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How to Spend 48 Hours in Lloydminster

How to Spend 48 Hours in Lloydminster

Lloydminster is a unique city located along the Alberta/Saskatchewan border. If you find yourself wondering how to spend 48 hours in Lloydminster, you don’t have to worry. Whether you’re wanting to learn more about the history of this border city or explore the surrounding landscape, you will have no trouble finding a weekend’s worth of activities to see and do!

We’ve put together a list of some great ways for you and your family to spend 48 hours in Lloydminster next time you visit!

Kids playing in spray park in Lloydminster

Get Some Fresh Air at Bud Miller All Seasons Park

There is no better way to spend 48 hours in Lloydminster than to get outside and enjoy some fresh air. The Bud Miller All Seasons Park is a large, 200-acre playground that offers many great amenities including a spray park and garden plot program. A great place to visit with the family, there are endless activities within the park to enjoy, from beach volleyball to disc golf to lawn bowling.

People biking in Lloydminster park

Check Out the Border Markers

Your visit to the border town of Lloydminster wouldn’t be complete without visiting the Border Markers. Standing 100 feet high, these four markers stand on the boundary of the third and fourth meridian, which separates Alberta and Saskatchewan. The Border Markers are representative of the survey stakes used during the original survey of the border between the two provinces. The themes behind the four markers include oil and gas, the Barr Colonists, agriculture, and First Nations & Metis. The space between the steel pillars of each marker represents the actual border between Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Couple looking at art in Lloydminster art gallery

Visit the Lloydminster Cultural & Science Centre

If you’re looking to stay indoors during your visit to Lloydminster, then definitely make sure you visit the Lloydminster Cultural and Science Centre (LCSC). It is a hub for culture, history, and art in the community and is a great way to spend an afternoon. With several permanent exhibits including the Imhoff Art Gallery, Fuchs Wildlife Exhibit and the OTS Heavy Oil Science Centre. The LCSC also hosts many travelling exhibits from local artists and from all over the country. They offer a number of specialized classes, education programs, tours and a unique gift shop called The Window Shop. Not only is visiting the LCSC a great way to pass the time in Lloydminster, but it is also a great way to learn more about the city and its history.

Whether you’re wanting to get outside and explore all that Lloydminster has to offer or stay in and learn about the city’s unique history and geographical location, there are lots of activities that are sure to keep you busy for your entire visit, whether that be 48 hours or an entire week!



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