Indigenous tourism

Load up the Mountain Bikes! We're Going Biking in Whistler - Photo Codi Darnell
Pack Up the Mountain Bikes, We’re Going Biking in Whistler!

If you’d have asked me 16 years ago, when my then-boyfriend sold his mountain bike to buy me an engagement ring, if I thought our future family would go on a biking holiday one day, I’d have laughed at you. I wasn’t the adventurous type; I didn’t enjoy the crunch
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day trips on Prince Edward Island: PEI Beach goats, photo by Helen Earley
Beach Goats and Spaghetti Sundaes: 7 Fun Family Day Trips on Prince Edward Island

PEI was made for summer vacations. Here in Canada’s smallest province, you’re never more than 10-minutes away from saltwater, which means you’re always near a beach, most of them covered in soft, fine, red sand, perfect for sandcastles. You also find yourself steps away from your next seafood restaurant, ice
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Agritourism Serves Up the Culinary Delights of Southern Alberta

Have you heard of agritourism? It’s just what you imagine: the marriage of agriculture and tourism and it offers unique and compelling experiences, whether it’s across the country or in your own backyard. You could tour a farm or a winery, visit an orchard, or take a hayride. The current
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Spotlight on Culture in Salt River Arizona

The sound of the drumbeat almost drowns out my host, who leans in and raises her voice to be heard above the pervasive rhythm. She fills in more information for me as the names and nations of people processing in are announced over the loudspeaker. The pageant unfolds in front
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Visitors to St. Eugene Resort will enjoy golf and nature while experiencing indigenous culture - Photo Carol Patterson
St. Eugene Resort Helps You Learn More Than a Fifth Grader About Canada’s Indigenous History

I ran screaming across the lawn at British Columbia‘s St. Eugene Resort, my lungs burning as my shriek faded away. Surely I had recreated a strength-training feat of a Ktunaxa warrior. “Nope,” smiled Jared Teneese – coordinator for Ktunaxa Nation’s Traditional Knowledge and Language sector – “this was usually a
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Wanuskewin Tipi Sleepover
Humility, Imagination and the Elements–Spending a Night in a Tipi at Wanuskewin

As we roll up to Wanuskewin Heritage Park 5km northwest of Saskatoon, the skies are moody. There’s a foreboding black cloud to the east, the air is uncharacteristically damp, and my Weather Network app tells me it will be 4 degrees overnight. I’m not a camper by any stretch of
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Bucketfuls of Family Fun on Haida Gwaii
Bucketfuls of Family Fun on Haida Gwaii

If you’re hoping to cross a global travel bucket list item off your list in 2017, Haida Gwaii (formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands) is the place to go. Located about 110 kilometres west off the North Coast of British Columbia, Haida Gwaii is a misty archipelago that is
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Take a coast-to-coast culinary tour of some of Canada's favourite home-grown dishes (Family Fun Canada)
O Canada, O Yum! Eating Your Way From Coast to Coast, Across The True North

I’m a proud and grateful Canadian. I think most of us, whether newly arrived from other countries or raised in families that have lived here for generations, realise that we live in a special part of the world. This country boasts stunning landscapes, plentiful natural resources, a [mostly] harmonious blend
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