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9 Tips for Stress-Free Road Trips with Kids


Planning on hauling the kids along for your next weekend away? Good news: travelling with kids needn’t be a sanity sucker. Plan ahead, be prepared and channel some inner zen for the inevitable refrain, “Are we there yet?”


25 Weekend Trips from Toronto


#9 – The 1,000 Islands (Photo: Bernard Garon)

Adventurists and antiques enthusiasts alike can find a multitude of weekend getaways between forty minutes and four hours from Toronto. (more…)

Little City in the Prairies: Lethbridge, Alberta

Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden (Photo: Travel Alberta)

By Laura Pellerine

You can almost imagine outlaw whiskey traders wandering through the streets of this former frontier town in southern Alberta, about a two-hour drive south of Calgary. (more…)

Tips For Surviving the Family Road Trip

Photo by James Tworow

My summers were always peppered with road trips, either camping with my father to California or tagging along with my best friend and her clan to spots around B.C. One thing all these trips had in common (besides a game of I Spy when my mother came along) was the eventual resentment I felt when forced into car confinement, which was often directly proportionate to my excitement to get to the destination. The Globe & Mail offers these tips on surviving the family road trip: (more…)