What a time we're living in! Today I'm headed onto CTV News at Noon to chat about stay-cation ideas close to Calgary. Pretty much everyone I know is scrambling to find some local alternatives for spring break getaways. Here's a few suggestions that get you and your family outdoors, while avoiding gatherings of 250 people.
Is your exercise routine in a rut? Mine was, until I tried this awesome, invigorating outdoor class at Sunshine Meadows. I felt so much better - physically and mentally afterwards. If you love being outdoors in Banff, and are into yoga or barre, you'll want to hit up these classes before summer's end. Here's all the deets...
Let's be honest, this isn't exactly the best time of year for outdoor adventures. Unless... you hit the ski hill. Now hear me out! The crowds have dissipated. There's major discounts. You get to play outside in the fresh air in what feels like balmy temps. And let's not forget about that fine tradition of après ski! Here's a look at our family's spring skiing routine.
It always surprises me how close we Calgarians are to the Rocky Mountains, yet how infrequently most folks I know go skiing in Banff. If you're limited to weekends it can get crowded, but I've found several work arounds. Here are my best tips for hacking Sunshine Village Ski Resort.
Forget Larch Valley! I just found an uncrowded, easily accessible and easy-peasy hike just 20-minutes outside of Banff to view the larches. Here's all the deets on where this secret spot is and why you need to get there before the end of September.
A little champagne and a lot of sunshine take weekends from good to great. Check out these tips for enjoying Slush Cup in Banff over the May long weekend.
I always thought snowshoeing was kind of lame. I mean, the ethos of the sport is approachability, after all. If you can walk, you can [...]
Do your kids want to hit the slopes? Here's a look at one of the best ski schools in Banff, and a unique early-start program offered by Sunshine Village.