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The Best Family Beaches in Niagara

August 8, 2018 0

Hitting up the beach is a great way to spend a summer day with kids. Everyone can have fun splashing in the water, building in the sand, and playing in the sun! We’ve put together […]

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Campgrounds in Niagara

July 25, 2018 0

Camping is a great Ontario summer tradition. Packing up the car, hitting the road and going on a camping adventure is a great way to spend quality time with the family. But sometimes you don’t […]

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Free Outdoor Movies in Niagara

July 24, 2018 0

Grab some chairs or blankets and head outside to watch free outdoor movies under the stars this summer! We’ve put together a list of some family-friendly outdoor movies in Niagara this summer. Free Outdoor Movies in […]

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Summer Fun Guide

July 18, 2018 0

This year, Niagara Families has put together a print publication. The Niagara Families Summer Fun Guide is full of family-friendly things to do all summer long. You can find it all over the Niagara region […]

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Top Ice Cream Shops in Niagara

July 17, 2018 2

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Beat the heat with delicious, melt in your mouth ice cream. Here are 11 of the Best Ice Cream Shops in Niagara:     Avondale […]

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Family Day Trips (and Short Getaways) from Niagara

July 11, 2018 0

Even though the Niagara region has such amazing family fun attractions, sometimes it’s great to get away and explore new and different places. Whether you’re looking for a short day trip or a weekend getaway, […]

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My Tough Critics Loved Qube Escape Room

July 4, 2018 0

My daughters are 12 and almost 15 and they’ve reached that point where they’re spending less time with the parents, and more time in their own little world of endless FaceTime chats in their rooms, […]

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Summer Festivals in Niagara

July 3, 2018 2

Looking for more summer fun? We’ve put together a list of summer festivals and carnivals in Niagara for the whole family to enjoy!   Summer Festivals in Niagara:   Fort Erie Friendship Festival Dates: July […]

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A Full Day of Adventure at Safari Niagara

July 1, 2014 1

When it comes to zoos, there are two camps. People either loathe the idea of keeping wild animals in cages, or they are resigned to the reality that without an opportunity to get up close […]

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Friendly Farms & Pick-Your-Own

May 29, 2018 0

Here is our list of friendly farms and pick-your-own farms in Niagara!   Our family-friendly and pick-your-own farm listings are organized by the town or city they are found in. Choose from the options below […]

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Summer Camp Guide

April 9, 2018 0

Are you looking for a summer camp for your kids this summer? Look no further! Niagara Families’ Summer Camp Guide is filled with lots of great listings of Summer Camps in Niagara for all ages. Sports […]

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Bird Kingdom is a Niagara Paradise

May 12, 2014 0

Review written by Catherine Skinner It’s been a long time since I had a day trip with my father, so imagine my delight when he suggested that he join us for our excursion to Bird […]

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Jungle Jim’s Playcentre

June 16, 2015 0

I visited Jungle Jim’s Playcentre recently with a friend and our kids (between us we have seven kids, aged 2 months to 6 years). I was pleasantly surprised at what a great indoor playground Jungle […]

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Fun and Free Things to Do in Niagara This Summer

July 2, 2018 0

We’ve put together some fun and free things to do in Niagara this summer with kids!   Heartland Forest (8215 Heartland Forest Road, Niagara Falls) Heartland forest is a great nature area for the family […]

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Campgrounds in Niagara

July 25, 2018 0

Camping is a great Ontario summer tradition. Packing up the car, hitting the road and going on a camping adventure is a great way to spend quality time with the family. But sometimes you don’t […]

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Cheeky Monkeys’ Playland

May 5, 2014 0

Last week my kids and I let loose on the Niagara location of Cheeky Monkeys Playland. I don’t like playgrounds. As a child, I was taught never to climb too high, run too fast, or […]

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