Edmonton: Canada’s Festival City

The Travel Brigade Show is off to Edmonton, “Canada’s Festival City,” for summer fun at the Folk Festival and Heritage Festival to give you a taste of festivals can be found here all year long. Learn about top family fun activities at Fort Edmonton Park, Jurassic Forest, Prairie Gardens and West Edmonton Mall. We’ll talk […]

West Edmonton Mall: Travel to the Largest Mall in N. America

Join Travel Brigade as we visit the West Edmonton Mall in Canada, the largest mall in North America. We’ll hop on the roller coasters at Galaxyland, plunge on the 360-degree-looping Cyclone waterslide at World Waterpark, skate on the ice rink, watch the Sea Lion show and touch sting-rays in the Sea Cavern exhibit. We’ll fall asleep at Fantasyland Hotel, […]

Family vacation under one roof

What makes for a great family vacation? How about whooshing down slides at a giant water park, riding roller coasters at a theme park, attending a sea lion show at an aquarium, riding bumper boats, playing glow- in-the-dark miniature golf, ice skating, tasty restau- rants, a variety of shopping options and a fun hotel where […]

Destination of the Week: West Edmonton Mall – the largest mall in North America

Join the Travel Brigade Radio Show as we visit the West Edmonton Mall. We’ll hop on the roller coasters at Galaxyland,  plunge on the 360-degree-looping Cyclone waterslide at World Waterpark, skate on the ice rink, watch the Sea Lion show and touch sting-rays in the Sea Cavern exhibit. We’ll fall asleep at Fantasyland Hotel, located right in the […]

All Inclusive Family Fun at West Edmonton Mall

When putting together a family vacation, parents will be looking for a fun hotel to stay in, a great pool area, lots of fun activities for the kids and good places to eat. What’s unique about a family trip to the West Edmonton Mall is that all of the above can be found in one […]

Edmonton: Canada’s City Full of Festivals and Fun!

The Travel Brigade Radio Show is off to Edmonton, “Canada’s Festival City,” for summer fun at the Folk Festival and Heritage Festival to give you a taste of festivals can be found here all year long. Learn about top family fun activities at Fort Edmonton Park, Jurassic Forest, Prairie Gardens and West Edmonton Mall. We’ll […]

Edmonton: Canada’s Festival City

How many festivals do you need to host before you can claim to be your country’s “festival city?” Ten? 20? More? Whatever the official number is, Edmonton has hit it and then some as “Canada’s Festival City.” The official list numbers in the 30s, the actual list pushes 70. [Read more]

Destination of the Week: West Edmonton Mall – The Largest Mall in North America

Join the Travel Brigade Radio Show as we visit the West Edmonton Mall. We’ll hop on the roller coasters at Galaxyland,  plunge on the 360-degree-looping Cyclone waterslide at World Waterpark, skate on the ice rink, watch the Sea Lion show and touch sting-rays in the Sea Cavern exhibit. We’ll fall asleep at Fantasyland Hotel, located right in the […]

West Edmonton Mall Hot Sheet

Edmonton Tourism http://www.edmonton.com West Edmonton Mall 8882 170 Street http://www.westedmontonmall.com Fantasyland Hotel 17700 87 Avenue http://www.fantasylandhotel.com World Waterpark 780-444-5313 http://www.westedmontonmall.com Marine Life 780-444-5222 http://www.westedmontonmall.com

Diversity makes for fun travel surprises in Edmonton

We were reminded of just how much diversity can add to a destination while in Edmonton, Canada this week. We attended the Edmonton Heritage Festival, which is somewhat like Salt Lake’s Living Traditions Festival.  Any group from any nation that has ended up settling in Edmonton puts together their own pavilion with information about their […]