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Spring in Waterton: Wildlife, wildflowers, and waterfalls await!

Spring is a wonderful time of year to visit Waterton, when wildflowers bloom, birds return, and baby animals roam the townsite and trails. As snow melts, prairie crocuses emerge, and rivers and waterfalls surge. For spring things to do in Waterton Lakes National Park, plan to visit from mid to late May onwards (it’s pretty snowy earlier in the season).

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5 easy trails for year-round hiking in Kananaskis with babies and toddlers in tow

Hiking is an affordable family activity and there are many trails around Calgary that provide a safe option for year-round outings with young children. Many popular summer trails are wide and straightforward to follow even when they’re snow-covered, and often well-packed down for easy travel.

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Hit the trails with these 10 family-friendly winter hikes

You don’t have to invest in snowshoes to get out for an easy family-friendly hike this winter. Many trails are well packed down and straightforward to follow year-round. Visit a frozen waterfall, stop to build a snowman, and don’t forget to make at least a few snow angels along the way. You might find your kids even prefer hiking when there’s snow on the ground.

Below are some of my family’s favorite winter hiking trails:

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Exploring Calgary’s Chinatown

In the heart of Calgary, families can discover a vibrant community where traditions, flavors, and community spirit come together in perfect harmony: Calgary Chinatown. In 2024, this dynamic neighborhood is brimming with exciting activities and experiences for families to enjoy. From immersing yourself in rich Chinese cultural experiences to sampling a wide variety of regional cuisines, Calgary Chinatown has it all.

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