Here are 5 year-round fantastic Halifax (Hali-tastic...is that a thing? If not it should be!) outings to keep in your pocket for an instant adventures - no advance planning required!
Travel is an important part of the Snow family’s life but despite all of their experiences, they’ve made a conscious choice to make Halifax their home base and raise their kids as Haligonians.
“I want my children to have many opportunities for different types of education and experiences, as well as learn to have an appreciation for the little things in life, like going to the beach or knowing your neighbour,” Laura says.
Read on for more about the community they’ve chosen to call home in this month’s Raising Haligonians.
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.”