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05/31/2018   How to Use Google Maps Anywhere Without using Data

As Gandalf famously said, “Not all who wander are lost”. Getting lost wastes time, energy and frays nerves. Holiday minutes are irreplaceable and great maps are the answer. ... more ›

05/31/2018   Telling British Columbia's Stories: 6 of the Province's Best Community Museums

How best to learn the stories of a community than to visit their museum? All across the province, our towns and cities have community museums dedicated to sharing their history. Some are small and others more expansive, but they all have a common thread … the dedication and commitment of the curators and volunteers who are passionate about sharing the tales of their town. ... more ›

04/01/2018   How to Pick a Partner to Travel With

Why is it that even beautiful friendships or otherwise happy marriages, sometimes turn stressful (or worse!) on holidays? We’ve all heard travel horror stories. Maybe you’ve had one yourself! Well, there’s help for that. Read on. ... more ›

04/01/2018   Spring Time Bucket List: 6 Things to Do in Vancouver, Coast & Mountains, British Columbia

Spring is finally here in Vancouver, Coast & Mountains and with the days getting longer, the weather getting warmer and the spring flowers blooming, we think it’s the perfect time to start planning your spring adventures. Here are a few of our must do springtime activities. ... more ›

12/01/2017   6 Amazing Undiscovered Restaurants in Vancouver, Coast & Mountains, BC

When you think about dining in the Vancouver area the hottest restaurants often have a crazy reservation list, or even worse, there are line-ups, but what about when you want an amazing, but more low-key meal? There are so many places to eat in the region and we’ve done some research and present the following “undiscovered” restaurants for your dining pleasure. ... more ›

12/01/2017   Family-Friendly Snowshoeing Trails in Manning Park, BC

Snowshoeing is a great way to get out and get active with your family. Manning Provincial Park, 45 minutes beyond Hope, provides numerous trails to explore. One weekend this winter, grab your family and friends, cross your fingers for clear skies, and get going! ... more ›

12/01/2017   Take a Camping Trip in British Columbia this Winter

Just because the summer camping season is now history doesn't mean you have to pack up your RV or other camping equipment. Many campgrounds are open year round and offer great low rates! ... more ›

10/05/2017   10 Best Late Summer & Fall Picnic Spots in Vancouver, Coast & Mountains

With summer soon to become a memory, we find ourselves wanting to be outside as much as possible and we’re constantly on the lookout for great spots to throw down our picnic blanket and enjoy our meals al fresco! The evenings may be getting a little cooler, and the leaves may be starting to change colour, but we think that first hint of fall foliage makes our picnic spots even more special. ... more ›

10/05/2017   Fall Coho Fishing off Vancouver Island

On the southern tip of Vancouver Island Coho salmon enter the Strait of Juan de Fuca from the Pacific Ocean as they migrate to their home streams to spawn. This presents an opportunity to experience the thrill of Coho fishing!! ... more ›

08/01/2017   Be Inspired by the Majesty of the Mountains that is the Kootenay Rockies

The best way to describe the Kootenay Rockies is as Canada's most stunning mountain scenery. Year after year, visitors are dazzled by the enormity of the mountains that rise up from the region's valleys. ... more ›

08/01/2017   Drive the Pacific Marine Circle Tour on Vancouver Island, BC

The Pacific Marine Circle Tour is a short 290 km (170 mi) journey along Vancouver Island's coasts, and offers beautiful views of the Juan De Fuca, Haro, and Georgia straights. The quiet ambiance of the island relaxes visitors with views of quiet parks and ocean-side towns. This short tour is best experienced over 2 to 4 days and will make you fall in love with southern Vancouver Island. ... more ›

06/06/2017   Plan a Vacation in BC's Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

The Cariboo Chilcotin Coast is a land of big adventure and wide-open spaces. Visit real working ranches and ride over rolling rangeland. Fish some of British Columbia’s best freshwater lakes and secluded saltwater inlets in the Great Bear Rainforest. British Columbia's wild west history comes to life with festivals & events, heritage villages and historic First Nations communities. ... more ›

06/06/2017   Take a 5-7 Day Trip along the Salish Sea Coastal Route

Explore British Columbia’s coast from Vancouver up the Sunshine Coast, dotted with small seaside communities, stunning inlets and magnificent views across the Salish Sea. Then take a short ferry ride over to Vancouver Island from Powell River to Comox, and drive south through the Cowichan Valley, a Foodie’s paradise and on to Victoria, the capital of British Columbia. ... more ›

03/27/2017   6 Springtime Family Adventures Near Vancouver

There are family-friendly activities to do in the Vancouver, Coast & Mountains region year-round, but there’s something special about shaking off winter and heading out for a family adventure in the spring. Here are 6 of our favourite spring family adventures. ... more ›

03/27/2017   Take a Trip to Northern BC This Summer

Plan a trip to Northern British Columbia with a rugged wilderness that lends itself to amazing wildlife viewing, heritage sites, forests, snow-capped mountains and if you’re lucky, a viewing of the Northern Lights. ... more ›

