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How to spend an awesome winter weekend in Cypress Hills Park | SnowSeekers

February 12, 2018 / No Comments , , , , ,

Sun sparkles on snow at the top of the quad chair at Hidden Valley Ski Resort. At 1,400 metres (4,593 feet) elevation, we can see clear across the park. It’s hard to fathom a ski hill in southeast Alberta, but it’s here, and it’s great. Bernard Blackburn chuckles at my astonished expression and whoops, “We’re skiing in the Prairies!” before Read More

Family Reunions – They’re Not Just for Summer Anymore

November 23, 2016 / No Comments , ,

Family reunions and vacation time together are an important aspect of keeping families connected. An aspect that should never be taken lightly, especially with the great distances that separate many families today.  While summertime has always been the preferred time period in the past, today kid’s sports, development camps, busy work schedules, and even busier campsites and hotel bookings can Read More

Family Adventures in the Canadian Rockies: Winter Fun in Cypress Hills Provincial Park, Alberta

March 2, 2016 / No Comments , , , , , , ,

We visited Cypress Hills Provincial Park this winter and what we discovered is perhaps the BEST provincial park that Alberta has in its collection for year-round family fun. Source: Family Adventures in the Canadian Rockies: Winter Fun in Cypress Hills Provincial Park, Alberta

Itinerary Ideas: Winter Getaways to Lessen the Blahs

January 8, 2016 / 1 Comment , , , , , , ,

Tired of winter yet?  It’s not all bad you know.  If you’re tired of wishing half your year away and looking to find the joy in winter, (even if it’s just staying inside cozied up to a fire) you need to be proactive.  So, here’s a couple of great ideas to get you out and feeling less blah: Itineary #1: Read More