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Spring Hiking With Your Family in Kananaskis

It’s not too early to start thinking about hiking again for another season. Many trails in Kananaskis come into condition by March or early April, and you’ll find plenty of solitude hiking in the ‘shoulder season’ rather than in the middle of summer. Check out these suggested trails and put some on your list for Spring Break this year!

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Calgary on the Cheap: Summer Road Trip Edition

The sun is shining, the flowers have bloomed and – after what feels like was possibly the longest winter ever - summer is finally here. What better time to take advantage of all the goodness that the season has to offer and hit the road with your family? Sure, travel can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are 10 easy ways to stick to your budget this summer and still have a blast.

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Where the WILD Things Are: Camping with Babies and Toddlers

In the summer, campgrounds are crawling (sometimes literally) with babies, toddlers and young families. But many new parents may hesitate to head into the wild, as they wonder whether camping with a tot will be safe, enjoyable or worth the hassle. Don’t abandon your dreams of an al fresco vacation quite yet - camping with a baby may be easier than you think.

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U-Pick, I Pick, We All Pick!

Keep your family happy and healthy this summer with a trip to a genuine Alberta farm. The surrounding nature, and fruit and vegetable picking will make memories that will last forever! With a population of 1.5 million the City of Calgary can quickly become overwhelming, loud and hectic, and it isn’t long before a break from fast paced city life is needed. Now picture a warm summer day, a light breeze, fresh air and wide-open fields...ahhhh! 

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