Splash the Day Away
Great Wolf Lodge
First published 2012.10.03 | Toronto | Family Life
You know your kids want to go—they’ve asked you (no, begged you) a thousand times over.
We’re talking about Great Wolf Lodge of course, Canada’s biggest and best indoor water park, located...read more
First published 2012.06.21 | Calgary | Out & About
With an average of only 115 frost-free days per year, it might be a stretch to call Calgary ‘The Garden City.’ But with the reopening of the Devonian Gardens, we’re one step closer.
Day Trip to Westham Island
First published 2012.05.17 | Vancouver | Out & About
If your spring season needs a kick, then a day trip to Westham Island will do the trick.
It’s a well-kept secret: just beyond Ladner’s historic village is a small, one lane, wooden bridge that...read more
Pair Up, Wine-d Down
First published 2012.05.03 | Ottawa | Food & Drink
Do you appreciate the finer things in life? Do you scorn your peers who can’t tell a chenin blanc from a pinot grigio and don’t realize how very wrong it can be to pair a sultry malbec with tuna...read more
The Almonte Alternative
Almonte Hot Spots
First published 2012.04.12 | Ottawa | Out & About
Now that the days are getting longer and warmer, we’re itching to take a drive and explore the Ottawa Valley again.
Our first destination this year is Almonte, home of a historic mill and the...read more
Outdoor Swimming Spots
First published 2011.08.11 | Victoria | Out & About
The dog days of summer aren’t over yet. If the heat has left you panting, then it’s time for a paddle with the pups, er, we mean kids, at one of Victoria’s many swimming spots. Here are some local...read more
First published 2011.08.11 | Toronto | Out & About
Some days it seems that kids can’t think past their noses, which leaves it up to us to find creative ways of enriching their lives. Why not take a break from the hot summer sun and connect with local...read more
A Downtown Daytrip
Family Fun in Inglewood
First published 2011.08.04 | Calgary | Out & About
You can bank on at least one thing being hot in Calgary this summer (and throughout the year). Inglewood, with its hot restaurants, hot new shops and hot events, is the place to go in the city....read more
A Regal Road Trip
First published 2011.08.04 | Vancouver | Out & About
Feel like getting out of the five-mile quadrant your car usually drives around in (school, groceries, gym, work)?
Get off your grid with a really royal family daytrip to New Westminster. A city...read more
Trips Worth Taking
Family Day Trips
First published 2011.07.21 | Ottawa | Out & About
It’s good to shake up our routine. And as much as we love our favourite local parks, splash pads and museums, sometimes it’s fun to switch things up a bit. Call us crazy, but once in a while we like...read more
A Day in the Bay
Exploring Cowichan Bay
First published 2010.08.12 | Victoria | Out & About
With lots of time still left in the summer, you might be looking for a day trip to get away—but not too far away.
Just less than one hour from Victoria is the sleepy village of Cowichan Bay, the...read more
One Day Vacay
Bowen Island Day Trip
First published 2009.07.09 | Vancouver | Out & About
Helloooooo summer! Whether the family budget allows for a holiday this year or not, we Vancouverites can easily get away, thanks to the many staycation destinations nearby. Our savvy pick for day...read more