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Epic Olympic Thrills in Lake Placid (0)

February 18, 2014 • Category: Planning Your Vacation

Bobsleds careening at breakneck speeds, skiers flying down snowy slopes in a blur, speed skaters racing around the rink and the all-important hockey game.  The Olympic Winter Games are exciting! Maybe you’re watching all the action taking place in Sotchi now, and wondering what it would be like to try some of these activities. A [...]

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Arizona»

Listen to the Beat of the World’s Music (0)

Has this ever happened to you? You’re having a rotten day. Maybe there was an argument with a friend or a disappointing test mark or maybe you don’t even know why you feel down in dumps. But then you start listening to your iPod, tapping to the beat of Michael Jackson or Justin Bieber, and [...]

British Columbia»

The Mystery of the Petroglyphs on Pike Island, BC (1)

Archaelogists are like detectives, putting together clues they find to gain a better understanding about the people and times of the past. But there is much left hidden, mysteries that are unsolved and secrets still to be revealed. Take the petroglyphs on Pike Island. Pike Island is located on the northwest coast of British Columbia [...]

Canadian Badlands»

Prehistoric Predators: A New Fossil Discovery (0)

This prehistoric creature had a massive head with teeth designed for tearing out chunks of flesh from its victims. It lived all over the world 75 million years ago and was a top predator. Can you guess what it is? If you said a T-Rex, you could right, but this     particular top-of-the-food-chain beast lived in [...]

Cleaning Shells»

A Kid’s Guide to Collecting Sea Shells (0)

‘She sells sea shells by the sea shore.” Try saying that 5 times fast. Pretty difficult, isn’t it? Collecting sea shells is much easier and there’s no telling what treasure you’ll find when you scour the beach. Sanibel Island, near Fort Myers, Florida, is one of the best shell-collecting destinations in North America. Also here [...]

Destinations»

Prepared to be Amazed at Toronto’s Ripley’s Aquarium (1)

Imagine a glass tunnel in the ocean. Now picture yourself inside the tunnel on a ‘moving sidewalk’ that takes you through it. You are surrounded by water teeming with fish and other marine life. On your right, a sea turtle paddles by; on your left swims a sandtiger shark. Suddenly, a giant manta ray glides [...]

Finding Dinosaurs»

Like Dinosaurs? Here’s where to find them in Canada. (0)

Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa – How did dinosaurs become extinct? This exhibit looks at what happened 85 to 35 million years ago. You can also walk through a swamp forest and see seven life-sized dinosaurs in a prehistoric fight. Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto – Meet Gordo the Barosaurus who, at 27 metres, is [...]

Florida»

Winter and Greyfriar Bobby: Heartwarming stories of two incredible animals, and where you can find them. (0)

  Winter: Caught in a fisherman’s trap, a young dolphin was so badly hurt that it looked like she may die. Instead, the dolphin named Winter, inspired millions of people by first making a full recovery, and swimming without a tail. And then, even more incredibly, she learned how to swim with a prosthetic tail [...]

Kids' Guides»

Rock Hounding in Bancroft, Ontario (1)

Kids – are you a rock hound? A rock hound is a person who collects rocks and minerals as a hobby. Take this quiz to see if you are or could be one of these amateur geologists. You can’t resist picking up rocks when you’re on the beach, a hiking trail or even in a [...]

Mexico»

Why Mexico is so Fun for Kids. By: Sebastian Mycyk age 9 (1)

Swimming in the Ocean .The water is very warm. You can go snorkeling and there are tons of fish such as needlefish, ocean surgeonfish and yellowtail snapper. There are also stingrays and sea turtles. Ancient Ruins. Tulum and Coba are great for anyone as long as you don’t mind walking one or two kilometers. Tulum [...]

New Hampshire»

Lost River Gorge: Discovering Underground Caves in New Hampshire (0)

Imagine you’re walking through the woods and suddenly the ground gives away and you fall into waist-deep water. Large granite boulders surround you. You’ve discovered a mysterious underground cave! This is exactly what happened to Lyman Jackson in 1852. He was fishing with his brother in the White Mountain Region in New Hampshire, when he [...]

Ontario»

Awesome Ways to See Niagara Falls (0)

Hey kids –I bet you know that Niagara Falls is one of the great natural wonders of the world, but did you also know: Technorati Tags: Niagara Falls,Ontario Niagara Falls is 12,000 years old. It draws water from the Great Lakes at a rate of 159 million litres a minute! At 2,600 feet wide and [...]

Planning Your Vacation»

Epic Olympic Thrills in Lake Placid (0)

Bobsleds careening at breakneck speeds, skiers flying down snowy slopes in a blur, speed skaters racing around the rink and the all-important hockey game.  The Olympic Winter Games are exciting! Maybe you’re watching all the action taking place in Sotchi now, and wondering what it would be like to try some of these activities. A [...]

Quebec»

Create your own Star Wars Character at the Montreal Science Centre (0)

“In Star Wars, as in real life, no two characters are alike.” This is what you hear as you begin your journey at the Star Wars Identies exhibit at the Montreal Science Centre. At the end of your visit, after going through 10 interactive stations, you’ll leave with your very own character. You’ll discover not [...]

Toronto»

Ultimate Dinosaurs: Checking out Giants from Gondwana at the Royal Ontario Museum (0)

  “I can hardly see you,” says 10-year-old Justin who is trying to get a picture of us beside the massive skeleton of the Futalognkosaurus at the Royal Ontario Museum. It’s difficult because he has to step way back to get the whole dinosaur. Standing beside the giant, his mom and sister look like Lilliputians. [...]

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A special thanks to Susan Adsett for the illustrations -www.susanadsett.com.