1) Explore More, Plan Less
Are you looking for a day of adventure without having to do too much planning? 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 will feed your explorer cravings.
Based out of Red Deer, their tours are open to the public as well as private groups, school groups, and more!
2) Lions and Tigers and Bears – Oh My!
Roar into summer with an animal adventure to Discovery Wildlife Park in Innisfail and meet creatures of all kinds as you learn about conservation. A nice balance of education and fun, Central Alberta’s inspiring wildlife sanctuary is a great day family daytrip.
With over 90 acres of wildlife sanctuary space, and over 40 species of orphaned animals for you to see and learn about – this daytrip offers a little bit for everyone. 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.
3) Time Travel to Central Alberta’s Past
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!
4) A (W)hole Lot of Fun
Who doesn’t love getting out and playing a friendly game of mini golf? Challenge your friends and family to a round 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!
As and added bonus, Summerland Leisure Park a stone throw’s away from Gull Lake – making a beach and mini golf day totally possible. Plus Summerland Leisure Park also has a driving range along with an RV park to extend your golfing adventure for a day or two.
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