Two hours northeast of Grande Prairie, five hours northwest of Edmonton.
Nestled into the spectacular Peace River Valley, the Town of Peace River can be enjoyed in any season, no matter your yen. Enjoy magnificent views from several lookout points, stay in one of several full-service motels, hotels, or unique bed and breakfasts, savour the fare at the fine restaurants, lounges, or craft breweries, hike on trails weaving through the hills, or view the local wildlife — often on the other side of the street!
“There’s a reason they call it God’s Country. I’m thankful my pioneer grandparents found their way to the Mighty Peace.”
– Aaron Sorensen
Don’t miss the several annual events such as the World Jet Boat Races, Paddle the Peace, the Mighty Peace Hill Climb snowmobile rally, and the Peacefest music festival. With plenty of parks, campgrounds, a ski hill, and two golf courses within easy driving distance, as well as boutiques, spas, and gift shops, in one of the most beautiful settings Alberta has to offer, the town has your next vacation written all over it.
The Best Of Peace River
Shop Local this Holiday Season
This holiday season consider investing in your local businesses more than before. They are your friends and your neighbours. They help your community thrive and make the wider region unique—a more interesting place to live.
Haunted Places in the Peace
With Halloween around the corner, it won’t be long before the streets are filled with adorable spooks and haints on a sugar high that will last for weeks.
How to Enjoy a Mighty Peace Winter
Winter in northern Alberta is truly iconic. The Mighty Peace area is one of the most picturesque regions in the province, and if you're looking for things to do in the winter, you should...
Enjoying the Warmer Side of Winter
We get it, you can't spend all your time outside. Sometimes you just need to strip those outer layers and enjoy the warmer side of winter. From indoor pools and sports to theatres and date ideas, there's plenty to keep you busy over winter in the Mig
8 Winter Festivals in the Mighty Peace
There's no better place to experience Alberta's winters than the Mighty Peace region! While you're visiting, there are plenty of events to check out, from parades and tournaments to shopping paradise. Here's our list!
6 Places to Ski in the Mighty Peace
As hilly as the Mighty Peace area is, you can bet on there being plenty of hotspots for winter skiing. It's one of the top things to do in winter, so we've gathered up a list of the best spots for you!
A Scenic Drive through History
Take an automotive adventure through the Mighty Peace.
7 Unique Stays in the Mighty Peace
Whether you prefer rustic or regal, we have a place for you to relax in peace.
6 Ways to Live on the Edge in the Mighty Peace Region
Looking for your next adrenaline rush? We found it!
Vistas of the Past
Take in spectacular views of the Peace River Valley around the Town of Peace River from six favourite local viewpoints and learn about the local pioneer heroes.
5 Fun Summer Events that Celebrate Past, Present, and Future
Enjoy unique events that showcase the culture and history of the Mighty Peace Region all summer long.
5 Must – See Musical Events in the Mighty Peace Region
Does the idea of a weekend of music and dancing give you festival fever? Here are four amazing summer music festivals, and one guitar camp, that you’ll want to be sure not to miss.
8 Spectacular Summer Events in the Mighty Peace Region
One of the things that makes the Mighty Peace Region special is our community spirit. So, naturally, having fun together is one of our favourite ways to celebrate summer.
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