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  • Exploring Four of the Best RV Parks in the South Okanagan, British Columbia

    Gallagher Lake Resort

    Gallagher Lake Resort

    My destination on the first day was Osoyoos. I headed through the Fraser Valley on Hwy 1 to Hope then took the Crowsnest Hwy (Hwy 3) which is a gorgeous scenic drive over mountain passes and along rivers into the lush agricultural lands of the Okanagan with an abundance of orchards, vineyards and more. Continue Reading

  • Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, BC is a Great Place to Visit in the Off-Season

    Kayaking the Broken Group Isands

    Kayaking the Broken Group Isands

    Pacific Rim National Park Reserve is a popular summertime destination, but it should not be overlooked for an “off-season” getaway. In the winter, the Pacific Ocean is whipped in to a frenzy and the storm watching is second to none. No matter which season you plan your visit, you will find many things to see and do while you are there. Continue Reading

  • 5 Great Tips for the New Camper in British Columbia

    Kids at the Campfire

    Kids at the Campfire

    If you live in Canada you know that 2017 is Canada’s 150th Birthday, and I think one of the best ways to celebrate our amazing country is to go camping, but not just your usual camping trip. To fully embrace what makes Canada so special, invite someone who has never camped before to join you on your next camping trip and introduce them to one of Canada’s best features - the wilderness! Continue Reading

  • BC’s Gulf Islands National Park Reserve Offers Rich Opportunities for Exploring

    Mount Norman, Pender Island

    Mount Norman, Pender Island

    No matter which island(s) you choose to visit, Gulf Islands National Park Reserve offers a wide variety of hiking, wildlife viewing, cycling, and watersport opportunities. The Gulf Islands are a place where time slows down, so make sure you plan lots of time for simply sitting by the ocean and relaxing. Continue Reading

  • Jerry’s Search and Sketch, the Ultimate Scavenger Quest was a success with families!

    Scavenger Quest Done!

    Scavenger Quest Done!

    This past summer BC Parks, in partnership with Camping RV BC Coalition, launched a fun, new park activity for kids and families called Jerry’s Search and Sketch, the Ultimate Scavenger Quest! Continue Reading

  • Fun Family Camping Trip to the Okanagan, British Columbia

    Okanagan Lavender Herb Farm

    Okanagan Lavender Herb Farm

    It doesn’t feel like summer until we visit Penticton, the interior of BC where it’s always warmer and where fruit orchards and wineries make for a picturesque summer photo. With our trailer in tow, the average five-hour commute allows us to enjoy the beautiful lush scenery and mountain peak tops until we arrive at Southbeach Gardens RV & Campground, where we have become regulars. Often times the kids will have their tablets and headphones ready for the road-trip, along with pillows and blankets next to them just in case they feel like taking a nap. We would pack fresh fruits, lots of water and some salty snacks to avoid having to make unnecessary stops if someone gets hungry. Continue Reading