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Edmonton Attractions

Edmonton also known as E-town or the Big E is one of two major cities in Alberta and is located right between the Canadian Rocky Mountains and the prairies. It is also known as the City of Champions due to the efforts of its citizens to help the city recover from a tornado in 1987. Some also call it The Chuck from having a fairly large base of Ukrainian population.

Edmonton is home to some professional sports teams including the Edmonton Oilers of the NHL and the Edmonton Eskimos of the CFL

so if you love spectator sports you will love Edmonton. But there are many other things to do in Edmonton if you enjoy hands-on activities or visiting historic places so if you're in the neighborhood here's a few of the top attractions in Edmonton you can see.

One of the best Edmonton excursions to take is one to the Fringe Theatre Adventures a local theatrical arts festival full of shows created by some of the finest artists from just about any kind of artistic venue. Many of these shows will engage the audience and even give them opportunities to participate in the shows so if you are looking for a thrill this is a must-see place on the map.

Other Edmonton tourist hot spots include the Telus World of Science an interactive science exhibition and Jurassic Forest a virtual dinosaur park where you will get to see the prehistoric creatures in action. These Edmonton activities provide both a learning experience and complete fun for everyone so plan on stopping by for a breath-taking experience when you visit.

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Where to stay in Edmonton

Downtown Edmonton

Enjoy the popular shops in Downtown Edmonton. Rogers Place is a worthwhile stop, and you can jump on the metro at Bay-Enterprise Square Station or Central Station to see more of Edmonton.

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West Edmonton

A noteworthy feature of West Edmonton is its popular shops. While you're in town, be sure to stop and check out West Edmonton Mall and World Waterpark.

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Travellers come to Southside for its abundant dining options, and you can see top attractions like Monster Mini Golf and Alley Kat Brewery while you're in town.

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Northwest Edmonton

Northwest Edmonton is known for its abundant dining options, and you can plan a trip to Yellowhead Casino and TELUS World of Science-Edmonton while you're in town.

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Whyte ave

Whyte ave is known for its ample dining options, and you can make a stop by Magic Lantern Princess Theatre and Varscona Theatre while in the area.

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Northeast Edmonton

Consider a visit to Century Casino and take some time to enjoy the live music during your time in Northeast Edmonton. If you want to see more of the city, jump on the metro at Clareview Station or Belvedere Station.

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