Edmonton is home to a wide variety of attractions and great things to do. There are activities for people with all different interests and of all different ages. If you are visiting Edmonton you may want to check out the following tourist locations.
The Edmonton Telus World of Science.
This attraction is a great attraction for everyone; from toddlers to adults, the whole family is guaranteed to enjoy the Telus World of Science. The exhibits are a far cry from your high school chemistry class and are designed to make science fun. This science center includes an Imax theatre that showcases a range of interesting films. Visit www.odyssium.com for more information, directions and opening hours.
An Edmonton Oilers Hockey Game.
It is no surprise that as one of the biggest cities in Canada there is a large ice hockey following in Edmonton. The Oilers are the cities franchise team and play regularly at home throughout the hockey season. Recently the team has found a new home at the Edmonton Rogers Place arena. In this new and modern facility you can watch a game and catch the contagious vibe of the fanatic Oilers fans as they cheer their team on. To find out more about game times and ticket prices, check out http://oilers.nhl.com.
The West Edmonton Mall.
This shopping mall lays claim to the title of the largest shopping center in the Northern Hemisphere, which is nothing to be scoffed at considering it competes with centers in some of the largest cities in the world. However, the reality is that it is not just a shopping centre. Within in the centre you can find Galaxyland, the world’s largest indoor theme park, along with a waterpark and a marine park. The West Edmonton Mall really has something for everyone. For more information visit their official web page at http://www.wem.ca.
As you can see from just these three attractions, Edmonton is a diverse and fun city that is waiting to be explored. Whether you are visiting Edmonton to see friends or family, passing through on a road trip or specifically visiting to see what the city has to offer be sure to check out these great attractions.