Fun Things and Accommodation- Edmonton
For those who are joining us in Edmonton from out of town, we have compiled a list of fun things to do in and around Edmonton, Calgary, and the Rocky Mountains if you plan on extending your stay!
Edmonton Fun Things
West Edmonton Mall
Being the biggest mall in North America, West Edmonton Mall has up to 800 different shops which include some incredible activities. For those who like rides and thrills, WEM is home to Galaxyland, the water park, and North America's only three level indoor Go Kart track! For those that like to have fun at a bit of a slower pace, there are the Sea Life Caverns, ten pin bowling, arcades, and mini golf to enjoy.
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Edmonton Corn Maze
Although their main attraction is the corn maze itself, the Edmonton Corn Maze also has other attractions such as their sunflower field, pumpkin patch, and pedal carts to name a few! Click here to learn more.
High Level Bridge Street Car
The High Level Bridge Streetcar is one of Edmonton's premier attractions. The Street Car takes you along former Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) trackage, from Edmonton's historic Old Strathcona area, through the only CPR Tunnel built east of the Canadian Rockies, and across the High Level Bridge into Edmonton's Downtown. Click here for more information
Art Gallery of Alberta and Royal Alberta Museum
Located in downtown Edmonton, the newly renovated Royal Alberta Museum and the Art Gallery of Alberta are beautiful attractions to visit on your trip to Edmonton. Click here (Art Gallery) (Museum) for more information.
Fort Edmonton Park
Fort Edmonton Park has a variety of cultural and historical activities to enjoy. The park also hosts numerous events throughout the year to enjoy. Click here to take a look at what they have scheduled!
A stunning 191 meters above the city, the Calgary Tower has the best views of the city and along with wonderful dining options at various levels of the tower.
Calgary Zoo is the best zoo because in addition to wonderful animal exhibits, they have Bugtopia AND their Prehistoric Park where you can walk among the dinosaurs. Click here for more information!
Outside of ski season, Winsport has numerous activities for you to enjoy including Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, downhill carting, a monster zipline, and summer bobsleighs. Click here for more information.
Home of the National Music Centre, Studio Bell has collections of rare instruments, interactive music activities and show-and-tells. Click here for more information.
Jasper, Canmore, and Banff are towns in the Rocky Mountains near Edmonton and Calgary. Each town is surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery and trails with a collection of restaurants and tourist attractions in town. Jasper and Banff present a stronger tourist-y vibe while Canmore is a quaint small town between Calgary and Banff that has a beautiful little downtown and some of the most beautiful hikes. We recommend the Grassi Lakes Hike for all skill levels! For those of you that like to golf, the Kananaskis are outside of Calgary has some beautiful courses that we know you'll love.
Please see the links below for hotels and airbnb's throughout the city.