Leaky Boat & Biggest Moat at Chilliwack Lake
It was the first camping trip of the year at our favorite place! Chilliwack Lake has become a favorite getaway for our family. It h Continue Reading
Rucklefest on Saltspring
Lisa and I camped together for years – exploring wild coastline trails with our backpacks, surviving on dried food and Continue Reading
Building Memories at Manning Provincial Park
When I was 8 years old, my Dad took my three siblings and my Mom camping at Manning Provincial Park for the first time. We lov Continue Reading
Camping at Nicklen Lake Recreation Site
Our first camping adventure of 2015 was May long weekend up to Nicklen Lake. Nicklen Lake is a Recreation Site with a medium sized fishing lake on the Aberdeen Plateau near Vernon.
The preparation that comes with camping with Continue Reading
Whistler Fun with Kids (Without Hitting the Slopes)
Recently our family had the chance to head up to Whistler for a quick day trip. We don’t ski or snowboard, so we were looking for fun (inexpensive) activities we could enjoy off the slopes. With Easter coming up, here’s a day’s worth of Whistler fun with kids under 10, for under $40 – without ever setting foot on the mountains.Continue Reading
Camping at Christina Lake, BC – Creating Memories to Last a Lifetime
On a recent sunny Saturday my extended family took a trip up to the Kootenays to remember my grandparents at a spot overlooking their old cabin at Continue Reading
Pirates and Nature Talks – BC Ferries Extras!
Most families know that a ride on BC Ferries is more than ju Continue Reading
Lists: The Key to Successful Family Camping
Maps, driving directions, packing lists, playlists – these are the fodder for a good road and camping trip. Here are some Continue Reading
Honeydew and Pikas: Traveling with (Potentially) Carsick Kids
Motion sickness can strike even the toughest of children.
Recently our family took a trip up to Christina Lake from Vancouver (about 7 hours’ drive) and thought we had everything covere Continue Reading