Edmonton, AB, Canada is the capital city of the province of Alberta, Canada located on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River. The community is also referred to as the "City of Champions", "Festival City of Canada" and "Canada's Cultural Capital".
Activities most enjoyed in Edmonton, Canada and the surrounding areas includes hiking, mountain biking, cycling, picnicking, boating, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, birdwatching, water skiing, camping, horseback riding, cross country skiing, downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, tobogganing, snowshoeing, ice skating and dog sledding.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Edmonton, Alberta includes the Elk Island National Park, Rundell Park, Pigeon Lake Provincial Park, Whitemud Park, North Saskatchewan River Valley, Mill Creek Park and the Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area.
The most visited sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Edmonton includes Old Strathcona, Art Gallery of Alberta, China Town, Little Italy, Alberta Aviation Museum, Rutherford House Provincial Historic Site, Citadel Theatre, CN Tower, Fort Edmonton Park, Edmonton Symphony, St. Joseph's Basilica, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Whyte Avenue and the Muttart Conservatory.
Travel services important to travelers in and around the community of Edmonton includes accommodations (hotels, motels, cottages, bed and breakfasts, cabins, vacation homes, resorts, hostels), campground, grocery stores, restaurants, gift stores, banks, laundromats, gas stations, liquor stores, pubs, internet, cell service and transportation services including bus, taxi, rail and the Edmonton International Airport YEG.