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  • Go “BIG” or just Go Camping…..
    Sunnyside Campground Cultus Checking In

    Sunnyside Campground Cultus Checking In

    Camping has changed – big time!  Just go to most campgrounds right now and look around.  What do you see?  Hotels!  Yes I said hotels – gone are the modest canvas tents of yesteryear.  Now they have separate entrances, vaulted ceilings, e-ports and solar adapters to charge your electronics.  And some even go as far as having air-conditioning units.

    I stopped into Sunnyside Campground in Cultus Lake, British Columbia t... Continue Reading


  • Vedder River Campground and Summer Fun, British Columbia
    Vedder River is fun for the kids

    Vedder River is fun for the kids

    For the third year in a row, my family and I have been camping at the Vedder River Campground, located in Chilliwack, BC.  Just under an hour’s drive from downtown Vancouver, it is the perfect long weekend getaway, close yet not too close. Situated along the Vedder River, it offers an array of various activities for the whole family.  The campsite does get busy during the summer months, espe... Continue Reading


  • Pemberton, British Columbia – a Fun Diversion from Whistler
    Outdoor Patio, Big Sky Golf & Country Club

    Outdoor Patio, Big Sky Golf & Country Club

    What to do once you have explored Whistler Village and the weather is looking better to the north – follow the sunshine.  This decision was made by three of us on a girls’ weekend in July, so we hopped in the car, headed north o... Continue Reading


  • Hidden Waterways in British Columbia for the Hiker

    There are many hidden waterways in British Columbia which offer some of the lesser known places to cool off in the water during the summer. Here are highlights of a few of the best waterways to cool off for the avid hiker.

    Vancouver Island Bay off Juan de Fuca Trail by Ikiwaner

    Vancouver Island Bay ... Continue Reading


  • Keeping you, and your family dog cool while camping in British Columbia
    Keeping cool by the water

    Keeping cool by the water

    While most of us enjoy the hot, lazy, sunny days of summer, it is sometimes a challenge to keep cool and that goes for your family pet too. Here are some ideas that our family have found helpful on our camping trips.

    Certain breeds of dogs are more prone to overheating than others; dark coloured and/or long- haired dogs are at greater increase risk o... Continue Reading

  • A Perfect Moment: Mountain Biking in Northern British Columbia
    Mountain Biker Catches Some Air

    Mountain Biker Catches Some Air

    On every trip, there is that golden moment: when everything has come together just right, when all the miles travelled, the hard work and effort pays off and you experience a sensation of perfect calm and contentment. Continue Reading

  • Geocaching on a Road Trip from Vancouver, British Columbia via Highway 3
    Geocache - some are as big as an Ammo Box!

    Geocache - some are as big as an Ammo Box!

    British Columbia has so many outdoor activities to offer and my husband and I love to get out and travel this beautiful province. One of our favourite things to do is geocaching. Regardless of where we stay we are almost certain to be within walking distance of a geocache. Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunting activity using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of coordinates to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location. Continue Reading

  • Campfire Cooking With Kids in British Columbia
    Campfire Cooking with Kids

    Campfire Cooking with Kids

    Looking for some fun and delicious ways to get your kids excited about cooking over a campfire? These are some of the best ways to have awesome meals camping out with kids. Choose these campfire cooking classics ... Continue Reading


  • 5 Ways to Make Your RV Feel Like Home

    RVing - On the Road

    The vast and breathtaking landscape of British Columbia is the perfect backdrop for any RV trip. That’s why so many travelers are investing in these homes on wheels and setting out to see the sights and take in the natural beauty of this scenic and picturesque part of Canada.

    However, even the most seasoned traveler loves a bit of home comfort, so spending long periods of time cooped up in the same four walls of ... Continue Reading


  • Off the Beaten Track: Nisga’a Memorial Lava Bed Park
    Vetter Falls Phantom Fish, Nisga'a Memorial Lava Bed Park

    Vetter Falls Phantom Fish, Nisga’a Memorial Lava Bed Park

    For those who don’t mind a drive, Anhluut’ukwsim Laxmihl Angwinga’asanskwhl Nisga’a – a.k.a. ... Continue Reading


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