Tag Archives: travel

Summer To-Do List

1. Do Ottawa, with all your senses. See, hear, smell, taste and feel the magic of the city’s festivals, food trucks, eateries, markets, shops, hot spots and splash pads. 2. Add some sparkle to your summer at Creatures of Light: … Continue reading

Applefest is a fun family day for a great cause

How do you like “them” apples? A fun outing plus a delicious taste of the season plus a great cause equal the perfect family adventure! Mark Sunday, September 1, on your calendar and round up the family for a memorable day trip Continue reading

CAA Travel

2446 Bank St.
Ottawa Ontario, K1V 1A4
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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

D110 36” Pack-N-Go Duffel

It’s two bags in one!

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EV202 28 Inch Wheeled Upright

The evolution of lightweight luggage has reached new heights with High Sierra’s lightest bags yet…Evolution.

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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 Fall Weekend Getaways

Adventures That Are Sure to Please
story by: Michele Peterson

There’s so much to do near Ottawa – from exciting attractions to stunning natural landscapes— kids can’t get bored if they tried. Continue reading

Family Waterpark Fun by the Caribbean Sea

Do your kids love a waterpark and playing in the water? Stephen Johnson and his family have discovered a great Mexico resort for water lovers of all ages. Continue reading

Good To Go

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Fear Not, Pilgrim
There’s still time to go somewhere special so your kids have something to write for their annual, back-to-school essays Continue reading

Play Well at LEGOLAND Florida

Moderate temperatures and thinner crowds aren’t the only perks of visiting LEGOLAND Florida in October. Wendy Ripmeester’s kids got to go “brick-or-treating” among tombstones. Continue reading

Resort luxuries and Wildlife in Mexico

If you love nature, Azul Beach Resort The Fives Playa Del Carmen is a great destination in Mexico. Spider monkeys and iguanas are part of the setting. Continue reading

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

Roadside Rambler

Montreal – with the Kids? Well yes. It’s trés cool

By Stephen Johnson
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Rocking Sudbury as a Family

by Stephen Johnson We had a rocky adventure in Sudbury, Ontario—and so can you.  I am not referring to any family misfortune or extreme sports, mind you.  I’m talking about our son’s interest in geology.  Like a lot of kids, … Continue reading

She’s travelling, studying, writing and bursting with good health tips

Follow Ottawa Family Living’s Food for Life blogger, Lauren on her International Wellness Journey.

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T54075 Shelby

Shelby has a great large, zippered main compartment and is very stylish.

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Take Apps, Not Naps

Use Smartphone Apps for Active Vacations

By Amber Arneson
Since you’ll be away from home and your routine this summer, you can use some handy smartphone apps to help you stay on track. Continue reading

Things I’ve Learned

It’s been a couple of months since I left my life in Canada to travel/study with my husband in South America, and I’ve definitely learned a few things so far… Continue reading

Travel and Child Development

School is fine for learning reading, writing and arithmetic. Learning about culture, ways of life and different ways of thinking though — this happens outside of the school walls. Travel is good for development and helps kids have a broader, … Continue reading

Travel Around the World – From Your Library!

Have you dreamed of packing your bags and traveling the world?

Just too darn busy with work, kids and life in general? Let the Ottawa Public Library’s Trip To series take you on a journey from the Trans Mongolian Railway to Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan, a quick hop to to Ghana, Mali and Timbuktu, then Ethiopia, China and Turkey. Continue reading

Upper Canada Village

When Ally and Bobby Montminy first arrived at Upper Canada Village during their 2011 summer break, they knew it was going to be an unforgettable week. Continue reading

Want to Travel? Well, You’re Invited …

Have you always wanted to travel and explore the world but worried about the costs? You’ll definitely want to attend Wholesale Travel Club’s presentation.
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