Vacationing in this popular part of Canada can be an adventure, so why not go on a little road trip and visit a few of the other fabulous cities, towns and villages dotted around Barrhead. Two examples of places within a relatively short distance of Barrhead are Westlock, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west, and Sangudo, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northeast.
Once you've fully explored Barrhead, visit the nearest regional center. Edmonton is situated 55 miles (89 kilometers) away and features attractions including Alberta Aviation Museum, Elk Island National Park and Muttart Conservatory. Commonwealth Stadium, Art Gallery of Alberta and Citadel Theatre are just a few of the many other interesting visitor attractions in Edmonton.
A great way to truly understand a spot is by discovering its earlier days. So be sure to visit the old towns while you are in the area.
Get yourself some outdoor gear and go snowboarding or skiing. These activities are popular with locals and tourists alike. A great way to experience the unique natural environment in Central Alberta is to sign up for a caving or ice fishing tour.
Central Alberta should certainly be a high contender on your list of places to visit.