Welcome to Medicine Hat, Alberta!
The wide-open spaces and clear blue skies of southern Alberta are the canvas for the natural beauty of our city. Located in the scenic South Saskatchewan River Valley, Medicine Hat has 330 days of sunshine on average every year! This makes us “Canada’s Sunniest City” and an attractive year-round playground.
Below are a few highlights we thought you might be interested in. For more great ideas of things to do while you stay in Medicine Hat, visit tourismmedicinehat.com
Medalta in the Historic Clay District
Medalta is a National Historic Site that has been converted into an industrial heritage museum. Far from a static museum, Medalta is a dynamic space that activates community and inspires change. Self-guided tours of this amazing facility are available all year long and in the summer there is the opportunity for guided tours of not only the dynamic museum but also the Medicine Hat Brick and Tile Factory, an enormous facility that now lays dormant after producing billions of bricks over a hundred year period.
Medicine Hat’s local brewing scene is hopping with three great breweries, Hell’s Basement Brewery, Medicine Hat Brewing Company and Travois Ale Works along with our own craft distillery Grit City. With brews such as All Hops for a Basement IPA and Sin Bin Pale Ale you know there’s a story worth checking out.
What’s cooking in Medicine Hat? You’ll be thrilled to know. The city’s food scene displays a well-established, active culture in all its variety. With over 80 restaurants, our cuisine can satisfy any craving. Whether you’re looking for a memorable culinary experience, a sunny downtown patio, or sweet and savoury bakeries, we’ve got your back… and your taste buds! And if you have allergies or preferences, here’s a list of allergy-friendly eateries!
Each Medicine Hat hotel offers unique services and amenities in accordance with its individual branding. For information some of the hotels in Medicine Hat, please visit our sponsor’s website, stayinmedicinehat.com
How to get here
Medicine Hat is located in Southeastern Alberta, on the TransCanada Highway, just over 50 km west of the Saskatchewan border, at the westernmost point of Highway 3, and less than 200 km north of the USA border.
The Medicine Hat Regional Airport is just off Highway 3 at 1-49 Viscount Ave, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 5G4.
WestJet is the airline currently flying out of Medicine Hat.