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Colorful streets of Dawson City, Yukon Territory

Include Dawson City on Your Alaska Highway Road Trip

Colorful streets of Dawson City, Yukon Territory

One of the beauties of an Alaska Highway road trip is the diversity of alternate routes. There are so many options! That’s how Alan and I ended up exploring Dawson City in Canada’s Yukon Territory. We left the Alaska Highway at Whitehorse for the 330-mile-drive on the Klondike Highway to Dawson City because that’s where […]

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View of Christie Lake

Canadian Adventures for Boomer Travelers

View of Christie Lake

Did you know that the Canadian Federation includes ten provinces and three territories? From urban areas to far-flung national parks on the Arctic Ocean, active boomer travelers will find a variety of Canadian adventures to suit their style. To get you started, here’s an active travel idea for every province and territory in Canada. Which ones […]

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Canada Day in Ottawa

Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa

Canada Day in Ottawa

If you’re planning a Canadian adventure this summer, you’re definitely in luck—Canada Day is just around the corner with plenty of celebrations going on. Thankfully, today’s guest contributor and Ottawa resident, Vanessa Chiasson from  Turnip Seed Travel, is showing us the best way to partake in Ottawa Canada Day celebrations! Ottawa locals love to pretend […]

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Québec City

Exploring Quebec City’s Historic Quarter

Québec City

For most, the mention of Carnaval conjers up images of scantily clad women gyrating their way along colorful parade routes. However, there are some Carnaval celebrations around the world that, although less raucous, still offer tons of fun. Guest contributor, Kirsten Gallagher, recently had the opportunity to explore Quebec City’s annual celebration and is here to […]

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Québec City

Discover Québec City, the Top Winter Wonderland in North America

Québec City

Canada by Design is sponsoring this advice on how to discover Québec City in the winter. In terms of winter travel, Canada has a lot of amazing options. Whether you’re looking for fluffy white snow and active winter travel options, or just a nice long stroll around picturesque villages, places like Quebec offer a complete itinerary […]

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Cassiar Highway in northern British Columbia

Driving the Cassiar Highway on an Alaska Highway Road Trip

Cassiar Highway in northern British Columbia

Do you like traveling off-the-beaten-path? If you’re planning an Alaska Highway road trip, don’t miss driving the Cassiar Highway in northern British Columbia for isolation, scenery and an in-the-middle-of-nowhere vibe. The 450 miles of rugged beauty journeys through northern British Columbia from the Skeena River bridge on the Yellowhead Highway to just west of Watson […]

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Nikka Yuko Garden

Garden Hopping in Western Canada

Nikka Yuko Garden

We’ve often talked about the importance of getting off-the-beaten-path when traveling, especially when it comes to spending time in nature. Some of our best travel memories have been made while exploring a national park or hiking around the world. Thankfully, today’s guest contributor, Jacqueline Louie, enjoys nature as much as we do and is here […]

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