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18 Places For a Trip to See Hoodoos and Badlands in Alberta

18 Places For a Trip to See Hoodoos and Badlands in Alberta

You may already know about the number one place in Alberta for seeing the natural hoodoos: the Hoodoos Trail and lookout point east of Drumheller. But these marvellous and gigantic structures can be appreciated in many other parts of Alberta. We even have northern badlands! Hoodoos are pillars of weathered sandstone that jut out of the land at heights of 5-7m tall in Alberta’s badlands. The sandstone pillars are reinforced by their shale base and are an extremely fragile formation. The hoodoos are a small but interesting part of the larger Alberta Badlands landscape, which is most abundant in southeastern
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25 of the Best Things to Do in Renfrew County This Summer

25 of the Best Things to Do in Renfrew County This Summer

With many of its towns along the beautiful Ottawa River, this county’s many outdoor and history-based attractions can fill countless days. You can hit the water to fish, boat or opt to stay inland along amazing trails with unforgettable views. With four provincial parks and lots of great sights in between, get ready to ‘Do the Frew.’
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Slip ’n’ Slide, Sun Flowers, Corn Maze and More: Ontario's Rounds Ranch Offers Safe Outdoor Fun All Summer Long

Slip ’n’ Slide, Sun Flowers, Corn Maze and More: Ontario’s Rounds Ranch Offers Safe Outdoor Fun All Summer Long

The Rounds Ranch in Elmvale offers a fun-filled western experience with many exciting events for the whole family to enjoy this summer. The family-owned ranch was bought in December 2001, by Ken and Geri Rounds. When it was purchased, it only had a house, an old barn and a small shop, but over the years the owners transformed it into a fun adventure farm for the whole family, with over 25 activities for all ages. The Rounds wanted to educate people about life on a farm by sharing the farm experience with others in a fun way. These 25 thrilling
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Glamp Under the Stars at Maplebrook Retreat in New Brunswick

Glamp Under the Stars at Maplebrook Retreat in New Brunswick

Discover the true beauty of nature and find your inner peace at the Maplebrook Retreat in New Brunswick. Maplebrook is more than just a farm and a retreat. They offer glamping where you can spend nights staring at the vast, blue, night sky and sleep under a blanket of stars, in your own little world, or rather, your own bubble. There are two types of bubbles that you can choose from: those with one bedroom and those with two. The bubbles with one bedroom are known as the standard bubbles and those with two bedrooms are called the deluxe bubbles.
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Farms to visit in Greater Toronto Area | Family Fun Farm Trips

Farms to visit in Greater Toronto Area | Family Fun Farm Trips

9 Fun Farms to visit in GTA Visit a farm this weekend with kids - make a day out of it and have a farm to fork learning experience. Pick your own vegetables or fruits, go on hay rides, enjoy getting lost in the mazes, feed farm animals, have old fashioned outdoor playtime and go home with all the goodies that is made with 'Good things that grow in Ontario'! Above all, enjoy fresh country air and have a fun family day out at the farm. **Verify hours and activities available as some farms are closed (some only play areas closed) due to COVID-19** You may
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U-Pick Strawberry Farms in Greater Toronto Area & Hamilton

U-Pick Strawberry Farms in Greater Toronto Area & Hamilton

Visit GTA & Hamilton Strawberry Farms for a fun outing and pick your own strawberries! Whether you’re craving some fresh fruits or just want to support your local farmer, there is a wide variety of U-pick berry farms! **Call before travelling to make sure they are open and to know about the availability of strawberries to pick** Strawberries are available to pick from Mid June to Late July. Hours listed are general farm hours (not PYO hours), which can change without notice due to various reasons. Reesor's Farm Market Visit one of the farms that has been in operation since
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20 Scenic Restaurant Patios For Summer in Ottawa

20 Scenic Restaurant Patios For Summer in Ottawa

As stay-at-home measures have started to relax and summer is in full storm, head out to a sunny patio in Ottawa to enjoy the beautiful weather and some amazing food and drink. This list includes patios that are now welcoming customers to drink cocktails and craft beers, and snack on bar food or dine on scrumptious dishes for lunch and dinner. First published in 2020. Updated on June 10th, 2021 Copper Spirits and Sights Copper Spirits and Sights is an indoor-outdoor lounge that is set on top of the lovely Andaz hotel. Sip on fancy cocktails, listen to weekend DJs,
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Day Trip to see Orchids

See Thousands of Wild Orchids – Day Trip From Ottawa

Plan a day trip to surrounding yourself with thousands of wild stunning Orchids. Only 1 1/2 hours from Ottawa and 3 hours from Toronto.
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Lavender Farms in Ontario for a Day Trip

Lavender Farms in Ontario for a Day Trip

Summer brings warm sunny days and lavender blooms! So hit the road to enjoy a calming, meditative walks amongst these purple flowers. Do yoga, propose, get married, or stay at some these farms, though not necessarily in this order!
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Visit Sangudo Sundial: A Unique Alberta Roadside Attraction That Stands Tall Representing the Times Gone By

Visit Sangudo Sundial: A Unique Alberta Roadside Attraction That Stands Tall Representing the Times Gone By

The long stretch of Highway 43 can take you from the western edge of Edmonton (or Spruce Grove and Stony Plain areas) all the way to Grande Prairie or Peace River in Northern Alberta. One of the first major rest stops along that route is Sangudo in Lac St. Anne County. The official rest area is about an hour from Edmonton and is marked by a sundial, a unique roadside attraction, that is in the shape of a grain elevator. The Sangudo Sundial sits on the southern bank of the Pembina River and is easy to spot from the highway.
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9 Places to Go Lazy River Floating or Tubing in Ontario

9 Places to Go Lazy River Floating or Tubing in Ontario

The summer heat beckons adults and kids alike to enjoy the water and revisit fun activities like floating and tubing. Ontario has many slow-flowing rivers that are safe and surrounded by some of the province’s best examples of nature, and this list will direct you to the best places to go tubing. Kaministiquia River, Thunder Bay (River Rat Rentals) The Kaministiquia River, also known as the Kam River, is a natural beauty for a relaxing day out on the water. River Rat Rentals provides tube and transportation to the starting point for a comprehensive no-fuss experience. Cost: 2021 TBA Address:
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25 of the Best Things to Do in Southwest Alberta

25 of the Best Things to Do in Southwest Alberta

Have you heard of an enticing area called the Crown of the Continent? Southwest Alberta falls within this incredible zone, offering up some of the best outdoor experiences, scenic vistas and historic sites. The term Crown of the Continent refers to the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, along with the surrounding communities in Alberta, British Columbia and Montana. The southwest of the province of Alberta includes some mountainous regions, but also spreads across the foothills and prairies, encompassing hamlets and towns of all sizes, along with sprawling ranches and farmland. A journey here will produce memories of a lifetime. Check out
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Places to Go Guided Whitewater Rafting in Alberta

