What to do on the Toronto Waterfront with kids

The Toronto skyline sits comfortably on the shore of Lake Ontario, which families should put to good use while visiting this urban, multicultural city. If you're spending the morning at Rogers Centre or the CN Tower, or even St. Lawrence Market, pair … [Read more...]

Toronto hotel with kids: Intercontinental Toronto Centre

Walking into the wide, high-ceilinged marble lobby of the Intercontinental Toronto Centre, you might worry that your kids won't exactly fit in, so to speak, at this elegant hotel. Rest assured: as soon as you reach the check-in desk and see the … [Read more...]

What to look for in an international family travel tour operator

When deciding whether to spend vacation dollars on an international family travel tour operator (or how much), it comes down to matching the correct operator to your family's needs. Are you looking for a full-service provider, or not much more than a … [Read more...]

Mexico with kids: family fun Huatulco style

Guest post written by Travel with Kids Mexico’s Pacific Riviera has been on the tourist track for decades with popular cities like Acapulco, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta. But head a bit south in Mexico with kids, and you will find the nine … [Read more...]

Family Apres Ski Picks at Whistler Village

After a full day of skiing or boarding, nothing is so satisfying as unbuckling your boots and shedding your coat to warm up amid the lively ambiance of fellow skiers and perhaps a live band. Add a cold brew or warm beverage, and you just might be in … [Read more...]

Big White Dog Sled Tours

I thoroughly enjoyed every outdoor activity I tried during our family vacation at Big White Ski Resort, but I think flying down a nordic trail pulled by a team of sled dogs was my favorite (don't tell). I arrived for my Big White dog sledding … [Read more...]

Big White Ice Tower Climb: a family activity (yes, really!)

Among the many unique outdoor activities offered at Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna BC is their 60 foot Ice Tower. The only such tower in North America, this structure is looms as a huge, contoured block of ice in the center of Big White's Adventure … [Read more...]

Big White Ski Resort: family-friendly skiing in Kelowna BC

It speaks to Big White Ski Resort's dedication to families that there's too many family-friendly activities, events, and programs to include in just one post. Over the next week, we'll be featuring our favorites, in addition to this overview of the … [Read more...]

Fairmont Chateau Whistler: an ultimate ski vacation destination

Some hotel stays are simply pit stops, and some are once-in-a-lifetime fairy tale destinations. Count the Fairmont Chateau Whistler as the latter. Is the indulgence of a Fairmont hotel stay worth the expense? Yes. So if you can possibly swing it, … [Read more...]

Dining in Whistler Village: where to eat on a budget

A walk through Whistler Village's famed Village Stroll will take families past plenty of dining options, but a perusal of menus will show that most fall in the mid-to fine dining category. While families vacationing in Whistler should plan for at … [Read more...]