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Why you Shouldn’t Over Plan your Family Vacation

Have you ever arrived home from a busy vacation, plunked down the luggage and thought, “I need a vacation!”? If so, you are not alone. After all, it makes sense to fit as much fun as possible into limited vacation time. Jam-packed vacations can be fun, but they are often far from restful. A little [...]

Hiking with Kids: A Guide for Families

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What comes to mind when you think of hiking? Silhouetted figures, traversing a Himalayan ridge with backpacks nearly as large as themselves? The truth is, for most of us, hiking is a little less Everest expedition and a little more walk in the Hundred Acre Wood (hello Pooh and Tigger!). Hiking has so much to [...]

Ultimate BC Road Trips for Families

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This summer we took off with a goal to explore our beautiful home province of British Columbia (and a bit of Alberta too.) From crashing waves on Vancouver’s west coast, to sky high mountains through the Rockies, to pristine warm lakes in the Okanagan, we put together Ultimate BC road trips for families and now [...]

By |2021-08-23T07:32:53-07:00August 30th, 2018|British Columbia, Canada, Erin, Spring Break, Western Canada|1 Comment

Gear Guide: Top Ten Things to Pack On A Family Hike

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]You want to take your kids out hiking but you’re not sure what to pack for a family hike and don’t want to suddenly realize you don’t have something you need! You’re also worried that your kids will make it halfway through and you’ll have to carry them out, or that they will whine the [...]

Free Spring Break Activities In Vancouver

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The kids are out of school and you crack open your wallet to discover nothing but dust bunnies. Not to worry, we’ve got plenty of free Spring Break ideas for you! Here are 18 family-friendly free spring break activities in Vancouver that will be sure to give you an ADVENTURE filled Spring Break!   Unlock [...]

Top 7 Vancouver Day Trips for Families

Disclaimer: This article includes affiliate links from which I may earn a small commission if you choose to purchase your tickets. Money goes to help fund Adventure Awaits and keep more informational and educational articles coming your way! Photo Credit: Tourism Vancouver Do you have guests coming from out of town this [...]

BC Ferry Vacations – Amazing & Affordable Family Adventures!

Have you ever seen a BC Ferry Vacation package being promoted? From commercials to posters on board I’ve always been curious what those “deals” were all about so I decided to do some investigation, and I quickly discovered a bunch of amazing family holiday DEALS and had to share them (the benefits of having your [...]

Minnekhada Regional Park – High Knoll Trail

  Minnekhada Regional Park Location:  4005 - 4037 Quarry Road, Coquitlam Distance: 2.5 km to the High Knoll Lookout. (5km return trip) Time: 2.5 hours (snacktime and break included!) Elevation: 180 meters Additional HIke: If you’d like to do a longer hike there is a 10km loop option that will take you through the historic [...]

By |2020-03-11T11:54:02-07:00October 27th, 2017|Canada, Family Adventures, Fraser Valley, Spring Break, Western Canada|0 Comments

What Food to Take on a Road Trip

Eating healthy on a road trip is one of the most challenging and yet most important things to do when it comes to family travel.  Cranky kids are a parent's worse nightmare and no one wants a driver who has reached the “hangry stage” either! In our house we are challenged with a dairy and [...]

The Perfect Superhero Family Adventure

It was a beautiful warm Sunday morning and the streets of Vancouver were filled with tourists from around the world. My son, dressed head to toe in a Captain America costume was leading us down the sidewalk, with the rest of us following, showing off our own superhero t-shirts. It’s not every day that you [...]

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