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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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Planning a Spring Break that Doesn’t Break You

Too often we hear the lament, “I need a vacation from my vacation.” And if that’s true at any time of year, it’s certainly true at Spring Break. But given a little planning and an intentional shift in attitude, your vacation can be a break no matter where you go or what you do.

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