Experience the wonders of Medicine Hat, Alberta! With our hotel as your base, you will be in close proximity to all of the city's most exciting attractions. We are positioned just off of the Trans-Canada Highway and moments from the City of Medicine Hat Airport. Rent a car and take advantage of our free parking for vehicles of all sizes or skip the car, enjoy our free airport shuttle, and explore on foot. Whether you are in town for business, arts and entertainment, skiing, golf, exploration, or sightseeing, we have rounded up a list of the best things to do in Medicine Hat!
Catch live performances from GRAMMY award-winning artists at The Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre, stop by the Medicine Hat Mall or catch a hockey game at Canalta Centre. Enjoy convenient access to Saamis Teepee, the downtown core, Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede, several vast outdoor parks, golf courses, theatres, the casino, Medalta Potteries, Hidden Valley, as well as all of your favourite shops and outlet stores in the area. There is no shortage of entertainment, activities, or events in Medicine Hat!
Find out more about the wealth of things to do in Medicine Hat, Alberta below.
One of the best things to do in Medicine Hat is explore the downtown area, which is located just 3 km away from our hotel. The quaint downtown core boasts unique shopping opportunities, exceptional dining experiences, two stunning parks to explore (Riverside Veterans' Memorial Park and BATUS Park), and charming coffee shops periodically bustling with live performances. Additionally, you will find City Hall, the Chamber of Commerce, the Art Gallery, Court House, Public Library, Monarch Theatre and The Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre located downtown.
Riverside Veterans' Memorial Park
Medicine Hat Suites is conveniently nestled between the area's greatest golf courses. Connaught Golf Club, Cottonwood Coulee Golf Course, and Paradise Valley Golf Course are all located within 3 km of our location. Each course offers fantastic golfing opportunities, along with regal clubhouses and on-site dining.
The Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede is a quick and easy 10-minute drive from our Medicine Hat Suites. The exhibition is a volunteer-run community service organization and is a great resource for fun things to do! The facility offers free live entertainment, various sales and events, action-packed rodeos, and even has versatile event space to rent!
Casino by Vanshaw is one of the most exhilarating activities in Medicine Hat!
Conveniently located just off of the Trans-Canada Highway, this 30,000 square foot casino playground is sure to surpass your gambling and gaming expectations!
The Casino by Vanshaw has 332 different gaming machines including Vegas-style slot machines, roulette, blackjack, Ultimate Texas Hold'em, poker, and even hosts live entertainment on their Vanshaw Stage and in their Elements Lounge. The casino offers free coffee while you play and has special discounts on Monday (Gaming for Gals) and Tuesday (Seniors Appreciation Day).
Stop by seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Located in Cypress Hills Provincial Park just 4 km away prepare to experience memorable winter activities in a friendly, well-run, professional environment. From December through March Hidden Valley offers affordable ski rates and promises reasonable lift lines. Enjoy the outdoors! If you are at a loss for things to do in Medicine Hat, stop by Hidden Valley for fun-filled races, winter festivals, kids' lessons, or simply surf the slopes.
Take advantage of outdoor activities in Medicine Hat. Just 10 minutes away from our hotel, Echo Dale Regional Park sprawls over 630 acres. It offers exceptional walking and hiking trails, a volleyball court, lounging opportunities on large, well-manicured grass lawns, picnic sites with shelter, two recreational lakes (Swim Lake and Boat Lake) with sandy beaches, kayaking, and canoeing opportunities, fantastic bird watching, and so much more! Reach the park easily via car or trail and enjoy the park's link to the area's Heritage Trail System.