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Montreal is filled with fun things for families to do, including a ride on La Grande Roue de Montréal, Canada's highest observation wheel. (Photo: Tourisme Montréal)

Photo: Tourisme Montréal
Plan a spring getaway around these activities the whole family will enjoy
Accras (a.k.a. cod fritters) are a standard on menus featuring Creole cuisine in Guadeloupe.

Accras (a.k.a. cod fritters) are a standard on menus featuring Creole cuisine in Guadeloupe. (Photo courtesy Guadeloupe Tourism)

Photo courtesy Guadeloupe Tourism
From the bokit to the aptly-named tourment d'amour, discover this Caribbean archipelago's tantalizing blend of French and Creole cuisine
Canoeing at Madawaska Kanu Centre

The canoe was the original mode of transportation in Canada, and there are plenty of opportunities to learn about its history — and hit the water yourself — in eastern Ontario. (Photo: Destination Ontario)

Photo: Destination Ontario
Connect with Canada's past and present on this network of waterways between Peterborough, Ont. and the nation's capital
hikers in the Cariboo Mountains

Hikers traverse a rocky slope in eastern British Columbia's Cariboo Mountains. (Photo: Javier Frutos/Can Geo)

Photo: Javier Frutos/Can Geo
Hit the trails with these offerings from MEC, Tilley and more
St-Viateur is famous for its Montreal-style bagels

St-Viateur bakery in Montreal's Mile End neighbourhood has been serving up fresh wood-fired bagels since 1957. (Photo: Alice Gao/Commission Canadienne de Tourisme)

Photo: Alice Gao/Commission Canadienne de Tourisme
Alex Hutchinson goes inside the friendly rivalry between two titans of the Montreal-style bagel to figure out the secret of the doughy snack's allure
David McEown paints in St. Andrews Bay, South Georgia Island

Curious king penguins check out David McEown's easel as the artist paints in St. Andrews Bay on the subantarctic island of South Georgia. (Photo: Daisy Gilardini)

Photo: Daisy Gilardini
Watch the award-winning Canadian watercolourist paint the landscapes and wildlife of Antarctica
A shore view of Saint-Andrews-by-the-Sea, New Brunswick

A shore view of historic and tranquil Saint Andrews-by-the-Sea. (Photo: Tom Mason/Can Geo Photo Club)

Photo: Tom Mason/Can Geo Photo Club
Where to eat, play and stay in the seaside resort
Google Earth Voyager Jill Heinerth Story

Google Earth Voyager follows the career of underwater explorer Jill Heinerth, with each panel taking the reader to different expedition locations. (Photo: Google Earth Voyager)

Photo: Google Earth Voyager
Canadian Geographic celebrates the exploration and conservation work of RCGS Explorer-in-Residence Jill Heinerth in a new Google Earth Voyager story
The Phoenix skyline glows at sunset

The Phoenix skyline glows at sunset. While nearby Scottsdale remains a top draw for Canadian snowbirds, Phoenix has plenty to offer sun- and city-seekers. (Photo: Nick Cote/Visit Phoenix)

Photo: Nick Cote/Visit Phoenix
There's lots of life in this desert city
the exterior of the Diplomat Beach Resort

The posh Diplomat Beach Resort in South Florida recently underwent a major renovation to freshen its amenities and design. (Photo courtesy Diplomat Beach Resort)

Photo courtesy Diplomat Beach Resort
Fresh from a five-year, $100-million renovation, "The Dip" retains all the elegance that has made it a favourite haunt of celebrities and Presidents 
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