The 10 Best Edmonton Neighbourhoods to Explore

Do a quick search and you’ll find plenty of articles covering the best areas to live in Edmonton or the safest neighborhoods in Edmonton. This is not one of them. In this article, I’m going to cover the most interesting neighbourhoods in Edmonton to explore, either on foot or by your preferred mode of transportation. …

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50+ Things to Do with Kids in Edmonton, Alberta

A guide to the best things to in Edmonton with kids, babies, toddlers, and other Edmonton childrens activities in summer and winter

Edmonton, the capital city of Alberta and fifth largest in Canada, is an extremely kid-friendly city. Some of the best things to do with babies, toddlers, or children in Edmonton include a huge indoor waterpark and amusement park, super interactive museums, excellent playcentres and swimming pools, dinosaur parks, and a national park right on our …

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99 Fun Things to Do in Edmonton, Alberta (by a local!)

Edmonton is a vigorous prairie town with a mind of its own and a hearty population. Once the “City of Champions,” the provincial capital of Alberta and fifth largest city in Canada is best known for its hockey team (the Edmonton Oilers) and the largest shopping mall in North American (West Edmonton Mall). But there …

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Banff with Kids: 20+ Fun Things to Do in Canada’s Top National Park

The best things to do in Banff with kids

Banff was Canada’s first national park, and remains its most visited today. It is not difficult to see why. In summer, Banff’s stunning turquoise lakes are easily visited with kids, while winter turns the park into a snowy wonderland, with opportunities for skating, skiing, hot springs, and more. Growing up in Edmonton, the capital of …

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40+ Fun Things to Do in Canmore, Alberta

A detailed guide to the best things to do in Canmore, Alberta, Canada

Canmore is my dream town. I’ve been visiting since I was a kid, and hope to retire there someday (if I can afford it!) Located just six kilometers outside of Banff National Park on the TransCanada Highway, Alberta’s ninth largest town is often touted as a cheaper and less touristy alternative to Banff. But in …

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40+ Fun Things to Do in Red Deer, Alberta

Places to visit and things to do in Red Deer Alberta

Red Deer is Alberta’s third largest city. Located almost exactly halfway between Edmonton­ and Calgary, it has for much of its history been considered an important stopping point between the two. The local indigenous Cree people named the Red Deer River, after which the city is named, Waskasoo Seepee, or Elk River, the elk sometimes …

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40+ Awesome Things to Do in Waterton Lakes National Park

A guide to things to do in Waterton Alberta

Waterton Lakes National Park is one of the most bucket-list worthy things to do in Alberta, Canada’s most beautiful province. The park occupies the southwestern corner of Alberta and is often overshadowed by Alberta’s two larger Rocky Mountain national parks to the north, Banff and Jasper. Waterton offers everything that Jasper and Banff do, but …

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22 Unmissable Things to Do in Jasper in Winter

A detailed guide to Jasper in winter

Skating on frozen lakes, climbing walls of ice, exploring icy canyons, or gazing at snowy peaks from a hot tub – Canada’s Jasper National Park is abundant in life-changing experiences in winter. Growing up in Edmonton, the capital of Alberta, I’ve been lucky enough to visit Jasper in winter nearly every year since I was …

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