Capital of Alberta and known around the world by its nickname, The Festival City, Edmonton is a sprawling cultural metropolis, perfect for urbanites looking for an interesting and unique city break. It is home to many internationally known festivals which bring a great many tourists into the city. There are numerous theatres, museums and art galleries including the Royal Alberta Museum which are perfect to explore. Hiring a car in Edmonton gives you the freedom to explore the city at your own pace and perhaps even venture outside and see what else Alberta has to offer.