Things To Do in Edmonton
1. Telus World of Science
A perfect day out for all the family, the Telus World of Science is your way to experience science like never before! Here you can mix education with entertainment through the variety of themed, interactive galleries, live demonstrations and a 5D Imax Cinema. No matter what your age, you will feel like a kid again!
2. Fort Edmonton Park
This living history site will transport you back in time to experience life in Edmonton’s humble early years. Nestled in lush parkland along the banks of Edmonton’s river, you can enjoy a guided tour from a costumed character, barter for a bargain at the trade store, visit animals on the farm or take a ride on a street car. Make sure you try the ice cream!
3. Elk Island National park
Located around 30 miles outside the city limits, Elk Island National Park is a pristine natural paradise and is an important site for the conservation of bison, moose and deer. Lovers of the great outdoors rejoice – the fully equipped campsites will allow you to become one with nature without needing your own equipment. Other activities include cook outs and canoeing, plus there is a golf course and restaurant on-site.
4. Citadel Theatre
As the third largest regional theatre in Canada, the Citadel theatre is one of Edmonton’s major performance spaces. A complex of five stages in downtown Edmonton, this is one of North America’s largest not-for-profit theatres, who want to keep arts and culture thriving in the city and beyond. Make sure you catch a show during your stay – not only is this home to a stellar company of local talent, but Citadel is also known for staging pre-Broadway shows.
5. West Edmonton Mall
The largest shopping mall in North America, this is the place to be to shop ‘til you drop. It is home to over 800 stores – you could easily spend your entire trip browsing the goods on offer! Other activities include a cinema, mini-golf, plus an indoor water park and an amusement park – there is something for everyone in this action-packed complex.