Take a Hike! Enjoy the Fall Colours in the Tri-Region

Tri Region Tourism Cultural Experiences, Day Trip Ideas, Itinerary, Nature Lovers, Outdoor Adventures, Parks, Stony Plain

Every autumn Alberta explodes with colour as deciduous trees turn from a deep green to vibrant reds and yellows. The event attracts people from all over the province to travel and take in the gorgeous fall foliage of Alberta’s countryside. Alberta’s Tri-Region is home to numerous trail systems and parks for leaf peepers to enjoy the crisp fall air and …

Clifford E Lee Nature Sanctuary

Become One with Nature

Tri Region Tourism Nature Lovers, Outdoor Adventures

Looking to get out of the city and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature?  There are so many options around, but these are two of our favourites! Clifford E. Lee Sanctuary Devon, AB cliffordelee.com | Facebook Did watching “The Big Year” get you interested in birding? Are you looking for somewhere to head out on a trail and encounter …

Tri-Region Children's Activities

Mommy Meet-Up

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas, Nature Lovers, Outdoor Adventures, Parks, Seasonal Ideas

Moms, is it time to get your other mom friends together and head out for a day of fun and exploration?  I bet it is!  Sometimes it can be hard to come up with ideas, though.  But never fear, we have got you covered.  Here are some local ideas to consider when planning your next mommy meet-up. Replace the mood …

Skating in the Tri-region

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas, Itinerary, Nature Lovers, Outdoor Adventures, Seasonal Ideas

Just minutes west of Edmonton, you’ll find some of the best places for a family skate outside, a drop-in game of shinny or free arena skating. Here’s just some of the places we’re looking forward  to practicing our backwards cross-overs and fearsome hockey stops in the Tri-Region. Image: The skating oval in Central Park from Spruce Grove on Facebook. Outdoor …

Three perfect hostess gifts

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas, Nature Lovers, Seasonal Ideas, Shopping

Dear hostess, thank you for cleaning your house, so I don’t have to clean mine. Thank you for the free lunch and cookies and wine. Thank you for putting up with the kids’ loud ruckus from the basement. Thank you for the wonderful company. Here is this very cool thing that you’ll really love. Happy holidays from your very grateful guests …

Where to park your RV

Tri Region Tourism Accommodation, Day Trip Ideas, Itinerary, Nature Lovers, Outdoor Adventures, Parks, RV Parks & Campgrounds

Park your double-decker ultimate behemoth at an RV park this long weekend Stay for a weekend, set up your rig for a weeklong holiday or full-time it for a whole season. We have nine RV parks in the tri-region – so you might still find a spot for the Sep long. Or think ahead for next summer and have your …

Cowboys and carnivals

Tri Region Tourism Cultural Experiences, Day Trip Ideas, Events, Nature Lovers, Outdoor Adventures

Cowboy poetry and good old-fashioned fun This month, two of our favourite Tri-region celebrations kick-off: Stony Plain’s annual Cowboy Gathering and brings together poets, musicians and artists in honour of cowboy culture and art. And Spruce Grove’s Grain Elevator Park is the scene for the Farm and Heritage Carnival – where kids can play games, ride ponies and eat corn on the …

Swim, splash and tube

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas, Nature Lovers, Parks, Seasonal Ideas

Cool off in lakes, rivers and pools On these hot summer days, you need to know where to find the cool water. Here are four places to swim, tube and splash around in the Tri-region, just west of Edmonton. Image from the Tri-leisure Centre on Facebook. Tube the slow winding river Join a Pembina River tubing tour from Entwistle, an …

Three Father’s Day trips

Tri Region Tourism Accommodation, Day Trip Ideas, Events, Nature Lovers, Outdoor Adventures, Parks, RV Parks & Campgrounds, Seasonal Ideas

A day out with Dad Spend a little time with the old man this year would ya? He misses you. Pick something you’ll both love – spend Dad’s Day drooling over shiny vintage cars, watching a CFL practice or taking a guided walk in the woods. Here are three ideas for a day with dear old Dad in the tri-region, …

Five Mom’s Day ideas

Tri Region Tourism Cultural Experiences, Day Trip Ideas, Events, Greenhouse, Nature Lovers, Parks

Show Mom some love this Sunday Hey family – just a reminder that Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 11. Here are five ways to spend time with your mom in the Tri-region, west of Edmonton. Image: Tropical butterfly house at Devonian Botanic Garden on Facebook. Tea in the garden The Devonian Botanic Garden hosts a fancy Mother’s Day tea …