Day Trips

Morinville Lite Up The Night
Lite Up the Nite Christmas Festival in Morinville

Head out to Morinville on Saturday, November 27,2021 to celebrate the town’s annual Lite Up the Nite festival. This holiday celebration is jam packed with festive activities throughout the day, all leading up to a parade, tree lighting and fireworks! Here’s a list of all the great activities taking place
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Alberta Roadside Attractions Mallard Duck Andrew
Pulling Out all the Big Roadside Attraction Stops

Go Big or Go Home!  On our recent trek back from camping in Cold Lake, we decided to take our time and check out some of the large roadside attractions in the area.  It added a few extra miles and hours to our trip, but it made for a fun
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Métis Crossing Interpretive Tour
Experience Indigenous Culture at Métis Crossing

Experience and connect with Indigenous culture at Métis Crossing, Alberta’s first major Métis cultural interpretive destination! Only 1.5 hours from Edmonton, they offer a variety of activities and experiences that provide an engaging educational environment for all ages. Metis Crossing opens on June 26 for the 2021 season. Book your
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River Lifestyle
Float the North Saskatchewan in Devon, AB with River Lifestyle Co.

Experience the North Saskatchewan from a leisurely perspective as you float down the river with your toes dipped in the water. River Lifestyle Co. is a family-friendly tubing company in Devon, just outside Edmonton. River Lifestyle Co. offers families two different float experiences: Float Option 1: This route starts at
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Pembina River Floating
Cool Off This Summer with a Float Down Pembina River

Can you imagine anything more relaxing than floating on a tube down the river with your toes dipping in the cool water? Located just an hour west of Edmonton in Entwistle, Pembina River Tubing is an experience not to be missed this summer. As the relaxing current floats you down
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Hit the Water this Summer with Canoeheads

Spend the day paddling the North Saskatchewan River — even if you don’t have your own canoe! For 25 years, Canoeheads has been making canoeing accessible for families in Edmonton. Their day trip experience — available on Saturdays and Sundays — is a great way for all experience levels to
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Granary Road Park Adventure
An Excellent Day-Trip: Play & Learn at Granary Road Park

Fun for toddlers and teens alike, Granary Road boasts 36 acres of fun and adventure at their Play & Learn Park. It is a 3.5 hour drive from Edmonton, but totally worth it! There are 11 different interactive exhibits to explore, which gives you plenty to do for a full
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Celebrate International Dark Sky Week 2021: Visit a Dark Sky Preserve

We’re so used to it. Street lights, traffic lights, business signs, billboards, car lights, security lights. When you start to make a list of all the nighttime lights that we see in towns and cities across Canada, it adds up quickly! All of this lighting is considered light pollution. Being
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Fantasyland Hotel
Our Shop and Stay-cation at Fantasyland Hotel!

Call it the winter blues, Covid lockdown craze, or cabin fever. Whatever it is, our family was in it deep and we needed a break – STAT! I love that we live so close to one of the coolest hotels — Fantasyland Hotel at West Edmonton Mall. An overnight staycation
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Wibit at Sylvan Lake Opens Soon!
Get Ready to Wibit at Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash

One of central Alberta’s favourite lakes is ready to add to the summer fun with the new addition of the Wibit Sylvan Lake Aqua Park! The aqua park will feature interlocking inflatable modules and is the first of its kind in Alberta! The Wibit inflatables are one of the hottest trends
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