If you haven’t been to this splash pad, what are you waiting for?? This location opened up about four years ago and is always a huge hit every summer. It’s big, it’s got loads of variety in water features, and it even has a “gentler” section for a smaller, or more timid, kids.
Moncton is the perfect getaway for Halifax families. It’s only about two and a half hours away so it’s an easy drive for all ages and it’s packed with family fun activities and adventures. We recently spent a long weekend there and can’t wait to go back for more. Here is our itinerary for you with suggested places to visit, see and stay.
If you have a child who LOVES to climb, you need to check out this playground. While definitely geared towards five and up, there are still parts of this playground that any age can enjoy (and parents will love the outdoor shaded patio!).
When Patty Howard started her own catering company during her maternity leave eleven years ago, she expected it to be a part-time business where she would cater a couple of events a month.
Instead, as she says, things “blew up” within the first year.
“The wave came and I had to decide, am I going to ride this wave and see where this goes or am I going to say ‘oh no’ and back off?” she says. “I decided to ride the wave.”
It wasn’t just a stroke of luck that the Stevens family (parents Anitra and Jeff, seven-year-old daughter Jorja, and their Shih Tzu Zoie) ended up living in Spryfield. When they started looking for a new home, they spent a lot of time checking out all of the neighbourhoods in the Halifax region before finding the perfect one for their family.
New Hampshire is such a wonderful place to vacation with a young family. North Conway has lots of great shopping and a charming little town; and Bartlett is home to Storyland (which is basically a small version of Disney World for kids). Here is our detailed itinerary of how to get there and what to see when you’re there!
This train themed playground is located directly across the street from the train station and has a lot of unique features. Make sure to add this one to your list, especially if you have a train fanatic in your house!
Mahone Bay has to be one of the prettiest little towns ever. Its main street lined with quaint storefronts and its gorgeous harbour views (not to mention the famous three churches) have made it one of our favourite day trips from Halifax since before we had kids. We’ve put together an itinerary for a day trip from Halifax to Mahone Bay for you based on our favourites, complete with fun kid-friendly pit stops along the way.