Parenthood and Passports - Canmore vs. Banff

Canmore vs. Banff, Canada

Canmore is located just outside of Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. Much like the town of Banff, Canmore is a cute, family-friendly mountain community surrounded by some of the most stunning nature on the planet. It has paved walking and cycling trails, family-friendly breweries, unique restaurants, and local shops that make it a great place…

Parenthood and Passports - Niagara Falls Canadian side

Niagara Falls: American vs Canadian side

Niagara Falls is one of those tourist destinations that children in the United States learn about in school. Growing up, I read historical accounts of adventurous people going over the falls in wooden barrels and suicidal people ending their life by leaping into the mist below. Because of these tales of danger and demise, the falls…

Parenthood and Passports - Banff National Park

Outdoor Activities in Banff, Canada

Banff National Park is heaven for the outdoor lover. It has everything from beautiful lakes to rugged mountains to wildlife roaming freely. But it is truly amazing that a place can feel so different depending on the season you visit. Banff in winter offers great skiing, boarding, and other snow sports. Banff in summer boasts…