Top Choice Food in Edmonton

Old Strathcona Farmers Market

Since it began in 1983, the market's motto has been 'We Make it! We Bake it! We Grow it! We Sell it!' Inside the city's old bus garage, it offers everything from organic food to arts and crafts, and hosts some 130 v…
Shoes in Calgary

Alberta Boot Co

Visit the factory and store run by the province's only Western boot manufacturer and pick up a pair of your choice made of kangaroo, bullhide or boring old cowhide. Over 200 hours of labor go into each boot, which c…
Mall in Calgary

Chinook Centre

If you're in need of some retail therapy, Chinook, 6km south of downtown, is a good place to get your treatment. Chain retail shops, department stores, a movie theater and lots of greasy food are all present and acc…
Sports & Outdoors in Calgary

Mountain Equipment Co-op

MEC is the place to get your outdoor kit sorted before heading into the hills. It's a Canadian institution with a huge selection of outdoor equipment, travel gear, active clothing and books.
Clothing in Calgary

Smithbilt Hats

Ever wondered how a cowboy hat is made? Well, here is your chance to find out. Smithbilt has been shaping hats in the traditional way since you parked your horse out front. You can pick up one made of straw or beave…
Shopping Mall in Edmonton

West Edmonton Mall

Kitsch lovers who can't afford the trip to Vegas might just be enchanted with West Edmonton Mall, while those less enamored by plastic plants and phony re-creations of 15th-century galleons will hate it. Edmonton's …
Music in Edmonton

Avenue Guitars

You can warm your fingers plucking opening stanzas to 'Stairway to Heaven' in Old Strathcona's premier music store. It sells custom-made and collectors' guitars and all the usual suspects.
Fashion & Accessories in Edmonton

Junque Cellar

What is plain old junk to some is retro-cool to others. Sift through the typewriters, lava lamps, old phones, comics, clothes and other flashbacks of erstwhile pop culture.
Market in Edmonton

124 Grand Market

Plenty of food trucks, artisans and produce to keep your belly and your shopping bag well satiated.
Sports & Outdoors in Lake Louise

Wilson Mountain Sports

This outdoors shop is pretty much the only place to rent bikes in Lake Louise. Mountain bikes go for $15/39 per hour/day, while kids’ bikes, trail-a-bikes and chariot trailers cost $10/20. You can also rent mountain…