Edmonton & Area

Métis Crossing music dance Smoky Lake Alberta Rob Hislop ZenSeekers

Join the jig at Métis Crossing, on the journey to reconciliation


With the swaying staccato of a fiddle and the quick-shuffle of moccasined feet, a cultural movement...

Metis Crossing Tales by the Fire Metis experience Paul Lavoie ZenSeekers

Road trip through history in northeast Alberta


Short drives between destinations full of history, beautiful boreal forest, lakes and scenic prairie...

Celebration of Vermilion festival Main Street Vermilion AB Paul Lavoie ZenSeekers

Head to Vermilion for food, fests and fun


Here in this town of about 4000, where the tallest buildings are the grain elevators, you never know...


Blame it on the ice age – Alberta’s landscape got squished


Alberta's regions are a result of four ice age events over millions of years leaving the area as we...

Leap into summer with Snow Valley


Taking a leap is always scary but in this case we’re not talking metaphor - we’re talking an actual...

Biking to a view of the North Saskatchewan River and downtown Edmonton from Walterdale Hill, Edmonton, AB.

Explore Edmonton by Bike and Connect to Nature


Did you know Edmonton, AB, is home to the largest stretch of connected urban parkland in North...

Refresh in Athabasca, with river time and farm fresh goods


A farmer's market on the riverfront, great paddling on the river and lakes, trails through the...

Sunset from the Journey North Cider Co. patio.

Recharge and chill in Bonnyville


In the fiery glow of a prairie sunset, seen from the balcony of Journey North Cider Co., the trio of...

Morning by the fire at Hideaway Adventure Grounds near Lac La Biche, AB.

Living Traditions in Lac La Biche Region


Camping overnight in a trapper’s tent at Hideaway Adventure Grounds, in Kikino Métis Settlement, Amy...

Riding bikes along the lake at Vermilion Provincial Park

Bike trails by the lake make epic Vermilion days


What’s green, blue and ridden all over? The bike trails by the lake in Vermilion Provincial Park...

Camping at Métis Crossing revives connections


Camping in a trapper's tent at Métis Crossing transports visitors back to the late 19th century...

Bear safety: know how and when to use bear spray


If you hike anywhere in Western Canada you should be educated on bear safety and what to do if you...

Alberta staycation road trip

Planning for Post-Pandemic Staycations in Alberta


It might take us a while to build up the confidence to be in a cluster of strangers when we are...

Grande Cache Alberta nordic skiers at Smoky Lake Nordic Club Paul Lavoie ZenSeekers

Get back on skinnies at these Alberta cross-country ski destinations


Wondering where to cross-country ski in Alberta, looking to learn or just casting about for some new...

Manger et boire entre amis à Vermilion


Jeremy Derksen pour #TakeItToTheLake 

Le café, l’artisan fromager, le confectionneur de cocktails...

Vermilion pizza oven

Finding comfort in Vermilion's community vibe


As you step into the cozy gazebo, the earthy aromas of freshly cooked pizza, lasagna, rhubarb crisp...

6 ways to refresh and splash out at Alberta’s lakes and rivers


The long, hot days of summer in Alberta just beg water lovers to find a swimming hole, a place to...

Metis Crossing demonstration

Explore Métis heritage by the river


Fiddle song dances play lightly over the patio at Métis Crossing as Sameer Ahmed and his wife Salma...