Gateway to the North. For the moment, the international travel community doesn’t know much about Edmonton. After all, old reviews and guidebooks have often glossed over this city in favor of other Canadian metropolises. But that’s rapidly changing. All of a sudden, Edmonton is making waves that few outsiders would have expected, even 10 years ago.


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Edmonton Travel Guide

Today, more and more people are discovering the Edmonton that the world should really get to know. It’s a place where creatives find ample inspiration and support each other wholeheartedly. It’s a city where chefs are constantly experimenting and making feasts of hyperlocal food products. It’s a gateway to the great outdoors, where nature lovers can enjoy every season and every weather pattern. And it’s a destination that will pleasantly surprise every first-time visitor, no matter how short or long their stay.

So, whatever you do, keep an eye on Edmonton. This little city is going to make it big.

Edmonton Essentials



Time Zone

GMT -6


Type A, B


Canadian Dollar

Planning Your Trip

All you need before you book your tickets and zip your bag!

For Outdoorsy Travelers

From ice skating to stargazing to speeding down a ski slope in a canoe (uh-huh, you read that correctly), here are some of the best spots and activities for nature lovers to add to their Edmonton itinerary.

For Creative Travelers

Edmonton’s creative community is so intrinsically connected that its population of less than one million has stitched together a cohesive, artistic atmosphere that can be seen and felt throughout its streets, even when temperatures fall below freezing.

Meet Your Makers: Edmonton

Edmonton is a place filled with talent, known and hidden. It’s been called a center for pioneers, a city that encourages exploration, trailblazing, innovative design,

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