5 things that you can do in Edmonton

Edmonton, the vibrant capital city of Alberta, offers a rich blend of natural beauty, cultural experiences, and urban adventures. Here are five fantastic things you can do in Edmonton that showcase the best this dynamic city has to offer. From outdoor escapades to soap making classes, get ready to discover the essence of Edmonton!

    • Try outdoor adventures: Explore Elk Island National Park just outside Edmonton, this stunning park is perfect for hiking, wildlife watching, and picnicking. Spot bison, elk, and other wildlife in their natural habitat. You can also visit Strathcona Wilderness Centre. Close to the city, this outdoor recreation area offers trails for hiking, skiing, and birdwatching, making it a great spot for nature lovers all year round.
    • Visit West Edmonton Mall: One of the largest shopping and entertainment complexes in the world, it features an indoor amusement park, water park, ice rink, and countless shops and restaurants.
    • Enjoy Local Festivals: Edmonton is renowned for its summer festivals. From the Edmonton Folk Music Festival to the Fringe Theatre Festival, there's always something exciting happening.
    • Food Tour in Sherwood Park: For those seeking exceptional culinary experiences, La Patron offers authentic Mexican cuisine with vibrant flavors and traditional dishes that transport you straight to Mexico. Taste of Vietnam serves rich, aromatic flavors with a menu full of fresh and delicious Vietnamese options. At Vicki’s Bistro, you can enjoy a cozy dining experience with a diverse menu that combines local ingredients with international flair. Branches, just a short walk from our location, provides a delightful dining atmosphere with a menu emphasizing fresh, seasonal ingredients. Finally, The Italian Centre Deli offers a variety of Italian specialties, from delectable deli meats and cheeses to freshly baked goods.
    • Wixy Soap Classes -  Located in Sherwood Park, on the outskirts of Edmonton. Our hands-on classes offer a unique and engaging experience. Whether you're crafting soaps, lotions, deodorants, shampoo bars, or bath bombs, Wixy Soap classes are a creative way to spend your time in Edmonton. Enjoy the relaxing experience that's perfect for friends, couples, or anyone looking to try something new. You can easily purchase all the supplies that you need after class. Plus, you'll take home your handmade creations, making it a memorable and rewarding activity.

    If you're traveling from afar, consider staying in one of the many Airbnb accommodations available in the area. We recommend Destination Dovercourt Airbnb, nestled in the heart of Edmonton's lively community. This cozy retreat offers modern amenities and a welcoming ambiance, ensuring a memorable stay for travelers seeking relaxation and adventure. With spacious accommodations and easy access to local attractions, including Wixy Soap classes, guests can enjoy the best of both worlds during their Edmonton getaway.

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