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Things I’ve Learned Traveling with a Toddler

Things I’ve Learned Traveling with a Toddler

I am an exceptionally type A person. I love a detailed itinerary, a plan, an agenda. Spontaneity stresses me out. Change gives me hives. I am that person who avoids the beach because how can you lay in one place ALL DAY. Relaxing while traveling […]

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: Two Medicine (Part 6 of our Banff/Glacier Trip)

Toddler Friendly Hiking in Glacier National Park: Two Medicine (Part 6 of our Banff/Glacier Trip)

The Two Medicine area makes it onto some lists of what to do in Glacier National Park but no where near as many as it should. It didn’t even make it onto our itinerary despite being on the east side of the park which is […]

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 […]

Why You Should Visit Bow Lake

Why You Should Visit Bow Lake

You may be thinking, well why wouldn’t I visit Bow Lake? But if you are planning a short trip to Banff National Park you may find yourself overwhelmed by all the gorgeous places to visit. And that is why I am here to encourage you […]

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 […]

Banff National Park: Where to Stay

Banff National Park: Where to Stay

If you read my Part 1 and Part 2 of our incredible trip to Banff and Glacier National Parks you may be wondering why I skipped from the National Bison Range to hiking in Banff National Park. Aren’t those two things far away from each other? […]

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 […]

Missoula: National Bison Range – Part 1 in our Banff & Glacier National Parks Tour

Missoula: National Bison Range – Part 1 in our Banff & Glacier National Parks Tour

Fortunately for anyone planning a trip to Glacier National Park in Montana the National Bison Range is just under 2 hours south of Kalispell, MT and one hour north of Missoula, MT. If you happen to be traveling to or from Glacier National Park by […]