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What to do with a day in Dingle: The Blasket Islands

What to do with a day in Dingle: The Blasket Islands

A pre-baby trip that would be perfect for even the littlest of travelers. What to do in the Dingle peninsula? Travel by boat to the uninhabited Blasket Islands just off the coast.  The Blasket Islands were inhabited until 1953 when the government evacuated the last […]

Top Five Things to do in Banff National Park with a Toddler

Top Five Things to do in Banff National Park with a Toddler

We had an amazing trip to Banff and Glacier National Parks in August. I’ve already posted a few of my favorite hikes and hotels. However, I thought it might be fun to try to think of my absolute five favorite activities. I could not under […]

Toddler Friendly Hiking: Craggy Pinnacle Trail on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Toddler Friendly Hiking: Craggy Pinnacle Trail on the Blue Ridge Parkway

An alternative title for this post could be making the most out of a few setbacks…. Traveling on the Blue Ridge Parkway feels like it is a world away from our home, jobs and responsibilities with the added benefit of really only being a two […]

Banff and Glacier National Parks: The Itinerary

Banff and Glacier National Parks: The Itinerary

I have posts on the website with some of the great hikes we went on while visiting Banff and Glacier National Parks but I wanted to share our itinerary as well as some wisdom I learned from our trip. Overall toddler ranking: 9/10. This was an […]

Toddler Friendly Hiking in Glacier National Park: Hidden Lake Hike (Part 5 of our Banff/Glacier Trip)

Toddler Friendly Hiking in Glacier National Park: Hidden Lake Hike (Part 5 of our Banff/Glacier Trip)

To be honest, hidden lake isn’t so hidden anymore and for good reason.  A gorgeous hike right off of the Going to the Sun road it starts out with quite a few stairs but after that you are rewarded by a flat walking path, lovely […]

Toddler Friendly Hiking in Glacier National Park: Grinnell Glacier Hike (Part 4 of our Banff/Glacier Trip)

Toddler Friendly Hiking in Glacier National Park: Grinnell Glacier Hike (Part 4 of our Banff/Glacier Trip)

The hike to Grinnell Glacier was strenuous and not necessarily for the faint of heart or the out of shape. With that said, I am both relatively out of shape and super faint of heart. My perseverance was rewarded by up close views of a […]

Toddler Friendly Hiking in Banff National Park: Johnston Canyon (Part 3 of the Banff/Glacier trip)

Toddler Friendly Hiking in Banff National Park: Johnston Canyon (Part 3 of the Banff/Glacier trip)

Can you hike Johnston Canyon with a toddler?! Of course!! The trail to the lower falls of Johnston Canyon is perfect for family hiking.  It is relatively flat and beautifully scenic.  The hike was so doable in fact that I was able to wear our […]

Toddler Friendly Hiking in Banff National Park: Plain of Six Glaciers (Part 2 of the Banff/Glacier trip)

Toddler Friendly Hiking in Banff National Park: Plain of Six Glaciers (Part 2 of the Banff/Glacier trip)

Banff National Park has to be one of the most incredible places I have ever been. After visiting both Banff National Park and  Glacier National Park our family was pretty torn on which is more impressive. You can’t go wrong with either but my personal vote […]