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At Grownup Travels, we believe in the kind of travel where you bring home stories, not souvenirs. We look for adventures with rough edges but soft landings, accommodations that are unique or boutique, and the kind of cultural experiences that make your travels truly memorable. Read some of our latest articles below, scroll down to browse a destination that interests you, or visit our photo galleries that are sure to fuel your wanderlust.

Yarmouth Walking Tour: Tales Told Right

Yarmouth Walking Tour: Tales Told Right

What’s a maritime town without a tale or two. In Yarmouth, on the south shore of Nova Scotia, there is no shortage of them, and one of the best ways to hear them is on a Yarmouth Walking Tour. Candice Phibbs, the founder/guide makes this no ordinary stroll. Her stories will entertain, inform and maybe even make your hair stand on end.

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The Power of Niagara Falls: Seen in an Entirely New Way

The Power of Niagara Falls: Seen in an Entirely New Way

“Water has a secret heart. It contains the power of movement”.
Not my words, but those spoken during the Niagara Parks Power Station sound and light show, Currents. And a fitting expression of the lifeblood that once flowed through this historic hydroelectric power station at the top of Horseshoe Falls. Today, this Niagara Falls attraction has not one but two new ways to appreciate the literal power of all that moving water: in the Station itself and via The Tunnel, where visitors follow an underground passage to emerge at the base of Horseshoe Falls.

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About Jane

Jane Canapini spent more than 20 years as a creative director in advertising, hoarding every vacation day in order to pursue her travel passion. Now she applies her keen eye for imagery and love of storytelling as editor of Grownup Travels. Read more

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