RV Resorts, restaurants and attractions in Edmonton
Camp at a resort near Edmonton, and experience some of Alberta’s finest restaurants and tourist attractions
Edmonton is becoming a popular spot for RVers heading to Alberta, due to its convenient amenities and close proximity to natural attractions. In response to our readers’ interest, we’ve outlined some of the top RV resorts near Edmonton, attractions to entertain the family and recommendations for the best restaurants in town.
RV resorts in the Edmonton area
- Photo courtesy Spring Lake RV Resort
Just 35 minutes from Edmonton, Spring Lake RV Resort is sure to make your whole family smile. It’s designed for campers of all ages, and it’s big-rig friendly with fully serviced campsites. There is a convenience store on site, large pull-through sites, and a fishing dock with a sand-bottom, spring-fed lake to fish from.
- Photo courtesy Glowing Embers RV Park and Travel Centre
Situated close to Edmonton in Acheson, Alberta, Glowing Embers is a park that will have you returning year after year. It has plenty of full-service spaces that present easy access to golf courses, arcades, playgrounds and tourist attractions.
This campground is spacious, with enough room to accommodate larger groups of travellers.
- Photo courtesy Shakers Acres RV Park
Shakers Acres RV Park offers power, water and sewer hookups for three quarters of their 163 sites. They can accommodate motorhomes, fifth-wheels and campers of any size.
Families are welcomed warmly, as are pets if kept on a leash.
This park is conveniently located near West Edmonton Mall.
- Photo courtesy Camp’n Class RV Park
Camp’n Class in Stony Plain (42 minutes from Edmonton) accommodates its guests with laundry, cable, hook-ups and roomy RV spaces, able to fit even the largest units. It also has showers with hot water on demand, and extra security in the form of a gated facility and surveillance cameras to make campers feel safer. Each site has a manicured patch of grass and a stone patio with picnic tables.
- Photo courtesy Rainbow Valley Campground
The only campground within the Edmonton city limits, Rainbow Valley Campground is the ideal spot if you want to stay close to shopping venues, eateries and other amenities. It’s open from June until the end of September, and boasts over 75 sites (some with power, others without) with easy access to an extensive walking trail network.
Top restaurants in Edmonton
If you're craving some samosas, butter chicken or other traditional Indian food, look no further than Guru Restaurant & Bar.
Inspired by Vatican City, Vaticano Cucina serves up wholesome, delicious Italian cuisine amidst sophisticated décor and an open-concept kitchen.
Attractions and activities: Things to see and do in Edmonton
You can’t visit Edmonton without checking out the famous West Ed Mall. In addition to the extensive shopping opportunities, there are several attractions at the facility, including: The World Waterpark, minigolf for kids, a bowling alley and Galaxyland.
Located 35 minutes from the city, this expansive park is a refuge for bison, elk and more than 250 bird species. Ride your bike or hike the trails, and bring a camera to capture the outstanding wildlife views.
Bring the kids to this fun-filled tower, which includes several climbing games at various difficulty levels. They can choose their own adventure, so to speak...opting to play (or avoid) any of the obstacles. All adventurers are harnessed securely.
This indoor attraction is a science lover’s dream come true. Watch fascinating films on their Imax screen, and take in educational galleries and interactive exhibits.
The Muttart Conservatory is known as Edmonton's top horticultural attraction, with more than 700 species of plants in 3 climate-regulated biomes - arid, temperate and tropical. Tour their unique pyramid design for an unforgettable experience.