25 Places in Canada Every Family Should Visit

25 Places in Canada Every Family Should Visit

by Jody Robbins

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Overview

Canada’s 150th birthday is the perfect opportunity to start exploring this country with your kids while finally experiencing the spectacular Canadian destinations you’ve been dreaming about.

Planning a family getaway can be overwhelming, but award-winning freelance travel writer and blogger Jody Robbins puts you on the right path with savvy suggestions for families who are keen to explore Canada with their little loved ones. With the insight and enthusiasm of a trustworthy, well-traveled friend, Robbins lays out 25 of the top destinations for families, and provides detailed information on the most enjoyable activities, sites, and attractions. From child-friendly family hikes in the wilderness to exciting and affordable urban adventures, you’ll create memories of a lifetime as you visit destinations that welcome families with kids of all ages. Be inspired on where to go, learn what to bring, and hit the road!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781771512015
Publisher: Heritage Group Distribution
Publication date: 06/13/2017
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Jody Robbins grew up in Alberta and now calls Calgary home. She has taught English in Japan, traveled overland from Beijing to London, worked in Europe as a marketing executive and lived in London with her family, and spends as much time as she can travelling. She is currently the editor of the travel blog TravelswithBaggage.com, and is a contributor to publications such as the Globe and Mail, Today’s Parent, WestJet Magazine, the Calgary Herald, PostMedia News, MSN Travel, Vacay.ca, SavvyMom.com and others.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Destinations

Victoria 5

Parksville-Qualicum Beach 15

Vancouver 25

Penticton 37

Banff National Park 45

Calgary 57

Dinosaur Provincial Park 69

Edmonton 77

Regina 89

Winnipeg 101

Churchill 113

Toronto 121

Niagara Falls 131

Blue Mountain 141

Ottawa 151

Outaouais 165

Québec City 175

Saguenay Fjord 187

New Brunswick's Bay of Fundy 199

Halifax 209

Nova Scotia's Lighthouse Route 219

Prince Edward Island 231

Avalon Peninsula 241

Western Newfoundland 253

Yukon 265

Travel Tips

Surviving Road Trips 279

Travel by Plane 287

Pack Like a Pro 295

Making Mealtimes Manageable 303

Money-Saving Tips 313

Couple Time 321

Sharing Spaces 327

Camping Made Easy 333

Resources 344

Acknowledgements 352

Index 356

Photo credits 367

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