Things to do in Banff with Kids in the Winter

Things to do 1. Go Skating Rink options (usually ready mid-late December) Banff High School – the town floods the field behind the high school The Fairmont Banff Springs – the hotel creates an outdoor rink every year, which is adjacent to a hill that’s great for sledding.  Banff Recreation Centre – The Rec Centre has an … Read more

Awesome Indoor Pools in Southern and Central Alberta

This list contains the best swimming pools in Southern and Central Alberta that are open for public swimming. These aquatic centres offer much more than your basic lap pool – waterslides, spray features, lazy rivers and more! Do you know of a pool that should be on this list? Please let me know! Airdrie – Genesis Place … Read more

Tips for Canadians visiting US National Parks with Kids

Geyser Hill - Yellowstone National Park

We’ve travelled to US National Parks with our kids every year starting when our oldest was just over a year old. Our favourite National Park is Yellowstone and we’ve now been 10 times. We’ve also been through Glacier several times as well as Devil’s Tower National Monument, The Tetons, the Bandlands National Park, Little Bighorn … Read more

Awesome Playgrounds Across Northern & Central Alberta – Playgrounds that will make you want to hit the road

Alberta has some really fun playgrounds. They can be a great stop on a road trip or a destination all on their own. Here are some of Alberta’s best playgrounds that will make your kids say “let’s go there!” I’ve split the list up into Southern Alberta and Northern/Central Alberta so if you are looking … Read more