Everything You Need to Know About Getting Kids Hiking

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When our kids were 6 and 4 years old, they hiked up to the Lost City in Colombia. Our kids hiked to the Lost City all on their own without being carried (aside from the odd moments where we carried them over rocks or down a steep section). The other hikers at the camps were always in shock to see our two little hikers show up at the end of the day. And the other guides on the trail were so impressed they always ran over to congratulate our two incredible hikers.

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Best Things to do in Scotland with Kids

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Scotland has some of the most beautiful scenery we’ve ever seen. We were lucky to spend 3 weeks in the summer for our holiday in Scotland with kids. When we travel with our kids, we tend to spend as much time outside in nature being active as possible, so we knew that Scotland would be right up our alley. But it wasn’t all hiking and some of the hikes we did were so much fun for the kids.

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Lost Valley Walk in Glencoe, Scotland

image of father holding boys hand hiking up mountain with highway and carpark in Glencoe Scotland

One of the most breathtaking sights in Glencoe, Scotland are the majestic Three Sisters. The majority of the people who see them stop at the viewpoint, take a few pictures, then get back in their car and leave. But did you know that one of the best Glencoe walks is a short hike up into a river valley between two of the sisters? It’s a bit challenging with small kids (ours were aged 6 & 3), but it can be done.

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