Edmonton Travel Guide
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There are limitless flight options, room types and spectacular experiences to satisfy your adventurous spirit. Which ones will you decide on?
Edmonton Travel Guide
Where is Edmonton?
Plane tickets? Check. Bags packed? Yep. Wait... where exactly are we going again? Before you hop in the airport bus, it'll be handy to know just where Edmonton is.
This renowned city is the provincial capital. It is located 1,750 miles to the west of Ottawa, the country's capital.
Enjoy meeting the locals while on vacation? This part of Central Alberta boasts a population of around 700,000 people.
Places to Visit in Edmonton
If you need inspiration on where to head to first, you really can't go past West Edmonton Mall. It's such a landmark that you can't possibly go to Edmonton without exploring it!Well-known tourist attractions here include Snow Valley Ski Club and Fort Edmonton Park. You should try to leave enough room in your itinerary — these sights are worth your while!University of Alberta is a notable place of learning, and throughout the years its graduates have helped mold this nation into what it is today. Want some more options? Are you a fan of live theater performances? Then catch a show at Citadel Theatre. But there's more! Admire the combination of meaning and beauty that only art can communicate at Art Gallery of Alberta.
Car Rentals in Edmonton
Your getaway begins with car rentals in Edmonton. Whether you’d love to hop off the usual tourist trail or just crave the convenience of having your own wheels, Orbitz can help you find the keys to your ride.
Move directly from the plane to your car at Edmonton International Airport. Some of the best offices are Enterprise and Thrifty Car Rental. They're located close by, so they can't be missed.
Renting a car from the middle of the city can be convenient if you're staying nearby. Get in touch with Hertz, located at 10205 - 100 Avenue. Budget at 10016 106th Street Northwest is another vendor you can stop by.
Where to stay in Edmonton – Hotel Accommodation
Book your escape soon! Orbitz lists 115 hotels in Edmonton
. Nab the best option and get set to uncover Alberta's capital!The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
and the Union Bank Inn
are some top options for travelers who want to treat themselves to a little luxury. Alternatively, check out the Canterra Suites Hotel
and the Chateau Nova Hotel and Suites
. These are some recommended economical accommodations.
Nearest Airports to Edmonton
If you're sitting by the window and the weather's fine, you might get a bird's-eye view of Edmonton International Airport (YEG) as you come in to land. It's 17 miles south of the heart of Edmonton.
Popular Places to Visit Near Edmonton
If you have a couple of spare days and you're happy to travel 17 miles, visit Edmonton International Airport
. This happening destination is brimming with things to see and do. If you want to spend the whole day in the area, go to the Leduc Golf and Country Club first. Then head on over to the RedTail Landing Golf Club and the Maclab Centre for the Performing Arts. Spruce Grove
is another nearby destination situated just 17 miles away. This place features the Multicultural Heritage Centre, the Stony Plain Golf Course and the Stony Plain and Parkland Pioneer Museum.
No Cancellation Fees
Plans sometimes change in a nanosecond, which is why we won't request a fee if you have to amend or cancel your booking.^ However, it's a good idea to find out if your chosen hotel and airline have the same policy.