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Things To Do in Lafayette LA – Exploring the Heart of Cajun Country with Kids

Visiting New Orleans, the city of live music and delicious food, has been a dream of mine for a while. But I soon realized that there was a lot more to Louisiana than just the Big Easy and decided that I should make a trip with the whole family to explore the best attractions Southern …

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Sharing the Best of Edmonton on the Trivago Weekend Travelogue

Living on the Prairies may seem a little limiting when it comes to looking for an exciting weekend road trip excursion, but there are actually quite a few action-packed cities to explore. And since moving to Saskatoon, one of our family’s favourite destinations is a weekend in Edmonton. The city is bustling with exciting things …

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Prep Your Family for Holiday Travel with Netflix Downloads

With the holiday season fast approaching, I’m sure that our family isn’t the only one that’s planning some travel to visit relatives in other areas. And even though I’m excited about taking Baby Cormac to spend Christmas with his grandparents, I’m also bracing myself for the inevitable hassles and hurdles of flying with three kids. …

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The Star Trek Experience at Calgary’s TELUS Spark is Must-Visit Fun for Families and Series Fans

One of the best things about living in Canada is having so many amazing attractions and destinations that are just a short drive away. I’ve had the chance to explore quite a bit of Saskatchewan and its surrounding provinces in my lifetime, yet I’m always amazed to learn about new family-friendly spots just next door. …

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Plan the Perfect All-Inclusive Family Vacation this Winter with These 4 Tips

I’ve always believed that travel provides endless enriching opportunities for both adults and children, so travel has always been a priority for my boys and me. From a simple road trip to an exotic cruise, we’ve had the chance to enjoy all kinds of adventures together. But one of my favourite travel getaways with my …

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Have Half a Day Free in Orlando? Try These 3 Fun and Affordable Family Activities

In my opinion, one of the best things about a family vacation is finding a fun activity that adults and kids alike can enjoy during that inevitable free half day or so. And in the Orlando area, there’s no shortage of activities to fill a family’s extra time! If you have a few extra hours …

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Go Beyond the Amusement Park! 3 Must-Visit Orlando Activities for Families

If there’s one city that’s really perfected the art of family fun, it’s Orlando, Florida. From its many amusement parks to its top-notch attractions and entertainment, there’s no shortage of things to do when you’re visiting this sunny Florida metropolis. But because its amusement parks are such a big part of its appeal, some of …

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Only Have Time to Visit One Walt Disney World Park? Here are 4 Reasons to Choose Disney’s Animal Kingdom

When it comes to visiting Walt Disney World, spending a few days exploring the four different parks is almost a must. With so much to see and do, my ideal Walt Disney World vacation would involve spending at least one full day in each park. Sometimes, though, time just doesn’t let that be an option. …

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Whether You’re a Kid or an Adult, Everything is Awesome at the LEGOLAND Florida Hotel!

When I heard the news about the opening of the new theme hotel last year at the LEGOLAND Florida Resort, I couldn’t help but want to check it out firsthand. With two LEGO-crazed boys at home and a pretty solid love of the interlocking bricks myself, I was sure it would be a place to …

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Don’t Miss These 3 Must-Experience Family Attractions in Toronto, Ontario

Canada has many popular cities when it comes to family vacations, but Toronto is easily one of the top choices for travel…and with good reason! From museums and art galleries to theatres and shopping malls, the city has something to please everyone. But there are some Toronto experiences that absolutely cannot be missed, especially for …

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Discover 4 Must-Visit Moose Jaw Attractions and Focus on the City with Ford

Saskatchewan is definitely not a heavily promoted province when it comes to tourism, but having lived here my entire life, I know exactly how many great attractions it has to offer. And Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, is the perfect example of that. From museums to the mineral pool, it’s packed with attractions that are fun for …

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Enjoy a Las Vegas Family Vacation at These 6 Kid-Friendly Attractions

Though it might not be the first place to pop into your mind, Las Vegas can be the perfect vacation for a family. If you’re bringing your little ones on your next trip to the Strip, make sure you plan some exciting and fun family-friendly activities. Just because Vegas is riddled with casinos, shows, and …

