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We love to explore Alberta… and beyond! From finding Alberta’s best playgrounds to tips for trips with kids, we share everything from road trips to plane rides – and want to help you find your next family travel adventure.

Calgary’s Silver Spruce Playground
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Calgary’s Silver Spruce Playground

April 6, 2024
Calgary’s Silver Spruce Playground It’s one of the coolest new pieces of playground equipment! This giant green tree –
Kimberley Alpine Resort
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Kimberley Alpine Resort

April 1, 2024
Kimberley Alpine Resort Kimberley is the real deal. This year, our family was looking to branch out our ski experience.
Calgary’s Glacier Ridge Bird Playground
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Calgary’s Glacier Ridge Bird Playground

March 30, 2024
Calgary’s Glacier Ridge Bird Playground Calgary’s new Glacier Ridge neighbourhood is quickly becoming an embarrassment of riches when
Canmore Lady MacDonald Playground
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Canmore Lady MacDonald Playground

March 30, 2024
Canmore Lady MacDonald Playground It’s a super playground with even better views! Canmore Lady MacDonald Playground was replaced in 2023.
Best Playgrounds in Kelowna & West Kelowna
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Best Playgrounds in Kelowna & West Kelowna

March 9, 2024
Best Playgrounds in Kelowna & West Kelowna Planning a visit to the Central Okanagan? We’ve rounded up a list
Calgary’s TELUS Spark
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Calgary’s TELUS Spark

February 25, 2024
Calgary’s TELUS Spark Did you know? If you are a member of the TELUS World of Science Edmonton, your
The BEST Playground in Alberta?
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The BEST Playground in Alberta?

February 10, 2024
The BEST Playground in Alberta? The BEST playground in Alberta? We think this is IT and it’s all thanks
Julia’s Junction
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Julia’s Junction

November 7, 2023
Julia’s Junction What makes a playground truly inclusive? It’s a loaded question and one that has many possible
Red Deer’s Waskasoo Playground
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Red Deer’s Waskasoo Playground

October 29, 2023
Red Deer’s Waskasoo Playground There’s nothing more exciting to me than accidentally discovering an incredible playground! That’s
Hotel Zed Kelowna
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Hotel Zed Kelowna

October 17, 2023
Hotel Zed Kelowna I expected it to be really cool. I knew it was colourful and fun and Instagrammable. Funky,
Summerland Memorial Park
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Summerland Memorial Park

October 16, 2023
Summerland Memorial Park Summerland Memorial Park is a beacon of bright and fun colours set at the back of a
Calgary Zoo Bugtopia
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Calgary Zoo Bugtopia

September 3, 2023
Calgary Zoo Bugtopia Brawn Family Foundation Bugtopia at the Calgary Zoo is, without a doubt, one of the most unique
Calaway Park
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Calaway Park

August 11, 2023
Calaway Park “MOM! I remember that!” “We rode that last time, Mom!” “Oh, I love that one!” “Mom, do you
Olds Baseball Playground
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Olds Baseball Playground

August 8, 2023
Olds Baseball Playground It’s pretty safe to say they hit a home run with this playground! Olds Baseball Playground,
Best Playgrounds in the Columbia Valley
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Best Playgrounds in the Columbia Valley

August 6, 2023
Best Playgrounds in the Columbia Valley, BC Tons of Albertans visit the Columbia Valley area each year. Whether you’re
Canmore Lions Park Playground
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Canmore Lions Park Playground

July 31, 2023
Canmore Lions Park Playground Canmore is home to a new inclusive playground! Lions Park Playground is a bright and beautiful
Calgary’s Glacier Ridge Playground
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Calgary’s Glacier Ridge Playground

July 29, 2023
Calgary’s Glacier Ridge Playground It’s absolutely stunning! A proud red fox sits at the centre of the playground
Go East of Edmonton and Win!
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Go East of Edmonton and Win!

July 24, 2023
Go East of Edmonton and Win! Nothing says summer fun in Alberta like a roadtrip! There are so many hidden
10 Things Kids Love in Saskatoon
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10 Things Kids Love in Saskatoon

July 20, 2023
10 Things Kids Love in Saskatoon Looking for a great spot for a weekend getaway that won’t break the bank
Best Playgrounds in Saskatoon
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Best Playgrounds in Saskatoon

July 18, 2023
Best Playgrounds in Saskatoon Looking for FREE family fun in Saskatoon? You can’t beat the bridge city’s amazing
Valley Regional Park
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Valley Regional Park

July 2, 2023
Valley Regional Park Want to check out one of the coolest throwback playgrounds ever? Well, you’ve come to the
Best Calgary Playgrounds
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Best Calgary Playgrounds

June 9, 2023
10 of the Best Calgary Playgrounds Visiting Calgary this summer and looking for FREE fun and a way to burn off
Red Deer’s Discovery Canyon
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Red Deer’s Discovery Canyon

May 30, 2023
Red Deer’s Discovery Canyon Looking for an iconic summer experience in Alberta? Float the day away at the lazy
Pump Tracks of Yellowhead County
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Pump Tracks of Yellowhead County

May 13, 2023
Edmonton Playgrounds checks out the amazing paved pump tracks of Yellowhead County!
Golden Sky Bridge Treetop Play Park
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Golden Sky Bridge Treetop Play Park

May 10, 2023
Golden Sky Bridge Treetop Play Park It may be the home to Canada’s Highest Suspension Bridges, with an adventure
Space-aged Playground in Sylvan Lake
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Space-aged Playground in Sylvan Lake

