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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 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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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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Our pick of charming Old Town B&Bs, downtown Quebecois favorites and Montreal, Canada's greatest luxury hotels will help you plan the best vacation ever to this wonderful city.Located along the Saint-Lawrence River, Old Montreal provides the pedestrian sightseer with beautiful 17th and 18th century European-style architecture.  Its soothing charms and many friendly 'restos' make it...

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