If you just bought Leduc real estate, you might be wondering what there is to see in your new neighborhood. But have no fear; Leduc and the surrounding area are full of interesting sights for locals and tourists alike. Here are some of the best sights around Leduc.
Leduc #1 Energy Discovery Center
This 23,000 square foot museum was voted the 2013 Alberta Rural Tourism Champion award-winner for excellence in leadership, innovation, and accomplishments. It tells the story of oil drilling in the area through two hundred exhibits, a hands on lab, and a drill bit virtual ride. If you’re interested in learning the history of oil in the Leduc area, be sure to check out the Leduc #1 Energy Discovery Center. It’s sure to be a fascinating day.
The Doctor Woods House Museum
This museum showcases the former house of a local physician. It was built in 1927 and is decorated to look like it did originally. Volunteers who have a passion for the history of Leduc run tours and host a monthly tea. This is a great little place to visit to learn more about the 1920s in Leduc.
William F. Lede Park
If it’s a warm summer day, there’s no better place to spend it than William F. Lede Park. This is the most popular park in Leduc. It’s on the shore of Telford Lake, where many people canoe and kayak. This is also a great spot to go if you’re into bird watching. There are also lots of picnic spots and gardens. There’s plenty to do in William F. Lede Park for the whole family.
If you want to venture out of Leduc for the day, Edmonton is right around the corner. Edmonton is full of interesting sights, from museums to botanical gardens. But if you want to spend the day shopping and eating at great restaurants, Old Strathcona is the perfect place to head. Take the historic High Level Streetcar from downtown Edmonton, and spend the day marveling at the buildings that date back to 1891. You’re sure to find something interesting in this historic piece of Edmonton.
You’re guaranteed not to be bored as you explore the area around your Leduc real estate. Check out all Leduc has to offer, and then be sure to also venture into Edmonton. From museums that tell the history of the area to parks that offer plenty of recreational activities, you’re sure to find something for everyone in Leduc and the surrounding area. If you have any questions about homes for sale in Leduc or Leduc in general, please contact me.