Camping at Cat Lake in the Paradise Valley near Squamish, BC
Hot sun. Cool wind. Crisp mountain water. The perfect remedy for a warm, Fall day’s hike is a dip in one of the Sea to Sky’s many lakes. If ... Continue Reading
Camping at Christina Lake, BC – Creating Memories to Last a Lifetime
On a recent sunny Saturday my extended family took a trip up to the Kootenays to remember my grandparents at a spot overlooking their old cabin at Christina Lake. My mom booked us a site at Texas Creek, ... Continue Reading
Pirates and Nature Talks – BC Ferries Extras!
Most families know that a ride on BC Ferries is more than just a trip across the ocean. Kids under five ride free, there are indoor play areas, and the cafeteria has many White Spot favourites. Can you say Pirate Pack? We sure can!
On a recent sailing t... Continue Reading
The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of … Rattlesnakes…in Grand Forks, BC
View of Grand Forks, British Columbia as we enter the town
My mom grew up in Grand Forks, BC, where she spent an idyllic childhood. It’s always been a special stop on the way to Nelson, which is where my Grandparents r... Continue Reading
Lists: The Key to Successful Family Camping
Maps, driving directions, packing lists, playlists – these are the fodder for a good road and camping trip. Here are some (more…)... Continue Reading
Camping in Whistler…try SUP Yoga.
Wobbling while attempting tree pose on a paddleboard in the middle of the lake was more than a little unnerving. Not so much because it is one of yoga’s easier poses, (more…)... Continue Reading
Tips to Keeping Mosquito Free
Besides being the all time summer pest to most, it is a fly. Generally there are three types, with more than 3,000 species:
1.“Ades” or better known as floodwater mosquitoes lay their eggs in early spring ... Continue Reading
Honeydew and Pikas: Traveling with (Potentially) Carsick Kids
Motion sickness can strike even the toughest of children.
Recently our family took a trip up to Christina Lake from Vancouver (about 7 hours’ drive) and thought we had everything covered.
Now, if you don’t have small kids, or you’re the type of parent who has already nailed this, please feel free to skip ahead.
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Rafting on the Elaho River in Squamish, BC
When the sun is beating down as it has been in BC for the last few weeks, the only thing you ... Continue Reading
Hike the Chief!
If you’ve ever driven from Vancouver to Whistler, entering Squamish you will no doubt have been left gaping at the stunning Stawamus Chief rock ( The Chief, as it’s ... Continue Reading
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