Getaways in Canada

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Fun Things to Do With Kids This Summer in Saskatoon

Looking for fun ways to spend summer holidays with kids in Saskatoon? Here is a list of fun things to do in and around Saskatoon during summer (June to Labour Day). Few ideas for day trips and weekend getaways are also included.
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Free Things to Do Summer in Winnipeg

50+ Free Things to Do this Summer in Winnipeg

Hurray!!! Summer is here! Time for fun and frolic! Here is a list of 50+  things you can enjoy this summer in and around Winnipeg. And the best of all, they are FREE!!! Head to the Odena Celebration Circle and enjoy the traditional dance and the drum beats at the Tribal Villages PowWows. Enjoy free admission (with a donation to the Red River Exhibition Foundation) from 10:30 am to 11:30 am to Red River Ex on Sunday, June 24, 2019.  A free pancake & sausage breakfast will be served from 10:30 to 11:30 am (while supplies last). Walk The Loop. It
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Lilac Road Trip - A Day Trip from Toronto

Celebrate the Sights and Tastes of Spring with a Lilac Road Trip

Best visited during the end of May and early June,  the Lilac Tour is the perfect way to celebrate the Lilac blooms of Spring. These fragrant purple and white flowers are a beautiful flowering plant; ornamental and attractive, that often mark the closing in of summer.
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24 Hours in Regina

24 Ways to Discover Regina in 24 Hours

If you find yourself in Regina for just a day, there are plenty of things you can do to get a feel for the city. Whether you’re just looking for a great lunch or dinner spot, have an hour to kill here and there, find yourself with a morning, afternoon, or night free, or you’re planning a day long trip to see the best the city has to offer, we have you covered.
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15 Reasons to Visit Moose Jaw

15 Reasons to Visit Moose Jaw

Moose Jaw is definitely a city that should be on your bucket list. From historic character buildings, to a depth of exciting history (think roaring 20’s), incredible arts, culture, and museums to a giant Moose statue, underground tunnel tours to the trolley experience, relaxing at the spa or heart pounding adrenaline paintballing with your friends, Moose Jaw offers some incredible experiences that you’ll talk about for years to come. Here are 15 reasons why you should plan visit or atleast a layover for a day or two at Moose Jaw, if you are driving the Trans Canada Highway. The Tunnels
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10 Weekend Getaways to Celebrate Mother's Day in Ontario

10 Weekend Getaways to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Ontario

This Mother’s Day, why not create some lasting memories and show her how much you appreciate her with the gift of time together. Here are 10 ideas for unforgettable weekend getaways to celebrate Mother's Day in Ontario.
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Boat Cruises in Alberta

Boat Cruises in Alberta

What better way to experience the aquamarine waters of Alberta than on a boat cruise that takes one on a trip along the majestic views of the Canadian Rockies?
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20 Reasons to Visit Annapolis Valley During Apple Blossom Festival

20 Reasons to Visit Annapolis Valley During Apple Blossom Festival

The Annapolis Valley is the Maritimes largest apple producer, so it is no wonder that they celebrate the coming of summer as the apple blossoms bloom. The Apple Blossom Festival starts on Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 and runs until Monday, June 3rd, 2019.  People from all across Canada head to this festival. Listed below you will find 20 reasons to visit the beautiful Annapolis Valley during the Apple Blossom Festival. See the Apple Blossoms This is the obvious one. The festival does celebrate the blooming of the thousands of apple blossoms across the Valley. These pretty, light pink blossoms will
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Fun Things to Do With Your Kids This Summer in Winnipeg

Fun Things to Do With Kids This Summer in Winnipeg

A list of fun things to do in and around Winnipeg during summer (June to Labour Day) - includes free activities, festivals, attractions, must do events and more!
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Boat Tours and Cruises in Ontario

Boat Tours and Cruises in Ontario

Thinking of going on a cruise? Explore Ontario through its myriad of rivers, and waterways! From intimate, romantic and cozy cruises that span a week to short boat trips, you have plenty of options to suit every budget from Windsor to Moosonee and Ottawa to Kenora!
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10 Must Visit Beaches in Saskatchewan

10 Must Visit Beaches in Saskatchewan

In a province with nearly one hundred thousand lakes, narrowing down that perfect beach to visit can be an overwhelming choice. Finding a location that has everything including tranquil waters, weed free bottoms, gorgeous shoreline, fine white sand, and spectacular sunsets might seem daunting. Have no fear, the province boasts some of the best beaches in the country. From miles of sand to sand dunes, pristine northern waters to sparkling southern lakes, for a day getaway the whole family can enjoy, rest assured, we have you covered. To top it all, we even have purple sand beaches. Palliser Regional Park,
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100 Adventures in Ontario Provincial Parks

