People and families can be so overscheduled throughout the year and craving a break. With summer approaching, trips and itineraries are being planned, but it can feel like another task to maneuver through. Summer should have a relaxed vibe without adding more stress. Planning a staycation can be a positive change, with less travel time, a smaller budget (gas prices, we’re looking at you!), and the familiarity of your own backyard. There are plenty of fun things to discover in the Leduc Region—so start planning your next adventure.
Discover land and water-dwelling species in their natural environment as you explore the 8.2 km path around Telford Lake. Users can now learn more about the diversity of species they are likely to encounter and their natural habitats thanks to the installation of ten interpretive signs along the trail.
Shalom Ski Park
Discover the opportunity to water ski on a private man-made lake at Shalom Ski Park with world record-capable conditions. Shalom Ski Park has offered Learn to Ski programs for +25 years and has taught more than 2,000 young & old to water ski and build self-confidence. No prior water skiing experience necessary.
Devon Lions Campground
Discover the hidden secret along the Devonian Way at the Devon Lions Campground in the Town of Devon—a peaceful, tranquil getaway nestled in the North Saskatchewan River Valley. Experience the trails, playgrounds and picnic areas found at the Devon Lions Campground.
Taste of Leduc County
Discover a unique way to taste the local food, producers, and culture in Leduc County. On August 12, 2023, you will be offered a bus tour to 3 different farms, Beau Bella Winery, Sunnyhill Alpacas, and Old Station Meadery. Sip some wine and mead and meet some adorable alpacas. Bring a bag lunch to enjoy on the road or eat lunch beforehand. End the tour at The Old Red Barn for a delicious long table dinner prepared by Farm to Table catering featuring several farmers from around Leduc County. Shop at the artisan market following dinner and have the opportunity to purchase local products.
Rig Hand Craft Distillery
Discover this grain-to-glass distillery that makes vodka, rum, whiskey, gin, moonshine, liqueur (and more) and is locally sourced, produced, and distributed. Rig Hand Craft Distillery recently moved into a new building and invite you to stop by for a meal and a drink. Tours will be available in the upcoming weeks, but it is best to contact them before heading out to check availability.
Railway Station Garden
The original CPR Station location in the Town of Millet was chosen by Canadian Pacific Rail (CPR) to host a sign with the story of the railway between Edmonton and Calgary. As a heritage location, the museum constructed a plaque about the station and Communities In Bloom volunteers designed and planted a shrub garden that has grown into a colourful area. After learning about the history, stop in for lunch at Beef’d and enjoy a picnic at the spray park.
Beaumont Blues and Roots Festival
Known as Canada’s Biggest Little Festival! Plan your festival experience and enjoy live music from an incredible line-up of musicians such as Finger Eleven, The Rural Alberta Advantage, Mandy McMillan, and many more! With a simple goal of providing high quality live music for all ages, the BBRF has continued to grow and expand from our grassroots beginnings into a world class festival. The City of Beaumont is located just 10 minutes south of the City of Edmonton.
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