Edmonton makes list of National Geographic's Best Summer Trips 2015
by Edmonton Tourism
Edmonton has been enjoying a lot of attention recently. Named one of the Best Summer Trips 2015 by National Geographic, the city is being recognized for a busy calendar of events that includes long running summer staples such as Folk Music Festival and Heritage Days, and major events such as FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015, which kicks off June 6 in Edmonton with the opening ceremonies and a double-header.
The article provides helpful advice on where to stay and where to eat, and tips on how to get around and where to pick-up locally made souvenirs. And before visiting, readers are encouraged to watch The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford starring Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck, for the scenes filmed at Fort Edmonton Park using their 1919 Baldwin steam train.
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Edmonton will also be hosting the ITU World Triathlon Series and the FIBA Americas Championship for Women this summer. To learn more about Edmonton’s festivals and events, visit ExploreEdmonton.com.