Weekend Getaways

The Perfect Picnic
The Perfect Picnic at Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Imagine delicious lobster, chicken or vegetarian sandwiches, fresh salads, muffins or chocolate truffles, enjoyed from the comfort of your own cheerful picnic blanket, surrounded by some of the most stunning scenery in the world! This summer, at The Cape Breton Highlands National Park, you’re in for a treat. The gorgeous views of highlands, beaches,
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oTENTIKs at Keji - the sweetest spot at keji?
Could These New oTENTiks be The Sweetest Spot at Keji?

On our second day camping at Keji, it became cold and rainy…. so we just giggled and turned up the heat!Propane heating is just one of the benefits of the new, bigger, better, warmer oTentiks at Kejimikujik National Park and Historic Site. This  group of five oTENTIKs, located at Jim Charles
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Visit Maine this Summer Travel Deals
Visit Maine This Summer for Some Great Travel Specials – Just for Canadians!

Don’t let our flimsy loonie prevent you having a good time across the border. Our favourite US neighbour – Maine! – is offering great rates and deals for Canadian visitors, with dozens of inns, hotels and resorts offering discounts or at par rates at or near par for Canadians. “We’re looking forward
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Atlantica Oak Island Hotel Nova Scotia
Hunting for Treasure, Finding Family Fun at the Atlantica Oak Island Resort

As soon as my kids heard there might be pirate gold buried on the Island that we could see from our breakfast table, they were hooked. And so, throughout our two-night March Break stay at The Atlantica Oak Island Resort, near Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, my 7 year old searched
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Moncton by Rail: The Perfect Family Getaway
Moncton by Rail: The Perfect Family Getaway

Our Family renewed our love for the city of Moncton….sans Crystal Palace! Halifax families have suffered two setbacks in recent years in terms of our ability to enjoy short winter or spring weekend breaks. Firstly in October 2012, VIA rail slashed the frequency of the Halifax-Montreal rail service from 6 to
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Upper Clements Park Crowds
There’s a Little Magic for Everyone at Upper Clements Park

As a  teenager I returned to my old elementary school one day, for a trip down memory lane. I remember being baffled at the knee-level height of the the drinking fountains. Surely, I had never been that small!  Upper Clements Park, just outside of Annapolis Royal in Nova Scotia, is this
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