If you are thinking of witnessing the flight of the biggest birds; the trumpeter swan or watch the mesmerizing brightness of the canola fields when they bloom, Grand Prairie is your location. Little wonder the city has been nicknamed as the ‘Swam City’. For the locals, they love this place and called it ‘The Peace Country’. During the summer when holiday campers are visiting this part of Canada, they are after two things; have fun and see the nesting grounds of the Swam.
Major Attractions Centers In Grand Prairie
The city is specially designed for every fun seeker who would want to dine around the wild rivers, play the midnight golf and see the dinosaur bones. These are some of the checklist that you can prepare before visiting Grand Prairie. You can savour the moment as a cowboy when you attend the annual Grande Prairie Stompede. This is where you would catch the vibe, feel her heart race with excitement as you are thrilled by the racing bull rides.
There are lakes and rivers that offer a great fishing hotspot for tourists. You can catch the walleye, pike, trout and the grayling here. You can join the local people and cheer their home team during the Grande Prairie Storm hockey games at the hockey stadium.
If you are visiting Grand Prairie during the summer, you can have a vibrant and thrilling midnight at the Grande Prairie Golf & Country Club, Dunes and the Bear Creek. You can visit the Nitehawk ski hill which is used for international competitions.
There are things you can do like taking a ride to the Kakwa Wildland Park and the Saskatoon Island Provincial Park where you can explore an endless horseback trails or even the snowmobile in winter. You can cross the Pipestone creek where you would see the dinosaur bone bed, this is where you would see the richest collections of dinosaur bones and has become the Phillip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum.
Grande Prairie Airport (YQU)
The Grande Prairie airport is the biggest airport in the northeastern British Columbia and northwestern Alberta , which have accommodated 415,634 passengers in 2012. It serves as recreational destinations for some airlines and currently a Class “E” airspace.
Hotels And Accommodations
There are beautiful and luxury hotels are built around the city which takes care of the accommodation and relaxation of its guests.
Car Rental Service
Movement around Grande Prairie is made easy with the numerous car rental services that are available at the Grande Prairie airport . Travelstart partners with some of the major car rental services in the country.
Best Time To Visit
Grande Prairie has a lot of exciting tourists’ centers. The holiday accommodation facilities are one of the best you can find around. The best times to visit Grand Prairie is between June through August