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  • 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 Gift ideas for the “Happy Camper”
    Cake Taker

    Cake Taker

    Here are five gift ideas to put under the tree. 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

  • Plan a Memorable Vacation in BC’s Stunning Telegraph Cove and the Broughton Archipelago
    Swimming in the Burdwood Group Islands | Kim Campbell-Walker

    Swimming in the Burdwood Group Islands | Kim Campbell-Walker

    Broughton Archipelago Provincial Park, sandwiched between Northern Vancouver Island and mainland British Columbia, is certainly in contention for one of the most beautiful parts of the province. With towering cliffs, midden beaches, rocky islets, and protected passageways through lushly forested islands, the Broughton Archipelago makes up the largest marine park in British Columbia. Continue Reading

  • Golden Ears Provincial Park has Lots of Camping Options
    Golden Ears Park Steve Young

    Golden Ears Park | Steve Young

    There are three main campgrounds as well as a walk-in Campground at Alder Flats on the West Canyon Trail. There is a boat launch, a highly popular day use area that has canoe rentals. The lake has a roped off area for swimming and water fun and is large enough for water skiing. Continue Reading

  • 5 Unique Locations to Explore in Nanaimo, BC
    Morden Colliery, Nanaimo

    Morden Colliery, Nanaimo | Kim Parcher

    Many people pass through Nanaimo while on route to various other Vancouver Island destinations. In doing so, some of the most fascinating locations are missed. Here are five great reasons to make Nanaimo one of the top places to explore. Continue Reading

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