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  • Terrace and the Nass Valley in Northern British Columbia are worth a Visit
    Kleanza Creek Provincial Park, Terrace, Northern BC. Photo: Destination BC/Emanual Smedbol

    Kleanza Creek Provincial Park, Terrace, Northern BC. Photo: Destination BC/Emanual Smedbol

    I remember visiting Terrace, New Aiyansh and Greenville, in Northern BC years ago. A long drive of about 15 hours from Vancouver, just under 1,400 km and multiple stops I will never forget. My father did his residency program in the smaller towns of both New Aiyansh and Greenville, small towns of no more than 2,000 residents each. Located right on the Skeena River with an abundance of nature, it makes for a great way to escape the city life and find solace in the most remote corners of beautiful British Columbia. Continue Reading

  • Canada 150: Explore Fort Langley & Gulf of Georgia Cannery Historic Sites in BC with Your Free National Parks Pass
    Gulf of Georgia Cannery

    Gulf of Georgia Cannery

    Today we are highlighting two National Historic Sites, Fort Langley and Gulf of Georgia Cannery. Both are easily accessible day trips from Metro Vancouver, and then in June we will be talking about three National Historic Sites that are spread throughout the province and would make a great part of any summer vacation. Continue Reading

  • Learn to Fish While Camping This Summer in British Columbia
    Learning to Fish. Photo: Justine Russo

    Learning to Fish. Photo: Justine Russo

    To find out if the Learn to Fish program will be hosted near your favourite summer camping site visit the events calendar. Programs are continuously added through the summer so keeping checking back. Continue Reading

  • Canada 150: Visit Yoho National Park, British Columbia, with your National Parks Discovery Pass
    Fossil Found at Walcott Quarry, Yoho National Park. Photo: Aaron Purdy

    Fossil Found at Walcott Quarry, Yoho National Park. Photo: Aaron Purdy

    Yoho is the slightly western counterpart of the better-known Banff National Park. Covering 1,310 square kilometres, the park makes up a portion of UNESCO’s Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site. Yoho offers a bountiful range of both easily accessible and more challenging terrain, guaranteeing that you will find something to suit your interests no matter which direction you choose to explore. Continue Reading

  • Canada 150: Making the Most of Your National Parks Pass in British Columbia
    2017 Parks Canada Discovery Pass & Guides

    2017 Parks Canada Discovery Pass & Guides

    If you haven’t already heard, Canada is turning 150 in 2017 and in order to celebrate, Parks Canada is offering free 2017 Discovery Passes. These passes provide free admission for a group/family travelling together in one vehicle to all Canadian National Parks, National Marine Conservation Areas, and National Historic Sites operated by Parks Canada. Note: regular fees still apply for services like camping. Continue Reading

  • Treasure Hunting in British Columbia’s Gold Country
    Gold Country GeoTourism Field Guides

    Gold Country GeoTourism Field Guides

    The thrill of a modern treasure hunt comes alive with Geocaching in Gold Country, an area of BC’s interior rich in cultural and geographic diversity. Geocaching combines outdoor recreation, technology, and a good old-fashioned treasure hunt. Continue Reading

  • Cooking Up an RV Adventure on Food Network Canada’s new Chuck & Danny’s Road Trip
    Chuck & Danny Road Trip

    Chuck & Danny Road Trip

    Celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday the Montreal-based chefs will travel coast to coast meeting local farmers, fishermen and foragers and cooking up a storm, both in the RV and around the campfire, and having lots of fun along the way. What better way to experience Canada’s stunning landscapes and diverse food offerings and with two of the 6 episodes right here in British Columbia. Continue Reading

  • Six Tips for a Successful Fishing Trip with Kids in British Columbia
    Caught a Fish. Photo: Justine Russo

    Caught a Fish. Photo: Justine Russo

    If you love fishing, you are probably hoping that your kids will as well. Many anglers have great childhood memories of fishing with their grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles, or other fishing teachers. With Spring Break just around the corner, some of you will be venturing out on your first camping trips of the year. Here are some tips for a successful fishing trip with your kids: Continue Reading

  • Skiing/Riding the Powder Highway in the Kootenay Rockies, British Columbia, Canada
    Whitewater Ski Resort. Photo: Kari Medig

    Whitewater Ski Resort. Photo: Kari Medig

    The Powder Highway, in the southeastern area of the Kootenay Rockies, is the place to go for an abundant choice of some of the best skiing opportunities in British Columbia, and the experience of a lifetime. Eight ski resorts are situated along the Powder Highway and set amid 3 million plus acres. The ski/snowboard mecca comprises 80 ski opportunities from alpine resorts, heli-ski operators, nordic centres, backcountry lodges, cat-ski operators as well as community ski clubs. Continue Reading

  • Converting a Utility Trailer into an RV to house us and the Motorcycle
    Utility Trailer RV conversion with room for the bike

    Utility Trailer RV conversion with room for the bike

    We wanted an inexpensive RV to not only sleep in on our travels but to house our motorcycle as well. So, we set out to convert a utility cargo trailer into a camping trailer. Continue Reading

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