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Visiting Edmonton

This Canadian city’s River Valley Park makes New York City’s Central Park look like a postage stamp in comparison, so if you like the outdoor recreation, you’ve come to the right place. But if you prefer to get your exercise indoors, there’s also power shopping at North America’s largest mall.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Edmonton. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Edmonton flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.... Read More
This Canadian city’s River Valley Park makes New York City’s Central Park look like a postage stamp in comparison, so if you like the outdoor recreation, you’ve come to the right place. But if you prefer to get your exercise indoors, there’s also power shopping at North America’s largest mall.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Edmonton. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Edmonton flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Edmonton

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Why We Call Edmonton The City of Champions

Written by Tolik on 12 Jul, 2002

Edmonton is the City of Champions. World-class sporting events are nothing new to Edmonton, which played host to the 1978 Commonwealth Games, the 1983 World University Games, 1996 Firefighter Games, 1996 World Figure Skating Championships, the 1984 and 1987 Grey Cup games, the 1999 Labatt…Read More


Whyte Avenue (Old Strathcona)

Written by Wrenn L on 01 Mar, 2005

Warning! Weekends along Whyte Avenue are very busy. If you thrive on crowds and have patience, then go for it. If you like it a bit quieter, go during the week or early evening. Most shops are open late on weekdays,…Read More


My experience in Edmonton

Written by TravelMDF on 04 Aug, 2004

It takes three hours to drive from Calgary to Edmonton. The best part of Edmonton was the dinner we had at this steak-and-fish place called Vons in the Old Strathcona district. The West Edmonton Mall (apparently the largest in the world) is totally not worth…Read More


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Edomonton Light Rail Transit (LRT)

Written by panda2 on 13 Aug, 2004

Edmonton Light Rail Transit (LRT) provides service to the Northeast, Downtown, Government Center, University with free commuter parking at Clareview, Belvedere and Stadium LRT stations. Honor system for payment, purchase ticket prior to entering platform, date/time stamp your ticket first if purchased ahead of use. Hours…Read More


West Edmonton Mall

Written by Wrenn L on 01 Mar, 2005

If you are into looking forever for a place to park, crowds, noise, and chaos, then go to West Edmonton Hell. If you are a shopaholic and can put up with the above, then go and embrace it. It is overrated, expensive, and far away from everything.…Read More


YEG - Edmonton International Airport

Written by panda2 on 29 Oct, 2004

YEG - Edmonton International Airport is the second largest (7000 acres) and the fifth busiest airport in Canada. It was interesting going through immigration, being asked "why are you here, and what's the purpose of your visit?". I asked myself that, as well as my partner,…Read More


In the future

Written by Harasho Puck on 15 Apr, 2011

this troop is still a way off. Many different points to check off before this trip is a reality.A "Tweener Trip" occurs between July 4th and July 18th each year. These are my birthdays so it seems to be a good time to take a…Read More


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