Exploring Vancouver B.C.: Sewell’s Sea Safari

Ready for a wet and wild way to spend a day in Vancouver, B.C.? Sea Safari tours of the beautiful Howe Sound and adjacent fjords are conducted by Sewell's Marina, located right on the water west of the city. A full service operation, visitors can … [Read more...]

Exploring Vancouver B.C.: Capilano Suspension Bridge

Only ten minutes outside of the city center, Vancouver offers family-friendly outdoor attractions kids will go crazy for in Capilano and Grouse Mountain. The first stop (and an easy free shuttle ride from Canada Place), is Capilano Suspension Bridge, … [Read more...]

Exploring Vancouver, B.C.: Granville Island with kids

When I set out to explore Vancouver's Granville Island on a sunny Monday afternoon, I didn't expect to like it as much as I did. Known best for its upscale public market and boutique shops, I certainly didn't think it would have much to entice kids. … [Read more...]

Exploring Vancouver, B.C.: Stanley Park by bicycle

Vancouver’s Stanley Park consists of an expanse of wilderness at the northern end of the city that begs for family exploration. It’s dotted with totem poles, lakes, botanical gardens, beaches, and even an aquarium and offers hiking, carriage rides, … [Read more...]

The Four Seasons Vancouver: kid-friendly luxury

Last week, had I been asked to describe the Four Seasons family of resorts, I would have used phrases such as 'exceptional reputation', 'luxury accommodations', or 'famed attention to detail'. After spending three blissful days at the Four Seasons … [Read more...]

Five great international destinations for summer travel

This summer, it’s time to spread your wings and venture a little beyond your backyard. Today, Pit Stops for Kids welcomes international travel expert Kaamna Bhojwani-Dhawan to offer advice for parents ready to jet-set with the kids. Here are some … [Read more...]

Dreams Punta Cana Resort and Spa

Playas Uvero Alto Provincia La Altagracia Dominican Republic This review was submitted by Lindsay Aycan of Toronto, Ontario, who traveled to Punta Cana with her husband and two kids in July 2010. Punta Cana Resort and Spa, an all-inclusive … [Read more...]