Nothing says summer like a family vacation! With the changing of the seasons comes new opportunities the whole family can enjoy. And, if you can combine education with the fun, that’s even better! Get your kids excited for the summer by booking a trip to Heritage Park Historical Village in Calgary, Alberta. Starting May 21, the historical village will be open for the season – the perfect getaway for the young and the young-at-heart.

Steam TrainHeritage Park is Canada’s largest living history museum and offers more than 180 attractions and exhibits that reflect the lives of Western Canadian settlers. Start the day on an exciting steam train ride or take a trip to the antique midway to view the beautifully preserved heritage buildings and homesteads. Popular summertime activities include the Heritage Town Square, Gasoline Alley Museum and the Historical Village. With so many exhibits, rides, shops, restaurants and daily demonstrations, your family will need more than one day to experience all the fun!

Your kids will love interacting with the costumed interpreters that bring the history of the time to life. Plus, adults will appreciate the many original houses, stores and machinery at each exhibit. During your time at Heritage Park, you will get a glimpse at what life in Western Canada was like from the 1860s to the 1950s.

After such a lively day of fun and learning, you and the family will need to rest for the night to prepare for the next day’s excursion, and Along River Ridge Bed & Breakfast is the perfect location for a quiet night after a long day. Enjoy beautiful lodging near the Bow River, plus a marvelous breakfast and pampering touches. Along River Ridge takes guest comfort seriously by providing cozy, luxurious rooms with chocolates on the pillow, fresh flowers and bottled water. You and the family will wake up each morning to the smell of brewing coffee and a healthy, hearty breakfast. With such hospitality, you will be excited to come back to the area as a yearly family vacation.

Book your stay in Western Canada today by calling 888-434-9555.