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]
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]
With our wide open, green spaces, it’s no surprise that Edmonton and area is home to approximately 90 public and private (members-only) golf courses. I consulted with a couple of avid golfers, my ma and pa, to find some of the top courses. Here’s a rundown of a variety of golf courses within an hour’s drive of Edmonton –  for experienced golfers, beginners and everyone in between. [Image credit: iStock.com/MichaelSvoboda]
Albertans are lucky. Great historical landmarks and gorgeous landscapes are never more than a short drive away. Touring the province is a perfect excuse for a single day getaway, long weekend trip or an extended vacation. With spectacular parks, wineries and dinosaur bones, Alberta offers some of the best sight-seeing in the world for the price of a tank of gas.
When it’s time to say I Do, the biggest problem a couple usually faces is picking the right venue for the ceremony and reception. These Edmonton venues are ideal for your entire wedding, from the vows to the party, plus they are all absolutely stunning backgrounds for photos.
It might not always be warm here but that doesn’t stop us from getting out of the house. These are just some of the many entertaining outdoor spots in Edmonton that you can enjoy year round.
A rainy day doesn’t have to equal boredom or staying at home. Whether you’re craving some physical activity or simply wish to soak up some culture, there’s plenty to do indoors at these incredible spots across Edmonton.
Asking someone to be with you forever is the most important question you’ll ever ask another person. You want the setting to be just right. These Edmonton landmarks are all amazing backdrops for popping the big one.
Summer is usually short and sweet in Edmonton. But, we’re known as a festival city for a reason – we cram our short summer season full of fun festivals featuring food, music and once-in-a-lifetime performances. These summer festivals will make you forget the long Edmonton winters. [Image credit: iStock.com/svetikd]
There are so many options of what to do in Edmonton, especially if you are a food lover. Maybe you want to master a new foodie skill, try out some amazing dishes, or learn about wine and food pairings? There are plenty of fun ways to fill your schedule with exciting foodie events in Edmonton.
The Works Art & Design Festival features 50 exhibits by 300 artists in 28 different venues. That equals 700 pieces of art to expand your artistic horizons. There will also be concerts, exhibits and vendors. These are just 10 of the venues that will be jam-packed with art lovers as the festival takes over the city June 23 to July 5, 2016. [Image credit: iStock.com/mihailomilovanovic]
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