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  • 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

  • Getting back to Nature Any Time of Year
    Some of the most popular activities for winter campers is snowshoeing. A popular destination near Kamloops is Stake Lake. Image by Mary Putnam, courtesy of Tourism Kamloops.

    Snowshoeing at Stake Lake near Kamloops. Photo Mary Putnam, Tourism Kamloops

    The Thompson Okanagan has a variety of camping locations that are available year-round, offering amenities and services for short and long-term camping; your choices abound. Continue Reading

  • 5 Gift ideas for the “Happy Camper”
    Cake Taker

    Cake Taker

    Here are five gift ideas to put under the tree. Continue Reading

  • 5 Christmas Gifts for the Camper
    Master Lock Safe

    Master Lock Safe

    December is here which means Christmas and the holiday season are almost upon us. We have been searching for some unusual gifts that could delight that avid camper. Here are five ideas to put under the tree. Continue Reading

  • 5 Ways to Enjoy Winter in Wine Country, Okanagan, British Columbia
    SilverStar Mountain Resort. Photo Credit Destination BC/Blake Jorgenson

    SilverStar Mountain Resort. Photo Credit Destination BC/Blake Jorgenson

    As cooler temperatures emerge, and the snow blankets the vineyards, the valley transforms from a sun-soaked paradise to the ultimate winter destination. From champagne powder to frozen waterfalls to theatrical sleigh ride shows, the winter can be a magical time to explore the Okanagan. Continue Reading

  • 9 Steps To Winterizing Your RV
    Winterize RV

    Winterize Your RV

    For those new to RVing we offer a few important steps you need to take to ensure your RV will survive the colder winter season. Continue Reading

  • Vancouver Island, BC Off-Season Adventures
    SnowShoeing Mt Washington, BC

    Snow Shoeing Mt Washington, BC

    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

  • Discovering Camping in BC in the Fall Season

    It’s time to bring out the sweaters and store the flip flops! The fall season is a perfect time to avoid the crowds and explore BC while camping. In the shoulder season, Provincial Parks and private campgrounds usually have space available, allowing you to be spontaneous in where you camp. Continue Reading

  • Exploring British Columbia’s Recreation Sites and Trails: Lundbom Lake

    Lundbom Lake Sunset

    Lundbom Lake Sunset

    Sometimes, the weather can be tough in the lower mainland of British Columbia. Rain and overcast skies can put a serious damper on our motivation to get out of the house a... Continue Reading


  • Soaking it up at Lussier Hot Springs, Kootenay Rockies, BC
    Lussier Hot Springs, Kootenay Rockies

    Lussier Hot Springs, Kootenay Rockies

    A hot spring that we had at the top of our list was Lussier Hot Springs. These natural springs are located in Whiteswan Lake Provincial Park. Continue Reading

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