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Alberta, Canada

Discovering Maligne Canyon in Jasper National Park

Exploring Maligne Canyon: hiking, ice walking; parking, and tips for travelers with little children

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Planning a Great Trip to Jasper and Banff National Parks, Canada: All You Need to Know Before You Go

The definitive guide to visiting Banff and Jasper National Parks as a family. Best time to visit, trip duration, lodging, what to pack, how to spot wildlife, and how to save on lodging and other trip expenses.

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Alberta, Canada

Peyto Lake: Yes, I’m Really that Blue!

Location: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. Right on the Icefields Parkway, 5 min drive from Bow Lake.Time to explore: Around an hour.Parking: Limited.Remarks: Be aware of mosquitoes. Check trail conditions before you go. A mix of blue, green and turquoise, glowing from the inside – “peyto” could easily be a color of its own. On a […]

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Jasper, Banff, and Yoho National Parks: 5 Day Itinerary with Kids

The Canadian Rockies is one of the best destinations Canada has to offer in terms of stunning nature. It’s a gem you should not miss (at least once in a lifetime)! Beautiful turquoise lakes are the number one reason why people from all over the world are coming to the Rockies (with glaciers and wildlife […]

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Alberta, Canada

Medicine Lake, Alberta: The Disappearing Lake

Biggest mystery of the Canadian Rockies: disappearing lake. Worth a quick stop on the way to the Maligne Lake. In summer, Medicine looks like any other lake in Jasper National Park. By October, however, the lake vanishes

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Alberta, Canada

How to Explore Moraine Lake: Lake That Has It All

Why we liked Moraine Lake so much; best time to visit; how to get there (and when), and where all those cool picks were taken from. Easy trails to explore with kids and where to eat.

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Alberta, Canada

Bow Lake, Canada: Oasis of Serenity

Bow Lake is the right spot to find some peace and serenity during visit to Banff NP. If you have your own kayak/canoe, it’s a great place to paddle. Perfect for kids: they can roam around, splash in natural “wading pools”, dip their toes in the lake

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Alberta, Canada

Discover Athabasca, Glacier Columbia Icefield. Canada

Location: Icefields Parkway, on the border between Jasper and Banff National Parks.Time to explore: from an hour to a day.Parking: Athabaska Glacier trail – good; Columbia Icefields Discovery Center – fairly good.Check out trail conditions before you go. Columbia Icefield – the biggest permanent ice sheet in North America, is located partly in Jasper and partly in […]