An eagle enjoys a shower after exercising. Photo Carol Patterson
Where the Wild Things are in Southern Alberta

Where can you take your nature-loving youngster once they’ve devoured all the animal videos and picture books in your library? When children express an interest in nature, the next step might be to take them outdoors where they can encounter animals in their natural habitat. That can be intimidating if
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Island Adventure: 5 Islands Your Family Needs to See to Believe

The phrase “island adventure” may evoke images of white sand beaches and cerulean waves, but not all island adventures are set in a tropical paradise. Here are five islands from around the world that offer a variety of exotic adventures for your family to enjoy! Madagascar It’s no surprise this
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Stand Up Paddleboarding in Kamloops
Introducing Adventure to Kids in Kamloops

Some kids, like my imaginative youngest daughter, can find adventure in a bare backyard. Others, like my eldest two, need a little more encouragement and structure to inspire them to climb, run and explore. On a recent trip to Kamloops, British Columbia, I constantly caught myself thinking, “The kids would
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California Unleashed- places to see wildlife in San Diego, by Helen Earley, Family Fun Canada
California Unleashed: 8 Unforgettable Places to See Wildlife in San Diego

San Diego is famous for its Zoo, but did you know that tucked away in San Diego’s backcountry, there are plenty of other opportunities for visitors to enjoy wildlife? The bonus: you can feel good about your visit, as many of the wildlife locations are sanctuaries or non-profits, with a focus on
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Kamloops - Kenna Cartwright hiking
48 hours in Kamloops, BC

Autumn is a lovely time to visit Kamloops, British Columbia, and we’ve pulled together the perfect fall family itinerary for a weekend getaway. Friday Check into Hotel 540 in downtown Kamloops and let the kids work up an appetite in the rooftop pool. If the littles are foodies, we highly
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6 Kid-Friendly Adventures on Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island is approximately a two hour ferry ride from Vancouver’s Horseshoe Bay or Tsawassen Bay Ferry Terminals. The island is a children’s paradise as there is an endless amount of activities and attractions that will keep the kids entertained and interested – whether they are searching for sea treasures
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