Our Favourite Toboggan Hills in Ottawa

Looking for a fun and safe way to get some exercise and fresh air this winter? Ottawa has a ton of fun hills that are perfect for tobogganing. Here are our favourite toboggan hills in Ottawa to try out this year. Green’s Creek Located off of Bearbrook Road, Green’s Creek is ideal if you’re looking […]

9 Holiday Activities for the Whole Family

Wondering how you’re going to keep the kids busy and entertained this holiday season, minus the screens? Even though the holidays might look somewhat different this year, there are still many ways to get into the Christmas spirit, have fun and create some new memories together. Here are a few holiday activities for the whole […]

How to Have the Ultimate Family Staycation

With COVID-19 putting travel plans on pause for at least a while, there are still many ways to have the ultimate family staycation at home. To help you make the most out of the summer season, here are some fun ways to enjoy your time with loved ones and create some lasting memories without setting […]

How to Host the Ultimate Family Game Night

If you have stacks of games lying around your home, there’s no better time to put them to use than now! Finding ways to unplug, switch off the news for a while, and have some fun is so important to do during stressful and unpredictable times while we all do our part to stop the […]

9 Family Activities You Can Do Within Your Valecraft Home

Looking for some fun ways to keep the whole family busy and entertained during these strange times? Rather than being glued to the TV or other electronic devices, you can carve out some quality time making new memories instead. To help get you inspired, we’ve compiled a few family activities you can do within your […]

6 Hidden Countryside Gems of the Ottawa Area

Ah, the fresh clear air, rolling hills and peaceful nature walks – what’s there not to love about country life? While living in the heart of Canada’s Capital introduces a wide array of conveniences, especially if calling dedicated communities like Place St. Thomas, there’s something to be said about a more laid-back and peaceful way of […]

Frosty Fun and Fresh Air: Enjoy These 7 Winter Activities in Ottawa!

Ah, there’s nothing like the feeling of a new year – except perhaps a new decade! Yes, it’s hard to believe, but 2020 is here. At Valecraft, we’re excited about our plans for this year and the many more to come, but what about having fun this winter? Whether you own one of our beautiful […]

6 Fun, Family-Friendly Fall Activities in Ottawa

The leaves are just starting to turn, but there’s no denying that fall crispness in the air in the mornings. That’s right, it’s time for harvest-themed festivities, jack-o-lanterns, and plenty of colour! Canada’s Capital offers incredible natural beauty as well as a charming atmosphere in which to raise a family. That said, perhaps you’ve been […]

Summer’s Here: Enjoy Country Life in Beautiful Embrun!

It’s the first day of summer! Hooray! Speaking of which, have you ever ventured into the Russell Township area during this time of year to enjoy the many outdoorsy activities on offer? Or, are you curious about Valecraft’s available properties in beautiful Embrun at our Place St. Thomas community? Regardless, there’s a lot to love […]