Hike: Beaver Flat Trail

The Beaver Flat Trail is an easy 1.4 km out-and-back interpretive trail that runs alongside beaver ponds and beautiful marshes. The Beaver Flat Trail in Kananaskis is a really easy hike you can do with kids! The terrain is mostly flat, and the tra...

Our Pop Up Camper Makeover

A bright and airy camper makeover that cost less than $400! Come take a tour and get tips and tricks to inspire your own trailer makeover! Last summer we purchased a new-to-us pop up camper for our growing family. With 5 of us, including a teen...

7 Campgrounds Close to Calgary

Camp in the prairies, foothills or mountains, the Calgary area has it all!  Here are 7 Campgrounds Close to Calgary, and all within 2 1/2 hours drive. Updated June 2020.  Make sure to check with the campground for changes to services. We love to ca...

7 Reasons To Ski at Castle Mountain Resort

With a down-to-earth vibe, amazing runs and great snow conditions, Castle Mountain Resort is Alberta's best kept winter secret! Castle Mountain Resort is made up of 2 mountains and 8 alpine bowls, with the summit reaching 7,463 feet.  T...

Visit: Kananaskis Nordic Spa

"Kananaskis Nordic Spa is a four-season, alpine sanctuary of invigoration, created for the pioneers of today; those who aren’t afraid to face the elements head-on." Kananaskis Nordic Spa is a four-season, alpine sanctuary. With hot, warm and cold p...

50 Things to do in Alberta in Winter!

50 Things to do in Alberta in Winter. Everything from skiing and snowshoeing, to tobogganing, to maple syrup festivals, to skating, to tracking Northern Lights, to soaking in hot springs and much more! Updated January 2020 50 Things to do in Alber...

Snowshoe Checklist for Easy Treks

To have the best time possible, be prepared with our handy-dandy snowshoe checklist for your next snowshoeing trek!  We love snowshoeing.  In fact, it's one of my most favourite winter activities ever.  There's just something so beauti...

Explore: Ice Castles, Edmonton

The Ice Castles in Edmonton's Hawrelak Park are back for the 2020 season! (updated Jan 2020) Last winter I packed up the kids and we headed up to Edmonton to visit the Ice Castles with my parents, and what an experience it was!  If you have the ...