Red Deer is a city situated in the central Alberta, Canada. It is located in Red Deer County, at the middle of the Calgary–Edmonton Corridor. The terrain of Red Deer is full of rolling hills, prairie grasslands, and forests.
Major industries in the city include oil and gas extraction, agriculture, and services. Among the notable companies are Petro Fund Corp and Glencoe Resources Inc. Red Deer also houses regional administration facilities. Many retailers have businesses in town, especially in the shopping precincts of Bower Place, Parkland Mall and Southpointe Common. There are options for shared services in Red Deer.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Red Deer has a lot to offer visitors in terms of sights and things to do. Among the most interesting places to visit are the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame, Kerry Wood Nature Centre, Historic Fort Normandeau, as well as the Red Deer & District Museum and Archives. Sports enthusiasts can go biking in Red Deer Mountain Bike Park, horseback riding at Heritage Ranch, cross country skiing in Great Chief Park, ice skating at Bowers Pond, canoeing on The Blindman or Red Deer rivers. Red Deer has some great places to eat and have a drink. Blue Dragon serves affordable authentic Cambodian cuisine. Many dishes are spicy, but you can request for them to be milder. There is also Momo Sushi and the Vat Pub for drinks and live music.
Getting to the city by plane is convenient, as it is near to both Edmonton’s and Calgary’s airports. From the airports drivers can access Red Deer through the Queen Elizabeth II highway. Other options include a shuttle, or the bus services run by Greyhound and Red Arrow. The city itself possesses a regional airport for national flights. Apart from driving, getting around the city is possible by public transit buses and a few taxi companies.