Places to Go Guided Whitewater Rafting in Alberta

The province of Alberta is full of opportunities to hop onto a body of water or a river, so the fact that there is an amazing number of places to enjoy some rafting is not a surprise. The river systems that run throughout the province offer rafters of all abilities chances to get out and enjoy some white waters, or simply do some floating. With some of the best rafting in Canada, Alberta is the perfect destination to get into the sport. No matter what you choose, be aware of the dangers if you are rafting on your own. Do
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Whistling Gardens: Visit One of Canada's Best Botanical Gardens With the Largest Public Peony Collection in North America

Whistling Gardens: Visit One of Canada’s Best Botanical Gardens With the Largest Public Peony Collection in North America

Ontario is home to many fabulous gardens including the largest botanical garden in Canada. But, did you know that Whistling Gardens in Norfolk County is home to the largest public peony collection in all of North America with 1,200 species of peonies? Whistling Gardens is considered to have one of the most complete peony collections in the whole world. In addition to the peony collection, the Whistling Gardens has over 8,000 colourful perennials of different varieties on display. They also have a huge Iris collection of 400 varieties that bloom in May followed by peonies in June and the beautiful
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15 Things to Do On a Weekend Trip to Stettler

15 Things to Do On a Weekend Trip to Stettler

As you drive east of Red Deer, you notice a large divide: that of the prairies and Alberta’s badlands. Right on this line is the town of Stettler, best known for being the heart and centre of Alberta, but less known for their abundance of natural outdoor spaces, tasty local treats, and many opportunities for living the lake life. Stettler is south of Buffalo Lake which in and of itself has so much to offer. This massive body of water has four different day-use areas, beaches, hiking trails, and wildlife to admire. It's also perfect for sports like waterskiing, tubing,
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30 of the Best Things to Do Outdoors This Summer in Surrey

30 of the Best Things to Do Outdoors This Summer in Surrey

One of the 21 municipalities in Metro Vancouver, Surrey is one of Canada's most culturally diverse, and popular cities. Surrey is worth exploring, especially on a sunny day. We’ve gathered all the top activities to do outdoors this summer. Fun Things to Do With Kids in Surrey Date Ideas in Surrey Enjoy the sun at Crescent Beach The glorious Crescent Beach has been pleasing locals since 1909. With expansive views and plenty of space, it’s a great spot to spend the day. A day here will surely be a fun day with swimming, beach volleyball and scenic views from the
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Drive-in Theatres in Ontario

Drive-in Theatres in Ontario

Watch a movie than under the stars in the comfort of your own vehicle. Check out the drive-in theatres in Ontario. Prices might vary due to Covid-19. Boomer's Drive-In Where: 600 Pole Line Rd, Murillo (20 km from Thunder Bay) Directions How much:$25 per vehicle Details Port Hope Drive-In Where: North of Highway 2 and South of the 401 on Theatre Road, Halfway Between Port Hope and Cobourg 2141 Theatre Road South, Cobourg Directions Phone: 905-434-8233 How much: Regular $12.50, Teen (13-17) $10, Child (6-12) $5, Infant (0-5) Free, Triple Feature +$2.50, Sunday $15/Carload *Triple Features Excluded* Details 5 Drive-in Oakville Where:
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Explore Alberta's Native Trees and Plants at Trochu Arboretum and Gardens

Explore Alberta’s Native Trees and Plants at Trochu Arboretum and Gardens

What is an arboretum, anyways? Well besides all the natural beauty you can imagine, an arboretum is a special type of botanical garden which is dedicated to the preservation of trees. In the town of Trochu, you can visit a delightful Arboretum and Gardens that showcase native plants, trees, flowers, and shrubs. Maintained by Arboretum and District Society, Trochu Arboretum and Gardens is home to many varieties of native flora and fauna. While exploring all the different trees and flowers, you will also enjoy the sights and sounds of many bird species. Among the greenery, you will find picturesque pathways
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27 Things to Do Outdoors This Summer in And Around Sarnia

27 Things to Do Outdoors This Summer in And Around Sarnia

Discover the beauty of this lakeside city and the lush, natural surroundings with a visit to some of these places in and around Sarnia this summer.
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Summer Activities and Adventures at Grand Bend and Lambton Shores

Summer Activities and Adventures at Grand Bend and Lambton Shores

Famous for its Blue Flag Beach at Grand Bend, the municipality of Lambton Shores offers a variety of activities during the summer season. This season, find yourself enjoying all that Arkona, Forest, Grand Bend, Port Franks and Thedford have to offer with these summer fun activities in Lambton Shores.
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Things to Do in and Around Lake Louise During Summer

20 Things to Do in and Around Lake Louise During Summer

The famous Lake Louise, with its stunning glacier blue and green waters and gorgeous scenery, is a summer destination that provides all the adventure that you may need this season. The surrounding mountains give visitors a chance to head off into the wilderness on foot or on horseback, or perhaps you want to spend some time on the Lake itself. Other adventure activities await, while those who want a more sedate vacation will find interesting things to keep themselves occupied as well. Visiting Lake Louise Area Keep in mind that Lake Louise and Moraine Lake in Banff National Park are
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Guide to River Tubing, Floating and Guided Raft Trips in and Around Calgary

Guide to River Tubing, Floating and Guided Raft Trips in and Around Calgary

What is better than spending a lazy summer day floating your way down a river? Not much! Grab your equipment (or rent some), some sunscreen, your bathing suit, a snack and your friends or family members to ride your way down one of the waterways in or near Calgary including the Badlands and Banff this summer. General Cautions Check the weather before heading out. If you happen to get caught in heavy rains or a hailstorm, paddle to the river bank and use your raft as a shelter until it passes. It is a good idea to check on the
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15 Parks to Enjoy a Picnic in Saskatoon

15 Parks to Enjoy a Picnic in Saskatoon

Is there anything better than sitting down for a picnic on a warm summer day? We don’t think so. If you’re looking for some parks where you can enjoy a picnic in Saskatoon, here are 15 fantastic options. Gabriel Dumont Park This beautiful park is a great place to go on a gorgeous summer day. Enjoy the natural prairie landscape, or visit the more urban section of the park where kids can romp around on the playground. No matter which part of the park you choose, you’ll love the beautiful atmosphere as you enjoy your picnic. Address: 715 Saskatchewan Crescent
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15 Parks to Enjoy a Picnic in Winnipeg

15 Parks to Enjoy a Picnic in Winnipeg

As summer approaches and the weather gets warm, you may be looking for some fun, relaxing outdoor activities. Having a picnic with friends or a loved one is a great way to spend a beautiful, sunny day. Here are 15 parks you’ll want to pay a visit to for a lovely picnic this year. Assiniboine Park As one of Winnipeg’s largest parks, there are plenty of great places to go in Assiniboine Park to enjoy a picnic. Find a spot in one of the wide-open fields or hunker down in one of the wooded areas to enjoy your meal. You’ll
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15 Parks to Enjoy a Picnic in Regina

