Brantford Wilkes Dam Photo Melody Wren
Brantford Ontario – Hub of Ontario Trails

Brantford isn’t far from my home, but it may as well be a flight away for all I knew about it before I spent a couple of days there before Ontario was locked down. It is, however, filled with history, culture and nature. Located at Highway 403 and Highway 24,
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Play at Waterton Lakes and Stay at Crandell Mountain Lodge

Canada is home to some of the world’s most spectacular wild places. Waterton Lakes National Park in southwestern Alberta is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, International Peace Park, and biosphere reserve (a learning place for sustainable development). It is a wonderful destination for a family vacation. What better time to visit
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What are Canada’s Friendliest Cities and Towns in 2021?

What are Canada’s Friendliest Cities and Towns in 2021? Expedia is a digital travel giant that helps travellers all over the world easily plan and book travel. But Expedia also does research based on traveller reviews…and some of the results are interesting!  The Expedia.ca Friendliest Cities List analysed traveller feedback
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Canada’s Early Spring Gardens Shine

With the arrival of spring, exploring public parks and gardens is a great way to take in the beauty of the season and bask in the light of longer days. And Canada’s early spring gardens are more impressive than you’d think! “Public gardens provide an inspiration for gardeners, for what
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Yoho National Park at night. Photo Carol Patterson
Stargazing at Yoho National Park’s Emerald Lake Lodge

Yoho National Park at night. Photo Carol Patterson As if you needed another reason to visit Emerald Lake Lodge in Yoho National Park, it’s also a wonderful place to stargaze or indulge in night photography. It’s not a Dark Sky Preserve like Jasper National Park to the north, but it
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Crossing the suspension bridge. Photo Golden Skybridge by Pursuit
Golden Skybridge – A New Suspension Bridge Park in BC’s Interior – Opens May 2021!

Every time I step foot on a suspension bridge, I cannot help but picture myself in a swashbuckling adventure movie like Romancing the Stone or any of the first 3 Indiana Jones movies (we don’t speak of the 4th). On the West Coast, most people are familiar with the Capilano
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Radium Hot Springs (Family Fun Canada)
Radium Hot Springs: Family Escapes and Winter Adventures

Before you travel, be sure to check existing travel guidelines and restrictions for the area and visit responsibly. Sure, I like adventures. But I also like a warm shower and hot coffee. I like a good night’s sleep that includes pillows and blankets. Travelling with kids is an adventure in
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What is Skiing in The Time of Covid Really Like? Better Than You Think!

Covid cohort lines at Revelstoke Mountain Resort helps keep skiing safe. Lisa Kadane photo Cruising down the wide, undulating expanse of Far Out, a sweeping beginner run at SilverStar Mountain Resort, my son is doing something amazing: linking turns without any hesitation. It’s a milestone we’ve been working on, and
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