Wild Pacific Trail

Walking the Wild Pacific Trail in Ucluelet, B.C.

On a Vancouver Island road trip, walking the Wild Pacific Trail offers visitors to Ucluelet, the opportunity to get out of the car for an exercise break. But don’t move so fast that you fail to appreciate the dramatic ocean views and serene forest setting. Alan and I attended a Porsche Club event at Black […]

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Colorful streets of Dawson City, Yukon Territory

Include Dawson City on Your Alaska Highway Road Trip

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

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

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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Wolves in Quebec

Walking with Wolves on a Canadian Wolf Adventure

Our lovely neighbors to the north offer some unbelievable Canadian travel opportunities. If you’re looking to get away from the hustle and bustle, wildlife explorer, Carol Patterson, is here to tell us how to experience an incredible Canadian wolf adventure just outside of Quebec. How to visit wolves in Quebec Have you ever wondered what […]

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Québec City

Visiting Quebec City during Winter Carnival

For most, the mention of Carnival conjures up images of scantily clad women gyrating their way along a colorful Rio de Janeiro parade route. However, there are some carnival celebrations, like the one in Quebec City, Canada, that offer a less raucous experience that’s still tons of fun. Guest contributor, Kirsten Gallagher, recently had the opportunity […]

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Québec City

Discover Québec City, the Top Winter Wonderland in North America

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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Ptarmigan Cirque

Active Fall Travel in the Canadian Rockies

If you’re looking to spend some time in the beautiful outdoors this fall, why not head up north to the Canadian Rockies? This majestic mountain range is full of active travel opportunities like hiking, biking, boating, etc. There’s so much to do, in fact, that pinpointing a destination among the many incredible options can be an […]

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Calgary Stampede

Visiting Calgary’s ‘Greatest Show on Earth’, the Calgary Stampede

It seems as if our beautiful neighbor to the north, Canada, is quickly becoming one very hot travel destination. Although, if it’s action you’re looking for, head straight to Calgary, Alberta. Active travel activities abound in this beautiful area, known for its western culture. In fact, if you like to hit the rodeo circuit every […]

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