15 Parks to Enjoy a Picnic in Regina

Summer’s right around the corner! There are few ways better to enjoy a warm summer day than going to a favourite park for a picnic. If you’re looking for somewhere to go for your next picnic in Regina, here are 15 you’ll want to check out. Victoria Park Located in Regina’s downtown, Victoria Park is a great place to go if you’re looking for a more central area for your picnic. You’ll love the beauty of this park, as well as its large size. There’s plenty of space, so find a comfortable grassy area and set your picnic up on
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Day Trip From Southern Ontario: Cheltenham Badlands

Day Trip From Southern Ontario: Cheltenham Badlands

Cheltenham Badlands in Caledon is the perfect day trip from the Golden Horseshoe to see a provincially significant Earth Science Area of Natural and Scientific Interest (ANSI). The Cheltenham Badlands were formed over 400 million years ago by erosion and deposition and their unique red colour is a result of the oxidation of iron. The area was once fertile farmland as the settlers grew various crops, but the farming practices caused the erosion of shallow topsoil exposing the underlying Queenston shale. The changing seasons further accelerated the erosion of the shale, resulting in this unique landscape. The gray streaks on
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19 Gardens You Should Explore in and Around Ottawa

19 Gardens You Should Explore in and Around Ottawa

Explore the green spaces and wonderful artistry that are found within the many gardens in Ottawa. Green spaces are magic in big cities. Get outside and explore your city! Major’s Hill Park Enjoy the wonderful hideaway that is Major’s Hill Park. It’s a lovely quiet place with photo-ready tulip gardens in cascading colours. In the backdrop, you can take in the Ottawa River, the Rideau Canal and the famous Parliament Buildings. Details Address: Mackenzie Ave, Ottawa Maple lawn Historic Gardens Step back in time with a visit to the Maple Lawn Historic Gardens, renowned for being one of Canada’s oldest,
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25 Parks, Gardens and Nature Trails to Explore in Mississauga

23 Parks, Gardens and Nature Trails to Explore in Mississauga

The third most populous city in Ontario has plenty of natural spaces for you to explore. Visit some of these parks and nature trails within Mississauga and explore various recreation, wildlife, and scenery. Get outside and enjoy the warm weather by visiting 23 parks and nature trails found in Mississauga. All places are free to visit. Brueckner Rhododendron Gardens Specializing in rhododendrons, the 18-acre garden offers vibrant colours and fresh blooming flowers in the spring and summer. You can enjoy annual walking tours or volunteer to help grow the garden and maintain the grounds. This community-led space loves to host
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12 Gardens to Visit on Prince Edward Island

12 Gardens to Visit on Prince Edward Island

Stressed out? Take some time to stop and smell the roses and other fragrant flowers at the beautiful gardens across Prince Edward Island. Backed by the ocean, beaches, and flatlands, Prince Edward Island’s gardens create fantastic playgrounds for photographers and local gardeners. Enjoy some time outside this summer and fall by exploring the gorgeous gardens around PEI with your family and friends. A.A. MacDonald Memorial Gardens Best known for being the home of Canada’s largest ship’s wheel, A.A. MacDonald Memorial Gardens is PEI’s Largest Municipal Garden. Stroll past the 60 colourful flower beds throughout this beautiful 3.8 acre park. Bring
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Must-Visit Gardens in Newfoundland

Must-Visit Gardens in Newfoundland

Spend an afternoon literally stopping and smelling the roses at one of the many breathtakingly fragrant gardens around Newfoundland. The unique climates across the province allow gardeners to grow different flowers and plants in the summer and fall. Relax among the blooms while you learn about the fabulous flora and fauna that are native to Newfoundland. MUN Botanical Garden Possibly the best-known garden in Newfoundland, MUN Botanical Garden is a must-visit for every nature enthusiast. Explore the trails that take you around the gardens in the boreal forests. From traditional garden layouts to modern edible gardens, this Botanical Garden highlights
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9 Gardens You Should Visit in New Brunswick

9 Gardens You Should Visit in New Brunswick

Stop to smell the fragrant roses and all the other gorgeous flowers in bloom this spring and summer around New Brunswick. The unique climate across the province allows gardeners to grow a vast array of flowers and plants. Spend some time outside, learning about the plants you can grow and maybe get inspired to plant your own garden. Kingsbrae Garden Opened in 1998, Kingsbrae Garden has been widely recognized as a must-visit garden for many flower and plant lovers. Kingsbrae Garden is divided into smaller gardens highlighting traditional gardening and modern garden styles. Learn about the history of gardening and
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25 Things to Do Along Iron Horse Trail

Discover some of Alberta’s hidden gems along the province’s longest trail network: The Iron Horse Trail! The historic trail allows ATV, horseback, and hiking, and the trails wind from East to West, and North to South through Alberta’s plains, forests, prairies, and grasslands. The Iron Horse Trail branches off in three different directions and is divided into three main areas. All three of the branches, Southwest, Southeast, and Northeast, converge at Abilene Junction or “Mile Zero.” **Kindly do not travel during Alberta's health restrictions. Plan Now, Travel Later.** The Southwest Branch begins on the trail’s west end at Waskatenau and
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25 Parks to Enjoy a Picnic in and Around Vancouver

25 Parks to Enjoy a Picnic in and Around Vancouver

When you spend time in Vancouver, it isn’t challenging to understand why the province is fondly regarded as “beautiful British Columbia.” Across Metro Vancouver, many green spaces are enjoyed when the sun comes to play. Below are 25 of the best spots to sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious picnic in the charming parks of Vancouver. Restaurants to Get Delicious Picnic Kits in Vancouver Area Stanley Park Stanley Park is a treasured 1,000-acre green space right in the heart of the city. With expansive green space, beaches, parks and even an outdoor pool, there are many spots to claim
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9 Reasons to Visit Arden

9 Reasons to Visit Arden

Thinking of heading out on a road trip to some small Manitoba towns? You’ll love visiting Arden. Here are 10 reasons why you should make this town one of your stops. It’s the Crocus Capital of Manitoba When you visit Arden in the spring, one of the first things you’ll want to do is head to the north side of town. Here, you’ll find crocuses in bloom. You can also find a giant version of these beautiful purple flowers welcoming you as you enter the town. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ilona Novak (@ionika0204) Explore Whitemud
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10 Things to Do on Your Trip to Selkirk

10 Things to Do on Your Trip to Selkirk

If you find yourself in the city of Selkirk, Manitoba this summer, there are plenty of fun attractions and sights that you’re going to want to check out. Here are 10 things you won’t want to miss in this fun city. Explore the Marine Museum of Manitoba If you're interested in what life on the water is like, you'll want to visit this museum. The Marine Museum of Manitoba features several watercraft that did roam the waters many years ago. You'll love learning about this sliver of Manitoba's history when you visit this museum. Address: 490 490 Eveline St, Selkirk
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25 Places to Watch Wildlife in Nova Scotia

