Quality Inn & Suites Edmonton International Airport
501 11th Avenue
Nisku, AB T9E 7N5
Phone: (780) 955-3001
Fax: (780) 955-3006
501 11th Avenue, Nisku, AB, CA, T9E 7N5
- Phone: (780) 955-3001
- Fax: (780) 955-3006
John Fry Park is a nice place to go to for some fresh air. The place has some beautiful trees lined along its stretch while the flowers add to a nature lovers' delight. There is also a cobbled pathway on which you can walk around without muddling the beautiful trees and plants. The park also houses an open space where social gatherings and other such meets take place. If you are in Edmonton and crave a breath of fresh air, simply head to John Fry Park. Do call if you want more information.
These lush grounds formal gardens and an open area. It also serves as a serious research and education center for the faculty of agriculture, forestry, and home economics. Courses for the public are run year round on arts, crafts, and horticulture; there are day camps for school children during the summer months. There are 10 separate themed gardens, as well as a butterfly collection. For gifts and souvenirs, check out the on-site shop.
Terwillegar Park is nestled on the North Saskatchewan river bank and is one of the most scenic parklands in the city. It features mountainous trails, a lake, picnic spots and pine trees. Unwind on the river banks, engage in canoeing or skiing, or walk your dog off leash in one of their 40 sites specially for your canine friends. Spread across 186 hectares (460 acres), it is owned by the river valley parks system considered to be among the largest of its kind in the continent. It is a great place for not only a family outing but also for nature lovers and recreational activities.
Every year this maze features trails and a unique design of challenges, checkpoints, bridges, and passports to help you through. For some added fun, try the maze in the dark. While you're here you can also enjoy Bale Mountain (a playground made of bales of hay), farm animals, the pedal cart race track, picnic area, concessions, and mini mazes. Every Halloween Edmonton's scariest and most original attraction also rests here with the Farm of Fear event.
Alley Kat Brewery is the oldest microbrewery in Edmonton, famous for its Aprikat apricot wheat ale. Alley Kat is especially respected for its draft beers and also brews a variety of beers throughout the year in seasonally appropriate flavors. To book a tour, available Thursday and Friday afternoons, email or call the brewery.
A pond, nature trails, and colonies of friendly squirrels are just a small part of this nature center. It is a fun place for children, with regular scheduled events and programs to help them understand the nuances of nature and wildlife. Dirt-cake making is a highlight; now there is a skill to learn. The center is next to Fort Edmonton Park. There are about four kilometers of nature trails to explore on your own. However, staff is on hand to answer your questions. The entry fee is waived for adults who are accompanying a child.
Explore Edmonton's beginnings as a fur trading post at Canada's largest living museum. Walk around recreations of life in Edmonton as it was in 1846, 1885, 1905, and during the Depression. Learn how a beaver hat is made, see the way children lived on the homestead, get your picture taken in the historical style, and visit an old-fashioned soda fountain. There are also annual and special events like the children's Easter candy hunt.
Walkers and runners frequent this park for the peace and the wildlife in the adjacent Whitemud Nature Reserve. The park is surrounded by trees and is located north west of the University of Alberta's experimental farm. During the winter, the hill is used for tobogganing and a fire ring is provided for warmth. It is part of the city's group of river valley parks, which form the largest area of parkland in North America today.
This lovely synagogue, that is located across the Wolf Willow Road, serves the Oleskiw region. Through the time, it has changed locations thrice and relocated to its current site in 2000.
Laurier Park is part of Edmonton's group of river valley parks, which forms the largest area of park land in North America today. It is very much a playground, with lots of open grassland. You will find baseball diamonds, a boat launching station, plenty of picnic and barbecue facilities, and some nature trails. The park is just as popular in the winter for cross-country skiing.
This historical railway station dates back to 1908 and has adapted the typical railway architectural design that was prevalent in the 20th Century. Included in the Alberta Register of Historic Places, this landmark is an integral part of the city.
Strathcona Public Building is a part of the historical region of Old Strathcona in Edmonton. Also known as the South Edmonton Post Office, it was used as a post office as well as housed federal government's offices. Currently, it is home to several dining and drinking establishments.