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  • 5 Fun Family Adventures Near Wasa Lake in the East Kootenays, BC
    Gold Panning at Fort Steele

    Gold Panning at Fort Steele

    Wasa lake is the warmest lake in the Kootenays and is a popular summer camping destination. This Provincial campground has 103 sites (65 of them are reservable), an amphitheatre for parks talks, nature trail, kids (or adventurous adults) bike park, as well as washrooms with flush toilets and showers. Wasa Lake itself is a short walk or bike ride through the campground and has sandy beaches, a playground, boat launch and grassy picnic areas. Continue Reading

  • Tunkwa Lake Resort in BC’s Gold Country – Come for the Loons, Not the Tunes
    off they go - fishing on Tunkwa Lake

    Off they go - fishing on Tunkwa Lake

    Located just a one-hour drive from Kamloops, Tunkwa Lake Resort is on the other side of Logan Lake when coming in from Highway 5. It offers both campsites and cabins, as well as boat rentals. Continue Reading

  • Why a Trip to the Cariboo, BC is not to be Missed
    Back Road Lake, Cariboo

    Back Road Lake, Cariboo

    Having spent the first few days of our trip in and around the Squamish and Whistler areas, we found a small campground along Hwy 99 named Cinnamon rec site to use as a proper launching point into the Cariboo region. Continue Reading

  • Exploring Radium Hot Springs, BC

    Radium Hot Springs Kootenay National Park

    Radium Hot Springs is an ideal stopover while traveling through the Kootenays, or as a holiday destination, as there is something to do for everyone. Continue Reading

  • Paul Lake Provincial Park, a Picturesque Camping Spot Near Kamloops, BC
    Paul Lake Day Use Area

    Paul Lake Day Use Area

    We chose Paul Lake for its variety of recreational opportunities. I had heard the day use area was excellent, and a quick look on the BC Parks website confirmed that the park offered both canoeing and hiking. Continue Reading

  • Bowron Lakes, BC: Not Just a Place to Portage!

    Relaxing on Bowron Lake

    With its pristine views and rugged adventures, you would think that the Bowron Lakes only attracts highly skilled hikers and paddlers. We found this was not the case! Yes we love hiking, camping and paddling but we had no intention of strapping on a backpack or carrying our canoe. We heard what a beautiful area it was, so we set out to explore it. Continue Reading

  • Kentucky-Alleyne Provincial Park near Merritt, BC Offers Lots to Explore plus New Campsites
    Fishing on Alleyne Lake

    Fishing on Alleyne Lake

    Kentucky-Alleyne Provincial Park is located just off Highway 5A between Merritt and Princeton. Surrounded by rolling ranch land, Kentucky-Alleyne boasts two sparkling turquoise lakes that draw anglers from near and far. Continue Reading

  • Powell River, British Columbia, Insulated by Nature
    Inland Lake Provincial Park

    Inland Lake Provincial Park

    Powell River, situated on the side of a mountain is wrapped in forest, insulated by nature. With hundreds of lakes behind it and the ocean at its feet, locals have the best of both worlds. Continue Reading

  • Tofino, BC – A Bucket List Trip

    Flying Kites at Long Beach, BC

    When planning a trip to a place as unique as Tofino on Vancouver Island’s Pacific Rim, be prepared to get busy and enjoy everything it has to offer. With only 4 days and 7 of us in our group, we had a jam packed but amazing visit. Relive our stay in one of the most beautiful places you’ll ever see. Continue Reading

  • “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

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