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Best Lakes in Edmonton

Famous for outdoor fun, the city of Edmonton is lucky to be within reasonable driving distance of some of the best lakes in Alberta. Many lakes and park recreation areas are closed during the winter months, so May through October is the peak time for residents who want to get out and enjoy some Edmonton water activities. Boating, kayaking, fishing, camping and other adventures await near Edmonton. Keep reading to learn about the best Alberta lakes near Edmonton.

Goldeye Lake

The Goldeye Lake Campground is about a three-hour drive from the Southeast Edmonton area. The park has 44 unserviced campsites near the lake, with a few large enough to accommodate an RV. It costs $28 to reserve a campsite on a first-come, first-serve basis. There are dry

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Best Golf Courses in Edmonton

There may not be anything quite like the experience of playing golf in Edmonton. Spending time outdoors on the green and fairways taking in the beautiful sights and nature is almost as enjoyable as perfecting the game. The homes in Edmonton are close to numerous golf courses that welcome golfers of all skill levels. Keep reading to learn about the best golf courses in and around Edmonton.

Victoria Golf Course

Victoria Golf Course is the oldest city-run course in Canada. It was initially developed in 1896, which is even before the founding of the city itself. This course is versatile, offering options ideal for beginners and those with moderate skills. It's located in the river valley, which creates an incredible outdoor experience.

This public

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Edmonton Best Master-Planned Neighborhoods

There are many things Edmonton, Alberta, is known for, including being the province's capital. It's a popular tourist destination, has a recognized food scene, and offers great cultural attractions. A look at any of the best neighbourhoods in Edmonton will reveal that the area is rich in activities, amenities, and beautiful parks. For people interested in the Edmonton homes for sale, it is a good idea to take a closer look at the master-planned communities here. Master-planned communities are typically designed to be integrated with exciting amenities such as walking trails, parks, commercial areas, and more. Sound like the perfect lifestyle? Keep reading to learn all about the best master-planned communities in and around Edmonton.

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Schools and School Districts in Edmonton

As of 2021, the Edmonton metro area has a population of nearly 1.5 million residents. With so many people moving to Edmonton, it's no surprise that there are abundant educational opportunities in this large, modern city. Edmonton used to be known primarily as an oil and gas city, but the diversified Edmonton economy that has expanded since the 1990s now includes a robust tech sector and increasing educational opportunities. People looking to buy homes in Edmonton might be interested in learning more about the school in the area. Keep reading for a complete guide to the public schools, private institutions, and universities in Edmonton.

Public School Districts Serving Edmonton

Public Schools in Edmonton, ABEdmonton School District Number 7, also known simply as Edmonton Public

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Edmonton, AB History

Centrally located in Alberta, the Edmonton community is the fifth largest city in Canada and the northernmost metro area in all of North America (population 1,321,426). There are things to do in Edmonton all year round, which led to it being nicknamed the "City of Festivals." The city also has a rich historical heritage that Edmontonians are very proud of. Here's a closer look at the history of Edmonton for any history buffs who are thinking of relocating to the area.

First Residents of the Region Surrounding Edmonton

Bison in Edmonton Most archeologists agree that First Nations groups migrated into Alberta sometime between 3,000 and 12,000 years ago. Hunting moose and woodland caribou and extensive ice fishing made up the subsistence lifestyle of the peoples in

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Public Transportation in Edmonton

Buying a home in the city of Edmonton, Alberta, may enable a person to live in a vibrant big city. The Edmonton metro area is large, with over 1.4 million people calling it home. As a result, it's easy to see how a long commute home is likely for those working in the city. While traffic can be difficult in the city, several public transportation options are available that may make living here a bit easier to manage. For those thinking about buying one of the luxury homes in the area or purchasing one of the condos just going up, read on to gain insight into Edmonton's public transportation options.

Edmonton Transit Service

Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) is the most common option for getting around Edmonton by bus, light rail, and paratransit.

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Best Outdoor Activities in Edmonton

When looking for adventures, fun, and entertainment in the great outdoors, the Edmonton community provides plenty of options. Edmonton has activities to suit all ages, from a variety of hiking and biking trails for outdoor enthusiasts and quality golf courses for those who like to tee off to plenty of water activities to enjoy and calming walks in the park. Read on to learn more about fun outdoor activities available in Edmonton.

Water Recreation in Edmonton

Edmonton Water Recreation Destinations

  • North Saskatchewan River
  • Hermitage Park stocked pond
  • Fred Broadstock pool
  • Callingwood Park
  • World Waterpark

Swimming is a great way to cool off, and there are several places in Edmonton offering a refreshing oasis. Grab a

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What to Know About Driving in Edmonton

Edmonton is Alberta's second-largest city, the province's capital, and North America's northernmost metropolitan area. As the city grows, so does the infrastructure that supports the local drivers. The city's one million residents are served by a network of primary roads and local access highways. As in any other metro area, it can take some time to get used to driving in the Edmonton community. But, once new residents become familiar with the best local routes, they can travel the city with ease. Keep reading to learn everything there is to know about driving in Edmonton.

Get to Know Your Major Roads

Anyone moving to Edmonton will quickly become familiar with Highway 216, a ring road surrounding the city. The "216" designation comes from the two

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Best Parks in Edmonton

Regardless of where residents live in the Edmonton community, there are times when taking a break from home to explore and discover what Edmonton parks have to offer is a great way to spend the day. Whether walking, hiking, bird watching, observing wildlife, or biking, getting up close to nature can be an interesting and exciting experience for everyone and support good health. Keep reading below to discover the best parks to visit in Edmonton.

Rundle Park

Rundle Park Amenities

  • Horseshoe pits
  • Disc golf course
  • Sports fields
  • Walking and biking paths
  • Picnic sites
  • Paddleboat rentals
  • Rundle Park IceWay

When looking for a park with plenty of choices in activities and things to do, a visit to Rundle Park has something

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Edmonton Economy Guide

The city of Edmonton, the capital of Alberta, has more than 930,000 residents. Situated along the North Saskatchewan River, it's the second-largest community in Alberta after Calgary. The metro area has an estimated population of 1.3 million, making it one of the most populated regions in Canada.

There's an incredible number of things to do in Edmonton, including shopping at the largest mall in North America, visiting the largest living history museum in the country, and enjoying the celebrations of Canada's Festival City. The city boasts millions of visitors each year, and many of them decide to move to Edmonton. However, before such a relocation, potential residents should consider Edmonton's economic background. After all, even the best of

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