May 9, 2023
Space-aged Playground in Sylvan Lake Sylvan Lake is always a favourite summer stop – now, in addition to the lake and
Sylvan Lake’s Beach Playground
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Sylvan Lake’s Beach Playground

May 8, 2023
Sylvan Lake’s Beach Playground WOW. It’s pretty much the only thing the 3 of us could say as we
5 of the Best Playgrounds in Drumheller
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5 of the Best Playgrounds in Drumheller

May 7, 2023
5 of the Best Playgrounds in Drumheller There are so many great reasons to take a family trip to Drumheller – the
Pit Stop Playgrounds between Edmonton & Jasper
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Pit Stop Playgrounds between Edmonton & Jasper

April 14, 2023
Pit Stop Playgrounds between Edmonton & Jasper Road-tripping between Edmonton and Jasper? Playgrounds make the perfect place to stop, take
Pit Stop Playgrounds between Edmonton & Calgary
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Pit Stop Playgrounds between Edmonton & Calgary

April 14, 2023
Pit Stop Playgrounds between Edmonton & Calgary Road-tripping between Edmonton and Calgary? Playgrounds make the perfect place to stop, take
Pit Stop Playgrounds in Canmore & Banff
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Pit Stop Playgrounds in Canmore & Banff

April 14, 2023
Pit Stop Playgrounds in Canmore & Banff Road-tripping in the Rockies? Playgrounds make the perfect place to stop, take a
Calgary’s Osprey Nest Park
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Calgary’s Osprey Nest Park

April 12, 2023
Calgary’s Osprey Nest Park It’s truly one of the coolest-looking theme playgrounds we’ve encountered! The girls were
Calgary’s Cranston Tree Park
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Calgary’s Cranston Tree Park

April 11, 2023
Calgary’s Cranston Tree Park Cranston is a newer neighbourhood in the far southeast part of Calgary. We added it
Calgary’s Space Jam Park
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Calgary’s Space Jam Park

April 11, 2023
Calgary’s Space Jam Park “Oh, it’s a really small park” was the reaction of my girls as we
Calgary’s Carrot Park
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Calgary’s Carrot Park

April 4, 2023
Calgary’s Carrot Park You’ll come for the carrot – you’ll stay for all the other cool features! Calgary’
Calgary’s Cornerstone Meadows Heath Park
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Calgary’s Cornerstone Meadows Heath Park

April 2, 2023
Calgary’s Cornerstone Meadows Heath Park It’s called the “Branch Out”. This tree is an incredible piece of play
Calgary’s Rangeview Barn Park
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Calgary’s Rangeview Barn Park

March 31, 2023
Calgary’s Rangeview Barn Park Calgary’s Rangeview Barn Park is, without a doubt, one of the coolest theme playgrounds
Ponoka’s Best Playground
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Ponoka’s Best Playground

March 2, 2023
Ponoka’s Best Playground Ponoka’s Best Playground? It’s easy to spot from a mile away – quite literally! The
Blackfalds Inclusive Playground
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Blackfalds Inclusive Playground

February 24, 2023
Blackfalds Inclusive Playground Has this ever happened to you? As we approached Red Deer, driving north on Highway 2 in Central
Olds Spray Park
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Olds Spray Park

February 24, 2023
Olds Spray Park Without a doubt one of the cutest spray parks we’ve encountered! The Olds Spray Park is
Banff’s Best Playground
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Banff’s Best Playground

February 23, 2023
Banff’s Best Playground The playground at Banff Elementary School is so fun that we’ve visited the past two
Canmore’s Best Playground
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Canmore’s Best Playground

February 23, 2023
Canmore’s Best Playground Visiting this mountain town? Canmore has a number of great little play spaces, and let’s
Robb’s Best Playground
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Robb’s Best Playground

February 23, 2023
Robb’s Best Playground To call this Robb’s “Best Playground” is a little unfair, because I’m pretty sure
Wildwood’s Best Playground
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Wildwood’s Best Playground

February 23, 2023
Wildwood’s Best Playground Traveling the Yellowhead between Edmonton and Jasper? If you’re like us, you look for pit
Prairie Winds Park
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Prairie Winds Park

February 19, 2023
Prairie Winds Park One of Calgary’s destination playgrounds, Prairie Winds Park is as fun as it is unique! The
St Patrick’s Island Park
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St Patrick’s Island Park

February 18, 2023
St Patrick’s Island Park It may be smack in the middle of central Calgary, but it will feel like
Flyover Park – Beauty in a Lost Space
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Flyover Park – Beauty in a Lost Space

February 18, 2023
Flyover Park – Beauty in a Lost Space It may be the most popular Calgary playground post I’ve ever made!
Kerry Wood Nature Centre
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Kerry Wood Nature Centre

February 2, 2023
Kerry Wood Nature Centre It’s a bit off the beaten path, but worth the trip to check out the
3 California Cool Playgrounds
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3 California Cool Playgrounds

January 1, 2023
3 California Cool Playgrounds We always make a point to visit playgrounds when we travel, and our trip to Southern California
10 Things I Learned as a Rookie Mom in Disneyland
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10 Things I Learned as a Rookie Mom in Disneyland

December 19, 2022
10 Things I Learned as a Rookie Mom in Disneyland I’ve been lucky enough to visit Disney theme parks several

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