Family Travel

A Fun Day at the Springs Preserve

Pinwheel near the Desert Living Centre at the Springs PreserveWe travel to Las Vegas quite often, not for the casinos, but for the warm weather in the winter and the various attractions and activities year round. There are a number of things to do for families including the Springs Preserve. We decided to visit there… Continue reading A Fun Day at the Springs Preserve

Family Travel

Jurassic Badlands!

Visitor's Centre at Dinosaur Provincial ParkReaders of this blog know that many of my travels include and are inspired by my eight-year-old grandson. You also know that camping is one of his new favorite things to do. What else do eight-year-old boys like? Rocks, dirt and dinosaurs! This makes Dinosaur Provincial Park a perfect spot… Continue reading Jurassic Badlands!

Family Travel

Not so Heritage, Heritage Road Rally

One of the activities advertised during the Crowsnest Pass Heritage Days was a Heritage Road Rally. The idea was that you would check in at the museum in Coleman and pick up your instruction kit before heading out on the self-timed drive, checking in at several additional stops along the way before returning to the… Continue reading Not so Heritage, Heritage Road Rally

Family Time, Family Travel

Camping? Why Yes I do That Once in a Blue Moon

Having a grandson after being a mom of three daughters has definitely changed the focus of family vacations. A visit to Disneyland for instance, features a lot more time looking for Captain Hook and Goofy than Cinderella and Snow White. Our most recent favorite thing is camping. Not that our girls didn’t like to camp… Continue reading Camping? Why Yes I do That Once in a Blue Moon

Disney, Family Travel, Throwback Thursday

Looking Forward to a Sparkling Vacation

Things have been busy around our place this weekend as three of us get ready for our upcoming road trip to LA. When we started out planning the trip we looked at various locales and tried to decide how we wanted to spend our two-week vacation. Favorites like Denver, Albuquerque and San Francisco were quickly… Continue reading Looking Forward to a Sparkling Vacation