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Posted April 18, 2022 by Rental Advisors

Take a Self-Guided Walking Tour of Edmonton

Whether you’re new to Edmonton or just want to learn more about your city, a walking tour is an ideal way to explore the city’s iconic sights and soak up its rich history. 

The city of Edmonton has a collection of self-guided tours designed to be explored in leisure, when it’s convenient for you. 

The GPS My City website has a few self-guided tours perfect for sightseeing and gaining familiarity of Edmonton. When you download the app, your smart device turns into an offline tour guide, with built in GPS navigation. The Edmonton Introduction Tour explores the city’s landmarks, cultural history, and more. Start this tour at Sir Winston Churchill Square, just a short walk from our Jasper Avenue area rentals

If you love exploring the beautiful River Valley, try the Walterdale Walking Self-Guided Tour. This tour follows the history of Edmonton’s business owner John Walter. Start at the John Walter Museum, minutes from our downtown Edmonton rentals. From here you’ll travel through the park, across the pedestrian bridge, and through the nature trails in Rossdale.

Learn more about the city’s rich architectural history through Edmonton’s Highlands historic self-guided tour. Our Northeast Edmonton rentals are minutes from the start of this tour at the Gibbard Block (6429 112 Avenue NW). This tour explores all styles of structures from WWI style to ultra-modern buildings. 

The Beechmount Cemetery, established in the early 1900s, is a short walk from our Westwood rentals. The self-guided tour of Beechmount Cemetery explores the Edmonton’s historic multicultural community through its wide variety of religious backgrounds. You can also honor Edmonton’s military contributions at the Field of Honor for fallen veterans of WWI and the 24 foot Cross of Sacrifice that pays homage to all veterans. 

For art lovers, Edmonton is filled with diverse art installations. Take a ArtTourYEG self-guided tour to explore the city’s beautiful outdoor art sculptures and tributes. The Quarters tour takes you through Jasper Avenue and 97 Street to explore the heart of Edmonton. Residents in our Central Edmonton rentals are just minutes from the start of this tour at the historical Brighton Block.