Biking

Is the RV Life Right for Our Family? We Took an RV Rental on the Road to Find out.

Cabin fever hit us hard during Ontario’s last lockdown. But what were our options? Buy a cottage? Too expensive. Move to an island and work remotely? Oh, so tempting but not feasible. “I got it!” I turned to my partner as we were binge-watching Oak Island, an addictive reality show
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Along for the Ride: Family Friendly Cycling Trails in Ontario

You may have noticed more cyclists out and about recently. Bike sales surged in the spring of 2020 and show no sign of slowing down this year either. And no wonder. With indoor venues and entertainment options limited, biking is an accessible outing and a sure-fire cure for cabin fever.
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Kayaking on Chute Lake_Lisa Kadane photo
A Socially Distant Family Holiday at Chute Lake Lodge

With plenty of wide-open spaces and opportunities for outdoor adventure, Chute Lake Lodge in the south Okanagan makes for a safe and secluded getaway Cycling along the Kettle Valley Rail Trail, I bump my e-bike setting to “Turbo” and take off like a jet down a runway. My teenage daughter
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Jasper Park Lodge
Jasper Park Lodge | Jasper’s Best Family Resort is Open for Business

“Don’t move, don’t even breathe”, I hissed at my 10-year old daughter. No, we weren’t facing down a grizzly bear on a back-country trail. I was steering a stand-up paddleboard on Lac Beauvert in Jasper National Park. It wasn’t my first time manoeuvring a SUP but it was the first
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Peak 2 Peak Gondola Credit: Tourism Whistler / Mike Crane
Summer in Whistler Equals Hiking Biking Swimming and More!

Whistler in winter? It’s a no-brainer, with its picturesque views, urbane village, world-class skiing, and diverse mix of quality accommodations. But what does Whistler, that quintessential mountain town have in store for us in summer? EVERYTHING! Hit the vibrant pedestrian-only village. All summer you’ll find art, cultural activities and outdoor festivals
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Gorgeous Fall Weather + Active Adventures = Visiting Squamish

Once a well-kept secret for Vancouver locals, Squamish’s popularity is on the rise, and it’s no surprise why. Travellers have discovered this delightful adventure destination and know that each season brings something new. Here are our top three Must-Dos when visiting Squamish this fall. Try your hand rope running at
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Take a (Luxurious) Walk on the Wide Side with Wilderness Scotland

Some of Scotland’s most spectacular destinations can be found within the country’s National Parks; they’re the perfect playground for outdoor enthusiasts. Specialty tour operator Wilderness Scotland, Scotland’s only five-star accredited adventure tour operator, has recently announced two new wilderness walking adventures through Scotland and neighbouring England, and a new luxury
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Tips on Buying a Kids Bike

Remember when we were kids and there were banana-seat bikes…and that was about it?!  Much like every other aspect of childhood, buying a kids bike has become infinitely more complex.  Until now, we have naively headed off to Canadian Tire and bought the tricycle or little kids’ bike that is
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Pathsways in Port Moody
Urban Adventures: Hiking, Walking & Biking

Confession time: I’ve recently taken up running. While you won’t find me running marathons anytime soon (or probably ever) I can now run more than a block without feeling out of breath! Sadly that is a major accomplishment because I’ve never been able to run very far without feeling like
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