Red Deer Central Alberta

Red Deer is more than just excellent doughnuts on the highway between Calgary and Edmonton (though it’s that, too). The mid-sized city has a great food scene, no doubt inspired by the local bounty, and plenty to do outdoors. Go big: Red Deer has a reputation as a place to do crazy things like muddy obstacle races and water sports that’ll make you feel like a superhero.

  • Eat up: There are 9,100 farms in the area with some offering tours, eats and other tributes to rural life.
  • Only here: How wily are you? Ranch Tracker lets you loose on a real ranch. Your job? Try and escape the clutches of a cowboy. Win or lose, you get a steak at the end.
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Totally Refreshed Steam, Spa and Salon - South

Red Deer, Alberta

Looking for a wonderful place to unwind and be pampered? Look no further than Totally Refreshed Steam, Spa and Salon. Escape everyday life and give back to yourself with the many available spa services, including private steams, massages, facials, waxing and body treatments. Totally Refreshed offers spacious treatment rooms, including double suites to accommodate couples massages, double facials, mud wraps and salt scrubs, as well as a luxury spa boutique featuring top lines in professional skincare, makeup and more.

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Setters Place at Great Chief Park

Red Deer, Alberta

Nestled alongside the Red Deer River, Setters Place at Great Chief Park is a four-season sports park and pavilion. Setters Place features a synthetic regulation-sized sports field lined for football and soccer, a 400m outdoor natural ice speed skating oval in winter that is constructed on top of the artificial turf, and a three-storey pavilion with team change rooms, gathering space, canteen and media/timekeeper area. Setters Place at Great Chief Park can be booked year-round.

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Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

Red Deer, Alberta

Ignite your imagination and turn your visit into an adventure! The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum provides a family-friendly, interactive experience. Have fun, laugh, play together, and discover famous Alberta sports celebrities. Plan your birthday party, special events, or corporate reception in a unique environment. Open daily.

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Accommodation

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Howard Johnson

Red Deer, Alberta

Located on East side of Gasoline Alley (next to Petro Canada). Only one minute from Westerner Park. 76 updated rooms, card-locks, fridges, in room coffee, hairdryers, internet, kitchenettes, microwave, free local calls, complimentary Rise & Dine Breakfast, guest laundry.

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Holiday Inn Express Red Deer

Red Deer, Alberta

Located halfway between Edmonton and Calgary off of Highway 2, Holiday Inn Express Red Deer makes it easy to travel to and from the surrounding cities. Leisure travellers will enjoy being just minutes from golf courses, shopping options at Bower Place, South Pointe Common and downtown Red Deer. Other attractions just minutes away from the hotel include Westerner Park, Bower Ponds, Discovery Canyon Park and Heritage Ranch which offer numerous activities throughout the year. Each room has cable TV with in-room movies, a microwave, refrigerator, and full-size work desk. Guests will enjoy complimentary WiFi, local calling, upgraded shower amenities and super comfortable beds. And the complimentary Express Start Breakfast buffet with pancakes, omelets, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, pastries, cereals, yogurt and more will help you start every morning right.

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Baymont Inn & Suites and Conference Centre

Red Deer, Alberta

Welcome to the Baymont Inn & Suites and Conference Centre (formerly known as Red Deer Lodge Hotel & Conference Centre), a downtown hotel located in Red Deer, Alberta and a place to call home during your next visit. The Baymont Inn & Suites promises a unique experience unlike any other Red Deer hotel thanks to welcoming staff and relaxing atmosphere. Come stay and escape to the indoor tropical courtyard where you’ll soon forget the wind, rain, snow or heat from the outdoors. Take a leisurely stroll through the courtyard or unwind in the heated salt water pool. Let this year round paradise be a natural reprieve from a long trip or hard day’s work. The Baymont Inn & Suites and Conference Centre is one of the premier conference hotels in Red Deer with ample free parking and over 13,000 sq. ft. of event space accommodating groups from four to 400 people.

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Travel Offers

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Sunset + Ice Bubbles Photo Tour

Catch the magic of the sun setting on Abraham Lake. This tour is all about ice, from the famous bubbles to quirky ice features, you'll get to spend the afternoon exploring the area with your guide. This tour has a flexible itinerary based on what you love to photograph.

Expires: 2020-03-01
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Business Class Travel Between Edmonton and Red Deer By Bus

With Red Arrow's comfy leather seats, free wi-fi, tray tables, usb and power outlets, exclusive privacy seating, advanced seat selection, complimentary snacks and drinks, on-board movies, and satellite radio, every seat is luxury class. Let Red Arrow do the driving so that you arrive at your destination fully revived.

Expires: 2020-03-12
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Icefalls + Ice Bubbles

Explore the magic of winter, snowshoeing into the narrow canyon of the Cline River with its ice covered walls before heading out for an ice walk on Abraham Lake hunting for ice bubbles. Lunch, hiking poles, snowshoe rentals, ice cleats, a professional guide and transportation are all included.

Expires: 2020-03-16
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Tours

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Pursuit Adventures

Red Deer, Alberta
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Pursuit Adventures offers small group experiences throughout Central Alberta. As an independent, locally owned tour company established in 2010, their goal is to inspire you to play outside and help you experience your adventure so that you can discover the food, people and natural beauty of the region. Whether it’s a winter sightseeing tour exploring the ice bubbles of Abraham Lake, heading out on a day hike away from the crowds or spending an evening snowshoeing under the stars, they’re there to help you find your adventure.

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Events

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Norwegian Laft Hus Craft and Bake Sale

Red Deer, Alberta
2019-11-16 To 2019-11-17 MST

Volunteers at the Norwegian Laft Hus have been busy baking Lefse and other delectable Norwegian treats, Rosemaling and Hard Angering crafts, and the Butikk is stocked with a wonderful selection of Norwegian gifts just in time for Christmas.

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Family New Year's Party

Red Deer, Alberta
2019-12-31 To 2019-12-31 MST

Ring in 2020 with a family-friendly bash at the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame. Tickets are $45 for a family of four.

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