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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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Cape Breton And Nova Scotia

History, culture, and nature in Canada's beautiful Nova Scotia.One of my favorite regions, the province of Nova Scotia, also known as Canada's "Festival Province," lies to the east of Maine in the Canadian Maritimes. Within its 21,425 square miles, there are 4,600 miles of coastline, so you are never more than 37 miles from the sea. Recently, I had the opportunity to visit Cape Breton...

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British Columbia Highlights

From lakes to parks to mountains, here are 10 active reasons why your kids will love Canada's westernmost province of British Columbia.From lakes to parks to mountains, here are 10 active reasons why your kids will love Canada's westernmost province of British Columbia. Premise: Kids love being active, especially in the Great Outdoors. Fact:...

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Canada Weekend at Mont Tremblant

Mont Tremblant in Canada was one of the most fun places I have ever been to, when I visited with my family.  Our Voyageur plane flight, direct from Newark to Mont Tremblant airport was the most relaxing flight I have ever been on. The airport there looks like an extremely large log hunting cabin and the atmosphere is very relaxed. When you land, you are greeted...

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Ottawa, Canada -The Sights Are No Secret

Canada's charming capital, on the border between Ontario and Quebec, offers great summer festivals and low-cost national attractions.Canada's charming capital, on the border between Ontario and Quebec, offers great summer festivals and low-cost national attractions.Ottawa sits on the border of Ontario and Quebec. As a whole, Canada’s Capital Region consists of Ottawa in Ontario and Gatineau...

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Garden Of The Gulf: Prince Edward Island

The International Shellfish Festival comes to Canada's remote eastern island in time to catch changing leaves and uncrowded trails.Ah, Prince Edward Island. In my many visits to Canada, somehow PEI had never appeared on the radarscope. The most-densely populated and smallest Canadian province had eluded my geographical grasp until now. When the weather outside in the northern hemisphere...

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