Upon arrival in Edmonton, transfer (own cost) to your overnight accommodation. The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore the Festival City of Edmonton. Experience Canada’s most popular urban regions and the capital city of Alberta. With more than 60 galleries and public exhibits, Edmonton offers too much art for most visitors to appreciate in one trip. A big favourite is the newly expanded and renovated Art Gallery of Alberta, with its excellent depth of international and provincial collections.
You may wish to visit Fort Edmonton Park, a living history museum tracing the growth and development of Edmonton through four historical periods; The Fort, 1885 Street, 1905 Street and 1920 Street. Explore fascinating Old Strathcona. Whyte Avenue has been named one of Canada’s 10 best shopping neighbourhoods. Year round, Old Strathcona entices visitors to its funky, eclectic shops, antiques, bookstores, a farmers’ market, fabulous restaurants and nightlife, as well as chic boutique hotels. Voted one of Canada’s “coolest neighbourhoods,” Old Strathcona lies in the heart of the entertainment festival scene and gives a home to a vibrant theatre community.
Enjoy the day exploring one of the largest shopping and entertainment centres. A shopper’s paradise housing 800 stores and over 100 eating establishments, nine thrill parks and attractions.
Edmonton is only hours away from the Rockies and the resort town of Jasper. Alternatively you may wish to embark on a journey south to the Stampede City of Calgary, or transfer (own cost) to Edmonton Airport.