Sylvan Lake Economy
Over one million visitors a year visit the town of Sylvan Lake and it is so easy to see why. Tourism drives the town’s economy. Shop keepers and business owners are constantly looking for new ways to bring more people into town to experience all the wonders Sylvan Lake has to offer.
The lake is the pride and joy of our community. It is not only breathtakingly beautiful but it also is the central attraction for visitors to Sylvan Lake.
Tourism is the most critical industry in our growing town. When a visitor comes to town, they stay in our locally owned and operated hotels, eat at restaurants owned by Sylvan Lake locals, and shop in our unique locally owned boutiques.
Sylvan Lake is committed to providing the best, most unforgettable experience to its visitors.
Sylvan Lake is located between two major metropolitan centers, Calgary and Edmonton, in Canada’s most economically successful province.
Sylvan Lake’s resources and proximity to major cities has made the town the perfect place for a getaway. Still centrally located, weekend tourists can enjoy all the town has to offer without long travel worries.
Tourism is the reason that Sylvan Lake has become such a successful and well established community in the Canadian mid-west.
People visit the town, fall in love with its beauty and decide to stay raise families here. When families are looking for a fresh start away from the city hum, Sylvan Lake has everything to offer them. We are economically stable, have incredible resources, and are one of the most popular tourist destinations in Alberta.
It is no wonder Sylvan Lake’s economy is so strong. All of these factors are the reason behind the fantastic infrastructure our city has built and maintained since it developed into a tourism town nearly 100 years ago.
Resorts Of Sylvan Lake
Relaxing at the resort has never been easier with a list of great places to stay here in Sylvan lake.
Beach Front Resort with a great scenic view of the water offers all of the advantages of home and then some. All of the accomadations have TV, free movies, phone, fridges and microwaves. You can enjoy campfires on the premesise and there are barbeques you can use in the picnic area. They also pride themselves on offering the largest luxury suite in the area, so book early for the vacation season.
Lakewood Golf Resort doubles as a golf course and a resort their accomedations include many things that will keep you entertained. The grill at lakewood is always warm and ready to serve up some great food in their dining area. If you enjoy the outdoors while dining the have seating on their deck with a great view. So come and enjoy yourself.
Besides the resorts there are many other accomedations in the motels along the lakeside. From the more locally grown Racoon Lodge Motel, Lost Harbour Inn, Edge Water Inn to the well known Best Western. All of these motels include the ammenities you have experienced as well as special perks specific to Sylvan Lake.
Other Tourist Attractions of Sylvan Lake
There are many other activities and sights to see in Sylvan Lake so don’t forget to check them all out.
Lakeside Go-Karts offers go-karts, bumper cars and mini golf and can accomidate singles, family or parties. This can provide a great time for the whole family, the kids will be begging to come back year after year.
Sunnyside Christian Retreat Center is located on the opposite side of the lake from the town itself. For someone that is Christian it’s the perfect place for a getaway.
Horizon Marine Service and Light House in Sylvan Lake is your one stop center for all your boating needs, they also rent out jet-skis and sea-doos. They will cater to all of your water related needs and get you out on the lake in no time.
Silver Lake Cinema will keep you viewing great flicks during your stay with the advantage and access of viewing any new film available at a rival city cinema at a low price. You can enjoy the treats at the concession stands as well.
Aside from this you can walk along the lakeshore and take in some of the scenery or browse through the many shops containing everything imaginable.