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The best family bike trails to ride around Kananaskis and Canmore

My family loves exploring on our bikes and we’ve discovered many fun trails to ride around Kananaskis and Canmore, some paved, and others perfect for beginner mountain biking. Below are our favorite trails and areas to bike from Calgary as a day trip or while camping near the city.

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Go climb a mountain – family-friendly first summits

There are many summits, ridge tops and scenic lookouts near Calgary that are quite feasible for families to reach in an easy day hike. Make it a goal to try at least one of the trips below with your family this summer, and then reward the effort with ice cream or a fun dinner out afterwards. Each hike can also be done while camping in Kananaskis or Banff for an extra special weekend the kids will remember well through the fall as they head back to school. 

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Great day trips from Calgary with the grandparents

Are you looking for something fun to do while your parents are in town? Try one of these kid-approved day trips with fun for all ages! Make memories while trying a new-to-you activity, and learn something new about each other. When’s the last time you asked your parents what their favorite dinosaur was?

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5 easy steps to planning a successful hike with the grandparents

Grandparents love to be included in family outings and many fit seniors enjoy hiking near Calgary. To make a hike enjoyable with extended family members though, I have discovered a few things that greatly contribute to a successful outing.

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