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  • Haida Gwaii Adventures, British Columbia

    Our RV parked at Halibut Bite on Haida Gwaii, BC | M. Moulton

    We had heard much about Haida Gwaii, the mystical secluded archipelago made up of a cluster of islands off the northern coast of BC.  We were eager to discover it for ourselves.  It’s sparsely populated and not easy to get to.  Most of the inhabitants are indigenous and live in villages located almost exclusively on Graham Island. Continue Reading

  • Winter Activities On British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast for Snowbird RVers

    Douglas Bevans of Sunshine Coast Art Tours and guests after an enjoyable visit to Motoko's Fine Art Gallery in Garden Bay. Credit: Sunshine Coast Tourism/Shayd Johnson

    Douglas Bevans of Sunshine Coast Art Tours and guests after an enjoyable visit to Motoko's Fine Art Gallery in Garden Bay. Credit: Sunshine Coast Tourism/Shayd Johnson

    There’s plenty to do both inside and out if you’re RVing on the Sunshine Coast in the winter. From the artistic community of Gibsons northeast to the harbour village of Lund, mountains meet the sea along the Sunshine Coast, a mainland area uniquely only accessible by ferry, boat or plane. Winters are typically mild and range from 2 to 10ºC (20 to 50°F) during the day. In lower elevations, rains keep the flora and forests lush, while higher areas see snow. Continue Reading

  • Osoyoos & Oliver, in the Okanagan, British Columbia – Offers Plenty To Do in the Summer

    Osoyoos Oxbows

    Osoyoos Oxbows

    For a unique British Columbia experience, head to Canada’s only true desert destination: Osoyoos, located at the southern end of the Okanagan Valley. A 20 minute drive north of Osoyoos is the town of Oliver. Described as the “Wine Capital of Canada” thanks to the more than 35 wineries that surround the town. Continue Reading

  • Exploring North Vancouver Island, British Columbia – Port McNeill & Port Hardy to Coal Harbour & Cape Scott

    Cluxewe Resort north of Port McNeill | C. Stathers

    We headed over to Coal Harbour (no, not the one in Vancouver). It was a short 30-minute drive from the campsite on paved roads. Coal Harbour is located on Quatsino Sound which provides boat access to communities such as Holberg and Port Alice. It is a busy harbour with float plane and boat traffic. Continue Reading

  • Exploring North Vancouver Island, British Columbia – Sayward to Port McNeill

    Cape Scott, San Josef Bay | Carol Stathers

    In 8 days, we travelled north from Campbell River to Port Hardy and west from Port Hardy to Cape Scott Park. We explored communities such as Sayward, Telegraph Cove, Port McNeil, Port Alice and Port Hardy and many smaller communities in between. If you are looking for a camping trip filled with beaches, cooler temperatures, small remote communities and abundant wildlife then keep reading, we found it all. Continue Reading

  • Bridge Lake Ice Caves in British Columbia’s Cariboo: A Cool Place to Visit on a Hot Day

    Viewing Platforms, Bridge Lake Ice Caves, Cariboo

    A Recreation Sites and Trails BC location, the Bridge Lake Ice Caves highlight a unique geological feature of the Bridge Lake shoreline. The annual freeze/thaw process, coupled with ongoing erosion, has created a shoreline full of crevices into which the annual snowfall melts and refreezes into ice. Continue Reading

  • Summer in Valemount, British Columbia: Where the Mountains Move You

    Paddleboarding near Valemount | Kelly Funk

    Just over an hour west of Jasper, Alberta, Valemount is in the Robson Valley, situated along and east of Highway 5 (Yellowhead Hwy) and nestled between the Rocky, Monashee and Cariboo mountains (to the east, south and west). It’s a municipality with a big heart – and venturesome residents eager to show visitors what their playground is all about. Continue Reading

  • Experience Terrace Treasures in British Columbia’s North

    Nisga'a lava bed, near Terrace

    Nisga'a lava bed, near Terrace

    Let’s visit a place where you can enjoy the wilderness, hiking, cultural diversity, fishing, and great campgrounds plus convenient shopping. Welcome to Terrace, “A place to belong,” a city of about 15,000 on Highway 16/The Yellowhead. It sits at the junction of the Skeena and Kisumkalum Rivers. Below the bridges fly fisherman try their luck on the river hoping to beat the record for the largest spring salmon. Keep your eyes peeled for the creamy-coloured Kermode or Spirit bear, the symbol of Terrace. Continue Reading

  • Travel the Stunning Stewart-Cassiar/Highway 37 in Northern BC

    View from Mountain Shadow campground near Iskut

    View Near Iskut, Northern BC

    The Stewart-Cassiar Highway is 724 km of stunning scenery in British Columbia’s north. My husband and I took our time exploring this amazing area from the Yukon border in the north, to Kitwanga in the south and over to Stewart and Hyder, Alaska. Continue Reading

  • Wintering in BC’s Okanagan? Check Out Things To Do Oliver to Osoyoos

    Anarchist Mountain Lookout over Osoyoos

    Anarchist Mountain Lookout over Osoyoos

    The towns of Oliver and Osoyoos, located on the southern end of British Columbia’s Highway 97, are popular with outdoor enthusiasts year-round and attract thousands of snowbirds and RVers in the winter months. Continue Reading