Parks

  • 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

  • “Unglamping” in BC: Camping Unplugged

    I must admit, three years ago, camping without hookups scared me. Our camping companions suggested that we try Herald Provincial Park in the Shuswap, a campsite without power, water and sewer. I panicked, no microwave, rice cooker or outlets to charge my cell phone. But more importantly, how would I make my coffee in the morning without my coffee maker? 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

  • 5 BC Places to Visit for Outdoor Fun and Winter Camping
    SilverStar Mountain Resort. Photo Credit Destination BC/Blake Jorgenson

    SilverStar Mountain Resort. Photo Credit Destination BC/Blake Jorgenson

    British Columbia is fast becoming a destination for RVing and camping, particularly with those who live in colder climes. Here are 5 blogs that we have published during the past year that showcase some of things to do and places to camp in BC’s winter months. 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

  • 5 Unique Locations to Explore in Nanaimo, BC
    Morden Colliery, Nanaimo

    Morden Colliery, Nanaimo | Kim Parcher

    Many people pass through Nanaimo while on route to various other Vancouver Island destinations. In doing so, some of the most fascinating locations are missed. Here are five great reasons to make Nanaimo one of the top places to explore. Continue Reading

  • Hip and Happening in the South Cariboo, BC – 10 Reasons to Visit Today
    Pie & Icecream, Canim Lake General Store. Photo: Canim Lake General Store Facebook Page

    Pie & Icecream, Canim Lake General Store. Photo: Canim Lake General Store Facebook Page

    The South Cariboo area of British Columbia is known as a land of big adventures, outdoor recreation and cowboys. And with the proliferation of world-class guest ranches dotted across its wide-open landscape, it definitely comes by its reputation naturally. But many don’t realize that the South Cariboo is also a land of rich history, talented artisans, and culinary enthusiasts. Continue Reading

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