Edmonton is a dynamic bustling metropolitan with big city facilities and attractions but heaped with Western Hospitality. Though West Edmonton Mall is a must to see with submarines, Dolphin s and indoor carnivals. There is so much more to Edmonton.Good hotels, good restaurants and super attractions. There is always something going on check newspaper or contact Tourism Edmonton for the latest.
Edmonton hosts many favorite cultural events and arts festivals, is well known for its scenic river valley.Edmonton is only a beautiful drive from Jasper National Park, in the heart of Alberta's Rocky Mountains.
Also there are many lovely drives outside Edmonton and I recommend a place called Willow Country Store and Tearoomthis unique store is situated 50km east of Edmonton.
Several Attractions that are wheelchair accessible:
Citadel Theatre .
This major arts facility houses five theatres: Shoctor, Rice, Zeidler, Hall, the Maclab Theatre and Tucker Amphitheatre. Group tours can be
Edmonton Art Gallery
Its collection has more than 4,000 historical and contemporary paintings, sculptures, prints, installation works and photographs by national and international artists. The Children's Gallery presents a distinctive interactive activities for children of all ages.
Address: #2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Fort Edmonton Park
Canada's largest living history park. Join the costumed performers and sample Edmonton's history at the 1846 fort and on the streets of 1885,
1905 and 1920. Steam train and street car ride included in admission. $6.75 adults, $5 youth/senior, $3.25 child (2-12), $20 family.
Address: Fox Drive & Whitemud Drive
Francis Winspear Centre for Music
Check out the concerts at this a acoustically excellent, architecturally elegant, the Francis Winspear Centre for Music is a stunning, world-class concert hall and rental facility. With a 1,932-seat performance chamber, a 240-seat rehearsal hall, three large lobbies, and several meeting rooms,
Winspear Centre is Edmonton's most beautiful and versatile performing arts and corporate rental facility.
Address: Square Edmonton
John Janzen Nature Centre
Discover Edmonton naturally through environmental programs for all ages offered at this centre nestled in the heart of the River Valley Park System. Interactive displays, interpretive programs and self-guided birch-tree and river loop nature trails are highlights. Permanent exhibits include a bee
display, frogs, fish, snakes and salamanders. Tel: 1 780 496-2939
The extraordinary glass pyramids that rise up from Edmonton's river valley host a world of flowers and vegetation. The tropical pyramid is a rain forest
featuring plants from one of North America's largest collections of orchid species. Call for information and public hours. Tel: 1 780 496-8755
Address: 9626 - 96 A Street
Located on the west side of the city, next to Laurier Park, the Valley Zoo gives range to over 350 domestic, exotic and endangered species. Voted This is a affordable family attraction' in a 1994 Edmonton Journal reader poll, the Zoo provide outdoor and indoor
One of the very best motels I have ever stayed in is Nisku Inn located close to the airport and they go out of their way to make there disabled client welcome from a pull bar beside the bed to a portable air cleaner. Their attitude is excellent
Nisku Inn .Is highly recommended. * 2 Km. East Of Edmonton Int'l Airport * Free Airport Shuttle * Free Guest Parking * 2 In House Restaurants * 10 Meeting Rooms * Conferencing Facility up to 500 people * Hair Saloon * 2 Gift Shops * Bank Machine * Liquor Store * Aveta Therapeutic Massage Clinic * Free Access To Fitness Facility * Free Self-serve Cont'l Breakfast (Between 3:00 - 6:00 AM Daily) * Scheduled bus service between Nisku Inn and downtown Edmonton four times daily Toll Free: 1-800-661-6966 (Cdn & USA)
Rates: S $89.00 D $99.00 E $10.00 U $149.00 O Bridal
Total Rooms: 156
Edmonton Info: 1.800.463.4667
Nisku Inn: 1.800.661.6966
Willow Country Store & Tearoom: 1.780.363.3833