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A Winter Holiday at the Sacacomie Hotel in Quebec

Isn't it time for a made in Canada winter holiday? It seems my best and most romantic winter vacations in the last few years have taken place in Quebec (except for the time John and I slept on the floor in the dorm the night before the Canada Ski Marathon.) They know how to "do" winter in this province. Perhaps it's the influence of my husband who likes to be with "his brothers" the Quebecois as he grew…

Canada in Winter: 87 Fabulous Things to Do

Canada in winter is the place to be if you love snow, cold and the outdoors. Unfortunately for many getting through a Canadian winter is an exercise in endurance and survival, with days and weeks checked off on the long road to the May long weekend. But it really doesn't have to be that way.  Invest in warm clothing. Change your mindset. And then try one of these 87 fabulous things to do in Canada in…

Why You Need to Go on a Winter Holiday in the Yukon

The Yukon is a place of magic in the winter and a unique and unforgettable holiday destination. In a drama-filled landscape you can experience a host of guided winter activities that range from easy to adventurous. Throw in the warmth of the northern people and the great vibe you'll feel the minute you arrive in the Yukon and there's little doubt you'll leave the Yukon with a lifetime of memories. Why You Need to Go on a Winter Holiday in the…

Mush Like a Local: Dogsledding in the Yukon

Have you ever heard 100 plus dogs all barking at once? That's how we were greeted as we drove into Muktuk Adventures, deep in the woods about a 30 minute drive northwest of Whitehorse. We had come for a full day of dogsledding in the Yukon on the Takhini River and hoped to mush like a local by the end of the adventure. History of Muktuk Adventures Muktuk Adventures is owned and run by Frank…

A Delightful Dogsledding Adventure in Kananaskis Country

There is something truly magical about dogsledding. A large part of that is due to the engaging dogs but it's also about communing with nature in a manner that is unfamiliar to most of us. Dogsledding is exploding in popularity - I think in large part because it makes you feel so happy. It's a great activity to do as a family but it's equally wonderful as a couple. With Valentine's Day just around the…

10 Activities That Will Get You Excited for Winter in Alberta

With snow finally making an appearance, November is the time to get pumped for winter in Alberta. Say no to winter blahs by filling your weekends and holidays with a host of exciting outdoor adventures. From skiing to dogsledding, skating to snowshoeing, ice-climbing to fat tire biking - there really is no excuse not to get outside. Invest in the clothing so you can enjoy those sunny, blue sky days, even when the thermometer dips to…

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