13 of the Best Photos from #ExploreParkland this Winter

Tri Region Tourism Parks, Seasonal Ideas, Uncategorized

1. A beautiful shot of one of the first snow falls   This is our life now. #goodbyefall #hellowinter #winteriscoming #snow #exploreparkland #beautifulwinter #winterinalberta A photo posted by @hel_kell on Nov 3, 2015 at 8:03am PST 2. Snowshoeing is one great way to get around in the winter   “Starting off 2015 right – snowshoe adventures with a great friend.” …

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 …

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 …

Family camping at Wabamun

Tri Region Tourism Fishing, Parks, RV Parks & Campgrounds

The family wants to go camping this summer. No problem – Mom, you totally got this. The Tri-region has great camping just an hour west of Edmonton – that’s two Spongebob episodes on the tablet. Totally doable. Here’s what you need to know about family camping at Wabamun Provincial Park. Image: Marina at the Village of Wabamun from their Facebook …

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 …

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 …

A winter walk on the wild side

Tri Region Tourism Day Trip Ideas, Itinerary, Outdoor Adventures, Parks, Seasonal Ideas

Enjoy all this snow on a winter walk in the woods. The Tri-region west of Edmonton has some pristine natural areas to explore. Pembina River Provincial Park Walk the wide trails at Pembina through snowy woods overlooking the deep gorge and frozen river winding below. The park is just over an hour west of Edmonton along the Yellowhead. Check out this cool …