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  • Three Ways to Welcome Spring in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley
    Tulips of the Valley, Chilliwack BC

    Tulips of the Valley, Chilliwack BC

    Spring has sprung after a long winter in the Fraser Valley – at my house snowflakes were falling from the sky on April 1. Don’t get me wrong, I love winter, but I am ready to welcome the next season with open arms. Here are three ways to welcome spring here in the Fraser Valley. Continue Reading

  • Planning Your First Camping Trip? Make it Easy
    Thompson Okanagan

    A good resource to help find all campgrounds (provincial, private, national and recreation sites) located throughout British Columbia is www.campingrvbc.com/camping. You can also make a reservation at some provincial parks at DiscoverCamping. For national parks go to Parks Canada Reservation Service. To reserve at a private facility, contact the individual campground. More information on Recreation Sites can be found at sitesandtrailsbc.ca Continue Reading

  • Exploring Four of the Best RV Parks in the South Okanagan, British Columbia
    Gallagher Lake Resort

    Gallagher Lake Resort

    My destination on the first day was Osoyoos. I headed through the Fraser Valley on Hwy 1 to Hope then took the Crowsnest Hwy (Hwy 3) which is a gorgeous scenic drive over mountain passes and along rivers into the lush agricultural lands of the Okanagan with an abundance of orchards, vineyards and more. Continue Reading

  • Packing Your RV & Picking a Campground

    RV Consumer Shows a Great Place to Find New Camping Opportunities

    If you are new to RVing and have already decided on which RV will suit your family, you might need some tips on how to pack your RV and pick a campground. Continue Reading

  • Winter RV Adventure for Camping Newbies at Sunshine Valley & Manning Park, BC
    Campground in the winter

    We had the resort to ourselves in the winter!

    If only we had known how amazing RVing in the winter is, we would have taken this trip a long time ago! Our journey started in earnest on a Wednesday morning when we made an appointment to pick up the rental RV. Upon arr... 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

  • Five Spots to Ice Fish and Camp this Winter in British Columbia
    Photo Courtesy of Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC

    Photo Courtesy of Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC

    Ice fishing is often overlooked as a winter activity, especially if you live in southern B.C. But fishing opportunities do not stop when the temperature freezes - they only get more exciting. Ice fishing is a very social sport and requires only a limited amount of gear or experience. The entire lake becomes accessible without the need of a boat and you don’t need the often complicated casting techniques required in other fisheries. It’s as simple as drilling a hole and dropping a line. Don’t winterize that RV just yet; there are many parks open year-round close to great hard water lakes. Continue Reading

  • Vancouver Island, BC Off-Season Adventures
    Stocking Creek Falls

    Stocking Creek Falls

    To get you started let me give you just a couple of very different 'cool season' activities on different parts of Vancouver Island, along with two fantastic year-round RV parks located close to each mini adventure. Life’s too short not to visit the best places, right? So let’s start this Island winter season sampler Continue Reading

  • Looking for a Last Minute Gift for Your Camping Enthusiast?

    Every year I bring you the top 5 gift possibilities for the avid camper.  Well, campers come in all sizes.  So this year I have included the kidlets, after all, approximately 10% of the yearly campers are under the age of 15. These last minute gifts are easy to find items that will make a big difference on your recipients next camping trip.

    Vtech Kidizoom Action Cam

    Vtech Kidizoom Action Cam

    My first fantastic find is the ... Continue Reading


  • First Time RVing In Winter – What To Know About Renting An RV
    Canadream RV at a campsite in the winter

    RVing in a campsite winter wonderland!

    My husband's family lived in the Arctic Circle before he was born, and his formative years were spent in Manitoba. So it should come as no surprise that he wants to go camping ... in the winter. I, on the other hand, don't really "do winter". I'm more of a rainforest girl. But I love to camp and amiss it all winter long. Enter the perfect solution, or so we hope ... a winter RV trip. All the adventure of camping, all the chill of winter, but with the comforts of home. Continue Reading

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