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Inside A Snow Globe With Tiny Travelers

The Canadian Rockies are so striking, they wouldn’t be out of place on the inside of a snow globe, making Banff and Lake Louise popular destinations that draw an international crowd.  Visitors venture here in winter to enjoy sports that the windfall of champagne powder brings.Outdoor enthusiasts will also be well served in Alberta...

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Toronto – The Big Family Friendly City!

It takes a week for visitors to get to know Toronto in Ontario, Canada, but a what a fun week it will be!As far as big cities go, Toronto is a bit of an anomaly, albeit a good one. It is Canada's largest city with a population of 2.4 million. It is one of the most multicultural cities in the world, comprised of over 80 ethnic groups. It has world-class shopping and boasts over 5,000 restaurants....

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Vancouver, British Columbia With Kids

A Vancouver resident shares her favorite family activities in this exciting Canadian city.Vancouver, Canada is a safe, clean, and fun family-friendly paradise. Mind you, I may be a tad biased - our family has lived here for over 20 years. Vancouver is a beautiful city, bordered by lacy inlets of the Pacific Ocean, with snow-capped mountains rising to the north. It also basks in enviably mild...

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Tremblant in Winter

Avid skiers take the family on holiday to Quebec's Mont Tremblant resort for mountains of fun. The location and timing of our family ski vacations owes little to fancy brochures touting the competitive advantages of one resort over another or the quality of snow to be had as early as Thanksgiving or as late a Memorial Day. We are slaves to both the iron logic of the school calendar,...

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Visit Victoria, Queen Of British Columbia

With the mildest climate in Canada, half the rainfall of neighboring Seattle and Vancouver, and a stunning setting on the edge of Vancouver Island, Victoria is a great year-round destination full of family-friendly events and attractions. It's small and walkable, too, making it a great multi-generational vacation for families whose family membres have different attention spans.Getting Oriented...

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Ottawa Audio PostCard – Visit Ottawa By Sound

Here's an Ottawa Audio PostCard-Visit Ottawa By Sound.Travel to Ottawa, Canada by sound. Listen to the changing of the guard, the stirring sunset ceremony, visit the multicultural markets with ths Ottawa Audio PostCard 

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Give Us a Song, Newfoundland

“Give us song,” the dark-haired beauty called out from the doorway of one of the many Celtic pubs and taverns in St. John’s, Newfoundland’s upbeat capital.The young men sitting around the table smiled, and the patrons hoisted drinks and called for a song.“Give us a tune,” she laughed boldly,...

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Prince Edward Island: The Gentle Province

The first view is of red clay cliffs, gently sloping to the Northumberland Strait. The plane banks slowly… and all of Prince Edward Island (PEI) comes into sight: a patchwork of color and sea.In the spring and summer it’s as green as Ireland, and as golden as Vermont on a crisp autumn day.Charlottetown, the capital, is as laid back as it gets with...

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Shuck ’em and Eat ’em: PEI Mussels

Shuck ‘em and Eat ‘em Prince Edward Island’s Malpeque Oysters and Blue Mussels have earned Canada’s smallest province a big reputation worldwide. “Ten years ago, customers were ordering 200 pounds a week,”  says mussel man Brian Fortune of Atlantic Aqua Farms in Orwell Cove. “Now, they’re taking 16,000 pounds a week.”With...

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Family Tee Time Golf With Kids

As golf becomes more popular with younger generations, golf resorts are catering to grandparents and parents interested in upping their game with kids -- whether on vacation or during special skills camps.  By incoporating youth golf programs, one-on-one instruction and kid-friendly discounts, many golf resorts are bringing families closer together for the love of the sport.  Whether your...

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