If you need the perfect picture of joy, look no further than a dog in a park on a beautiful day – eyes lit up, tongue hanging out, tail keeping inconsistent time. Fortunately for your pup, Edmonton has acres of awesome park spaces.
Edmonton has a rich cultural diversity and these art galleries, restaurants and businesses showcase some of the area’s First Nations culture.
Post-Christmas time leaves me feeling a tad blue and plenty broke. It’s a hard combo to handle. A key to beating those blues is getting out of the house, but it’s hard when you are trying to save money. I’ve rounded up some of my favourite inexpensive activities to get you out of the house without going into debt.
This year, Family Day takes place Monday, February 15, 2016. This annual holiday is a special day to embrace time with your family. Make the most of it (and the whole long weekend!) by participating in these fun, action-packed adventures fit for families.
Since it’s cooled down outside, I’m finding myself going a little stir crazy with a busy toddler running around. My daughter has lots of energy to burn, and our house is not always the place to do it. I searched out some local spots for us to visit and keep us both happy.
Walk with me, fellow design geeks, to seek out Edmonton’s best architecture. We’ll explore shining glass pyramids nestled in the river valley and a 16th-century French castle perched high up on the banks. Let’s dip our toes in cool reflecting pools, follow the swerving metal curves of the art gallery and snap a pic under the perfect light of the city’s oldest marquee. [Image credit: iStock.com/wwing]
When the weather outside isn’t cooperating but your kids have too much energy to stay cooped up inside the house, the ideal solution can be an indoor entertainment space.Children get to play with new toys, have adventures and meet new friends, while adults sip on coffee and treats, never far away from the action. These indoor play areas offer something for everyone. [Image credit: iStock.com/vitapix]
If you would like to treat Mom to a day she'll never forget, chose an activity-based Mother's Day adventure, rather than just the traditional brunch or dinner (or do both!). These fun activities all take place the weekend of Mother's day 2016, and offer a family-friendly experience Mom will love.
There are tons of to-do lists for tourist attractions in Edmonton, but not too many lists of things to do for new Edmontonians. If you’ve recently moved to the capital city, here are a few things to do to during the warmer months to acquaint yourself with your new city like a local. [Image credit: iStock.com/&@169 indykb]
Before becoming a mom, fitness was a huge part of my life. I exercised up until the day before my daughter was born. As soon as my doctor cleared me to workout, I couldn’t wait to get back at it. The difference now was that I had a cute little sidekick. Finding places to workout where I could bring my daughter along was a great way to get out of the house, bond with my daughter and set a great example for her.
It’s no doubt that Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm. Whether you want to be the very best, play for nostalgia (looking at you, 90s kid) or find the game a great way to be physically active, one thing is true: you’ll want to catch ‘em all! Here are some of the best Pokémon hotspots in Edmonton. That being said, please play responsibly and pay attention to your surroundings! [Image credit: Pokémon Go]
Across 1,370 acres, St. Albert contains 112 parks, 77 playgrounds and 85 km of walking trails. From winter activities to those of summer, the parks bustle with people playing and exercising alone and in groups, with friends, pets or family, as they take in nature’s beauty. [Image credit: iStock.com/proxyminder]
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