Travel Stories About Red Deer

The world is starting to take notice of what Central Albertans have known for quite some time – Red Deer is an awesome place to explore, unwind and discover. Here’s some of our favourite stories from national news organizations, travel bloggers and more…

Trip Ideas & Itineraries


Embark on an Alberta Craft Beer Tour

AMA Insider
Albertans seeking out great craft breweries no longer need to travel far. Something fun, flavourful—and maybe even a little unusual—awaits in one of the province’s many local taprooms.

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5 affordable Alberta spring getaways

Jody Robbins 
Did you know you could golf three rounds each day for a week in Central Alberta and never see the same hole twice? There are more than two dozen courses within an hour’s drive of Red Deer, including some of the most challenging in the province.

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Pack a picnic

Travel Alberta 
A picnic can be a planned outing, a reward at the end of a strenuous hike, or a quick bite shared on a park bench. But wherever you are in Alberta this summer, there’s a secret garden, a lakeside trail or a sunny mountaintop to spread out the blanket, recline and dine…

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Family Fun Articles


11 Family Day events near Red Deer

SavvyMom
Whether you can get away for an afternoon or are able to take a few days off in a row, here’s a look at what’s shaking in and around Calgary over Family Day weekend…

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Game On at the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

Travel Alberta 
“Can we stop? Can we stop?” When this comes from the backseat on any road trip that involves Red Deer, I know it’s because we are close to the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum. And for kids to ask to stop at a museum – well, you have to stop.

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10 super awesome Spring Break camps

AMA Insider 
Sure, the kids are excited for that weeklong slice of heaven. But you can hear echoes of “I’m bored!” ringing through your ears already. To avoid the dreaded refrain, plan ahead…

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Outdoor Activities & Adventure Articles


Practice makes perfect at Canyon Ski Resort

Travel Alberta
It’s a perfect day to learn to ski. A fresh layer of light airy powder has just fallen and all the runs at Canyon Ski Resort lie trackless in the morning light.

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Must-play Central Alberta golf courses

AMA Insider 
Many of Alberta’s best-known and most challenging golf destinations are carved out of the province’s Prairie landscape. When you feel the urge to take a few swings in scenic Central Alberta, these quality courses will be happy to accommodate.

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Red Deer’s Bower Ponds – A laughing water ball

Travel Tales of Life 
If laughing is good for your health then a large dose of well being is handed out at Bower Ponds. Ninety minutes north of Calgary Alberta, the City of Red Deer is echoing with giggles, chuckles and snorts. Wondering where all that laughter is coming from? It’s the water ball.

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Television Spots & Video Content


Which Alberta golf courses are hidden gems

Global Calgary
Looking for a hidden gem golf course in Alberta – here are a few spots to try…

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Memorial Cup goers guide to Red Deer fun

ShawTV Red Deer 
ShawTV gives Memorial Cup visitors a guide to things to do in Red Deer while they’re here for the tournament.

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Alberta man-escapes

Global Calgary
Here’s some ideas for Alberta vacation destinations that men may enjoy.

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Contact Us

Debbie Olsen,  Media Relations Specialist

Tourism Red Deer
101-4200 Hwy 2
Red Deer, AB, T4N 1E3
Email: dogo@telusplanet.net
Ph: 587.377.3017
Fax: 403.346.5081

Liz Taylor,  Executive Director

Tourism Red Deer
101-4200 Hwy 2
Red Deer, AB, T4N 1E3
Email: liz@tourismreddeer.com
Ph: 403.346.0180
Fax: 403.346.5081