Are you looking to get your family and friends outside and active this summer? We think that sounds like a great plan! Chances are, you are pretty familiar with larger attractions, but here is a list of some that you should definitely check out this summer.
Authentic local experiences without the planning.
Are you looking for a day of adventure without having to do any of the actual planning yourself? Check out Pursuit Adventures! Since 2010, Pursuit Adventures has been sharing some of their favourite adventure options in Central Alberta and Western Canada. From guided hiking day trips to sightseeing tours, Pursuit Adventures has it all. Based out of Red Deer, their tours are open to the public as well as private groups, school groups, and more!
Lions and tigers and bears – Oh my!
Do you feel like your life is a zoo? Why not bring your family to a real one! A quick drive to Innisfail will have you heading to Discovery Wildlife Park in no time!
With over 90 acres of wildlife sanctuary space, there will be something for everyone to enjoy! There are over 40 species of orphaned animals for you to see and learn more about. Some of the animals you can see are: monkeys, jaguars, alligators, camels, and, of course, lions and tigers and bears!
There are daily educational animal presentations to allow visitors to get up close and personal with the animals and chat with animal trainers.
History doesn’t have to stay in the classroom.
What do you get when you cross First Nations, Metis, and Europeans? You get Fort Normandeau!
Located just 5 minutes from Red Deer, Fort Normandeau gives you the opportunity to learn what life in Red Deer was like before the railroad came to town. Situated at the original site of Red Deer Crossing, you can learn why the Crossing was the best place to ford the river for miles around.
Participate in programs, hands-on activities, theatre, and special events to bring history to life for you and your family!
Putt a hole in one (or 4).
Who doesn’t love getting out and playing a friendly game of mini golf? Challenge your friends and family to a round of 18 holes at Summerland Leisure Park Mini Golf!
Summerland Leisure Park Mini Golf is unlike any mini golf courses you have played before. With long, winding holes, this course proves to be a challenge for kids and adults alike. The course spans 589 yards and has a par 41, but don’t worry, they won’t judge if you’re a little over!
Located in beautiful Gull Lake, Summerland Leisure Park is home to more than just mini golf. Here you will also find a driving range along with an RV park to extend your golfing adventure for a day or two.