride that leads to fun-filled activities including a petting zoo, barrel train rides, a free hamburger or hot dog lunch,
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Smoky Lake Pumpkin Fair
Smoky Lake Pumpkin Fair 2022

The Smoky Lake Pumpkin Fair is back for 2022, offering up all the usual fall fair fun and the return of the ever-popular pumpkin weigh off! Kick things off with a pancake breakfast, then spend the rest of your day enjoying the midway, petting zoo, corn maze, show and shine,
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Harvest of the Past
Revisit a Harvest of the Past at the Ukrainian Village

It’s the final event of the season at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village. The Harvest of the Past allows you to experience the best of autumn from days gone by. On Saturday, September 10, 2022 explore the village, see an old-fashioned threshing bee, and watch costumed interpreters give demos all
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Reynolds Museum Harvest Festival
Reynolds Museum Harvest Festival

The Reynolds Museum Harvest Festival is the perfect opportunity to spend a fun Fall day with the family while learning more about farming practices and equipment through the decades. Watch some the museum’s impressive collection of vintage tractors and machinery at work, check out a display of modern John Deere
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September Events Guide 2022
What’s Happening This Month? Family Fun Events in Edmonton in September!

September is upon us! We’ve found harvest festivals, community league events, outdoor movies, and plenty of activities – indoor and out – that your whole family will love! We’ve picked a mere sampling of the family fun events in Edmonton in September – to see everything this month has to
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Gateway to the Stars Elk Island National Park
Gateway to the Stars at Elk Island National Park

Let Elk Island National Park be your Gateway to the Stars. Discover your inner astronomer as you search for the the stars or Northern Lights under the guide of a friendly and knowledgeable Parks Canada interpreter. Experience all the wonder as you learn to navigate the stars and listen to
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Guess Where Trips
Visit Camrose for 3 Terrific Train Experiences!

Our family recently had the opportunity to spend a fun Sunday afternoon trying Guess Where Trips. We set out having no idea where the folder full of envelopes would take us, and ended up having a fantastic day discovering several great trails and attractions we would have never explored otherwise.
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Cobb's Adventure Park
Head Down Highway II to Meet a Kangaroo!

Did you know you can meet kangaroos, wallabies, llamas, goats, ducks and more right on the outskirts of Calgary? Cobb’s Adventure Park has been on my radar for a few years now and I was excited to finally check it out this summer when we were passing through Calgary on
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Canyon Alpine Coaster
Ride the NEW Canyon Alpine Coaster in Red Deer!

There are even more reasons to take a road trip to Red Deer this summer with the opening of the all new Canyon Alpine Coaster at Canyon Ski Resort! Our family has previously enjoyed the thrill of riding the Pipe Mountain Coaster at Revelstoke Mountain Resort so we are very
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