Edmonton is visited by seven million people a year, creating more than 25,000 jobs and $ 748 million in tax revenue. The city has a lot to offer, from luxury hotels to incredible attractions. It is busy all year round and offers some affordable hotels that are therefore suitable for all types of travelers.
Let’s talk about five cool activities in Edmonton:
# 1 Royal Alberta Museum
The Royal Alberta Museum relocated in 2018 and became the largest museum in Western Canada. It is home to some fascinating natural and cultural history exhibits. But in reality, this is distinguished by temporary installations and exhibitions.
Check the official website to know what to expect when visiting.
# 2 West Edmonton Mall
Although most tourists do not plan to shop, visiting Edmonton and not going to the West Edmonton Mall is a mistake no one should make. It is Canada’s largest shopping mall and has everything from top international brands to great restaurants, an aquarium and even an ice rink.
The mall has some thematic sections worth exploring. In addition, there is an amusement park and water park, so spend a fun day here.
#3 Elk Island National Park and Beaver Hills
The National Park, 30 minutes from Edmonton, has wetlands and lakes and a number of animals, including beaver, deer, elk and elk.
It is better to visit this UNESCO site in summer to enjoy activities such as canoeing, camping, kayaking, cycling and hiking. In winter, you can even enjoy cross-country skiing.