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Winsport Calgary Olympic Park and Sports Hall of Fame

During the winter and summer months, the Calgary Olympic Park is the place to be for outdoor sports and recreation. Winter is the park’s main season with skiing and snowboarding, cross country skiing, hockey and skating. Visitors can even try a … [Read more...]

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Five resort towns with 4th of July parades

Due to summer travel plans, we usually spend 4th of July away from home. Sometimes, missing our hometown 4th of July parades bums the kids out, so wherever we find ourselves, we try to seek out the local parade festivities. As a result, we've … [Read more...]

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Calgary with kids: Telus Spark Science review

My kids are always fans of interactive science museums, and Calgary’s Telus Spark is one of the best. Located adjacent to the Calgary Zoo, Spark is a new indoor facility with an additional outdoor facility scheduled to open this summer (of 2014). … [Read more...]

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Calgary with kids: Calgary Zoo review

The Calgary Zoo is one of the best we’ve toured (across the US and Canada). Why? It’s large, but not massive, clean, as interactive as possible, and well-laid out. As with all zoos, the best way to tour is to start early; most animals are most … [Read more...]

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Santa Fe with kids: dining, shopping, and touring

When most parents think of Santa Fe, New Mexico, spas and art galleries come to mind. However, this small town in the high desert has its share of kid-friendly activities. Here where to go, where to eat, and where to shop if vacationing in Santa Fe … [Read more...]

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Visiting Santa Fe: Georgia O’Keeffe Museum with kids

No trip while visiting Santa Fe would be complete without a stop at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum with kids. Located downtown, this most-visited museum in New Mexico showcases the work of one of the most influential modernist artists of all time, … [Read more...]

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A day with Santa Fe Walkabouts: tour of Santa Fe

Families looking for an active way to see the New Mexico desert outside of Santa Fe will definitely want to book a tour with popular local tour company Santa Fe Walkabouts. These guys offer more than a tour of Santa Fe: they take you outside the … [Read more...]

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Philadelphia with the kids: where to go and what to see

If a fun-packed trip with the kids is planned, Philadelphia with the kids should make the shortlist of top places to visit. Situated in the mid-Atlantic region in the south eastern part of Pennsylvania, Philly is a big city with big-hitting … [Read more...]

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Real Pirates Exhibit at the San Diego Natural History Museum

The San Diego Natural History Museum in San Diego’s Balboa Park offers year-round exhibits featuring early mammal, dinosaur, and plant/shell fossils, displays on the local San Diego water cycle, and more, always worth a visit of a few hours. From … [Read more...]

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Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

Located in scenic Balboa park San Diego, the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center offers hands-on science fun in a open-layout, easy-to-navigate facility. The museum is actually smaller than it looks on the outside, and for our family, that was just fine … [Read more...]

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