5 Ways to Enjoy a Girls Weekend in Red Deer

The Float Shack

Who couldn’t use a weekend away, right? Located right in between Edmonton and Calgary, Red Deer offers the perfect meeting place for you and your ladies to enjoy a beautiful and relaxing shopping and spa weekend away. Here are 5 ways to enjoy a girls weekend in Red Deer, Alberta. So call up the ladies because here’s five things to … Read More

Family Daytripping to Alix

Moonwalkers Play Centre

East of Red Deer, there is a village that has been blessed with a wealth of recreation, beauty, and the town’s mascot your everyday, friendly Alix-gator. The Village of Alix is a thriving village that is full of opportunities for visitors, homeowners, and businesses alike. A progressive and growing community Alix is host to over 25 local businesses that offer … Read More

Plan your next stay at Red Deer’s Comfort Inn

Comfort Inn Red Deer

Settle in – in a flash That was quite a drive – luckily once you pulled off the busy QEII at Red Deer you arrived nice and quick at the Comfort Inn. Now you’re settled into your comfy room, tucked up on the sofa in your studio suite, catching up on your email on the free internet access and sighing … Read More

Get out and get active in Red Deer

Collicut Centre Red Deer

Summer may be almost over, but many people are still trying to find ways to keep active with their friends and family. Well, Red Deer is full of options! From recreational facilities to upcoming events, you are sure to find just what you are looking for. Spartan Race Known as the “World’s Best Obstacle Race. Period.”, the Spartan Race is … Read More

Farm Fresh and Fun

Farm Fresh It’s a balmy spring morning and Elna and Doug Edgar are up early getting ready for visitors to arrive at their Central Alberta farm for the annual Asparagus Festival. It’s no small undertaking to host 2,000 visitors over three Sundays at a 6-generation family farm, but the Edgars believe it is important for people to see where their food comes from. “The annual Asparagus Festival … Read More

Making memories at the Radisson Red Deer

Radisson hotel Red Deer

Located half way between Edmonton and Calgary, the Radisson Red Deer is the perfect stop for individuals, families, and businesses. Whether you are looking for somewhere to rest your head or somewhere to host your next function, the team at Radisson Red Deer is ready to help! Hotel Features Some of the features you will find at Radisson Red Deer … Read More

Eats & Treats in Red Deer

Babycakes Red Deer

Are you looking for a unique dining experience? Let us help! Here are some restaurants we suggest giving a try the next time you’re visiting Red Deer or are looking for a night out. Where spicy and sweet go to meet Known as the Best Indian Food in Red Deer, Tandoor ‘n’ Flame has a large menu to choose from. … Read More

Five reasons to stay at Motel 6 Red Deer

Clean, comfortable and low room rates – how’s that for starters? Plus kids and pets stay free, the staff is wonderfully helpful and the coffee’s always on. And that’s not even all – here are five reasons you’ll love your stay at the Motel 6 Red Deer. One – close to shopping, dining and HOCKEY! Located on 19th St, Red Deer’s Motel 6 is in the middle of South … Read More

Every Day is an Adventure

Adventure for Everyone! Nature is unpredictable, but that’s what makes it interesting. “My job is never boring,” says Kathryn Huedepohl, Public Programmer at Kerry Wood Nature Centre. “I may be leading a raft tour down the Red Deer River, guiding a nature walk through the Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary, star gazing at an evening star party, running a preschool nature program, doing paperwork or any number of other things. … Read More

Close Encounters of the Bird Kind

Close Encounters It was sometime after midnight and Judy Boyd, an avid birder, was sitting inside the observation tower at Medicine River Wildlife Centre with other local birders listening to a cacophony of sounds coming from the surrounding Boreal Forest. The group was participating in something called “The Big Sit” and the concept was simple – find a good spot for bird watching, sit in that spot for … Read More

Outdoor Adventures in Central Alberta

Outdoor Adventures in Red Deer

Are you looking to get your family and friends outside and active this summer?  We think that sounds like a great plan!  Chances are, you are pretty familiar with larger attractions, but here is a list of some that you should definitely check out this summer.

Run Away to Red Deer

Red Deer CentreFest 2015

If your family would like to run away and join the circus, you don’t have to travel far. Circus World at Red Deer’s annual CentreFest festival provides two days of free circus training from professional performers. Kids learn how to juggle, walk a tight rope, walk on stilts and ride a unicycle – important skills if they aspire to a career in the Cirque du Soleil and … Read More

Four reasons to love the Days Inn Red Deer

Days Inn Red Deer

Guests love the Days Inn Red Deer for its easy to find location, free breakfast – which we’ll describe in delectable detail – speedy waterslide and clean comfortable rooms. You know people love it because the hotel has won multiple TripAdvisor certificates of excellence – here’s why you’ll love it too. Convenient location The Days Inn Red Deer is really easy to … Read More

Immerse Yourself in Central Alberta Culture

Stephansson House Provincial Historic Site

Are you and your family looking for something new to do on the weekend?  Why not head out and experience some of the following activities? Scandinavian Trail Want to learn more about local culture through unique experiences?  Check out some of these great attractions! Danish Canadian Museum From gardens to homes and even a Viking ship, the Danish Canadian Museum has lots … Read More

Eat, sleep, play, shop, play at the HI Express

The Holiday Inn Express in downtown Red Deer is known for its friendly staff, comfy beds and handy location to all the fun. Here are five ways to play at the HI Express. One: With your arms full of downtown shopping The hotel is a stone’s throw from Bower Place – for H&M, Toys R Us, Target and Hudson’s Bay. … Read More

There’s always something going on at Westerner Park

Westerner Days 2014

If you are looking for “Your Destination for Celebration”, look no further – Westerner Park has all you need to host or attend an event in Red Deer! Located off of Highway 2A in Red Deer, Westerner Park hosts more than 1,500 events and over 1.5 million visitors per year!  This 320 acre property features a large park and green … Read More

Enjoy the Comforts of Home at TownePlace Suites by Marriott Red Deer

TownPlace Suites Red Deer

Are you finding yourself spending weeks at a time in Red Deer?  Are you missing the comforts of home – meals that aren’t made up of take-out food and whatever you can find in the vending machines, your home office, and relaxing while watching the game on a big screen TV?  Let TownePlace Suites by Marriott Red Deer help you … Read More

Golf Experiences

Red Deer Golf

After a leisurely warm-up on Wolf Creek’s driving range and putting green, you tee off on your first of 36 legendary and tough links style holes. The wind is warm and gusty, the big blue sky is perfectly clear and the bright sun flickers on the long wet grass that frames the fairway. Now tell me, does it get any better than … Read More

There’s so much to do in Sylvan Lake this Summer

Sylvan Lake Alberta

Located 25 kilometers west of Red Deer along Highway 11, the town of Sylvan Lake is situated on the Southeast edge of Sylvan Lake. Some interesting facts about Sylvan Lake: The anniversary of the founding is celebrated every year in Sylvan Lake as “1913 Days” In 1983, the original waterslide was replaced with Wild Rapids Waterslide, which is the largest … Read More