Quality Inn & Suites Edmonton International Airport
501 11th Avenue
Nisku, AB T9E 7N5
Phone: (780) 955-3001
Fax: (780) 955-3006
The River Ridge Course is on the south bank of the River Saskatchewan and is particularly popular with corporate players. Played over 6035 meters (6600 yards) and 18-holes, it is a challenging course featuring four lakes. There is equipment hire available, a pro shop, lessons, full catering in the clubhouse and coffee shop, banqueting facilities, and a practice green. This course has a dress code so it is wise to call ahead. Check website for more details.
Yellow Cab is one of the most reliable taxi service within Edmonton and its surrounding areas. Their services are senior citizen friendly, and they also have state of the art wheelchair-accessible taxis. Yellow Cab also delivers couriers and packages, and do airport pick-ups. Make a reservation even two hours before time and Yellow Cab will be there on time.
Barrel Taxi is open to all individuals and businesses. They also have wheelchair accessible taxis, senior friendly taxi service, hot shot services that deliver packages with speed, couriers and airport pick-ups. The company has been in service since 1947 and comes well reputed has a very good reputation with the local people and the tourists alike. All cars have GPS and they are fully committed to safety.
The Edmonton Alberta Temple is a part of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dedicated in 1999, this church welcomes one and all with open arms sans any discrimination. For more details, check website.
The Edmonton golf courses can be covered in snow for up to six months. Golfanatics is the answer to a frustrated golfer's dreams. Virtual reality golf simulators, which you can book in advance, are a special feature. It is best to check on opening hours, as they can vary according to the whim of the owners, and it can be extremely busy. Aside from the virtual golf, there are pool tables, TVs, and a licensed bar.
Soaring high above the scenic panorama of the city in a hot-air balloon is a beautiful, exciting, and luxurious way to see the city. Your three hour experience includes one hour flight from one of the three centrally-located launch sites and finishes with a traditional champagne toast upon landing. The balloon holds four to eight passengers plus the pilot, and group rates are available. Flights depart twice daily, in the early morning and evening, weather dependent of course.
This club is located southwest from Edmonton's downtown district and west of the Whitemud Drive Highway. If you want to keep fit, have fun and bring the kids, the Riverbend is worth a look. You will find squash, racquetball, handball, basketball, floor hockey, a fully equipped gym, a 20-metre swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, personal trainers, daily nursery services, licensed bar and cafe, and corporate meeting rooms. Exhausting or exhilarating, it is all up to you. Membership packages vary.
Originally part of Keillor farm, the Whitemud Equine Centre is on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River and is ideal for riding along the river valley park trails. It has been an established riding venue for a long time and events at the center include horse shows, Olympic trials, and birthday parties. The center has recreational riding, winter horse sleigh rides, and riding lessons on quiet horses with programs for local clubs and disabled riders. Check website or call for more details.
This lovely synagogue, that is located along Wolf Willow Road, serves the neighborhood of Oleskiw. Although originally established in 1912, the congregation only moved into the current synagogue building in the year 2000. Apart from hosting regular prayer meetings, the synagogue is a place where the members of Edmonton's Jewish community can come together and celebrate all that they hold dear. The Synagogue also lends its support to a variety of youth and adult programs, offers religious learning classes and opportunities for spiritual growth.
This cancer institute focuses on research and requisite treatments for patients suffering from cancer. For more details, check website.
Edmonton Canoe, formerly known as Moon Shadow Adventures, offers exciting canoe trips in and around the city. You can catch a tour that lasts from just a few hours or up to six days. The company runs short tours around the city including into nearby Elk Island National Park. If you have more time, five and six-day hiking and canoeing tours include the Rocky Mountains or a tour around Alberta, including the southern badlands. Check website for more details.
Like a Phoenix rising from the ashes, Hub Cigar & Newstand recovered from a devastating inferno that ravaged their south-of-downtown location which opened back in 1910. Now in their new location, the basis of its trade is basically unchanged. With their seemingly endless list of magazine titles, you will find the size of their inventory hard to believe! Many of the newspapers in stock come from around the world, and as its name suggests, the shop is famous for its range of fine cigars. With more than 150 brands, no matter what your taste in tobacco leaf, you will surely find your butt of choice at Hub Cigar & Newsstand.