The Westin Edmonton Hotel offers easy access to Edmonton's river valley as well as the Art Gallery of Alberta, the Valley Zoo, the Old Strathcona Historic District and shopping in the city centre. Our ideal downtown Edmonton location puts near all the best Edmonton restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and more. Don't forget to use our downtown pedway connections for easy access to all the city has to offer.
Elk Island National Park
Less than an hour’s drive away, pristine starry skies shine next to city lights. With Bison and Elk along with hiking, picnic facilities, canoeing or cross country skiing there is much to see and adventures to be had!
North Saskatchewan River Valley
Less than 1 kilometer away
The largest expanse of urban parkland in North America with 7,400 hectares - 22 times the size of Central Park. With 150 kilometers of trails, a Segway tour through the valley, canoe or kayaking rentals, and picnic facilities there are many ways to explore and indulge in nature’s beauty.
40 minute drive away
In this 40-acre prehistoric preserve, you’ll discover a land populated with dinosaurs that ruled the planet 250 million years ago. Wander along the walking trail and you will discover over a dozen large animated dinosaurs hidden throughout the forest, triggered by motion detectors as you approach. Spend a day with the dinosaurs in a place where they once roamed.
4th Street Promenade
3 blocks away
A sophisticated neighbourhood in the heart of Edmonton that offers an urban atmosphere in which you can admire the arts, fine food, and unique boutiques.
3 Kilometers away
Breathe in colourful and exotic life unfolding at the enchanting Muttart Conservatory. Each of the four iconic pyramids holds a themed garden representing a different world biome and species that hail from Mexico to Madagascar.
Telus World of Science
7 kilometers away
TELUS World of Science is a giant laboratory where you can come face-to-face with small sea creatures, learn to program a robot and explore the limits of outer space! Five dynamic and engaging permanent exhibit galleries are designed to educate, engage and entertain. International exhibits like Bodyworlds, Harry Potter and Indiana Jones set up in the featured exhibit spaces.
West Edmonton Mall
12 kilometers away
West Edmonton Mall is the Mt. Everest of indoor entertainment, shopping, and attractions in North America. A place you have to visit at least once in your lifetime. Part adventure park entertainment complex, shopping and dining destination, the Mall spans the equivalent of 48 city blocks.
Old Strathcona and Whyte Avenue
4 kilometers away
Whyte Avenue in Old Strathcona has been named one of Canada’s five best shopping neighbourhoods. Anchored by the funky, bohemian spirit of Whyte Avenue, historic buildings blend with youthful exuberance to make Old Strathcona one of Edmonton’s trendiest neighbourhoods. The city's celebrated arts and cultural community makes its home here, as does a plethora of unique local boutiques, one-of-a-kind art galleries and music shops, and trendy restaurants and cafés.
Art Gallery of Alberta
1 block away
A Mecca for visual art lovers, the Art Gallery of Alberta is itself a masterpiece of architecture as well as the diverse creative focal point of Edmonton’s downtown heart.
Fort Edmonton Park
10 kilometers away
Step back in time and experience four distinct eras in Edmonton’s past: the days of the fur trade, and the pioneer years of 1885, 1905 and 1920.
Commonwealth Stadium Edmonton
3 kilometers away
Edmonton Eskimos – come out and watch the Green and Gold play!
Rogers Place Stadium
5 blocks away
Edmonton Oilers – with the iconic new Rogers Place stadium opening in September attend an Oilers game in style!