Camping & RVing

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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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


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