25 Places to Watch Wildlife in Nova Scotia

The wildlife of Nova Scotia is diverse and fascinating. Whether you’re looking in the sea, on land, or in the air, there are several places that give you your best chance at seeing specific types of animals. Some of these experiences involve human-made wildlife parks or tours, while others are just you and your group going for a walk and seeing what you can see. The most important thing you need to do is be safe and respectful around any wildlife—whether predator or prey, wild animals deserve their space and the more you know about them, the safer and more
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Go Glamping at This Luxurious Glamp Camp in New Brunswick

Go Glamping at This Luxurious Glamp Camp in New Brunswick

Do you remember the last time you went camping? The hours you spent planning and preparing for the perfect camping trip. Camping may not be for everybody, but if you looking to enjoy the best of camping with all the creature comforts you probably need during your trip, then plan a trip to Glamp Camp. Glamp Camp has redefined luxury camping by providing you with the most unique and glamorous camping experience. They have 10 luxury-themed domes from James Bond and nature-inspired themes to colourful Instagram-worthy themes. They even have a dome inspired by Canada’s beauty and adventurous spirit, named
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Wineries and Meaderies to Visit in Alberta

Wineries and Meaderies to Visit in Alberta

Did you know that Alberta is home to at least 10 wineries and meaderies? Nestled in some of our province’s most scenic regions are fruit groves, honey farms, and U-Vin establishments who all offer something a little different. If you live within driving distance of any of the wineries, consider spending an afternoon exploring tastes, notes, and where the wine was made. If you can’t get out for tours or tasting, or your favourite local winery doesn’t offer tours, you are in luck: almost all the wineries and meaderies in Alberta sell their products through liquor stores and farmers’ markets
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10 of The Best Things to Do in Flin Flon

10 of The Best Things to Do in Flin Flon

Located on the Manitoba/Saskatchewan border, the town of Flin Flon was originally a mining town. While mining is still a way of life for the folks here, there’s plenty more to the town. Here are 10 fun things to do when you visit Flin Flon. Visit Flinty’s Boardwalk Walk along the shores of Ross Lake as you explore Flinty’s Boardwalk. Construction of this beautiful walkway began in 1995, and today it spans 2.2 km. Flinty’s Boardwalk is a great way to stretch your legs and get to know the beauty of Flin Flon. Trail Map You might like: Must Visit
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25 Things to Do During Summer in Waterton Lakes National Park

25 Things to Do During Summer at Waterton Lakes National Park

In the southern part of Alberta, travellers will come across one of the most incredible national parks that the country can offer. Bordering on the United States, Waterton Lakes National Park encompasses an area that, along with the neighbouring Glacier National Park (USA), has been designated an international peace park, a World Heritage Site, and a Biosphere Reserve. For outdoor enthusiasts, this national park is the perfect place to spend time this summer, exploring and experiencing all that there is to do. Plan to spend several days if you can to really soak in the true nature and atmosphere of
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Farmers' Markets in Edmonton and Alberta Capital Region

Farmers’ Markets in Edmonton and Alberta Capital Region

Shopping local and supporting local this spring and summer are made easy and fun with the many, many farmers’ markets throughout the Capital Region and Edmonton. With food trucks and snacks on-site, these markets can easily help you spend an entire morning or afternoon. Browse the booths of homemade goods and discover some of the best manufacturers and creators our region has to offer. There are 18 Alberta Approved Farmers’ Markets in Edmonton Area in 2021. In addition to maintaining stringent quality standards, 80% of Alberta Approved Farmers’ Markets offering should meet ‘make it, bake it, grow it’ criteria and
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Blue Flag Certified Cleanest Ontario Beaches & Marinas For 2021 Summer

Blue Flag Certified Cleanest Ontario Beaches & Marinas For 2021 Summer

Eighteen beaches and eight marinas were awarded the coveted Blue Flag certification for the year 2021.
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Scenic Road Trip Alberta: Calgary to Edmonton Via The Badlands

Scenic Road Trip Alberta: Calgary to Edmonton Via The Badlands

How many ways can you reach Edmonton from Calgary? While you ponder whether all roads north from Calgary lead to Alberta's capital, we are here to suggest a scenic road trip to Edmonton from Calgary (or vice versa) through roads east of Highway 2 that will take you through parts of the Boomtown Trail. The drive north from Calgary to Edmonton on the Queen Elizabeth Highway (Highway 2) can be quite tedious. Along with the tons of semis, traffic is usually heavy along this stretch of road and the scenery is pretty plain, to say the least. If you like
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Must Visit Antique Stores in New Brunswick

Must Visit Antique Stores in New Brunswick

While shiny new things can be appealing to many people, they don’t have the charm of antiques and vintage items that have withstood the test of time. New Brunswick is home to many great antique shops where antique aficionados can check out and find hidden gems. Angel Mist Treasures On the way to Hopewell Rocks is Angel Mist Treasures and Johnson Museum. It started as an antique store and at some point, the owners decided to keep the more fascinating items. The showroom is filled with treasures you can take home. They also buy antiques, if you are willing to
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Must Visit Antique Stores in Newfoundland

Must Visit Antique Stores in Newfoundland

There is a certain excitement that surrounds answering a compliment about your furniture with, “Thanks, it's vintage.” Along with adding a unique flair to your home, shopping for antiques and retro items can save an item from hitting the landfill. Newfoundland antique and vintage shops have a uniqueness to them as they highlight the island’s beautiful history. Livyers Opening in 1980, Livyers has become a mainstay for antiques on Newfoundland. There are lots of items around the shop, so it can be difficult at times to find what really piques your interest. If you spend some time searching through this
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Drive-Through and Drive-In Events and Activities in Ontario

Drive-Through and Drive-In Events and Activities in Ontario

Are you searching for COVID-19 safe activities that you can enjoy without leaving the car? Here is a list of drive-in movies, Christmas lights tour and other activities that you can enjoy without worrying about contracting COVID-19 or wearing masks.
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Must Visit Antique Stores in Prince Edward Island

Must Visit Antique Stores in Prince Edward Island

If you are looking to do some treasure hunting, PEI is home to many wonderful small antique shops packed with gems from another era. While PEI is the smallest province, they make up for the rich history and well-kept antiques. So why not check out some of these antique stores around PEI to add a unique flair to your home? Island Uniquities & Antiques and Ice Boat Rarities & Antiques This shop is really two shops owned by the same owners. It started with Island Uniquities & Antiques, located in the restored Mason Hall. Then the collection grew to be
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George Pegg Botanic Garden

