Edmonton Off The Beaten Path

  • River Valley
    by Hanau93
  • River Valley
    by Hanau93
  • River Valley
    by Hanau93

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Edmonton

  • 1. River Valley

    During a walk around Edmonton I passed by the John Walter museum which is located in the North Saskatchewan River valley downtown Edmonton. I didn't enter, but find it worth to mention it. John Walter...

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  • 2. Rural Alberta

    If you enjoy fishing at all then theres lots of options open for you. My favorite place to go is East Pit Lake. Its about 70km west of the downtown core. It a reclaimed mining pit thats been...

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  • 3. Elk Island National Park

    If you get a chance, you may want to visit Elk Island National Park. Just a 45 mins drive East of Edmonton (take Yellowhead Trail Eastbound; Highway 16, and follow the signs), it is home to herds of...

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  • 4. Reynolds Museum

    When my relatives visited from Germany this past summer, we took them to see the Reynolds - Alberta Museum. I'd heard of this place before. However, in my entire life living here, I'd NEVER visited...

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  • 5. Universities & Colleges

    Many people might not think about it, but in Edmontons University of Alberta there are several smaller Museums and Exhibitions hidden and worth to be discovered. During my stay I had a look at an...

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  • 6. Jurassic Forrest

    This is a cool park. There is a north and south loop to walk around. In each loop there are different dinosaurs that have a sensor when you walk past them, they come to life. With each dinosaur there...

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  • 7. Prairie Garden Adventure Farm

    Prairie Garden Farms is no ordinary farm it's 35 acres of adventure and fun. A farm with arcade games, greenhouses, a pumpkin cannon (and a corn cob cannon for the little tykes), berry u-pick areas, a...

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  • 8. Devon Botanical Gardens

    30 minutes west of downtown Edmonton lies the Devonian Botanical Garden. Though it's nothing like Butchart's in Victoria, BC, it is quite a scene. This 80 acres attraction houses thousands of plants...

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  • 9. Mountain Parks

    As you drive around Golden, you will see these BIGHORN SHEEP abundant throughout the Rockies. The large rams are best viewed in the winter months when they are at lower elevations; in summer, most of...

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  • 10. Cathedrals

    We were unable to go inside this catherdral as there was a funeral going on it was such a pretty structure that I had to write a little bit about it because it is one of the prettiest structures in...

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  • 11. Corn Maze

    Just southwest of the city's boundary is the Edmonton corn maze. Each year the pattern of the maze takes on a different theme...last year the maze was patterned after the Edmonton Oilers. The maze is...

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  • 12. Alberta Railway Museum

    The Alberta Railway Museum located on the northern outskirts of Edmonton is a great hit with railroading buffs. It has a large collection of operating steam locomotives including CN 6060, the largest...

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  • 13. Whyte Ave

    If you have an hour to spare and are curious about ghostly stories around Strathcona, check out the ghost tours. I believe the guide's name is Nadine Bailey. Just show up at the Rescuer Statue in...

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  • 14. Take a break at Sylvan Lake

    Sylvan Lake is a pleasant resort town located about 1h30 south of Edmonton. It's a good place to go for camping (Jarvis Bay Provincial Park), swimming (Wild...

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  • 15. Come visit ME!

    This is my basement suite! I live in a nice, older area of the city. Close to the River Valley, downtown, north end, south end, WEM.... YOU NAME IT! I'm about...

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  • 16. Cyber Cafe...Get your Internet Fix

    Cyber-One Internet Cafe was an oasis for the true VT and Internet addict. They have over 15 computer stations and charge $6.00 Canadian per hour for internet...

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  • 17. This is the ticket to my...

    This is the ticket to my future! The Super 7 & 6/49 is a weekly & twice weekly draw that has prizes amounting to as high as C$22m! Well, I have yet migrated to...

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  • 18. The Francis Winspear Centre...

    The Francis Winspear Centre For Music Performers from the ESO to the Rolling Stones have found a home in one of the world's most acoustically-sound halls.#4 SIR...

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