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17 of The Best Things to do in Tofino

Our family has logged some serious hours on the beaches of Tofino, located on the rugged west coast of British Columbia. Every August, we pack our vehicle for an epic Vancouver Island road trip, excitement overflowing to see the wild …

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Victoria to Tofino: Epic Vancouver Island Road Trip

Vancouver Island in British Columbia has everything – from rocky cliffs and misty rainforest to sandy beaches, wild hot springs, and charming surf towns. If you luck out, you might even spot orca whales! It’s no surprise that it’s a popular …

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​​37 Amazing Amtrak Routes Across North America

Train travel is underrated. It’s cheap, relaxing, scenic, and environmentally friendly. Amtrak, the nation’s rail network, has more than 35 routes and 500 destinations in 46 states. You’ll have access to private sleeping rooms, quiet cars, dining and lounge cars, …

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A Christmas Market: 10 of the Best To Get Into The Holiday Spirit

Christmas markets fill Europe’s cities during the holiday season and offer many different activities. A Christmas market, also known as an advent market, is a street market that celebrates Christmas during the four weeks of advent. Originating in German-speaking countries, …

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The Ultimate Sun Peaks Summer Weekend Family Getaway

A Sun Peaks summer getaway involves so many fun activities and we arrived at Sun Peaks Grand Hotel prepared and ready for our weekend staycation. This summer, traveling and exploring local is at the top of our list, and what …

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