Discover Alberta’s Heritage Garden at George Pegg Botanic Garden

Did you know that there is a delightful garden west of Edmonton in Lac Ste. Anne County? The rich plant diversity in Alberta can easily be witnessed first-hand at the George Pegg Botanic Garden. This central Alberta summer destination is a part botanical garden and part heritage centre. The scenic site is popular for events, family functions, and picnics. Named for George Pegg, a prominent and early Alberta botanist, the centre is a preserved landscape of wildflowers, Heritage trees, lines of groves, and historic buildings. Pegg was the first to identify many Alberta plant species and his important work can
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25 Places For Mother’s Day Brunch, Dinner & Gifts in Peel Region

25 Places For Mother’s Day Brunch, Dinner & Gifts in Peel Region

Mother’s Day may be different this year, but with these 25 gift ideas including some brunch/dinner takeout (all with delivery or pickup options), she’ll still feel as special and appreciated as ever. Flowers, candles, at-home spa treatments, and more! Maybe this year more than ever, Mom deserves a special day just for them. Mother's day is around the corner, so don’t delay much longer! This Mother’s Day, shop local and gift your mom unique and tasty presents. Michael’s Back Door Restaurant Celebrate Mother’s Day with the entire family and enjoy an Italian feast that would make any mother proud! Get
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15 Florists for Exquisite Flower Bouquets in Saskatoon

15 Florists for Exquisite Flower Bouquets in Saskatoon

Flowers also make a wonderful addition to any other holiday and make fantastic just-because gifts. If you're looking for some stunning bouquets in Saskatoon, here are 15 florists you'll want to check out.
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15 Florists for Exquisite Flower Bouquets in Winnipeg

15 Florists for Exquisite Flower Bouquets in Winnipeg

Flowers are a wonderful way to show someone you care. Whether it's for a romantic gesture, a way to express gratitude, or for comfort after a loss, purchasing a bouquet of beautiful flowers is an easy way to lift someone up. Here are 15 florists in Winnipeg you should check out if you're thinking of buying flowers for someone. King’s Florist This local florist is a great place to order some flowers. Offering bouquet arrangements for Mother’s Day, weddings, anniversaries, and countless other occasions, you’ll find the right flowers for any event here. You also can't go wrong with one
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25 Historic Memorials to You Should Visit in Nova Scotia

25 Historic Memorials to You Should Visit in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia holds a great deal of memories, so it makes sense to honour those memories with memorials. Some of the memorials represent the legacy of great community figures, some commemorate the dead, and others provide a touchpoint for learning about a specific group of people and their story in Nova Scotia. Maybe one of these memorials speaks to you personally, or maybe you just want to learn more about that time in Nova Scotian history. Either way, visiting a memorial gives you a chance to connect with the past and make those memories present. Birthplace of Hockey Starting out
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24 of the Best Places to Go Fishing in Nova Scotia

24 of the Best Places to Go Fishing in Nova Scotia

If you want to take a fishing trip in Nova Scotia, you are going to be spoiled for choice. With dozens of lakes and rivers to choose from, to say nothing of the wide ocean, it can be a bit overwhelming. Not to worry though—the locations and services below are ready to help you on your way. Whether you want to go deep-sea fishing for giants or just learn how to fly fish, Nova Scotia’s the perfect place for you. Just remember to get your fishing license, because you don’t want to miss out on a chance to catch the
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21 Places for Canoeing, Kayaking and SUPing in Nova Scotia

21 Places for Canoeing, Kayaking and SUPing in Nova Scotia

Getting out on the water is a time-honored tradition in Nova Scotia—after all, sometimes the water is too cold for swimming, so just float above it! Kayaking, canoeing, and Stand-Up Paddle Boarding (SUPing from now on) are all popular in Nova Scotia. This means that there are plenty of places across the province to learn, rent, and even go on adventures! And you’ll also find these places on lakes, rivers, and the ocean, so you can choose your level of water roughness right from the beginning. Cabot Trail Adventures The Cabot Trail is an adventure in itself, but Cabot Trail
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25 Art Galleries and Studios You Should Visit in Nova Scotia

25 Art Galleries and Studios You Should Visit in Nova Scotia

The artists of Nova Scotia do all of Canada proud. From paintings to bead crafts to statues, there’s art made by Bluenosers everywhere. The following 25 places are a sampling of artsy locations. Some of them are galleries, some of them are working studios, and some are even stores that offer local art for sale; all of them are ready to show you everything Nova Scotian artists have to offer. Amos Pewter Amos Pewter sells crafts made of pewter, which certainly makes the name make sense. The artisans are constantly exploring new designs while preserving traditional ways of pewter craft.
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25 Nova Scotia Bookstores to Visit If You Are an Avid Reader

25 Nova Scotia Bookstores to Visit If You Are an Avid Reader

I am a bookworm of fantastic proportions, so I’m sure it comes as no surprise that I’m excited to write this article! Nova Scotia’s got a proud tradition both of authors and readers, and these bookstores exist to celebrate both. Some of these stores focused on used materials, while others have all the newest releases. Some of them have a specific focus, like comics or children’s books, while others have more variety; some sell much more than just books! Whichever place you choose to visit, you’re supporting a local bookstore with your business and filling up your bookshelves at the
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25 Must-Visit Historic Sites in Nova Scotia

25 Must-Visit Historic Sites in Nova Scotia

Learning about history from books and museums is great, but sometimes you want a closer look. That’s why you go to historic sites, which do sometimes include museum-like centres but also focus on the location of these buildings. Nova Scotia’s history stretches back centuries, and visiting these sites gives you a chance to experience some of it up close. If you love history even a little bit, let this be your tour guide! Age of Sail Heritage Centre If you want to learn all about the Age of Sail, this Heritage Centre should answer all of your questions. The buildings
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25 of the Best Provincial Parks to Explore in Nova Scotia

25 of the Best Provincial Parks to Explore in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia has so much natural beauty to enjoy, but sometimes you don’t want to go too far off the beaten track. When you want to stay closer to civilization, you head to one of the provincial parks! From beach sides to mountain tops, from lakes to near-barrens, there’s a park for everyone, and probably even two. The weather’s getting nicer, so this is a perfect time to start planning your summer park expeditions. Parkxpeditions maybe? I’m working on it. Anthony Park Prince Edward Island is famous for its red sand beaches, but did you know there are a few
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20+ Reasons Why You Should Visit Perth

20+ Reasons Why You Should Visit Perth

Much of this quaint capital of Lanark County looks much like it did when it was first settled by Scottish soldiers after the War of 1812-14 in Europe. Both the name of the town and the adjacent Tay River arises from those Scottish roots. For visitors, you’ll see the main street that was restored in the early 1980s to reflect the town’s long history as an early settling place for soldiers and their families. Don’t be fooled by the national brand stores along Highway 7. Turn south and within a few blocks, you will discover Perth’s unique shops and fine
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20+ Scenic Lookouts You Should Visit in Edmonton

