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Views of Vancouver, BC

British Columbia's capital city offers stunning scenery, friendly citizens, great hotels and dining... and lots of surprising activities for visiting families. We left the snowy East Coast in February for Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - by plane, actually, not for our usual road trip - and hoped that the expected seasonal rainfall would beat another foot of snow on the driveway. We...

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Toronto Has Something For Everyone

Ontario's cultural magnet - Toronto - offers a global perspective to foodies, fans of fine art, and families with kids of any age.Ontario's cultural magnet - Toronto - offers a global perspective to foodies, fans of fine art, and families with kids of any age. If there is one word that defines Toronto, it's diversity. The late author and Toronto resident Jane Jacobs, an expert...

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Touring Eastern Canada with Our Grandson

Find out how Montreal, Mont Tremblant, and Quebec City entertained a grandmother and her grandson on their summer trip. Traveling with our 8-year-old grandson is an exciting experience and adds more fun and interest to any activity or place that we might visit. We like to plan a summer trip when he's out of school and can join us. Because he's far away in New York and we're...

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Baby Toting Through Quebec City

A Family Travel Forum father describes what it's like to explore this top Canadian destination with a little one in a stroller. A Family Travel Forum father describes what it's like to explore this top Canadian destination with a little one in a stroller. Our family had a wonderful time traveling together during the summer of 2001 in Québec City, eastern Canada. We stayed...

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Reunions Afloat

Extended Families find fun at sea with a Carnival Cruise Lines sailing up the New England coast to Canada.Everyone talks about how wonderful cruises are for families, but we recently put the concept to the test by defining "family" in its broadest sense. That is, we decided to take the plunge with our own three children, aged 8, 9 and 11; our brother- and sister-in-law, who were traveling without...

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Edmonton, Alberta Hotels And Resorts

Edmonton is Alberta's capital of family hotels, with some of the most far out accommodations we've ever seen -- even for Canada!Capital of Canada's rugged Alberta province, the city of Edmonton has a climate with extreme mood swings (we heard about July days at 95°F/35°C and February ones that plummeted to -18°F/-55°C). It's no wonder that these Albertans cope by creating parallel...

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Free Travel Fun in Toronto, Canada

FTF's free-fun-loving columnist shows you how Ontario, Canada's most child-friendly city is offering a wealth of summer freebies.FTF's free-fun-loving columnist shows you how Ontario, Canada's most child-friendly city is offering a wealth of summer freebies. Kids love Toronto. After all, the world's longest street, Yonge Street (1,896 km), starts here. And the biggest...

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Music Festivals Make Memories

Sing, dance, clap, and march your way around North America, starting in Quebec, with some of the most celebrated musical festivals in the world.It’s August in Quebec. The weather has already started to cool after a busy season of summer festivals. Holland America’s Maasdam is in port, and visitors from around the world practice their French with the locals. It’s just...

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Cantons De L’Est And Jouvence Resort, Quebec

Canada's Eastern Townships and the Jouvence resort provide year-round recreation, charming inns, gourmet dining and friendly neighbors."Allez! Allez! Marchez!" I yelled at the top of my lungs. "Go, go, you Huskies!" The lead dog, one of six furry, super-charged delights, looked over his shoulder, his stunning blue eyes asking if there was some mistake. Did I really...

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Custom Itinerary – Boston to Canada Roadtrip

Q - Joyce D. of North Reading, Massachusetts inquires: My husband and I, and our 9-year-old son are trying to plan a driving trip from Boston to Canada at the end of August. We will be traveling in an RV and staying in campgrounds. We are interested in swimming and watersports, hiking and biking and experiencing nature and culture. Do you have any ideas for us?

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