The kids are back in school, life is slowly returning to normal, and the family summer vacation is starting to feel like a distant memory. Press ‘rewind’ with a weekend getaway this autumn and remind the kids how much fun a road trip can be together!
As Calgary locals living on the doorstep of Banff National Park, it can be easy to take our closest national park for granted. Some of us may adopt the attitude that Banff is ‘too touristy,’ ‘too busy,’ or even ‘too expensive,’ and we tell ourselves to stay far away during the popular summer months. Sound familiar?
I knew I was doing something right when my eight-year-old daughter exclaimed, “I love camping!” Grinning wide through a mouthful of pancakes, she was the most contented camper who ever dined at the tiny table of our weathered tent-trailer.
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