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Mountain Excursions: Spring Biking in Kananaskis

Early Spring is an excellent time to go biking in Kananaskis on closed highways and campground roads. Many campgrounds don’t open until mid-May or later, and this allows children the chance to practice their riding on safe, gentle terrain free from traffic on city streets. Many campgrounds have playgrounds and hiking trails, which offer a nice diversion for the whole family. We enjoy riding our bikes through the deserted campground roads to the playground, having lunch and then continuing on our ride to do a short hike (either on foot or on bikes if the trail is easy enough). Here are some of my top suggestions for where to take your family on a bike outing this Spring.

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Venture Beyond to Jasper National Park this Winter

Let me be the first to confess that when I sit down to think about winter holidays, I do not type ‘north’ into my search engine or choose ‘all destinations north’ when I visit travel sites. My love for beaches aside, though, Jasper has won my heart as a winter vacation destination, and there is paradise to be found if you choose to venture beyond Kananaskis or Banff for your mountain getaway.

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Celebrate Warm Weather in the Mountains Without Breaking the Bank

The sun is getting stronger, the temperature is climbing and you can even go outside without a jacket on warm days. Now is the time to take the family skiing if you haven’t started yet over the winter. Your children won’t mind the occasional bit of slushy snow on the ski hill, and younger kids will do better with fewer layers on to restrict movement. And don’t worry about breaking the bank; there are some incredible deals to be had this time of year on the slopes.

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A Magical Vacation: Disneyland Resort vs. Walt Disney World

You know you want to take your kids on a Disney vacation - maybe they’ve been begging and pleading for years, or maybe you loved it as a kid and want to share the magic with them. Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida and Disneyland in Anaheim, California are the two most popular choices for Disney vacations. What’s the difference? How do you choose? We have the lowdown on all the facts you need to know to pick the best Disney vacation experience for your family’s needs!

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