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Canada’s newest Glamping Trend – Staying in an oTENTik

  2015 - I ask, “What is an oTENTik?” 2016 - I tell everyone, “I LOVE oTENTiks!” 2017 - We’re ONLY staying in oTENTiks from now on!   That pretty much sums up our experience with oTENTiks. These half-cabin, half- tents brought the concept of 'glamping' into our home and we’re sold… this is one [...]

Education & Entertainment with Parks Xplorers Program

  Every once in a while I come across a program so amazing that I am thankful that I have a soapbox to stand on and tell everyone about it! If you haven’t heard of the Explorer’s Program offered by Parks Canada listen up, this is by far one of the most educational and fun [...]

The New 5 Star Camping Experience: Canadian National Parks

  It wasn’t until a year ago that I discovered our National Parks. I was introduced to Waterton Lakes National Park and after seeing a few photos I knew I had to go there. Little did I know that it would be a trip that would transform the way we travel forever!   Canada’s National [...]

Go Glamping in Canada!

[vc_row]Canada is world-renowned for it's breathtaking scenery and stunning landscapes. With 9.9 million square kilometres of forests, mountain, rivers, streams and rolling hills to explore, Canada has somewhere for everyone. Experience glamping in Canada now! If you love the outdoors but aren’t a fan of “roughing it” in the bush, we’ve put together a list [...]

Red Rock Canyon – Waterton Lakes National Park

Red Rock Canyon is a MUST SEE if visiting Waterton Park. Red Rock Canyon is a scenic 16 kilometre drive from the town of Waterton. When you arrive you'll find yourself in a busy parking lot filled with lots of tourists who are looking to take in the amazing sight of the Red Rock Canyon. [...]

Bear’s Hump Hike – Waterton Lake National Park

Bear’s Hump Hike can be found directly behind the Visitor Information Centre in Waterton Lakes. It’s an intermediate hike that takes you up to an outlook overlooking the town of Waterton and Waterton Lake. It took our young family about 45 minutes to hike up. It was a physically challenging hike for the kids, so [...]

By |2020-05-24T19:58:14-07:00October 6th, 2015|Canada, Family Adventures, Waterton Lakes, Western Canada|1 Comment

Waterton Lakes National Park – A national treasure every Canadian needs to explore.

If I could have one wish for every Canadian it would be that they get the chance to explore Waterton Lakes National Park. It wasn’t until this year that I even found out about this place and now that I’ve had the chance to go there it’s all I can really talk about. It was [...]

Top Ten Reasons I never should have gone on a road trip:

It’s been over a month since I wrote a blog and lately I’ve been asked, “Do you regret your road trip? Will you ever go on a trip like that again?” Friends broach the subject with concern, and wonder, was this adventure just too much for me? Well, let’s decide. Here’s the top five reasons [...]

By |2019-09-11T14:15:21-07:00August 31st, 2015|Calgary, Canada, Family Adventures, Waterton Lakes, Western Canada|0 Comments

GeoCaching

You’ve heard about Geocaching, now it’s time to get out there and do it! What is Geocaching? Geocaching involves following GPS coordinates and clues to locate a hidden 'cache' at a nearby location. Geocaching communities are active all around the world, and there are bound to be some nearby no matter where you are. These [...]