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Elevate your winter ski getaway experience with champagne wishes and raclette dreams at Utah's luxury Deer Valley Resort in Park City. | winter travel

Champagne Wishes + Raclette Dreams at Luxury Deer Valley Resort

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Life isn’t all champagne, chocolates and cheese. But for skiers and luxury lovers, it can be. You can enjoy champagne wishes and raclette dreams galore – and so much more – at Utah’s luxury Deer Valley Resort in Park City. I’ve schussed and hiked a few luxury ski resorts in my time, but the incredible slope-side food and drink options at Deer Valley Resort were a revelation. The Resort is still family-owned, with managers who’ve worked their up the ranks and know each employee by name. In a Park…

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Banff National Park is the crown jewel of Canadian National Parks. From lakes to skywalks, how to explore beautiful Banff with kids in Canada's 150th year.

How to Explore Beautiful Banff with Kids

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For many international visitors, Banff IS Canada. Banff National Park represents the epitome of the wild natural beauty that exists throughout this vast country. Banff’s lakes, mountains and glaciers live in locals imaginations too. Our family’s summer road trip to Banff is a highlight among many years of family trips. Here’s how we recommend exploring beautiful Banff with kids. Banff Travel Tips Banff National Park was established in 1885 as Canada’s first National Park. It is the busiest and most visited national…

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Getting a new adventurous perspective on life by zip lining in the mountains of Whistler for the Ford Bucket List Challenge.

Super Hero Bucket List Challenge with Ford Canada

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It’s not every day that you meet a genuine super-explorer, like Canadian Robin Esrock. Robin has travelled around the world, and is the author of The Great Global Bucket List. This colourful guide highlights unique travel experiences around the world.  I was thrilled by the invitation to meet Robin and learn of his curated custom bucket list challenge, in cooperation with Ford of Canada. But was I ready to take the Ford Bucket List Challenge with the new 2017 Ford Escape SUV? Well, of course! Along…

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Canada is the place to visit in 2017, and entrance to all National Parks is free. These five campgrounds are the perfect place to enjoy camping in Canada.

Amazing National Parks for Camping in Canada this Year

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Have you heard? Canada is the place to be in 2017. From Lonely Planet to the New York Times, the Great White North is Number Uno this year. This is due in part to the celebration of its 150th birthday year, and an enticing weaker Canadian dollar. It’s as if the entire country is on sale. In celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday in 2017, Parks Canada is offering its annual Discovery Pass free of charge. This pass – which allows entrance…

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It's no secret. British Columbia has some of the best provincial campgrounds in Canada. Here's a list of our favorite campgrounds and camping BC. (via thetravellingmom.ca)

The Best Campgrounds and Camping in British Columbia

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It’s no secret. British Columbia has some of the most well-designed, best-located provincial (state) campgrounds anywhere in North America. We’ve camped all over this great land (and in the south too), and those of us living and camping in BC know how lucky we are to have this all at our doorstep. The firewood may no longer be free, but camping remains the cheapest and most fun family holiday you can have (without crashing at your parents’ cottage – but where’s…

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