100 Adventures in Ontario Provincial Parks

From climbing on a "sleeping giant" to walking the world's longest freshwater beach and howling with the wolfs, here are 100 best adventures in Ontario's Provincial Parks.
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24 Ways to Discover Kelowna in 24 Hours

24 Ways to Discover Kelowna in 24 Hours

Kelowna, British Columbia is an exciting city to explore for any length of time and there are a multitude of experiences to suit everyone’s interests. Here are sites to see and activities to do while you’re in and around Kelowna. Knox Mountain – Knox Mountain is located about a 5 minute walk from downtown Kelowna and it has an expansive view of the city, Lake Okanagan and the Okanagan Valley. The top is accessible by a variety of trailed foot paths, bike paths or by car. Visit a Winery – Kelowna is centrally located in the Okanagan Wine Region which
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5 Easter Weekend Getaways in Ontario

5 Easter Weekend Getaways in Ontario

5 ideas for a spontaneous/last minute day trip or a weekend getaway for this Easter Weekend in Ontario. 1. Easter Weekend Family Getaway in Kawarthas Escape the city with the family for the Easter weekend to Viamede Resort! There are activities for kids including Easter egg hunts and chocolate making class. Visit the farm at Viamede and see new babies born this Spring. You can wander around the expansive trail network and see rafter of turkeys, heritage breed chickens and other farm animals. If you rather spend time indoors, they offer plenty of amenities like indoor pool and  yoga studio. April 19 to 21,
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Driftwood Cove at Bruce Peninsula

Driftwood Cove at Bruce Peninsula

Parks Canada has opened a new place to explore in  Bruce Peninsula National Park -- Driftwood Cove. Driftwood Cove represents 9 per cent of the park's lands and 22 per cent of the park's shoreline and preserves an expansive, ecologically-sensitive landscape . An open house will be held at Driftwood Cove on Sunday, May 5, 2019  starting at 10 a.m so that visitors can explore this incredible property and share your views about the future of this important addition to the national park. You can meet Parks Canada and Bruce Trail Conservancy team members, enjoy the breathtaking views, and tour
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Best Restaurants in Ontario according to Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants – 2019

Best Restaurants in Ontario according to Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants – 2019

 Toronto tops the ranking list with 26 restaurants in the list with Ottawa 4, Cambridge and Niagara Region 1 each. Toronto's Giulietta was awarded the Best New Restaurant title.
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10 Places to See Public Art in Edmonton

10 Places to See Public Art in Edmonton

Edmonton’s vibrant art scene doesn’t limit itself to gallery walls and hands-off pieces. The city’s public art scene encourages everyone to get up close and personal with murals, sculptures, and more. 1. Crawford Block Mural This six-storey mural, featuring a human body with the head of a dog, painted in bright, geometric shapes, not only brightens up Old Strathcona, it’s sure to catch your eye. The art is by Okuda San Miguel and was painted as part of Rust Magic International Street Mural Festival. 2C6, 10319 83 Ave NW, Edmonton If you like murals, then there are many painted around Edmonton
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15 Roadside Attractions and Landmarks to Visit in Alberta

15 Roadside Attractions and Landmarks to Visit in Alberta

Alberta is not afraid to do things large. Just take a road trip to discover how true it is. Giant and unique roadside attractions and statues, many of which are the world’s largest, dot the landscape. 1. World’s Largest Dinosaur One of Alberta’s best-known roadside attractions, the 86’ T-Rex allows visitors to climb up 106 stairs inside for the view. The statue is 4.5 times bigger than a real T-Rex and 12 people can fit in the mouth of this dinosaur at a time.   Details #60, 1st Avenue West, Drumheller 2. World’s Largest Oil Lamp  This 42’ tall replica was made
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5 Getaways for this Weekend in Ontario: Second Weekend of April

5 Getaways for this Weekend in Ontario: Second Weekend of April

5 ideas for a spontaneous/last minute day trip or a weekend getaway for the second weekend of April in Ontario.
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Things to Do in and around the Big Muddy Badlands

Things to Do in and around the Big Muddy Badlands

Saskatchewan's Big Muddy Badlands is truly an exciting one to explore. The natural architecture and desert like landscape are unique in the province. There really isn’t anything like the Big Muddy. Rich in history, the Big Muddy area once comprised part of the Outlaw Trail, a system of caves and trails which extended all the way from Canada down to Mexico. Tours are offered during summer of the trails and caves where outlaws like Sam Kelly once walked and sheltered in. The Big Muddy Badlands extend along the southern part of the province and into Manitoba. Formed through erosion and
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