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Paddle into the Past is a Metis Crossing Signature Experience

Explore Alberta’s Rich Métis History at Métis Crossing

Metis Crossing Interpretive Centre, Canada’s first Métis cultural destination, in Alberta’s Lakeland near Edmonton, makes exploring Canada’s Indigenous history interesting and fun.

4 Nifty Things to Do in Alberta’s Lakeland

Looking for nifty experiences for a family or girlfriend getaway? Escape rooms, b&bs, Indigenous culture and biking are 4 nifty things to do in northeastern Alberta.
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48 Hours in Cold Lake, a Weekend Getaway in Alberta’s Lakeland

Cold Lake has great restaurants, things to do and places to stay to make for a fun 48 hour weekend getaway in northeastern Alberta’s stunning Lakeland.
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7 of the Coolest Places To Stay In Alberta’s Lakeland

Wild, beautiful memories with family or friends start somewhere. There is still time to make some this summer. In August, hot happenings center around rodeos, music fests, rural and lake life. Pick your focus and go on a getaway in this gorgeous lake peppered slice of Canada, Alberta’s Lakeland. If the family is up for…

Weekend Getaway in Alberta

Kaskapite Sakigan, or Smoky Lake, in Cree was named for the mists that often obscure the opposite shore. Just an hour and a half east of Edmonton, Smoky Lake, Alberta makes for a great weekend getaway and escape from the city.
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Best Sturgeon Fishing In Alberta

If your idea of a fabulous weekend includes fishing, Alberta river fishing promises big fish in an experience that differs from fishing Alberta's lakes,
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Ross Lake : A Guest Blog By Rylann McCarthy

Ross Lake: Whitney Lakes Provincial Park Whether you are looking to dip your paddle in the water or get down to earth with the stunning hiking trails and views, Whitney lakes Provincial Park contains an escape like no other. Ross lake is no exception to the beauty that can  be found in our local Lakeland, and was…

Five Ways to Live Adventurefully in Alberta This Autumn

From Waskatenau to the Saskatchewan border and north to Plamandon and Lac La Biche, you’ll discover more than just the boring old oil country. ...
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Getting Ready for Hunting in Alberta

Hunting in Alberta is a big thing and with the season starting soon in many places around the Lakeland region we wanted to get ...
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Ice Fishing In Alberta – Your Need To Know Info

Pretty soon the thousands of bodies of water that give the Lakeland its name will have frozen over for the next six months or ...
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Four Ways That Hiking Makes You Happier and Smarter

You probably know that hiking is a lot of fun and it’s obviously good for your body, but what about your mind? Researchers are ...
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A Beginner’s Guide To Backpacking In Alberta

Backpacking in Alberta--especially the Lakeland--is a great place to get started. Since it’s relatively flat you don’t have to worry about the strain of ...
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Your Guide to Experiencing a Northern Alberta Outdoor Adventure

Canada’s Lakeland is truly the hidden gem of our country, where you’ll never run out of grand outdoor adventures. Northeastern Alberta has a variety ...
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Things to do in the Lakeland | Coming Up In August: Rodeos, Rodeos, Rodeos

What’s happening for things to do in the Lakeland this August? If you’re into Country and Western culture then August is the perfect time ...
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Eight Unexpected Campfire Foods | Camping in Alberta

It’s the height of the season of camping in Alberta. Whether you’re RV-ing or going full backcountry, your camping trip won’t be complete without ...

Planning an Alberta Vacation? 6 Adventureful Things To Do In Alberta’s Lakeland

Alberta’s Lakeland is rich with culture, history and nature, taking advantage of every season to provide activities the entire family can enjoy. Remarkable cuisine, ...

Alberta’s Heritage Trees: The Lonely, Leaning Jack Pine

There's a strange piece of Alberta's heritage awaiting travellers on Highway 55: a tree growing at what should be an impossible angle, totally alone ...
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