Tag Archives: family holiday


Chick Week Confidential

On a summer road trip, a mother, two daughters and a grandmother discover each other By Candace Derickx   In the summer of 2008 I hit the road with my daughters (aged three and five at the time) for a … Continue reading

Disney Magic for Three Generations

by Rebecca Stanisic In 1992, my parents took us four children (and my sister’s friend) to Disney World. It wasn’t our first trip as a family, but the grandeur of the long drive and the massiveness of Disney World had … Continue reading

Explore Kingston and the 1000 Islands

Looking for one last kick at the holiday can-do? Kingston and the 1000 Islands offer huge opportunities for fun via an itsy bitsy road trip. This lovely, historic, waterfront region is a gorgeous getaway destination with tons of attractions to … Continue reading

Family Fun in the Ottawa Valley

By Stephen Johnson Sometimes, we overlook the treasures in our own backyards.   For me, the Ottawa Valley used to be a place to get gas or order a double-double on the way to my friend’s cottage.  I did not … Continue reading

Family Fun in the Thousand Islands

  by Stephen Johnson The thing I love about road trips is the chance to make unexpected discoveries along the way. We experienced a lot of wonderful surprises on a recent trip to the American side of the Thousand Islands.  … Continue reading

March Break: Keep Kids Entertained in a Hotel

Travelling out of town with your kids over March Break? You’re certainly not alone. Here’s how to keep them entertained while you’re at a hotel.

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Road Trip Survival

Doing the classic family road trip this summer? Yay for you. This handy checklist will help you pack smart and get off to a good start.   Take It -Medications. -Identification and/or passports. -Money, credit and debit cards, and/or traveller’s … Continue reading

Vacation Ideas: Families ♥ Boston

Have you thought about heading to Boston for a family vacay? It’s a beautiful road trip and this historic destination has charms to dazzle all ages. Continue reading