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23 October 2023
Our Favourite Hikes

We’ve got a number of favourite hiking trails – nature’s buffet! They’re each unique & satisfy various physical demands, time availability, and weather conditions. Sadly, not all the trails in Jasper National Park are dog friendly. Dogs are prohibited from trails and areas in sensitive habitat to reduce the stress that dogs have on caribou, ground-nesting […]

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27 September 2023
A Stargazers’ Paradise

Jasper National Park Dark Skies Preserve Jasper National Park is one of North America’s best places to stargaze. Jasper National Park has truly earned its nickname, The Dark Sky Capital of Canada. This USA Library of Congress Image shows all of North America awash in artificial light. The one un-bright spot (sorry, pun) is Jasper, […]

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6 September 2023
Fall is the Best Season

If I was forced to choose a season that lasts the entire year, hands down it would be fall. Let me tell you why. 1. Bye-Bye Mosquitoes We still get some of our best weather in the Fall. But our hot, sunny, fall days are often followed by chilly nights dipping below freezing with the […]

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24 July 2023
Exploring Jasper Part 2: Pre-Teens & Teens

Unforgettable Adventures for Pre-Teens & Families Nestled amidst the breathtaking Canadian Rockies, Jasper, Alberta, is a paradise for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. For parents planning a trip to Jasper with their pre-teen kids, this enchanting destination offers a myriad of activities that will leave lasting memories and create an unforgettable family vacation. From […]

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23 July 2023
Exploring Jasper Part 1: Preschoolers & Grade School

Exploring The Park With Your Preschoolers There is so much to see and do here in Jasper National Park. However, my advice when travelling with little ones is to pick one main activity per day to allow them time to explore! We love to visit all the lakes regardless of the weather! Beach day is […]

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2 September 2022
Winter Wonderland Packing Tips

Almost everyone I talk to will say one of the toughest things about travel is knowing how to pack. Whenever we go on a trip, even if its just a weekend away I tend to over-pack

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2 September 2022
We’re a Ski Family

Magic Carpet Ride We love love love to ski and snowboard, so naturally we want our children to share our passion. Our first experience was great. We stayed on the Magic Carpet at Marmot Basin. This is the best area for little ones and beginners. We stayed just long enough and everyone left happy! The […]

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2 September 2022
Pet Handlers for a Perfect Wedding Day

Plan For Your Vision & Enjoy Your Day! My Jasper Nanny was so lucky to be a part of this wedding. But I have to admit, I was a little nervous. Several nannies were booked to provide care & entertainment for the kids’ party. I had a role as part of the wedding party… or […]

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30 August 2022
Kid-Friendly Dining In Jasper

Whether you’re on holidays in Jasper or just wanting to include your kids in dining out plans, you might not want the big price tag that can come along with food waste & tiny appetites. Even if your kids are adventurous diners, there’s a good chance that adult-sized meals are too big for small children. […]

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30 August 2022
EC – Also known as the diaper free baby!

While I was pregnant with our first baby Elijah. I pick up a copy of the Diaper Free Baby.This book and methods really intrigued me. Your baby is trying to tell you that it’s time to go. Elimination Communication is not as time-consuming as full-time diapering and later potty training. It can, at times, feel […]

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