What do you do when you've been there and done that? You venture into the unknown, off the beaten path, and out of the norm. Besides, everything is way cooler when it's a secret, right?
We all have our favourite secret spots that we don't want anyone else knowing about. If you do feel like sharing though, let us know your fave! Check out these 11 coolest secret things to do in Edmonton.
Haunted Forest Trail, Strathcona Science Park to Gold Bar Park
South of the trails, near the archaeological dig site, is a special set of spooky trails. Go see for yourself why they've been dubbed the Haunted Trails!
Man Hunt, New locations every week in Edmonton
Basically, a leveled-up version of hide and seek for adults. We don't want to ever grow up!
Snow Valley Aerial Park, 13204 Rainbow Valley Rd NW
From the long weekend in May to the end of September, this huge park has all your outdoor-adventure needs covered for a fun-filled day of sky-high thrills.
Canoe Heads Canoe Trip, North Saskatchewan River
Take a one-day or even a four-day canoe trip, depending on how adventurous you want to get. The further you go, the more secretive it gets!
Route 99 Diner, 8820 99 St NW
This old-school diner will leave you in all your vintage glory. Definitely a good time for an Instagram or Snap story.
Chickakoo, 1128 Township Rd 534, Onoway
Enjoy an easy hike with gorgeous views of Chickakoo Lake. Being about a half hour outside of Edmonton offers you a relaxing slice of privacy.
Bul Go Gi House, 8813 92 St NW
Your classic hole-in-the-wall restaurant with delicious grub. Get your Korean food fix!
Pembina River Tubing, 53217 Range road 74 A, Entwistle
Explore the Pembina River just an hour outside of Edmonton. Get the views no one else does by floating down in a tube.
Edmonton Craft Beer Festival, Edmonton Expo Centre
Skip the Bud and find your favorite craft beer instead. There are so many to check out, just in time to discover your new summer flavour you never knew existed!
Camrose Trail, Township Rd 463, Ohaton
This trail actually takes you over old rail tracks. About an hour outside of Edmonton, Camrose is also known as the railway city, so you can find other vintage stuff in the town.
Urban Green Cafe, 9735 Grierson Hill NW
Situated in Edmonton's own real-life Riverdale is the Urban Green Cafe. Try out their Pinocchio ice cream with great views of the river.