20+ Scenic Lookouts You Should Visit in Edmonton

Where do you even begin when it comes to looking for and finding the best views in Edmonton? It can be a little overwhelming; the North Saskatchewan winds all throughout the city and is surrounded by lush greenery; our downtown skyline rises above the river; and many structures exist around the city to help enhance these views. Gallagher Park Hill As you drive along Connors Road, you are greeted by a magnificent view of the downtown skyline with the Muttart Conservatory sitting in the forefront. Beyond the road there is a ski hill and Gallagher Park- most famous for hosting
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Road Trip From Ottawa to Kingston: Drive the Rideau Canal National Historic Site

Road Trip From Ottawa to Kingston: Drive the Rideau Canal National Historic Site

The Rideau Canal offers a fascinating drive between Kingston and Ottawa traversing some of Ontario's prettiest towns, going along lakes, rivers and 19 kilometres of canals cut into the soil and rock between the natural bodies of water. There are several interesting sights to be seen and lots of knowledge to be gleaned along the full 202km length of the Rideau Canal National Historic Site. The canal, built between 1812 and 1832, was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007 as it "is the best-preserved example of a slackwater canal in North America, demonstrating the use of this European
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Outdoor Summer Adventures in the Parkland Region

Outdoor Summer Adventures in the Parkland Region

The Parkland region is situated in central-western Manitoba. Here, you'll find plenty of awesome things to do and explore throughout the year. If you're looking for all the best ways to experience Manitoba's Parkland, here are some fun adventures you won't want to miss out on this summer. Visit Riding Mountain National Park With more than 3,000 square kilometers of land, Riding Mountain National Park is one of the most stunning places to go in this area. Hit the park up for a day trip full of hiking, or book one of the campsites. A few points of interest here
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Follow Miners' Footsteps 1000 Feet Below Ground at Bellevue Underground Mine

Follow Miners’ Footsteps 1000 Feet Below Ground at Bellevue Underground Mine

Do you want to know how coal miners lived and worked in Alberta during the first half of the 20th century much before liquid gold was discovered at Leduc No. 1? Then head to Bellevue Underground Mine located approximately 2 hours south of Calgary and 90 minutes west of Lethbridge. The community of Bellevue was built on coal. In 1903, the Bellevue Underground Coal Mine opened to provide coal to the Canadian Pacific Railway. Over 100 years later, you can strap on a helmet and headlamp and head way below on a surreal walk through the Bellevue Underground Mine. The
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Okotoks Erratic - Natural Wonder & Historical Site You Can Visit For Free

Okotoks Erratic – Natural Wonder & Historical Site You Can Visit For Free

Alberta is the site of many natural wonders and Okotoks Erratic is one such wonder that "ran" from the present-day site of Jasper National Park to 55 km south of Calgary. A glacial erratic is any rock that was once transported by a moving and now-melted glacier. In Okotoks, you can take in one of the larger of these formations at the Big Rock site, located on AB-7, about 10-minutes outside of town. The town received its name from this geographical landmark: the Blackfoot name for rock is ‘okotok,’ and the rock has cultural significance to the Blackfoot people, being
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Scenic Road Trip in Saskatchewan: Regina to Qu’Appelle Valley

Scenic Road Trip in Saskatchewan: Regina to Qu’Appelle Valley

Summer is a great time of year to get into your vehicle and head out for a fun day or two to explore the route between the city of Regina and the beautiful Qu’Appelle Valley. Carved out by water from glaciers some 14,000 years ago, the Valley is home to three of the province's smaller but very popular provincial parks - Crooked Lake, Echo Valley, and Katepwa Point. Along this route, the drive time is only just under four hours, with a total of just under 300 kilometers, but add in the fun and special things to see along the
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Experience Ballet By The Ocean in New Brunswick

Experience Ballet By The Ocean in New Brunswick

Isn't there something just so calming and awe-inspiring about ballet? The swift, yet graceful movements, the elegance portrayed in every move. Now just imagine that feeling is amplified. Imagine you're sitting by the ocean, hearing the sound of waves crashing against the shore as you feel the cool summer breeze against your skin? Isn’t the thought of that just making you feel so relaxed and content? Now, what if I told you I could make that image in your head a reality? Hopefully, you’re as excited as I am because I've got great news for you! the Atlantic Ballet Atlantique
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15 Small Towns For a Weekend Trip in Central Ontario

15 Small Towns For a Weekend Trip in Central Ontario

In the middle of Ontario, you’ll find some of the most fascinating places to stop in for a day trip or a weekend getaway, either by some of the well-kept highways or the lake and rivers that run between them. They offer glimpses into the history of the area, the natural beauty, and the human ingenuity that keeps visitors coming back year after year. **Kindly do not travel during Ontario's COVID-19 restrictions. Plan your trip now, travel later.** Bobcaygeon The Tragically Hip were inspired to write about this town’s clear skies for a reason. Situated right on the Trent-Severn Waterway,
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Ten of the Best Things to Do on Your Trip to Nanton

Ten of the Best Things to Do on Your Trip to Nanton

The small community of Nanton is located on Highway two on the eastern edge of the Alberta foothills. Its location of just an hour from two of Alberta's big cities - Calgary and Lethbridge - makes it a perfect day trip, stop off the highway, or a weekend destination. Within the town, there is so much history to explore, that you may need to plan for more than one day to see it all. From the towering grain elevators to antique shopping, to embracing the classic architecture of Main Street, to Nanton’s two museums, you will be able to truly
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15 Small Towns For a Weekend Trip in Eastern Ontario

15 Small Towns For a Weekend Trip in Eastern Ontario

The eastern part of Ontario is dotted with lakes and full of charming little towns, each with its own personalities and unique attractions. If you’re looking for an excuse for a road trip, get out and see what each of these gems offers to brighten up your day. **Kindly do not travel or visit these places during provincial COVID-19 restrictions.** You may like: Road Trip From Ottawa to Kingston: Drive the Rideau Canal National Historic Site Perth This quaint capital of Lanark County draws a high rate of retirees due to the diversity of the shopping and the ease of
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Cherry Blossom Viewing in High Park

Cherry Blossom Viewing in High Park

Cherry Blossoms in Toronto's High Park is expected to be in full bloom from Late April to Early May. The blooms will last 4 to 10 days after the full bloom depending on the weather. Many of the Sakura trees in High Park are roughly 60 years old. In 1959, the Japanese ambassador to Canada presented 2,000 trees to the people of Toronto on behalf of the people of Tokyo. The trees were planted in appreciation of Toronto accepting relocated Japanese-Canadians following the Second World War. Many of these trees were planted on the hillside overlooking Grenadier Pond. A grove
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25 Must-Visit Museums in Nova Scotia

25 Must-Visit Museums in Nova Scotia

Museums, in many ways, are about bringing the past into the present. They show the history of people, places, and even the objects that have shaped stories and traditions. Some exist to honour that history, while others expose the darkness that needs to be wiped out of our future. Nova Scotia has plenty of both kinds, meant to inspire, educate, and enliven a rainy day. The Acadian Village of Nova Scotia The story of the Acadians of Nova Scotia is one that involves tragedy and resilience, tradition, and adaptation. If you want a good look at how the Acadians kept
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25 of the Best Vineyards and Breweries You Should Visit in Nova Scotia

