Summertime Family Fun In Whistler

On the way to Whistler

The best thing you can do while planning a Whistler visit is to give yourself plenty of time there.  We barely scratched the surface on summer family activities in the area — which made for tough decision making. The choices of fun seem endless:  biking, hiking, ziplining, eating, art, shopping, swimming, culture, music and much more. […]

Summertime Family Fun In Whistler – Explore!

Blackcomb Family Adventure Zone

Luxurious Accommodation with a Family Fun Park The Fairmont Chateau Whistler is ideally located at the base of Blackcomb Mountain and within short walking distance to the retail and restaurant filled Whistler Village.  It is a reflection of the “something for everyone” feel of Whistler itself and even has the Blackcomb Family Adventure Zone off […]

Taking Kids to Jail: Eastern State Penitentiary

Main Entrance

- By Dan Lantz – As usual during the winter months, cabin fever gets the best of me, as well as my wife and three boys.  This was just the opportunity for getting out and visiting Eastern State Penitentiary, or as the locals call it “Fairmount Prison.” Its nickname came about because it’s located right […]

Franklin Institute Family Fun

Franklin Airshow

The entrance to the building is a rotunda with a massive statue of Benjamin Franklin accompanied by a multimedia presentation with lights, sounds and imagery.  It’s a great way to get in the science mindset before you continue into the main atrium. This is where things get complicated. There is the Science Museum, IMAX movie theater, […]