EdmontonA metropolis in the heart of the Canadian wilderness.
Edmonton is the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta. It is a city of over one million people, making it the sixth-largest city in Canada. Edmonton is known for its many festivals and strong arts community, from the popular Fringe Theatre Festival to the Street Performer Festival, galleries, museums, and the Art Gallery of Alberta.
There are also plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy in Edmonton, from the river valley trails to the city's many parks and the area's many national parks. Foodies will be delighted by the range of restaurants, cafes, and pubs, while shoppers can find everything from designer boutiques to North America's largest mall, West Edmonton Mall. It is also home to the Edmonton Oilers, one of the most successful franchises in the National Hockey League.