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Make the Most of Your Family Vacation with a Room at the IHG Holiday Inn-Giveaway

Disclaimer: The hotel stay and meals on this trip were provided by IHG. Opinions expressed belong to Mommy Kat and Kids and are not influenced in any way. View full Terms and Policies for further information. It’s hard to believe, but summer is already half over! Since we were packing and moving last month, we …

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Explore Regina, Saskatchewan! Visit These 4 Top Family-Friendly Attractions

Disclaimer: The hotel stay and meals on this trip were provided by IHG. Opinions expressed belong to Mommy Kat and Kids and are not influenced in any way. View full Terms and Policies for further information. The Saskatchewan prairies often get overlooked as a vacation destination, and even though I’ve lived in Saskatchewan my entire …

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Keep Kids Healthy While Travelling This March Break #ONatural

Many families across Canada are celebrating March Break this week, a time to celebrate the end of winter and head off on an adventure! My boys and I are no strangers to travel but even so, keeping healthy on the road can sometimes be a challenge. Both boys occasionally have stomach troubles when they’re sampling …

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Everyone Should Try These 7 Unique Experiences at Universal Orlando Resort

While there is plenty to do in Orlando, Florida, there are a few destinations that are special favourites with visitors and one of those is Universal Orlando Resort. Movie fans are sure to fall in love with the parks immediately, and the rides will put smiles on the faces of any thrill-seeker. If you’re heading …

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Discover Your Culinary Travel Personality and You Could Win a Dream Vacation from Travelocity.ca

When I was eight years old, my mom took me on my first major travel experience: a month-long trip to Finland to meet my Finnish relatives followed by a few weeks on the Greek half of Cyprus visiting with my aunt and uncle. It was a trip I still remember vividly to this day and …

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Don’t Miss These 3 Quick Family-Friendly Activities at the West Edmonton Mall

One of the best Canadian cities for family fun is Edmonton, Alberta, and that’s partly because of all the great attractions at the West Edmonton Mall. From the Galaxyland Amusement Park to the World Waterpark to the Ice Palace indoor skating rink, there’s so much to do for parents and kids alike! And of course, …

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Three Educational Family-Friendly Things To Do in North Dakota

When travelling with kids, it’s tempting to just stick to the activities that are sure to be kid-friendly. But travel can be so much more enriching when kids are given the opportunity to explore beyond zoos and amusement parks! That’s why I couldn’t wait to check out some of the historical sites in North Dakota …

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Ready to Indulge in a Now Resorts & Spas Escape at the Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun

This post brought to you by Now Resorts & Spas. All opinions are 100% mine. Near the end of January, I shared information about the four amazing Now Resorts & Spas properties in Mexico and the Dominican Republic. I needed advice about which resort to visit and all of my amazing readers were happy to oblige. …

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Making Lifelong Memories with Beaches Vacations for Families

When my boys and I visited the Beaches Negril resort in Jamaica this past December, we had a first-hand look at what makes this destination so special. Tons of fun activities for kids and plenty of luxurious relaxation for parents is made even better by the company’s commitment to bettering the lives of the people …

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Choose Your Escape with an Unlimited-Luxury Vacation at Now Resorts & Spas #ResortEscape

This post brought to you by Now Resorts & Spas. All opinions are 100% mine. When it comes to a vacation that the whole family can enjoy, there’s just no better and simpler option than an all-inclusive resort. With activities for children and adults alike in gorgeous tropical locations, who wouldn't love indulging in some …

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Easy Tips to Help You Get Through Airport Security Faster This Winter

Winter is one of the best times of the year to travel with your family. Whether you’re visiting loved ones over the holidays or heading somewhere tropical to escape the snow, there are all kinds of reasons to take to the skies and head off on an adventure. But your adventure will be even better …

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Attractions, Entertainment and Retail Therapy Await at the West Edmonton Mall

Edmonton is a vibrant city with a rich history and plenty of amazing attractions, but one of the largest and best known has to be the famed West Edmonton Mall. So much more than a place to shop, the mall features a variety of family-friendly attractions that make it a top destination spot for tourists …

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