Beaches

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • “Camping with Teenagers: Is there WIFI?”
    Kayaking

    Kayaking

    Camping with teenagers, can be much more challenging. It can be tough to pull teenagers away from WIFI, friends and video games. So how do we do it? Continue Reading

  • 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

  • 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

  • Osoyoos & Oliver, BC Offers Plenty To Do in the Summer
    Osoyoos Oxbows

    Osoyoos Oxbows

    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, Oliver is known for it’s abundant orchards, spectacular vineyards, and arid climate. Continue Reading

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