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Planning Your Trip to Toronto

If you've read my story on the best way to spend seven days in Toronto, I hope you'll take advantage of some more advice from a local mom on how to travel and where to stay in our favorite city in eastern Canada.Toronto Family-Friendly Places to StayToronto has accommodations to suit every taste and budget. If you don't...

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Halifax, Star of Nova Scotia, Canada

Calling at the port of Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia, can be a both an entertaining and educational experience, as the scenic city has great museums, gardens and historic forts.For a small city, Halifax has seen its share of maritime disasters, no surprise given that this is a city by the sea. Painful though these tragedies were, they make fascinating, interactive viewing for kids and...

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Canada Mountain Resorts For Smaller Skiers Smaller Budgets

Big White and Silver Star Mountain are Whistler area resorts in British Columbia, Canada where families with little ones can learn a lot and save. Big White and Silver Star Mountain are two popular Whister area mountain resorts where British Columbia locals love to ski and ride, without the wallet-aching strain of high priced lift tickets.

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10 Best Family Destinations For Snowsports

In a new family vacation planning guidebook, the FTF community selects their 10 favorite snowsports destinations for a family vacation.In the winter and spring, family ski trips can be a fun and adventurous way to bring the whole clan together.  Many resorts now provide family-friendly services and offer activities for all ages, both on and off the slopes.  In “

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Best Family Destinations Guidebook Helps Create Idiot-Proof Vacations

While opportunities are endless in terms of travel, how does one decide where to go and what to do once you are there? The "Complete Idiot's Guide to the Best Family Destinations" answers these questions...

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Saskatchewan Celebrates The Royal Canadian Mounties

Saskatchewan’s capital city of Regina has lots of cultural offerings, and the RCMP Heritage Center honoring the Mounties is one of the best for families.For over 100 years, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police have kept crime to a minimum across Canada, policing over 200 communities. In 2007, they were honored by the nation with the

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Pet-Friendly Ski And Snowsports Resorts

10 dog-loving resorts so when you want to hit the slopes, all those pets who enjoy winter weather will be able to join you in the fun. We all love our pets, and sometimes it is difficult to leave them behind when we travel. If your family loves your dog and you all love to ski or snowboard, now you don’t have to feel bad about leaving your furry friend behind.  Whether your...

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Canada’s Maritime Learning Experience Is Back On Track

For families who treasure the journey as much as the destination, VIA Rail Canada (888/842-7245) is returning the popular Maritime Learning Experience to its Montreal-Halifax line. From now through October 11, VIA will again combine onboard educational entertainment with comforts and views that are exclusive to train...

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Family Attractions On Vancouver Island, BC

From outdoor adventures to afternoon tea, Vancouver Island is a great Pacific Northwestern getaway for the active and cultured family. Vancouver Island, located in southwestern British Columbia, just north of Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula, is the largest island off the west coast of North America. It also boasts one of the world’s most...

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Spas For New And Expecting Mothers

Day spas and resorts are cuddling about-to-be moms, new moms, new babies and --sometimes -- new dads, with celebratory packages.A number of spas offer treatments made especially for expecting mothers, and some spa resorts have designed packages for new and expecting moms that consider the well-being of both mother and child. During pregnancy, baby-safe spa treatments can help circulation, improve...

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