Whitecourt makes the perfect basecamp for all kinds of winter activities. You can zip around the snow landscapes in Alberta's snowmobile capital, or take it nice and slow snowshoeing or cross-country in skiing in silence through stands of towering pines. Check out these top spots in the area to get your winter on:
- Whitecourt Golf & Country club offers Nordic skiing and skate skiing trails at Whitecourt Golf & Country Club. Wind your way through treed trails along the Athabasca River. Whitecourt Cross Country Skiing Trail Map available for download .
- Eastlink Park is the local ski hill for the beginner skiers and boarders. The sports and terrain park with a tubing area is the perfect spot for a few hours of fun in the snow.
- Head to Rotary Park Pond for ice skating by day or night. Bonfires, an interactive playground, trail system and a winter picnic area make this the perfect spot for a family outing.
This package deal from Microtel Whitecourt by Wyndham is offering a group snowmobile package.
The package, for $119 per person, includes a guided snowmobile tour and hotel accommodation including
• Complimentary breakfast, daily
• Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi
• Sundries / Mart
• All rooms include microwave, minifridge,
and a coffee machine
• Large vehicle parking
• Pet friendly
• A guided tour through amazing local trails guided by a
local 20-year snowmobiling veteran
• One-night's stay in a standard room with two queen beds
• A six-pack of Red Bull and an in-room snack upon arrival
• 20% off your meal at the Crown & Anchor Pub
• 50% off any appetizer or dessert at Mr. Mikes
• Minimum six people required for package
* Full day snowmobile rentals are available for an additional
$325 each. (A $750 deposit per rental is required of
which $250 is required at the time of booking. A signed
damage waiver is required. Pre-payment is required seven
days prior to arrival. Rentals are non-refundable.)
Also, the following hotels are offering discounted rates when you mention #ABWays2Winter at the time of booking:
- Super 8 by Wyndham – 20% discount
- Days Inn and Suites – is offering the following for tourism bookings with Whitecourt Trailblazers Snowmobile Club. 20% discount. ($89 a night) Rates include all amenities. and $10 donation to the Whitecourt Trailblazers Snowmobile Club
- Microtel – 15% discount and free hot chocolate on arrival