France Re-opens Country for Canadian Travellers

On June 30, France and the other Member States of the European Union adopted a recommendation on the reopening of Europe’s external borders from July 1, 2020, to a first list of fourteen countries, including Canada, in a list that will be reviewed every two weeks. France was visited by 1.2 million Canadians in 2018….

This Whistler Hike Brings You to an Incredible Trainwreck

Back in the 50s, an old boxcar became derailed near Whistler. Today, the popular hiking trail is covered in graffiti and the remains of the boxcar are scattered along the trail. The hike can be a Along the trail, you’ll experience spectacular views of the Cheakamus River. Reminder: Don’t hike on the train tracks –…

Dinosaur Provincial Park Campground

Dinosaur Provincial Park Campground

Update: Comfort Camping at Dinosaur Provincial Park has been closed permanently by the province of Alberta. Dinosaur Provincial Park Campground is an incredibly fun place to camp because you’re in the heart of the badlands within a few steps of your campsite. Amenities on site include a playground, showers (closed for the 2020 due to…

Boardwalk of the Giant Cedars Near Revelstoke

Boardwalk of the Giant Cedars Near Revelstoke

Driving along the long the Trans Canada Highway in Mount Revelstoke National Park this year? Maybe you’re searching for a road trip stop on the way to Shuswap Lake? The Boardwalk of the Giant Cedars is an incredible place to stop and stretch, walk, explore and run off some energy for the second half of the…

Jasper: Path of the Glacier at Edith Cavell Hike

Path of the Glacier at Mt. Edith Cavell is one of the shortest hikes with the most incredible viewpoint that we’ve attempted with our kids. Located outside of Jasper, the well used trail is one that can be trekked by even the youngest of kids. At the end of the trail, the north side of…

David Thompson Highway: Hike Siffleur Falls with Kids

There are very few hikes that we’ve done with the kids that have felt as well balanced as Siffleur Falls. The 9km, give or take, out and back trail is on the easier side of hikes, a great option for families with younger children that are ready to tackle a longer hike. Siffleur Falls Hike…

Exploring Hard Luck Canyon Near Whitecourt

Hard Luck Canyon is one of those road trip stops that we usually explore when we’re making a trip to the River Slides in Whitecourt, but it’s one of those stops that really warrants a trip of its own. You could spend an hour or so, playing in the canyon, looking for wildlife, and spending…

Jasper: Cliff Jumping with kids at Horseshoe Lake

Drive too quick and you’ll miss it, but Horseshoe Lake in Jasper is worth the stop! Located 30 km south of Jasper, you’ll find the marked trailhead, but no signs leading you to this popular summer hotspot. It’s the perfect spot for cliff jumping, swimming, and floating on exorbitant pool floats. Though crystal clear, Horseshoe…

This Pilot Shares Travel Tips to Avoid Catching Illness While you Fly

With the cold and flu season in full swing and the latest coronavirus threat spreading, it’s a great time to review some tips for avoiding germs and illness while traveling by plane. Dan Pegram, a retired Southwest Airlines Pilot and author of Pop-Pop Airplane How do you Fly has spent a lot of time in planes. Here are his top…

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