Summer in Edmonton has arrived, and what better way to take advantage of it by dusting off your flip flops, slathering on some sunscreen, and hitting the pavement for an adventure!
Over on the Northeast of Edmonton, the city offers many opportunities to enjoy your summer at any speed – indoor or outdoor.
With quick access to the Yellowhead Trail on the Northeast, you’re able to access many of the surrounding green spaces of the city. Take yourself on a short drive out to Elk Island Park and surround yourself with nature, walking trails and wildlife. While the Bison roam the land, enjoy a day and night (or two) of affordable camping. For those astronomy fans, Elk Island Park is a designated dark zone to capture the most gorgeous views of the Northern Lights, planets, and constellations!
Can’t find the time to take the trip outside of the city? No problem! With other parks surrounding the area such as Rundle Park and Hermitage Park, you’re sure to find some easy walking trails and new friends along the way.
As the years pass, the Northeast of Edmonton has been going under a revitalization. With many new businesses popping up that feature delicious cuisines from all over the world. You’ll be able to taste a little piece of each country from right outside your door.
Take a trip to Uncle Ed’s Restaurant for some authentic Ukrainian dishes that you can dine in and enjoy! Before you head out, be sure to stop at the attached Ukrainian Mundare Sausage House to pick up some fresh or frozen meals to cook up at home later in the week!
Outdoor or indoor, you’re sure to get your heart pounding and the sweat dripping this summer! Prefer to stay out of the heat and cool off indoors? Visit the Clareview Recreation Centre for an intense workout or for a relaxing lounge in the pool. Even if you decide not to get your heart racing, the Clareview Recreation Centre has a brand new Public Library with many daily activities for children, teenagers, and young adults.
The Clareview Recreation Centre features a massive fitness facility that includes basketball, volleyball and badminton courts for your enjoyment, you will easily find something to keep you active. The large swimming pool offers many different aquatic activities for you to try. If you like to dive, swim lanes, relax in the hot tub or even take a ride on the lazy river; you’re sure to thoroughly enjoy your visit!