Explore Sherwood Park
Sherwood Park HotelsThis pleasant, leafy green residential town is officially a hamlet, and holds the Guinness World Record for being the largest in the world, and is a popular destination for those living in Edmonton and want to escape the pace of the city. If you're a fan of the outdoors, then there's plenty on offer here, with lots of outdoor activities to enjoy while taking in the lush rolling countryside. You'll find plenty of shopping and other amenities too.Things to seeBeing so close to Edmonton, Sherwood Park has plenty to keep you entertained without having to travel far at all. Sports enthusiasts' love Millennium Place – there's a large, glittering pool, along with multiple twisting slides that'll keep the kids happy for hours, full gym facilities, and a vibrant fun factory too. If you prefer the slower, more leisurely pace of golfing, then look no further than the Broadmoor Public Golf course. The elegant, rusty colored stone of the club house overlooks swathes of lush green fairways and putting greens, and with the cloud peaked mountain in the distance, a few rounds here is a great way to take in the fantastic countryside. In the center of town, a visit to the pastel shaded, art deco angles of Festival Place and the accompanying deep emerald river is also highly recommended, and a great place for a couples walk or picnic.Hotels in
Sherwood ParkAlthough there's only a handful of Sherwood Park hotels, you'll find a pleasantly diverse selection. There's one or two top end hotels, including a 3.5 star, if you're looking to splurge, and they're equipped with all the luxuries you might expect, such as free internet, bars, and computer access. Apart from the high end, most of Sherwood Park hotel rates are fairly mid range, and as such you can find affordable lodgings that are all within easy reach of local shops, transport, and the lush parks and natural attractions in the area, ideal for business or pleasure.Where to stayMost of the hotels and accommodation in Sherwood Park is located around the vivid forests and grasslands of Centennial Park, which itself is close to local amenities and shops, so this area is the best place to stay in the town itself, whether you're on a romantic break, business trip, or family holiday. You'll be a short walk from a number of parks, a short distance from the highway if you fancy a trip to Edmonton, and a short walk from the main center of the town. Alternatively, staying on the outskirts of Edmonton can be a good choice for business travelers.How to get to Sherwood ParkThe easiest, and recommended way of getting around Sherwood Park is by car or bus, although simply walking lets you take in the sweeping countryside views at a leisurely pace. Yellowhead Highway will take right into the heart of Edmonton, the regions transport hub, and is also an easy way to reach Sherwood Park from the city. International travelers should head for Edmonton Airport, where you can find bus services or a taxi to Sherwood Park. Hiring a car at the airport is also recommended, as you can visit the many nearby natural attractions at your own pace.