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Lisa Goodmurphy
Canada
Canadian mom, travel blogger, freelance writer. I'm on a mission to show my kids the world - one trip at a time!
Interests: my family, travel, reading, working out
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Thanks, Ohad. There is a bit about our visit to Stonehenge in this post as we stopped there while on a Harry Potter tour. http://www.gonewiththefamily.com/gone-with-the-family-adv/2011/05/london-taxi-tours-harry-potter.html Is there a specific question that you have about visiting Stonehenge with kids?
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The ultimate guide to family-friendly events and activities in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area (the GTA) this holiday season. Things to do in Toronto Christmas 2017 that the entire family will enjoy. Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2017 at Gone with the Family
Hi Jemma, It is! There's a suspension bridge that visitors can walk to get a birds-eye view of the falls. I wasn't brave enough to head up this visit but I plan to go back and try!
It is such a beautiful part of Canada - I can't believe it took me this long to get around to visiting! Baie-Saint-Paul and La Malbaie were both beautiful!
I do hope you get a chance to visit Quebec, soon, Michele! You would love the cities - Quebec City and Montreal - which have a very European feel but there is so much natural beauty to explore in the province as well!
Glad you enjoyed the list, Nancy! I have to get to Pasadena someday!! Lisa
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Scenic road trip from Quebec City, Canada to the province's Charlevoix Region - five of the best places to stop along the way. Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2017 at Gone with the Family
Sorry Hassan but it was most definitely April. That's what our trees look like in early April - it's May before everything is really green. :)
Toggle Commented Oct 9, 2017 on A Walk in Central Park at Gone with the Family
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Visiting the Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre Shrine near Quebec City, Quebec. Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2017 at Gone with the Family
Yes, I believe it is available there as well.
Thanks, Miranda! We have been to most of the large U.S. cities but I'm finding more and more that the smaller cities are more fun - and definitely easier on the budget. Kenosha looks lovely - it must be a great city to live in!! Lisa
Some day I'm going to get to Branson!!
You won't regret it, Sonja - an Alaskan cruise is such an incredible vacation! My Emma just turned 14 and we are thinking of returning to Alaska! Lisa
Toggle Commented Sep 25, 2017 on An Alaskan Family Cruise at Gone with the Family
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Top 10 Family-friendly things to do in St. John's, Newfoundland plus places to eat and places to stay. Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2017 at Gone with the Family
I'm impressed at how much you managed to fit into your trip but there's definitely always more to come back and see! Hopefully your family will return to Quebec and get a chance to visit Montmorency Falls!
Hi Nancy, I would definitely pick the WB Studio Tour!! Visiting the film sites was a lot of fun too but a good part of the day is spent driving from one to another. At the WB Studio Tour your family will spend several hours completely immersed in Harry Potter - it's fascinating and your Harry Potter fans will love it!! Be sure to visit Platform 9 3/4 at King's Cross station in London as well. It has changed significantly since I wrote the London Taxi Tour article (I need to write an up-to-date Harry Potter article as we have visited a few times since!). There's now a Harry Potter shop there and outside the shop there's an area where you can line up and take a photo pushing the luggage through the wall - makes a great souvenir! Have a great time in London - it's our favourite city!! And let me know if you have any other questions. Lisa
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Things to see and do at Parc de la Chute Montmorency (Montmorency Falls Park) in Quebec, Canada. Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at Gone with the Family