Edmonton, Alberta Professional Review and Guide
"Alberta’s cosmopolitan capital has its share of appealing attractions for vacationing families. For starters, there’s the West Edmonton Mall, the world’s largest, with everything from a wave pool to a roller coaster. But there’s more to Edmonton than mall heaven. In summer, add bountiful festivals.
All year long enjoy the museums, concerts, cultural and sporting events, and the superb natural beauty that includes 8,500 acres of parkland stretching along the lush North Saskatchewan River Valley that curves through the city. Don’t forget the clean subway system, friendly people, and a fascinating heritage that started with the fur trade and includes a lively past as a Klondike boomtown. This eTrail is one complete vacation written with families in mind. It’s loaded with exciting things to do, family-friendly places to lodge and dine, recommended side trips, local sources of information, and detailed travel directions."