Winter Travel: Car Prep & Safety

Family Winter road trips can be so much fun (when we are able to travel again, planning ahead never hurts!). Not only are many destinations more picturesque in winter, they often offer off-season rates, additional outdoor activities and an opportunity to explore by skiing, snowshoes, sleigh ride and more.

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Summer 2020 Road Trip Prep List

Summer 2020 Road Trip Check List

Road Trips are so much fun and our family has always enjoyed road-tripping year round. Most of our road trips are within our home province of New Brunswick, especially this summer as we explore closer to home during a global pandemic.

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2020 New Brunswick Family Winter Bucket List! #StopToSeeNB

Our Winter 2020 bucket list contains activities to do, experiences to enjoy and destinations to visit in New Brunswick with our children. We will be sharing our family ideas for things to do with a 7-year-old and a 16-year-old. Of course, many activities can be enjoyed by other ages as well, we are just sharing what we are doing and experiencing.

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Winter Festivals In New Brunswick – Family Friendly

Winter Festivals In New Brunswick

We are keeping our goal for Winter Festivals this year to 2, only because the weather and road conditions may limit the travel we can do. We compiled a long list with details as we were researching our plans, so we are sharing here for your enjoyment and planning. We also shared our Winter Family Bucket List to help share more ideas for winter, family-friendly activities in New Brunswick.

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#StopToSeeNB – Sackville, New Brunswick

Inside: Our #StopToSeeNB, two night family visit to Sackville, New Brunswick. Sharing what we did in Sackville, where we ate and where we stayed.

Hey everyone! Have you ever stopped to look at what there is around you when planning a night or weekend away? We have started a new blog series called “#StopToSeeNB – Visiting Hometowns In New Brunswick”, to share some of the reasons we love New Brunswick, why we are proud to be from here, and in order to instill a sense of belonging in our children.  We are a family of 4, Ruth Ann (me), Doug (my husband), Lorne (16 yrs) and Clayton (6 yrs), and traveling most of the time with our dog Bo. We will highlight the things we saw,  where we ate and where we stayed in each place we visit.

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2019 New Brunswick Family Summer Bucket List! #StopToSeeNB

This summer we have a bucket list of activities to do and destinations to visit in New Brunswick with our children. We will be sharing ideas and things to see and do with a 6-year-old and a 16-year-old. We had to get creative on this one, it’s not always easy finding activities for these two!

Our goal for this summer with the kids comes down to finding new places to EXPLORE, new things to LEARN and trying new food to EAT. We will also be re-visiting some of our favourite spots along the way.

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Road Tripping 101: How to Save On Gas

How to save on gas

Road trips are always a fun way to spend time together, learn about where we are headed and explore our beautiful province and country. If you are traveling in New Brunswick,  be sure to check out our list of New Brunswick Roadside Attractions or how about Daytripping In NB With Kids?

One of the best ways to save money when road tripping, is to plan ahead and save on gas. Below we are sharing some tips to save on gas purchases.

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Roadside Attractions In New Brunswick – We have lots!

New Brunswick has many roadside attractions, hidden gems and unique places to add to your next road trip! We created this resource in hopes that you slow down, take time to explore and stop a while next time you are on the road in New Brunswick. These are short stops, not activities that take hours, but a place to stop, look,  have a bite to eat or stretch your legs. Pack a picnic lunch and bring your camera, snap a photo at some of these fun attractions. Feel free to share on social using hashtag #StopToSeeNB so we can see all the fun you have!

Updated Summer 2021.

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Tips For Winter Travel With Your Dog

A winter vacation can be a wonderful change of scenery for you and your dog. But like any trip, you must plan ahead and be prepared. We love including Bo in our travels and adventures as much as possible. There are so many pet friendly options these days, from accommodations to businesses that will allow you to bring your dog inside for a walk around.

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#discoverNBbeaches – Pebble Beach, Harvey

Pebble Beach is a such a beautiful spot, fun for the kids, wonderful to photograph and at low tide, lots of space to hike and explore. Pebble Beach is part of the Cape Enrage Nature Preserve just north of Cape Enrage, on the Bay of Fundy in Albert County. 

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