Canada & USA Destination Planner 2019-20 Canada Destination Planner - Page 119

Alberta / EDMONTON ACCOMMODATION & TOURING 3 Day Explore Edmonton DoubleTree by Hilton West Edmonton Known as Canada’s festival city, Edmonton is brought to life with over 30 festivals each year, from the popular Edmonton Folk Music Festival to the International Street Performers Festival. The magnificent river valley is North America’s largest urban park, offering great trails to run, walk or ride. World- famous West Edmonton Mall is a popular reason to visit Edmonton. With more than 800 shops, 100 eateries and world- class attractions all under one roof, it has something for everyone. Highlights (included): • One-hour guided Segway tour • West Edmonton Mall attractions pass • Edmonton City Tour Day 1: Day 2: Day 3: Arrive Edmonton Edmonton activities Package ends Package includes: 2 nights of accommodation, sightseeing and attractions as listed above. Please refer to pricing insert for dates and prices. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel is the perfect oasis whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure. Feel welcome the moment you arrive when our friendly staff offer you a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie. Savour global cuisine with a local twist at Stages Kitchen & Bar or meet with friends for a signature DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Martini. Centrally located, the hotel is minutes from West Edmonton Mall, home to great shopping, entertainment and dining. Guests will enjoy the waterpark and amusement park at West Edmonton Mall, just 3.5 km from the hotel. Adults will appreciate more than 800 stores and a casino at the mall. Telus World of Science offers fascinating exhibits for the family as well. For guests who like history, Fort Edmonton Park, Canada’s largest living museum, is an attraction on the must-see list. From $197 Sutton Place Hotel Edmonton Superior Coast Edmonton Plaza The Sutton Place Hotel Edmonton, situated in the heart of downtown and immediately adjacent to the brand new ICE District, combines the perfect location, convenience, and modern renovated guest rooms all into one. The hotel is connected by an indoor pedway to Edmonton City Centre Mall, major office towers, 400 stores, and the Light Rail Transit (LRT). Located in the heart of Edmonton, the Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel is walking distance from an array of arts, dining, and entertainment. The full-service hotel features well-appointed, newly renovated rooms with Electric Bidet Seat, 55” flat-screen TVs, day spa, fitness facility, hot tub, steam room and salt-water pool. Traditional origami cranes welcome you upon arrival. From $164 From $164 Superior Sandman Signature Edmonton South Moderate Segway Guided Tours Elegant, sleek and stylishly modern, Sandman Signature Hotel & Suites Edmonton South is first-class hospitality at its best. The hotel is just a 15-minute drive from Edmonton’s city centre and Edmonton International Airport and features a distinctive combination of elegant furnishings and impressive amenities to ensure an outstanding stay. Explore North America’s largest urban parkland, Edmonton’s river valley, in the coolest way: on a Segway! Knowledgeable guides will teach you how to safely ride the Segway and then take you on a fun and informative journey through the valley. Learn about Edmonton’s history and see it’s main attractions. Bicycle rentals also available. From $175 From $64 Superior West Edmonton Mall Inn Urban Farm Tours Located directly across the street from North America’s largest shopping and entertainment complex, West Edmonton Mall, West Edmonton Mall Inn offers comfort and convenience. Walk through the doors of our hotel to experience exceptional hospitality and inviting accommodations. In the heart of Edmonton’s west end district and 15 minutes from downtown, West Edmonton Mall Inn is the ideal place for the leisure or business traveller. West Edmonton Mall Inn offers 82 rooms with two queen beds, four rooms with one king bed, and two accessible rooms, along with continental breakfast. Guests of West Edmonton Mall Inn are steps from 800 stores and services, 100 dining establishments, and ten world-class attractions. From $159 www.andersonvacations.ca Moderate Situated a quick drive from Edmonton’s downtown core, the Urban Farm is dedicated to producing local and sustainable food while offering a unique opportunity for visitors to experience an urban farm in the city. The farm grows a variety of vegetable crops and is home to an urban beekeeping operation and urban hens. The urban farming operation primarily grows different varieties of vegetables. The Northlands Urban Farm creates an opportunity for groups to engage in agricultural learning in a unique and innovative way. Learning tours are conducted on the 31,200-square-foot farm and include an opportunity to interact with an urban farmer, beekeeper and (weather-depending) the bees. Pricing on request 117