Category: Travel

Banff Timeshares: Perfect for Family Friendly Getaways

Family vacations are so important for bonding with your kids and sharing new experiences together. While getting away together is fun, it’s not always plausible to book these kinds of big trips with the cost of flights, car rentals, accommodations, and other expenses. Luckily, there is a place you can visit without planning an expensive […]

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Camping with Kids Guide: Dinosaur Provincial Park

You’ll know when you’re about to enter Dinosaur Provincial Park because of the random dinosaurs that start to appear in the landscape. After you start seeing dinosaurs in the horizon, the landscape will completely change and you’ll enter the badlands, from the prairies you’ve experienced over the past four hours worth of driving from Edmonton. […]

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Discovering Canada’s hidden gems: Cat Creek Falls in Kananaskis

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is launching a fun contest to find the top 150 hidden travel gems in our country. IHG sponsored this hotel stay and my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are my own. Outside of Canmore, you’ll find a kid-friendly hiking trail with a wonderful […]

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10 Waterfall Hikes You’ve Got to Explore with Kids This Summer

Whether you’re starting to hike with kids, and are heading out on your first adventure this year – or you’ve been hitting the trails for a couple of years, waterfall hikes are one of the ways that we keep it exciting when we’re bringing along the kids. For them, it’s completely about the payoff at […]

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5 Parent Hacks to Save You Money on A Trip to Disneyland

It’s the season when many local families are taking off for winter vacations, and one of the most popular trips for families is Disneyland. A quick flight from Edmonton and lots of options for hotels close to Disneyland, here are some of the ways that you can save money on a Disneyland vacation with the […]

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5 Things to do When You’re in Banff for the Santa Clause Parade 2016

On November 19, a flurry of family-friendly activities kick-start the season in Banff bringing holiday cheer to a whole new level. At dusk, the streets come alive with the magic and glow of the Santa Claus Parade of Lights as a procession of floats, performers, and the big man himself traverse Banff Avenue. Bundle up in […]

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See This: Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off & Fair in Smoky Lake | October 1

With a petting zoo, mini midway, food, face painting and the chance to touch a giant pumpkin (and see it drop!) Smoky Lake should be on your list of adventures to have with the kids during Fall in Alberta, on Saturday October 1st, for the Giant Pumpkin Weigh off and Fair. Located just over an hour outside […]

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Inflatable Aqua Splash Waterpark Open Now at Sylvan Lake

The moment that we’ve been waiting for all summer, is finally here. The Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash park is finally open – and you can start planning those day trips to explore the fantastic inflatable new family fun options for families in Sylvan Lake. Age Restrictions | Children aged 5+ and 42″ in height are able […]

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7 Little-Kid Friendly Trips to Take from Edmonton This Summer

Exploring during the summer months is easy when you’ve got older kids – but what about when you’re bringing along little kids? Little kids typically need more gear, more nap time and more structure – so we are sharing not only some of our favourite little-kid friendly destinations for summer fun, but also some of […]

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Day Trip: Bring the Kids to River Slides in Whitecourt

Day Trips are one of those staples of summer. Finding those hidden gems around Edmonton that are close enough for a day trip, and far enough to discover something new is actually quite easy – because fortunately, there are many options close to Edmonton. Whitecourt River Slides  There are two tubing courses in Whitecourt, shallow […]

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