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Soak Up the Ultimate Family Adventure at Grand Targhee

Nestled in the state of #Wydaho, Grand Targhee Resort is a base camp for adventurers of all abilities near the Grand Tetons. While the state of Wydaho does not actually exist, locals created the term to describe the epic playground in Wyoming that is only accessible from the state of Idaho.

8 Adventure Activities for Families in Calgary

Calgary is such an amazing city. It boasts some serious adventure within an hour or to drive in the surrounding Mountains. But, there are lots of great adventures to have within Calgary as well. There are beautiful city hikes, epic mountain biking and stand up paddle boarding all within the city. Many of these activities…

Forgetmenot Pond – Bragg Creek, Kananaskis

Forgetmenot pond in Bragg Creek, Kananaskis, is a great hike for parents that are looking for an easy day exploring in the mountains with their kids. The stroller friendly trail is short and flat but does not compromise the views. It also boasts incredible mountain views making it a great spot to soak in some…

10 Epic Family Adventure Vacations across Western United States

I am so excited! I finally am sharing some of our favourite family adventure vacations that we discovered on our 3-month van trip. Our kids may have been little at age 3 and 5 but they still mention the people they met and the areas we explored. It seems surreal that we discovered such incredible…

8 Reasons Why Mount Engadine Resort Needs to be on your Family’s Adventure Bucketlist

After turning off the number 1 highway onto the Kananaskis 40 road, it is nearly impossible not to mention the beauty of the snow-covered mountains. The majestic giants appear to be hiding secrets to be discovered by anyone choosing to embark on an adventure. Further past the 40 is spray lakes road that is even…

Family Van Life Budget: The cost of living 3 months on the road!

It feels like only yesterday we were living the dream life traveling around in Dusty our 1993 VW Eurovan. The trip that ended in December brought our family closer together as we explored 3 provinces and 6 States over 3 months. As promised in the blog post “Finding Money for a Family Van Life Trip”, …

8 Reasons to Vacation at Little River Inn in Mendocino, California.

Living the van life has been a dream come true and 3 months on the road has been the perfect way to explore new places. We have experienced  jaw dropping sunsets,  tarantulas meandering by our cook stove in the dessert and  aw-inspiring landscapes. It truly has been incredible but weeks without a hot shower had…

Guide to Exploring Central Idaho with Kids: Hot Springs, Biking and Paddling

After 5 nights exploring Northern Idaho it was time to head south towards McCall. Our 6 hour drive south took us through incredibly diverse landscapes. We drove past tree covered mountain sides, through Hell’s Gate canyon and past golden farmer’s fields before reaching the beautiful town of McCall. As we approached we immediately could tell…