Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation

July 27, 2009 17:59 ET

Family-Friendly Vacations: Planning a Road Trip Made Easy With Kids Tours in the Canadian Badlands

DRUMHELLER, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 27, 2009) -

Tired of hearing 'are we there yet'? Tour Southern Alberta with one of eight kids tours and experience the fun and wonder of the Canadian Badlands that the whole family will enjoy.

Planning a road trip is easy with the Canadian Badlands Kids Touring Routes located on, map out day trips, weekend getaways and more including family fun activities, attractions and events. Family-Friendly stops en-route are highlighted including where you can find public restrooms, swimming pools, picnic spots, playgrounds, ice cream parlours and more.

Take in some of the many attractions the region has to offer. Sleepover in dinosaur hall at the famed Royal Tyrrell Museum, ride a coal car to check out the world's oldest wooden tipple at Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site, go on a fossil hike in Dinosaur Provincial Park or play chess with waist-high game pieces in downtown Medicine Hat.

The Canadian Badlands has plenty for adults too. Catch a theatre production at Rosebud Theatre, the province's only professional rural theatre; enjoy lunch at one of the many charmed tea houses or chase down a hot summer day at the famed Last Chance Saloon in Wayne.

There are plenty of family-friendly things to see and do in the Canadian Badlands, and the kids tours have made it that much easier to take your family on a trip they'll never forget! Visit today to find a tour that's perfect for your family. Let the Canadian Badlands Kids Touring Routes do the work for you and your family this year!

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