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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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Cradled On The Waves Off Canada’s PEI

Come visit beautiful Prince Edward Island and discover why families flock to this little known isle of tranquility each summer. The first thing you notice are the red clay cliffs gently sloping to the ocean, actually the Northumberland Strait. As the small Air Alliance plane banks slightly in its approach, the whole of Prince Edward Island (PEI) comes into view. In the spring...

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British Columbia And Alberta: Canada Winter Adventures

Wherein the author, a city dweller, communes with ice canyons, snowshoes, and civilized travel amidst freezing temperatures in one of the most magnificent parts of North America…. Ah winter!  The bane of one’s existence if you live in the northeast -- rain, fog, hail, wind…and snow.  All the ingredients for slipping, sliding, and making those dark winter days...

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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada

Chateau Lake Louise is a great place to hang your hat after a day of wildlife viewing in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. Find out more about what this unique destination has to offer for family travelers.Snowcapped mountain peaks and formidable glaciers cradle Lake Louise's emerald depths in a natural icy amphitheater. Situated in the corner of Banff...

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