Edmonton & Area
Why not spend time wandering Edmonton’s’ green spaces? There are certainly plenty of them. In fact, the only other with more parklands within its city footprint in all of North America is New York, because of Central Park.
Take a paddle along the shores of the North Saskatchewan River which winds its way through the centre of the city. Take in a play, a speech or a volunteer experience. Feast on the city’s and region’s culinary experiences, from all around the globe. Known as festival and winter city, Edmonton is well versed in how to celebrate the good times and embrace its cultural diversity.
Elk Island National Park, is a gem only 45 minutes east of the city. Glimpse a bison from the local herd and Buffalo and enjoy miles of photo perfect trails teeming with wildlife. Head south into communities like Devon where you can take in the joys of lake country. Or, head west along the Yelllowhead Highway knowing you’ll soon be in the mountains.