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  • “Unglamping” in BC: Camping Unplugged

    I must admit, three years ago, camping without hookups scared me. Our camping companions suggested that we try Herald Provincial Park in the Shuswap, a campsite without power, water and sewer. I panicked, no microwave, rice cooker or outlets to charge my cell phone. But more importantly, how would I make my coffee in the morning without my coffee maker? Continue Reading

  • 5 Reasons You Should Go Fishing While Camping in BC This Year
    Try Fishing While Camping This Year. Photo: Lacey Pukas for Freshwater Fisheries Society

    Try Fishing While Camping This Year. Photo: Lacey Pukas for Freshwater Fisheries Society

    The tent, trailer or RV is packed and you’re ready for a camping vacation. With 20,000 lakes and 750,000 km of streams in British Columbia, there is a very good chance you’ll be camping next to water. Why not take advantage and go fishing on your next camping trip? We’ll give you five reasons why you should – with tips so you have no excuses not to. Continue Reading

  • Osoyoos, BC: Desert Camping in the Winter
    Nk'Mip Campground and RV Park

    Nk'Mip Campground and RV Park

    We decided to check out Osoyoos a little more closely in the winter since it is such a popular destination in the summer. It is known for often having short, dry winters and is an attractive destination for snowbirds. Continue Reading

  • “Camping with Teenagers: Is there WIFI?”
    Kayaking

    Kayaking

    Camping with teenagers, can be much more challenging. It can be tough to pull teenagers away from WIFI, friends and video games. So how do we do it? Continue Reading

  • A Slice of the Mediterranean in the Heart of Vancouver Island, BC
    Exploring Tide Pools at Botanical Beach, Port Renfrew

    Exploring Tide Pools at Botanical Beach, Port Renfrew

    Did you know the Cowichan Valley has one of the warmest annual temperature averages in all of Canada? It’s comparable to the Mediterranean, but right in our own backyard! You’ll find lush scenery, beautiful views and a plethora of activities for a family friendly camping trip. Continue Reading

  • Learn to Fish – a British Columbia Program that Teaches You How to Fish
    Fishing Brothers

    Fishing Brothers

    It may still be winter but that doesn’t mean we can’t think about things to do in the spring. One activity to plan for, especially if you have youngsters, is participating in a Learn to Fish program. Check out below.

    What does someone who knows absolutely nothing about fishing, and lives in BC, do to rectify that?  Well, you can read up on the subject on the internet, visit... Continue Reading


  • 5 BC Places to Visit for Outdoor Fun and Winter Camping
    SilverStar Mountain Resort. Photo Credit Destination BC/Blake Jorgenson

    SilverStar Mountain Resort. Photo Credit Destination BC/Blake Jorgenson

    British Columbia is fast becoming a destination for RVing and camping, particularly with those who live in colder climes. Here are 5 blogs that we have published during the past year that showcase some of things to do and places to camp in BC’s winter months. Continue Reading

  • 5 Go To Camping Games for the Whole Family
    Rummikub also called Rummy O. Photo: Darlene O

    Rummikub also called Rummy O. Photo: Darlene O

    When thinking of the annual camping trip(s) and preparing lists, I find that the first list that comes to mind is the “Entertainment list”. No I am not talking about bringing the TV, PVR or the DVDs. I’m talking about good old sit down games that are fun for all ages. The list for games is quite vast, so I’ll keep it simple with my 5 great games to play while camping. Continue Reading

  • Coast Along British Columbia’s Famed Fishing Highway 24 in the Cariboo
    Sheridan Lake by Fishing Hwy 24 Tourist Association

    Sheridan Lake by Fishing Hwy 24 Tourist Association

    While travelling east-west between the Southern Cariboo’s 100 Mile House (above the Fraser Plateau) and the town of Little Fort in BC’s Thompson River Valley, you’ll find the historic Highway 24 – also known as BC’s Fishing Highway. Continue Reading

  • Tips to Prepare Your RV for Winter Camping in BC
    Riverside Park, Whistler, BC

    Riverside Park, Whistler, BC

    Did you know that there are some 140 campgrounds including BC Parks sites and private campgrounds/RV parks open year-round? You just have to prepare for your camping trips so you keep warm and cozy and that your RV is prepared for winter conditions. Continue Reading

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