Banff with Kids – The Insider’s Guide to Banff

Banff with Kids

Thanks to Katie and her family for this guest review! There are very strict rules about who can live in Banff, so true “insiders” are relatively rare. Luckily, I was able to get my hands on a couple of them before our recent trip to the mountain town. They gave me the low-down on some of Banff’s lesser-known attractions, … Read more

What to Do with Kids in Waterton

Things to do with kids in Waterton - Alberta Staycation

Waterton National Park is less than three hours away from Calgary, and it’s AMAZING. I’ll be honest – a small part of me thought, “What is there to do when my kids get bored of Nature?” I had no idea what do with kids in Waterton. You will NOT get bored. Here are my favourite parts of Waterton! What … Read more

Waterton Playground & Spray Park

You may also want to check out our post on What To Do With Kids In Waterton. The playground and spray park in Waterton are great for kids of all ages. There are three separate areas: a toddler climber and baby swings; a climber and swings for older kids; and the spray park. There are plenty of picnic … Read more

10 places you won’t want to miss in Yellowstone National Park

10 Things You Won't Want to Miss in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone, America’s first national park, is huge and varied. We’ve spent a few days in Yellowstone every summer since my oldest was only a year and a half and have yet to get bored or run out of new things to do or things we’d like to see again. Planning a trip there it can … Read more

US National Parks and Memorials at the National Mall – Washington, DC

US Capitol Building - Washington, DC

The US National Park Service operates many historic sites, monuments, parks and national memorials in the Washington, DC area. The National Mall itself is operated by the US National Park Service. At most visitor centres and Ranger Stations you can collect National Park Passport Stamps (cancellation stamps) – there is no area in the United States … Read more