Edmonton: Memorable Holidays in Canada’s Festival Capital
The capital province of Alberta, Canada, Edmonton is one of the farthest northern cities in Canada. Known as "Canada's Festival City", the region is home to one of the biggest shopping malls in North America, West Edmonton Mall. Canada's largest living history museum, Fort Edmonton Park is also located in Edmonton, CA. Just half an hour away from the YEG Edmonton International Airport, Edmonton's main industries include oil and gas, interactive media, Aerospace and defense, agriculture and tourism.
Best Time to Visit
June through August offers the best weather for tourism in Edmonton. There are several festivals and celebrations to look forward too during these months of the year. Among these includes the Edmonton Heritage Festival, Epcor Riverfest and Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival celebrated during August. However Edmonton, CA hotels are quite expensive during these peak seasons.
What to Do & Area Attractions
Live large and stylish at the Fairmont Hotel Macdonald or at The Westin Edmonton, 4-star rated Edmonton, Ca hotels, both located at 100 Street which is near the Rogers Place Hockey Arena and several dining and restaurants. Visit local attractions located nearby include the Doctor Woods House Museum, built in 1927 and home of the first doctors in the city. The Musee Heritage Museum is another interesting attraction to visit. The Valley Zoo is a must stop during your holiday in Edmonton. This attraction is one of the three accredited zoos in Alberta and is currently owned and operated by the City of Edmonton.
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