Alberta, family travel, road trip, Travel Alberta

Welcome to Alberta

Returning home to Alberta after a recent road trip, we decided to stop at the Travel Alberta Milk River Visitor Information Centre for a quick break after crossing the U.S./Canada border at Sweetgrass/Coutts. This wasn’t our first visit but it was the first time we took the time to look around. ‘Rock formations’ in the parking lot EJ loves to…

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Casa Grande National Monument, family travel, historic travel, National Parks, road trips, roadschooling

A New Junior Ranger at the Casa Grande National Monument

My parents were great fans of road trips and they always tried to be sure there were opportunities along the way. Once I had a family of my own, I continued to find museums and historic sites to visit during our vacations. Our girls loved to get the auto club books and mark the pages for places they wanted to…

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Arizona, family travel, Homeschooling, Pima Air & Space, Tucson

Lego Robotics and an Airforce Boneyard – A Visit to Pima Air & Space Museum

I was looking for a Throwback Thursday post and came across this one from our visit to  Pima Air and Space Museum from a couple of years ago.  This was a terrific spot for a family visit.  In fact, I think I’ll add it to our list for a return visit! There is not much our grandson loves more than…

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Calgary, Family Day, family travel, Royal Tyrrell Museum, Travel Alberta

Free Family Day Dinosaur Fun for Kids of All Ages

Free Admission to the Royal Tyrrell Museum on Family Day If you are looking for something fun to do this Family Day Weekend, the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology is offering free admission for the entire family. This includes all of the exhibits plus Storytime and two video presentations throughout the day. In addition, children aged two and up will…

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