TRAVEL ALERTS: Know Before You Go Camping. CAMPFIRE BAN: Province wide campfire ban effective June 30, 2021. 

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  • 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

  • Discover 8 Camping Experiences in British Columbia This Summer

    For those of us who are lucky enough to live in BC, we have an incredible backyard to explore. From remote wilderness experiences, family-friendly campgrounds to luxury glamping, BC offers an array of camping options. We have a short list of camping options slightly off the beaten path to pitch your tent, park your RV, or claim your cabin. 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

  • Camping in British Columbia’s West Kootenays: Checking out three great campsites

    Camping in the West Kootenay’s is a great way to explore the area and visit communities like Nakusp and Burton. So in July 2020, we visited three campgrounds near or on the shores of Arrow Lake and the town of Nakusp. Continue Reading

  • Camping at its best: Revelstoke to Galena Bay, British Columbia

    Blanket-Creek Provincial Park

    Blanket-Creek Provincial Park

    If you are looking for some great camping and hiking, check out the corridor (Highway 23) between Revelstoke and Galena Bay. Surrounded by stunning mountain views - Selkirk Mountains on the east and Monashee Mountains on the west - this area is worth the trip! Continue Reading

  • Exploring History in New Denver, British Columbia

    Nikkei-Internment-Memorial-Centre

    Nikkei-Internment-Memorial-Centre

    Not only is B.C. wild and beautiful, it’s rich in history too. Last summer we took a road trip through the Kootenay Rockies region, hoping to get a taste of some of the wildest camping Canada has to offer. Continue Reading

  • A Primer to Canada’s National Parks in British Columbia

    Meadows in the Sky Parkway, Mount Revelstoke

    Meadows in the Sky Parkway, Mount Revelstoke

    Canadian National Parks are a favourite for travellers and locals to visit for day use and camping. British Columbia has 19 of the most spectacular to visit. 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

  • 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

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