Day Trips


Foodies in the Frontier

The Mackenzie Frontier is home to over 20 restaurants offering diverse experiences from juicy burgers or cheesy pizza to Chinese food or steak and lobster. 

Fort Vermilion

Established in 1788 as a post for the North West Company, Fort Vermilion is the oldest European settlement in Alberta.

Geocaching and Little Free Libraries

Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game that uses GPS enabled devices. Little Free Libraries build community, inspire readers, and expand book access for all through a global network of volunteer-led Little Free Libraries. 


The Mackenzie Frontier is home to three golf courses, offering a diverse golf experience. Plan your three day golf experience and enjoy travelling from one side of the region to the other. 

High Level

Straddling the Mackenzie Highway, it’s the gateway to the NWT and a perfect place to stop for fuel, food and family-friendly activities. 

La Crête

At the north base of the beautiful Buffalo Head Hills, La Crête is surrounded by forests, lakes and lush farmland. 


Mackenzie Frontier is home to 3 Museums. Each museum plays a vital role in telling the stories and preserving the history of our communities. 


The Mackenzie Frontier is home to two snowmobile clubs boasting over 650 km in trails.

Zama City and Rainbow Lake

The hamlet of Zama City is the “oil centre of the north” and has a very active community spirit. One of the youngest towns in Alberta, Rainbow Lake was incorporated in 1966, and has since grown into the vibrant community that it is today.