Lindsay Follett

Author Bio:

In 2012, after nearly 2 decades of fundraising for BC universities, Lindsay Follett was ready for a change of pace and came on board as the City Editor of Family Fun Vancouver. For 10 years she, together with her husband and their two sons, explored every possible family-friendly event and found constant enjoyment in sharing their adventures with the Family Fun Vancouver audience. In 2014, Lindsay took on the additional role as our National Sales and Marketing Director. After stepping down as Editor in 2022, she is excited to focus all of her time working with clients to promote their family-friendly events on our network. If you wish to promote your event, venue, program, or product to either our national audience or a city-specific audience, please email Lindsay at lindsay@familyfuncanada.com


Posts by Lindsay Follett:

Eclectic Port Townsend, City of Dreams on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula

Posted on: April 18, 2018

“Ah man! Now my jeans are soaked!” While our kids howled with laughter, my husband stared down at his pants dripping with sea water. I had little sympathy; if you are going to stomp on a massive kelp bulb hauled out of the ocean by your 7-year-old, you are going
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Kids + Restaurants Don’t Have to Equal Disaster! 3 Restaurants to Try in Palm Springs

Posted on: February 28, 2018

Taking young kids out to a restaurant is not for the faint of heart. I still vividly remember the first time I took my sons out to eat, by myself. Within minutes of arriving at the restaurant, with a 1 & 3-year-old, I was in a full-body sweat, swearing our
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11 Reasons to Visit Tacoma, Washington

Posted on: May 31, 2017

Living on the West Coast of British Columbia, I’ve often heard mention of Tacoma. I knew it was slightly south of Seattle and home to the world renowned glass artist, Dale Chihuly. But that was it, the full extent of my Tacoma knowledge. After 3 adventure packed days in the port-town
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Make Your Multi-Generational Holiday in Southern California a Breeze with these Tips & Tricks!

Posted on: December 23, 2016

Traveling with a large group of family members can be oodles of fun but the potential for short fuses is high. Our recent multi-generational trip to Southern California was a great experience for everyone and here’s why! A Big House! We rented a house roomy enough to accommodate us all through
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Camping Is As Easy as 1-2-3 at the KOA in Lynden, Washington

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Prior to children my husband and I tented across Canada. We relied on the Parks Canada and provincial sites in planning our month-long trip. The following summer, pregnant with kid #1, we decided to visit the 13 most western states of the contiguous United States. How I wish I had stumbled
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Make Victoria, BC Your Next Family Destination…Kids LOVE It!

Posted on: August 10, 2016

Are you ready for a plug-and-play family holiday? Despite being avid travellers, and living on the mainland of BC, we had yet to take our kids to our province’s capital city. On a gloriously blue-sky Friday afternoon we hopped on the BC Ferry leaving Tsawwassen headed for Swartz Bay to start a
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5 Reasons You Need to Book a Family Retreat at Harrison Hot Springs Resort

Posted on: March 17, 2016

Growing up in the Fraser Valley, I always heard about Harrison Hot Springs Resort. In the summers I saw the hotel while playing on the shore of Lake Harrison. But until the ripe old age of 39 I had never dipped a toe in the hot springs nor stayed at
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Winter Holidays in England’s West Midlands

Posted on: January 27, 2016

London, sure! Who doesn’t love London what with the theatres, the museums, the palaces, the restaurants? And every kid loves Hamley’s toy store. But we’ve visited London and while a return visit is definitely going to happen at some point, this winter we tried something different. We stayed outside the
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Ready for A Weekend Away? Visit Family-Friendly Parksville

Posted on: December 11, 2015

Sometimes just 2 nights away from home can be surprisingly restorative. In the craziness that is raising children, I enjoy escaping the laundry, dishes, toy-insanity and household responsibilities. Sure the packing for a trip-away is a hideous experience, but once you are out the door life is grand. Visiting Vancouver
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Considering Osoyoos? Here are 5 Reasons to Visit

Posted on: August 7, 2015

Nothing screams summertime like the sunshine and heat of Osoyoos, BC. Roughly a 4 hour drive from Vancouver, Osoyoos offers numerous adventures for families with kids of all ages. We found the Destination Osoyoos website incredibly helpful when putting together our trip. The site offers a complete overview of accommodation,
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