Camping & RVing
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.
Vancouver Island, BC Off-Season Adventures
‘Canada’s Mediterranean’, is how I like to refer to Central Vancouver Island. It offers more year-round outdoor recreational opportunities in mind-blowing scenery, than I’ll ever have time to enjoy in one lifetime. But I’m trying– and the best part is that so many activities are absolutely free!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
Exploring British Columbia’s Recreation Sites and Trails: Lundbom Lake
5 Fun Family Adventures Near Wasa Lake in the East Kootenays, BC
Wasa Lake is the warmest lake in the Kootenays and is a popular summer camping destination. This Provincial campground has 104 sites (66 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
Tunkwa Lake Resort in BC’s Gold Country – Come for the Loons, Not the Tunes
It was August long weekend and we were looking for a premier fishing destination, yet without too much travel. Tunkwa Lake Resort checked all the boxes, plus also added some sentimental value as it was where my husband learned to ride his bike many years ago. Located just a one-hour drive from Kamloops, Tunkwa Lake Resort is on the other side of Logan Lake when coming in from Highway 5. It offers both campsites and cabins, as we Continue Reading
Why a Trip to the Cariboo, BC is not to be Missed
From an American’s perspective, a trip to British Columbia has to include visits to well-known locations including Vancouver, Whistler, and the like. Knowing we had the flexibility of exploring further thanks to our truck and travel trailer, we had a few thoughts upon planning for our Canadian adventure: What if we k Continue Reading
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.
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.Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading