Attractions

  • 5 Ways to Enjoy Winter in Wine Country, Okanagan, British Columbia
    SilverStar Mountain Resort. Photo Credit Destination BC/Blake Jorgenson

    SilverStar Mountain Resort. Photo Credit Destination BC/Blake Jorgenson

    As cooler temperatures emerge, and the snow blankets the vineyards, the valley transforms from a sun-soaked paradise to the ultimate winter destination. From champagne powder to frozen waterfalls to theatrical sleigh ride shows, the winter can be a magical time to explore the Okanagan. Continue Reading

  • Vancouver Island, BC Off-Season Adventures
    SnowShoeing Mt Washington, BC

    Snow Shoeing Mt Washington, BC

    To get you started let me give you just a couple of very different 'cool season' activities on different parts of Vancouver Island, along with two fantastic year-round RV parks located close to each mini adventure. Life’s too short not to visit the best places, right? So let’s start this Island winter season sampler Continue Reading

  • Discovering Camping in BC in the Fall Season

    It’s time to bring out the sweaters and store the flip flops! The fall season is a perfect time to avoid the crowds and explore BC while camping. In the shoulder season, Provincial Parks and private campgrounds usually have space available, allowing you to be spontaneous in where you camp. Continue Reading

  • Soaking it up at Lussier Hot Springs, Kootenay Rockies, BC
    Lussier Hot Springs, Kootenay Rockies

    Lussier Hot Springs, Kootenay Rockies

    A hot spring that we had at the top of our list was Lussier Hot Springs. These natural springs are located in Whiteswan Lake Provincial Park. Continue Reading

  • 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

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