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River Valley Adventure Co. is among the best Segway tour operators in town. Set along the Trans-Canada Trail, you can explore the Edmonton side of this world-famous network of recreational trails. Nestled in the Louise McKinney Riverfront, this establishment will make you feel welcomed in their on-site cafe where you can enjoy a cuppa and nibble on tasty bites, before heading on a guided tour. Their trained guides will enthrall you with stories and their enthusiasm will rub off on you to see the city in a new light on the Segway. Check out the natural beauties the city has to offer as you glide along. The store also stocks sports equipment and offers bikes on rent. A unique way to explore the town, you can be sure of an interesting time.
Surrounded by parks and commanding a fine view of the North Saskatchewan River, the Alberta Legislature is the meeting place of Alberta’s Legislative Assembly and Executive Council. Known to Edmontonians as “The Ledge,” the beaux-arts style building was opened in 1913. Free, daily tours are given on the hour and cover topics including the roles and structure of the government, parliamentary ceremonies, the architecture of the building, and the political history of Alberta. Gifts, souvenirs, and local crafts may be purchased at the building’s gift shop.
The High Level Bridge Streetcar is a historic streetcar that started operating in 1979. Travelling between Strathcona Streetcar Barn & Museum to Jasper Plaza, the streetcar is operated by the Edmonton Radial Railway Society. It is open to the public for rides between these two destinations in the months of May to October. So, take a break from the regular fast vehicles and go into the history while you ride on this street car.
Soar high above Edmonton's picturesque landscape, over the captivating North Saskatchewan River Valley in a hot-air balloon ride arranged by Sundance Balloons. After touchdown, a glass of champagne awaits you, and you can toast to an enriching memory. Interested folks can purchase vouchers for gifting their loved ones, and book a flight accordingly. Safety is ensured, and the agency notifies of any cancellations and rescheduled flights in case of adverse weather conditions. A typical hot-air balloon ride lasts anywhere between 45 minutes to 1.5 hours.