Camping & RVing

  • Paul Lake Provincial Park, a Picturesque Camping Spot Near Kamloops, BC

    During the summer, Kamloops can feel like living inside an oven. The four years I resided there while attending university made me appreciate all the things I hadn’t even realized about growing up on the coast. Lucky for Kamloops residents, and all those searching for a completely classic BC Parks camping experience, just 30 minutes from the city is a haven of shady campsites, clear blue water, and a picture-perfect day use area.

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  • Bowron Lakes, BC: Not Just a Place to Portage!

    With its pristine views and rugged adventures, you would think that the Bowron Lakes only attracts highly skilled hikers and paddlers.  We found this was not the case! Yes we love hiking, camping and paddling but we had no intention of strapping on a backpack or carrying our canoe. We heard what a beautiful area it was, so we set out to explore it.

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  • Powell River, British Columbia, Insulated by Nature

    Two ferries from the lower Mainland or one from Vancouver Island to get to Powell River could leave you feeling isolated, but locals prefer to think of it as being insulated from the busy world and high crime.  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.

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  • Time To Go Camping? Canadian Camping Week is May 21-26, 2019

    It’s May, and that can only mean one thing – that Canadian RVing and Camping week and the start of summer (yay) is just around the corner. 

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  • Tofino, BC – A Bucket List Trip

    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.

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  • 7 Steps to Getting Your Camper or RV ready for the Camping Season

    Well, we have had two days in a row of sunshine and I like others who camp and RV are doing the same thing – we have grabbed a pen and paper along with the calendar and are counting how many days until our first camping trip.  Then the other thought is how many more camping days can I fit in this spring, summer and fall? 

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  • “Unglamping” in BC: Camping Unplugged

    I must admit, three years ago, camping without hookups scared me. Our camping companions suggested that we try Continue Reading

  • Learn to Fish – a British Columbia Program that Teaches You How to Fish

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    Fishing Brothers

    It may still be winter but that doesn’t mean we can’t think about things to do in the spring. One activity to plan for, especially if you have youngsters, is participating in a Learn to Fish program. Check out below.

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  • 5 Gift ideas for the “Happy Camper”

    Well folks it’s that time of year again, when we have put all our camping related items out of sight for the winter and now, we are frantically looking around for that perfect gift for our avid campers.  Here are five gift ideas to put under the tree.

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  • 9 Steps To Winterizing Your RV

    While many RVers in British Columbia have extended their camping into the spring and fall and even through the winter, many put their RV to bed for the winter months. For those new to RVing we offer a few important steps you need to take to ensure your RV will survive the colder winter season.

    You have 2 options. You can take your recreational vehicle to an RV dealer or, you can do it yourself.

    Following are steps for winterizing your RV yourself provided by GoRVing Canada.

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