As the capital of the Alberta province of Canada, Edmonton offers a fun time for the whole family. Whether you’re here to check out local artists, or are in town for one of the many festivals put on in the area, you’re guaranteed a fun time in Edmonton.
Things to do in Edmonton
Edmonton provides fun activities for everyone. Looking to spend time outdoors? Fishers should check out Get Hooked Fishing, the best place to go for guided fishing trips. For a fun time with the family, head to Jurassic Forest, and explore dinosaurs in this very realistic preserve. There are also watchable wildlife tours in the area. For some fun shopping and exploring the city, walk around the Edmonton Food Tours and get the taste of Edmonton, along with some art and history. You can also check out the shopping centers in Edmonton and shop for hours at all of your favorite stores, as well as explore some local brands. For a quick bite to eat with friends, check out some board game cafes, where you and your friends can enjoy some food, and each other’s company, over classic board games. If you’re a sports fan, you can get tickets to an Edmonton Prospects baseball game, or even check out the Edmonton Eskimos as they play football. For a little bit of history, head over to Fort Edmonton Park, where you can experience life in Edmonton fro 1846 to 1920. Interested in art? Edmonton is home to the Neon Sign Museum, which showcases Edmonton’s history through this modern art idea. The Art Gallery of Alberta is also housed in this city, so be sure to stop there and explore amazing art and architecture.
Edmonton Day Trips
Looking to spend a day out of the city? There are a variety of cool places for you to go to around Edmonton. Devonshire Beach is a little under 3 hours away from the city, and is the perfect place to go to escape the city life and relax on the beach. About an hour east of the city is Vegreville, home to the Vegreville Egg—the world’s biggest psyanka (Ukrainian-style Easter Egg). Another hour away from Edmonton is Pembina River, where people come out and spend the day tubing along the river. A short 20-minute drive away is the St. Albert Farmers’ Market, where you can pick up some fresh produce and enjoy some live street performances. Another short distance away is the Edmonton Corn Maze, a fun place to go with the kids from late July until Halloween, when the maze turns into a haunted Farm of Fear, only for those 13 and up. For a picnic and some bird-watching, stop by the Clifford E. Lee nature sanctuary, the perfect place for you to explore the wildlife and wetlands in the area.
Whether you decide to stay in the heart of Edmonton, or closer to the edges of the city, we make it easy to find the perfect place to stay. If you’re looking to stay close to the city, we have a lot of apartments and hotel rooms available in the Ice District, right in the middle of downtown Edmonton. For a more residential stay, we have homes available in Northwest Edmonton, the perfect place to enjoy personal time, while also not being too far from city life. If you plan on heading to St. Albert during your stay, we offer rentals near the northern outskirts of the city, only a short distance away from St. Albert. For a nice distance away from the nature trail and other outdoor activities, we recommend staying near Devon, where you can start a kayak or canoe trip down the North Saskatchewan. Wherever you decide to stay in Edmonton, you can compare rentals by price, ratings, and reviews on Tripping. Book your Edmonton vacation rental today!
Transportation in Edmonton
There is a variety of ways to get around Edmonton. If you’re looking to rent a car for your stay, there are places like Practicar Car and Truck rentals, Avis, or Enterprise in the area that have cars available for rent at any time. If you decide stay in or near the city, you can also get around pretty easily by walking, or with a bike. For public transit, the Edmonton Transit System (ETS) has bus and train service that runs throughout the entire city. There are also taxis available, as well as Uber service.
Vacation Rentals in Edmonton
Looking for the perfect vacation rental for your Edmonton getaway? Tripping.com’s got you covered. Whether you’re seeking a vacation home, cabin rental or cottage, Edmonton offers 775 affordable vacation home rentals to choose from, with far more amenities, space and comforts than the average hotel room. Select from 712 properties with high-speed WiFi Internet, 147 full with jacuzzi and pool, and homes complete with outdoor patio, great for entertaining with guests. Whatever your needs, find the perfect home rental that best matches your accommodation style and budget.For travelers planning for an extended stay, long-term lodging and corporate rentals only cost an average of €2525 a month. Save hundreds with affordable vacation rentals on Tripping.com and, in many cases, book directly online so you’re all set to go. Edmonton has 775 gorgeous homes with 173 pet-friendly rentals to choose from, perfect for your dog or cat. Check out our vacation rental listings now to get the latest deals, and book the right vacation home rental for you and the whole family. Feel at home wherever you are and experience an unforgettable vacation with Tripping.com.
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