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Quebec City, Canada Attractions

An 18th century European old town, family-friendly ski resorts, water parks, zoos, monuments, a river and more make Quebec City a great, four seasons family destination. Seated atop cap Diamant and overlooking the Saint Lawrence River, the great family vacation spot Québec City has been influential in North American history since Samuel de Champlain recognized its potential and...

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Whistler Blackcomb Resort, British Columbia, Canada

Whistler Blackcomb Resort, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada previously a winner of FTF's Top 10 Getaways for Family Travelers Award, gets a fresh look in 2015. Located in British Columbia, Whistler Blackcomb is one of North America's most popular recreational areas. With over 8,100 skiable acres between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains (combined...

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Quebec City, Canada Hotels And Resorts

Presenting our comprehensive guide to the top family-friendly hotels and urban resorts in Quebec City, Canada, a culture and cuisine-packed family destination that has something for every age group. Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac 1 rue de Carrieres Québec City, Québec, Canada G1R 4P5 418/692-3861; 866/540-4460 The...

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Quebec’s Mont Sainte-Anne Resort

Hit the slopes at Mont-Sainte-Anne, a child-friendly Canadian mountain resort where cheap lift tickets and lessons mean learning the sport is affordable and fun.It's French-ish, it's snowy and it's very welcoming, with children of all ages giggling on the beaten snow paths around the base village. It's Mont-Sainte-Anne Resort,...

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Extreme Ice Canoeing, Only In Quebec

The "snap, crackle, pop" of crunching ice does little to distract me from the notion that ice canoeing is supposed to be fun.  Of course, that overused word – FUN - one too often associated with adventure travel, would never have occurred to the early French settlers who braved the treacherous Saint Lawrence River of necessity.  Back...

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Massive Skiing at Le Massif, Quebec, Canada

You can't talk about Quebec's rustic Le Massif mountain resort without understanding how it towers above Charlevoix, a ruggedly beautiful region of fjords, bays and rolling pasture designated a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. Mixed in among hearty farmers are artists, artisanal cheesemakers, and die-hard ski and snowboard fans who cherish Le Massif’s views of...

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Winter Brings On Fun And Festivals Around North America

Here's a preview of some of the top shows and festivals for the winter of 2014-2015, ones often designated as among the American Bus Association's "Top 100 Events in North America." Note that they take place approximately the same time each year.Fun Winter Festivals & Events around the USA and CanadaAnchorage Fur Rendezvous - Feb. 27-March...

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Winterlude in Ottawa

Pack your bags and head to the capital and shy star of Ontario province -- Ottawa, Canada -- for a winter wonderland.Among Canadian cities, Ottawa best straddles the nation's cultural schisms. It sits at the confluence of three rivers -- the Rideau, the Ottawa, and the Gatineau -- and right on the lingually-charged Ontario/Québec border. Queen Victoria picked it as the Canadian national...

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Ski and Stay Deals at Le Massif de Charlevoix in Eastern Canada

This winter, Le Massif de Charlevoix is offering special vacation packages for families to welcome them to one of Canada’s most beautiful mountain resorts. Book their "Happy Parents" promotion right away... or wait a bit longer, and there are still good deals to be had.Let's start with Happy Parents: if you book before February 12, 2015 and visit between February 16-March...

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Montreal, Quebec Attractions

With fun activities like ice-skating, visiting an unusual biodome science center, boat tours, eating crepes, and admiring 17th-century architecture, the city of Montreal in Quebec province, Canada knows how to keep the entire family entertained.Montreal, an island city founded on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, is one of North America's most vibrant destinations. With a wealth of classic...

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