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If you’re looking for a peaceful vacation destination in Canada, a visit to Sylvan Lake will be your best bet. Sylvan Lake is a quaint town located in central Alberta on the southeast edge of the freshwater lake. The town attracts around one million visitors annually looking for peaceful vacations and outdoor recreations. You can book a vacation rental and visit the town to explore its wonders. Luckily, most of the vacation rentals in Sylvan Lake are near the lakeshore and a few miles to the town center. You can enjoy relaxing in your rental or hit the lake, parks, and the town for various recreations.A vacation rental for everyone
Sylvan Lake takes care of the many travelers who visit the town throughout the year. Whether you’d wish for a family retreat, romantic getaway, or friends reunion, the town has a perfect rental to accommodate everyone. You can browse various vacation rentals and choose one that matches your needs. The good thing is, you can find a child-friendly and pet-friendly rental with a fully stocked kitchen, living room, and bedrooms. In addition, you can enjoy staying in a vacation rental with a yard, lake view, Jacuzzi, TV, internet, balcony, and air conditioning.
Vacations in Sylvan Lake
The area and getting around
You can rent a car to explore Sylvan Lake and its surroundings or hike along the lake or the town center to soak up all the area offers. The town is navigable through Highway 11A or Highway 11 from Red Deer city. Explore the lake that’s 9.3 miles long and identify ideal spots for water sports activities. The town dots with idyllic parks, local breweries, gardens, and golf clubs. Also, you can visit art galleries to explore the artistic prowess of the town or take your kids to an amusement park for recreation. When you explore Lakeshore Drive, Caundet Industrial Way, Township Road, or 50th street, you’re likely to spot all these attractions.Creative local food and unique local activities
Sylvan Lake has several waterfront restaurants you can explore to sample their food. If you love Canadian cuisine, you can rest assured to find a restaurant with your favorite dish. The city has many farms and ranches that offer locally-grown products to restaurants. However, you can explore the city to look for restaurants with Asian, Indian, Italian, Korean, Mexican, French, and Chinese cuisine. Go shopping at various antique shops, stores, markets or spend an evening in a local bar enjoying live entertainment, food and drinks. Also, the town has several festivals like 1913 Days, Sylvan Lake Winterfest, and Jazz at The Lake Festival, among others.
Travelers and activities
If you love adventuring and sightseeing in new places, Sylvan Lake has many breathtaking sites to quench your thirst for adventure. For example, you can head to the Sylvan Lake Marina and stroll with your friends, enjoying the scenic views of the lake. To make your adventure more exciting, you can buy an ice cream cone and stroll the site on a hot afternoon. Also, you can visit various parks such as Jarvis Bay Provincial Park, Kerry Wood Nature Center, and Sylvan Lake Provincial Park to enjoy various recreations such as camping, hiking, and biking. These parks will feature different plant species and animals such as birds to enjoy viewing.Sylvan Lake for water sports enthusiasts
When you visit the town during summer, you won’t regret spending your vacation, thanks to the lake and its beautiful sandy beaches. You can relax on the sand on sunny afternoons and watch people and boats in the water. Sylvan Lake has clean and clear water for people who’d wish to spend hot summer afternoons in the water. You can try water activities such as swimming, fishing, paddleboarding, kayaking, and canoeing. Rent a boat at Sun Sport Recreation and try new water sports such as skiing and wakeboarding.
Sylvan Lake has a population of about 15,000 people, making it one of the largest towns in Alberta. The town has more young residents, with 26% under 16 and 15% under 35.
Top 5 travel tips for Sylvan Lake
Visit Lakeside Go-Karts & Mini Golf, a family-friendly spot located a few yards from downtown Sylvan Lake. You can join your kids for rides in a bumper car or go-kart that’ll make your feel young again. Also, you can try their mini-golf that features 18 holes. Play the mini-golf with other visitors and learn a few tricks to make perfect swings. In addition, you can relax and enjoy watching people and kids play around while enjoying snacks and soft drinks.2. Big Moo Ice Cream Parlor
After spending long enough in the water, you’ll need to relax on the sand with ice cream. Luckily, Big Moo Ice Cream Parlor is just near the beach at Sylvan Lake. You can try their best flavors, such as Caramel Candy Apple, Nanaimo brownie, and Paradise Rainbow. If you’d prefer dairy-free or gluten-free ice cream, they have what you’re looking for. Ensure you take a photo with their Moo Cow holding your favorite ice cream.3. Wood Shed Axe Throwing
Ever tried a game of throwing axes? If you’ve ever wished to try the game, Wood Shed Axe Throwing is your best bet. You can visit the place with friends and enjoy a group activity. Wood Shed has eight lanes for throwing axes on a target. They also have digital lanes to count your scores. If you’re a beginner, you’ll find coaches to teach you essential tips and tricks. When in need of refreshments, Wood Shed serves soda, alcoholic beverages, and snacks.4. Snake Lake Brewing Company
Snake Lake Brewing Company offers perfect local brews if you’re looking for local breweries for exploring and beer tasting. The brewing company is known to have a variety of award-winning craft beers that you can try. Visit their tasting rooms and enjoy their various beers, such as Ice Cutter Vanilla Latte Stout or Prairie Dreams NE Pale Ale. If you visit on Thursday, you’ll enjoy live music and some local talents.5. Vibrant nightlife at Sylvan Lake
You can extend your fun into the night by visiting the nearest pubs that entertain throughout the night. Since the town flocks with many travelers on vacation, the nightlife is one of the best things they relish here. Head to Lakeshore Drive and sample various bars and clubs with live entertainment at night. For example, you can try Fireside, Chief’s Pub & Eatery, or Buckwildz. These bars will offer fantastic drinks, food, and live entertainment. You can enjoy interacting with locals and other visitors while dancing.
FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Sylvan Lake
How much did it cost for a vacation rental in Sylvan Lake last year?
Sylvan Lake is one of the most expensive destinations in Canada. For a stay here you pay around $326 per night.
What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Sylvan Lake?
]If you are looking to get the most out of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit Sylvan Lake are May ($222 the average per night for accommodation), April ($254), and November ($286).
When are vacation rentals more expensive in Sylvan Lake?
When booking a vacation rental in Sylvan Lake, the highest prices are found in the month of December (with an average of $402 per night), followed by October ($382), and then June ($375).
Do I need to plan a trip to Sylvan Lake well in advance?
It is better to book your stay with plenty of time when visiting Sylvan Lake, as only 23% of our accommodations are usually available throughout the year.
Which months offer the highest availability?
The months when it's the easiest to find free accommodation in Sylvan Lake are October (the average amount of properties that are free reached 41% of the total last year), November (40%), and December (34%).
When are there fewer vacation rental options available in Sylvan Lake?
During this period, the availability is very low (5%). It is therefore recommended to reserve far in advance.
How many rentals are there in Sylvan Lake?
Holidu has 30 properties in Sylvan Lake, provided by 2 different partners.