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Ice Caves and Glamping Ignite the Adventurer in You in New Brunswick, Canada

by Debra Bokur

Dec 15, 2023

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Embrace a new type of adventure in Canada’s largest Maritime Province and go deep into the frosty season in New Brunswick on the eastern coast of North America:


Enjoy a Dog-Sledding Expedition in North Tetagouche with Birch Bark Adventures

Pulled by a team of Alaskan Huskies and accompanied by professional guides, travelers can learn the basics of safety commands before setting off toward the horizon. Tours are offered year-round and include both afternoon and multiday journeys.


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Fall Asleep in an Actual Lighthouse

Have a glamping experience offered by Broadleaf Ranch in the Bay of Fundy. The ranch setting includes the Cape Enrage lighthouse, open year-round. Accommodations include a loft fitted with a double bed, fully equipped kitchenette, bathroom and a living room area with two single pull-out sofa beds. Ranch activities include spa treatments and winter horseback riding.


Midland Ice Cave Hikes

From December to February, hike through the forest to Midland Ice Caves in the southern part of the province. The family-friendly trip is rated as easy and takes about an hour and a half, starting at Midland Ice Caves trailhead. View the massive ice wall, then have fun sliding down an ice-covered slope.


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Go on a Full-Day Ice Fishing Trip

Join the pros at Charts Outfitters for a full day of ice fishing. Available from January to March, the experience includes instruction, all equipment, live bait and a barbecue lunch on the ice. All levels of ice fishers can be accommodated.


Take on Zip Lining with Timbertop Zip Tours

Get a great view of the snow-covered forests below while on a guided winter zip-lining tour with Timbertop Zip Tours. Through April, travelers can head to Snider Mountain Ranch, about an hour by car from Saint John. Following the tour, relax beside a fire with homemade cookies and hot cocoa.


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Velaa Private Island’s Kids’ Week to Feature an Astronaut on Property

Take your family travel to Velaa Private Island this summer! As part of an annual tradition, Aug. 5 to 11, Velaa Private Island hosts Kids Week, an educational celebration of summer break, completely free of charge to guests 4–12 years of age.

United Continues Its Global Expansion

United Airlines keeps soaring to new heights, recently announcing another expansion of its leading global route network. The airline added new non-stop flights between Newark (EWR) and Marrakesh (RAK), Morocco; Tokyo (NRT) and Cebu (CEB), Philippines; and Houston (IAH) and Medellin (MDE), Colombia. That’s not all: United also plans to increase flights to popular worldwide destinations including Hong Kong (HKG); Seoul (INC), South Korea; and Porto (OPO), Portugal. Following the recent agreement to increase flights between the U.S. and Chinese governments, the airline now adds four weekly flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Shanghai (PVG).

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Margaritaville at Sea’s “Islander” Makes Maiden Voyage

Family travelers will delight in Margaritaville at Sea’s Islander, which set sail on her inaugural voyage in June 2024, departing from Port Tampa Bay to Cozumel, Mexico, on a four-night journey. The ship boasts 12 decks accommodating 2,650 passengers. The ship will now continue to sail four- and five-night cruises to Key West and Mexico, before venturing to Belize, Jamaica and Grand Cayman on six- and seven-night itineraries in 2026.

Jul 4, 2024

Peak Pursuits Adventures Awaits from East West Hospitality

East West Hospitality offers family travelers exciting experiences in California and Colorado with its new Peak Pursuits program. With help from East West Hospitality’s expert Guest Experience team, guests may customize the curated itineraries to best fit their needs.

Travel to Madrid with the Family and Find Activities to Keep Everyone Happy!

If life were a city, it’d be Madrid. Sometimes it can be quite the challenge to find a destination just right for the whole family. Different tastes and ages make agreeing on where to go seem impossible. Unless, of course, the destination you have in mind is Madrid. With all of its new immersive museums, musicals, soccer stadiums and monuments like Royal Palace, anyone who suggests coming to the capital is sure to get a unanimous yes!

Jul 2, 2024

Holland America Line, Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center Invited Fans to Name Rescue Moose

Holland America Line and Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center teamed up to offer family travelers a chance to name a rescue moose. Suggestions were accepted on a designated post on the cruise line’s Facebook and Instagram pages through June 23. Holland America Line gives cruise-goers the chance to view Alaska’s wildlife responsibly from its ships and on shore excursions. AWCC rescues injured and orphaned animals, offering them spacious enclosures and quality care.