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Weekend Adventures

Hit the trails! Best summertime hikes for first-timers

Summer in Calgary is so short! While the temptation is always there to spend your days indoors, we live right at the foot of the most beautiful mountain range in North America – the Rockies. No matter what your family’s age and stage, there are hikes in the mountains which will make memories and inspire a love of the outdoors to last a lifetime. Pack a lunch and get out there!

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Audiobooks for your next family adventure

Audiobooks are a wonderful way to support summer learning and keep up literacy skills during the months away from school!

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4 amazing Alberta road trips for families

Alberta was made for family fun. Pack a picnic, load the kids in the vehicle and hit the road to discover unusual attractions, remarkable sites, and beautiful scenery. Even with higher fuel prices, road trips are still one of the most economical forms of travel and they provide the opportunity for families to connect with each other and with the natural world.

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8 weekends of spring fun

Our family goes into full “weekend warrior” mode during May and June as we count down the days until school lets out for summer and we can go on vacation. While we patiently wait for the last day of classes, we pack our weekends full of fun hikes, bike rides, and day trips around the city to hold us over.

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