25 of the Best Vineyards and Breweries You Should Visit in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is known for its farmlands, its fisheries, and its forests, but over the last forty years you’ll find that there’s been a growing local beer and wine presence on the Canadian stage. From old vineyards to brand-new microbreweries, there’s plenty of ways to get a grown-up taste of Nova Scotia, and this list will give you a starting point to enjoying all that Nova Scotia has to offer. 1365 Church Street Vineyard & Winery This winery hasn’t always been a winery—in fact, five years before it opened it was a barley field! Another Nova Scotian boutique winery, the
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25 Lakes For Fun Water Activities in Nova Scotia

25 Lakes For Fun Water Activities in Nova Scotia

The waters of Nova Scotia are not all saline, and there are plenty of places to swim that don’t involve the open ocean. Nova Scotia is home to several dozen lakes, each with its own aesthetic and activities. Some are good for fishing, some for swimming, and some for boating—there are even a few that allow for all those and more! You’re never more than 50 km from the ocean in Nova Scotia, but with all of these lakes, I doubt you’re ever more than 20 km from the water in general. Bras D'Or Lake Starting off the list is
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25 Islands You Should Explore in Nova Scotia

25 Islands You Should Explore in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is a peninsula, not an island, but it has plenty of orbiting islands to explore. Some islands are huge, like Cape Breton Island, but the majority are smaller and can be found all along the coast. From hauntings to endangered species to the quiet of the wilderness, Nova Scotia’s islands hold hundreds of adventures and activities. As you visit these islands, make sure that you take care; we all have to work together to ensure that these special pieces of land are preserved for generations to come. 100 Wild Islands The 100 Wild Islands are an interesting archipelago,
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25 of the Best Places to Go Camping in Nova Scotia

25 of the Best Places to Go Camping in Nova Scotia

With so much of the great outdoors to explore in Nova Scotia, it makes sense to make your base in the great outdoors. The camping sites on this list range from provincial parks to glamping to wilderness camping, which gives you the option to start at your comfort level. Start a new tradition, find a new place, or revisit an old favourite, especially if you’re reuniting with friends and family. If you’ve got your heart set on a particular place, I suggest you book soon—summer is on its way, even if it doesn’t feel like it yet!
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25 Must Visit Beaches in Nova Scotia

25 Must Visit Beaches in Nova Scotia

As a peninsula only by a relatively slim connection to New Brunswick, Nova Scotia has miles and miles of coastland. So, naturally, there are several dozen beaches around the province. Each beach has its own aesthetic, as well as its own water temperatures, natural features, and sand type. These twenty-five beaches are only a sampling of the beach opportunities, but it should give you a good place to start on your Nova Scotia Beach Bingo (this isn’t a thing yet, but I’m going to make it so). Bayfield Beach Starting off in Bayfield, Bayfield Beach Provincial Park is close to
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25 Ways to Explore the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia

25 Ways to Explore the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia

The Bay of Fundy is one of the natural wonders of the world, so it’s no wonder that there are plenty of ways to experience its majesty. Whether it’s a hike along the coast, an island visit, a retreat in one of the communities that line the shores, or going into the water itself, the Bay of Fundy is a fantastic way to create memories together. Before you start on any of these activities, it’s important to check the tide times before you head out. Since the huge tidal shifts are part of what makes the Bay so special, you
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A Beginners Guide to Planning a Summer Boating Trip on Rideau Canal

A Guide to Planning a Summer Boating Trip on the Rideau Canal

The Rideau Canal runs between Kingston and Ottawa, going along lakes, rivers and 19 kilometres of canals cut into the soil and rock between the natural bodies of water. It was built between 1812 and 1832 to create a supply route from Ottawa to the Great Lakes, away from the St. Lawrence River, based on the lessons learned from the War of 1812. Since then, it has seen many upgrades and was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007. The waterway runs for 202 kilometres via 45 locks at 23 lock stations from the Ottawa River to Lake Ontario
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35+ Restaurants and Cafes For Outdoor Patio Dining in Edmonton

35+ Restaurants and Cafes For Outdoor Patio Dining in Edmonton

This spring, you can find outdoor patios popping up all over the Capital Region. Some offer heated and enclosed spaces, some offer a place to stop off the Ave with your pups, some offer views from around a fire, and some offer purely ‘Instagrammable’ spaces- and in all cases, with good and drink food to boot.
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15 Small Towns and Cities For a Weekend Trip in Manitoba

15 Small Towns and Cities For a Weekend Trip in Manitoba

As summer approaches, many of us are gearing up for fun, adventurous road tips. Manitoba has plenty of awesome sights to see, along with innumerable quaint small towns and cities to check out. Here are 15 you'll want to add to your list. **Kindly do not travel during COVID-19 restrictions. Plan a trip once Manitoba Health lifts all travel-related restrictions.** Pinawa This community on the border of Whiteshell Provincial Park may be small, but it isn’t lacking in things to do. Here, you’ll find the remains of an old dam which make for a great photo op. You’ll also want
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Must Visit Antique Stores in Nova Scotia

Must Visit Antique Stores in Nova Scotia

Antique shops allow us to do something very few museums can. They let us touch the items and even for a price, take a piece of history home with us. With Nova Scotia’s rich history, it is no wonder there are amazing antique stores located across the province. Antique lovers will have a blast visiting the fantastic antique stores listed below. Must Visit Local Thrift and Consignment Stores in Nova Scotia Finer Things Antiques & Curios Deemed as a “destination not to be missed” by the New York Times and winner of The Coast best antique store award a number
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20 of the Best Gardens You Should Visit in Greater Toronto Area

20 of the Best Gardens You Should Visit in Greater Toronto Area

Gorgeous gardens span across the Greater Toronto Area, and range from flowers that come in all colours of the spectrum to shrubs and bushes that make up a visually beautiful green backdrop for a stroll. Some are accessible, some are kid-friendly, and some have sweeping views of Lake Ontario, but all of them showcase the beauty of nature. Here are some of the best gardens you should visit in and around Toronto: **Indoor Gardens (conservatories) and select sections of the public gardens may not be open during COVID-19 restrictions. Verify before travelling.** 1. City of Toronto Allan Gardens Allan Gardens
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U-Pick Flower Farms For a Day Trip in Ontario

U-Pick Flower Farms For a Day Trip in Ontario

This spring and summer, escape the city limits and find yourself on a beautiful farm amidst wild and colourful petals. If you enjoy picking flowers directly off a farm, visit one of these U-Pick flower farms in Ontario.
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20 Places to See Cherry Blossoms in and Around Toronto

