Top Free Places to Go Apple Picking Near Montreal

Top Free Places to Go Apple Picking Near Montreal

Apple picking season is already here! (I know right!?) There are some fabulous apple orchards near Montreal, so I've put together a list of the top free places to go apple picking near Montreal that no cost for the picking, you simply pay for your apples. Verge Gibouleau Being conveniently located in Laval, their orchard [...]

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The Best Beaches Close to Montreal

The Best Beaches Close to Montreal

Summer is here and it's been a hot one! With temperatures still in the 30C's for the foreseeable future, why not hit the beach this weekend? I've compiled some of the best family beaches close to Montreal. Our Top 4 Picks for Beaches Close to Montreal Cap St. Jacques Nature Park Open from June 9 [...]

Great Boredom Busters When Traveling – Wipe-Clean with Usborne

Great Boredom Busters When Traveling – Wipe-Clean with Usborne

So as you know we travel, I travel for work a bit more than as a family, however it's pretty busy, and we're always planning our next trip. This year we travelled to Jamaica, St. John's Newfound, and Toronto. With two little kids, it's always interesting and never the same. The one thing we struggle [...]

Traveling to St. John’s Newfoundland with Kids

Traveling to St. John’s Newfoundland with Kids

We just got back from a great family vacation in St. John's, Newfoundland. We were so excited to check out such a unique part of Canada and made sure to take advantage of every minute of our vacation. To help you plan a trip to St. John's Newfoundland with Kids, I'm sharing my itinerary as [...]

Spending the Day at Tremblant

Spending the Day at Tremblant

It's been a hot few weeks, and we've been taking FULL advantage of this amazing weather (our summer season is so short might as well right?) We spent last weekend at Mont Tremblant at the Tremblant resort. We lucked out with the weather which was great for pool and beach time. Today I'm going to [...]

Everything you need to know before you go to the Granby Zoo

Everything you need to know before you go to the Granby Zoo

Happy Canada Day! It's been a hot weekend here in Montreal, but I'll take that over -40C any day of the week! Yesterday we took the kids to the Granby Zoo. We haven't been with the kids before so I was excited to see the animals and watch them get excited over their favourite animals. [...]

Winter at the Zoo in Quebec

Winter at the Zoo in Quebec

At this time of year I find that cabin fever is really setting in. It's frustrating because it's hard to find really great activities for the kids - we're all going crazy and there are only so many more tobogganing days or indoor play park days that we can all handle. We know spring is [...]