House sitting in Edmonton, pet sitting in Edmonton
The capital city of Alberta is known for world-class retail shopping, festivals all year long and it has huge snowy mountains only a few hours away.
During summer, Edmontonians celebrate festivals such as "The Works" Art and Design Festival, The Edmonton Folk Music Festival, The Edmonton International Street Performers’ Festival, and the grandest festival in the city, K-Days.
There is so much on offer in Edmonton, especially for house sitters and pet sitters.
The city also houses the West Edmonton Mall, which was the largest in the world for 23 years, from 1981 to 2004. It houses more than 800 stores, a skating rink, indoor waterparks, a mini-golf course, cinemas and an amusement park complete with roller coasters.
Getting out of town, the mountain town of Jasper is the perfect starting point to explore the Canadian Rockies. The place feels like another world despite it being just around 4 hours away from Edmonton proper. You can take the proclaimed most scenic drive in the world from the Icefields Parkway to Banff.
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Strathcona was once a separate city but merged with Edmonton. It has a fine mix of shops, nightlife, and restaurants as well as a year-round farmers’ market. it's also the home of the famous Edmonton International Fringe Festival the Alberta New Democrats.
If you’re looking for a neighborhood composed of stately houses, go to Glenora. Its southern end is filled with gated estates looking over the North Saskatchewan River. Some high-end shopping can be had atf the High Street and 124th Street.
Ritchie is an old neighborhood near Strathcona. Most of the residents here have German ancestors who worked at the meat-packing plant that stood on the edge of the Mill Creek Ravine Park. The Old Country Inn Restaurant and K & K Foodliner are part of the German heritage of the area.
There are plenty of reasons to visit the gateway to the north. Edmontonians are welcoming and friendly, and will need a house sitter at some point while they're away.