20 Places to See Cherry Blossoms in and Around Toronto

While there are some popular spots to see the Sakura trees in bloom, such as High Park in Toronto, the region offers many other locations to view these gorgeous pink petals. If you want to catch seasonal cherry blossoms, visit one of these 20 places located in and around the Greater Toronto Region.
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Hiking Trails at Birds Hill Provincial Park

Hiking Trails at Birds Hill Provincial Park

Located close to Winnipeg, Birds Hill Provincial Park is frequented by visitors throughout the year. A popular activity for visitors at the parks is cycling or hiking the many scenic trails. These trails range from distances of 1 km to 16 km. Go prepared with proper walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, and drinking water. Cedar Bog Trail Cedar Bog Trail is a heavily trafficked self-guided looped trail. The trail starts at a relatively high elevation and passes through an aspen forest. It then descends to a cool and damp cedar bog. The trail winds through regions of aspen and oak
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Hiking Trails at the Whiteshell Provincial Park

Hiking Trails at the Whiteshell Provincial Park

There are a number of trails you can enjoy at the Whiteshel Provincial Park. Some of them cross steep rock outcrops, while some may be wet or muddy. Go prepared with proper walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, and drinking water. Don't forget your camera and binoculars! Be sure to check trail conditions before starting. You might like: Top Hiking Trails in Manitoba McGillivray Falls Self-guiding Trail The McGillivray Falls trail follows a small drainage basin that is typical of the Precambrian Shield. Hikers can choose between a shorter 2.8 km loop or a longer 4.6 km trail. The
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15 Small Towns For a Weekend Trip in Alberta

15 Small Towns For a Weekend Trip in Alberta

There are several staycations around Alberta that you can create within our large provincial borders. Beyond Alberta’s Provincial Parks, National Parks, campgrounds, and big cities, you can plan your local vacation or getaway around our several small towns, villages, and hamlets which offer unique dining or cultural opportunities, outdoor recreation, site-seeing, or historical touring. Here are 15 Alberta towns you should consider for a weekend getaway (once the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted): Cardston Located very close to the U.S border and Waterton Lakes National Park, the town of Cardston is worth a weekend or more of your time. If you
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Fun Things to Do at Whitney Lakes Provincial Park

Fun Things to Do at Whitney Lakes Provincial Park

Protecting provincially significant esker and kettle from retreating glaciers ~10 000 years ago in the northern part of Central Alberta, Whitney Lakes Provincial Park located 20 minutes east of the town of Elk Point truly has it all and offers outdoor or leisurely fun all year-round. Whether you’re here to enjoy the lake in the summer with lazing around the beach, boating and fishing, camping at one of the best beach and lake campgrounds in Alberta or looking for a rustic and secluded back-country experience, there are so many ways to enjoy this large central Alberta Provincial Park. There is
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Must Visit Local Thrift and Consignment Stores in Nova Scotia

Must Visit Local Thrift and Consignment Stores in Nova Scotia

Thrift shopping has grown in popularity because there are more people who want to save money and lessen their environmental impact. Luckily, Nova Scotia is home to a unique selection of thrift and consignment shops. Each shop offers its own treasure hunt where you can find ‘new to you’ gems for your closet. The shops listed below are fantastic places where you can find new-to-you clothing that won’t cost you an ‘arm or leg’. You may like: 15 Unique Places to Shop in Halifax Must Visit Antique Stores in Nova Scotia In The Bin Used Clothing & More A thrift
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Things to Do at Sundance Provincial Park

Things to Do at Sundance Provincial Park

Located northwest of Edson, Sundance Provincial Park protects approximately 9200 acres of Alberta's Foothills Natural Region. This lower foothill park is divided into two main areas and is an incredibly diverse landscape in terms of geological features, vegetation, and wildlife. The lower end of the Park begins at Highway 16 in aspen uplands, and stretches north through the Sundance Valley, the Sundance Canyon, and Marl Bog. The northernmost boundaries of the park are marked by Emerson Creek Road. What to See and Do at Sundance Provincial Park Sundance Provincial Park has two distinct areas: Sundance Valley on the east and
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Outdoor Adventures at Sulphur Gates Provincial Recreational Area

Outdoor Adventures at Sulphur Gates Provincial Recreational Area

Sulphur Gates Provincial Recreational Area, a beautiful gem of the Grande Cache area is tucked away off Highway 40 just south of town. The recreational area covering an area of more than 1000 hectares is free to visit and can provide an entire day’s worth of fun and outdoor activity.
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Things to Do at Hard Luck Canyon

Things to Do at Hard Luck Canyon

The Hard Luck Canyon is a short drive south of Whitecourt as you follow the Lost Creek and West Mountain Road. The canyon was carved out of the sandstone layers by Hard Luck Creek and reveal the Paskapoo formation which underlies most of Alberta. The area provides a scenic picnic site, an afternoon hike, and waterfall views. Things to Do and See at Hard Luck Canyon Hard Luck Canyon is a gorgeous, unique geological formation of sandstone banks and cliffs. The view of the canyon from the bridge that spans the falls which you can access via the hiking trail
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25 Must Do Scenic Lookout Hikes Near Calgary

25 Must Do Scenic Lookout Hikes Near Calgary

If you are going to hike, you might as well choose a route with a culmination of breathtaking views and the feeling of being on top of the world. There are so many places around the city of Calgary to visit and enjoy a good walk to a viewpoint that it’s impossible to list them all, but if you are enamoured by elegant vistas and beautiful pathways, then these are a great place to start. 17 Must-Visit Scenic Lookouts in Calgary All of the hikes listed will require a day including ~ 4 to 5 hours roundtrip drive. Lake Louise
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10 of the Best Things to Do in Whitecourt

10 of the Best Things to Do in Whitecourt

Whitecourt’s surrounding natural areas are the perfect setting for a variety of nature adventures like hikes, mountain biking, wildlife viewing and sightseeing. But if you’re looking for more of a cultural experience, take a walk down 50th Ave. for a unique local dining experience. You can have a few different adventures when you visit Whitecourt, no matter the time of year!
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25 Unique Museums to Visit in Manitoba

25 Unique Museums to Visit in Manitoba

Are you looking for some fun, educational places to visit in Manitoba? This heartland province boats of many unique museums, both large and small. Here are 25 museums that you're going to want to check out.
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20+ Parks to Go Camping in Newfoundland and Labrador

20+ Parks to Go Camping in Newfoundland and Labrador

It doesn’t matter if you choose to rough it and set up camp yourself or take a cozy nature retreat in a fully furnished yurt, the parks around Newfoundland and Labrador offer a fantastic camping experience for everyone. Sleep under the starry skies and get away from the hustle of the city this spring and summer when you camp or glamp in the natural beauty of this picturesque province. Gros Morne National Park Spend warm summer days on the shores of the ponds, lakes, rivers, or the ocean in beautiful Gros Morne National Park. Enjoy the comforts of home in
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