02/13/2017   A Weekend at Sunshine Coast Resort, Madeira Park, BC

Early in the spring, I happened upon a great online deal for two nights at the Sunshine Coast Resort. I had never been to this particular resort, but it is near Madeira Park, a part of the coast that I love. ... more ›

02/13/2017   Chasing Winter Waterfalls at Cascade Falls Regional Park, BC

Crunchy snow, glittering icicles, and beautiful emerald-coloured water are just a sampling of what you will experience on a winter visit to Cascade Falls Regional Park near Mission, BC. ... more ›

10/03/2016   5 Awesome Suspension Bridges near Vancouver, British Columbia

Suspension bridges. You either love them or you don’t! For some, the thought of crossing a swinging bridge, suspended hundreds of feet in the air, is exhilarating. While others either cross as quickly as possible, or consider the merits of staying put. ... more ›

10/03/2016   Bar Rig Fishing for Coho Salmon

Do not own a boat and want to catch salmon? - not a problem, the Lower Mainland offers many quality places to fish. Each fall from September to December (autumn if you are English) I manage to get out for a few days of Coho fishing, usually on the weekend, and this year was no exception. One of the places I have fished twice already this season, with my son and friends, Steve, Lino & Rob, is Two Bit Bar, Fort Langley. ... more ›

07/11/2016   A Farmers' Market Tour of British Columbia

If you're looking for fresh ideas for your vacation planning, think farmers' markets. When local growers, farmers, creatives, and artisans come together in parks, town centers, and other places, the result is much more than just a chance to shop for the freshest local goods. It's a cultural and social event, and a ton of fun. ... more ›

07/11/2016   Best Places to Spot Wildlife in BC

Viewing wildlife is a fun activity for British Columbia residents and visitors, and there are many species of birds and small wildlife such as squirrels, rabbits, and opossums that can be easily spotted. Other wildlife are not so easy to find, hiding in the ocean or in mountain forests. ... more ›

05/09/2016   Hollywood North: Visit the Locations of Your Favorite “Filmed in BC” Movies

If you’re a serious movie buff, you know there’s nothing better than visiting the real life locations where your favorite movies were made. Vancouver as a city and BC in general are often referred to as “Hollywood North”, with good reason. A long list of films have taken advantage of the unique natural and urban beauty that British Columbia has to offer, and chances are that every member of your family has a favorite movie that was made, at least partially, right here in BC. ... more ›

03/01/2016   Ferry Trip Prince Rupert to Port Hardy

I had heard that the BC Ferries trip from Prince Rupert in the north to Port Hardy on Vancouver Island is like taking a cruise at a fraction of the price. As Prince Rupert is nearly 54 degrees latitude, mid-June is a wonderful time to do so, being light from early morning to late evening. I was heading south to my home on Vancouver Island. ... more ›

11/30/2015   Top 5 Easy Hikes Near Victoria, British Columbia

There are plenty of tourist attractions in Victoria, BC, and travelers to the area often spend as much time exploring some of the natural nearby beauty. There are several easy hikes that are great for families of all ages to explore near Victoria. Like the city itself, the trails are often rich with history, yet full of scenery as hikers can get a good feel for the natural and rugged beauty of the Pacific Northwest. ... more ›

07/06/2015   Kinbasket Lake Resort, Golden, British Columbia

Located in a hidden valley with spectacular views and close to Glacier National Park and Rogers Pass near Revelstoke, BC is the semi-rustic Kinbasket Lake Resort. The only resort with cabins, RV sites and tenting along the 260 km long Kinbasket Lake, the resort offers an abundance of activities for all ages. ... more ›

07/06/2015   Postill Lake Lodge Fishing Resort, Kelowna, British Columbia

For some of the best fly fishing in the Okanagan, visit Postill Lake Lodge Fishing Resort located between Kelowna and Vernon, British Columbia. Rainbow trout and Speckled Brook trout are plentiful in the many nearby lakes. As well, boat rentals, swimming, mountain biking, a children’s playground and hiking on local trails are also favourites with families who want to get away from it all yet not be too far from urban attractions and other activities. Updated accommodations include lakefront cabins with housekeeping facilities, cottages and campsites. ... more ›

05/19/2015   Inaugural Canadian Camping Week Launched Today and First National Economic Impact Study on the Camping Industry in Canada

Fort Langley, BC. The first ever Canadian Camping Week is now underway May 19 – May 24, 2015. Over 435 campgrounds from coast to coast are participating in this inaugural event that showcases all that Canadian camping has to offer. The week has been proclaimed by the Province of British Columbia. ... more ›

05/05/2015   Capri Motor Inn, Smithers, British Columbia

The town of Smithers borders the Bulkley River and is set against the backdrop of the Hudson Bay Mountain and with vistas of the Babine and Telkwa Mountain Ranges. Located in this beautiful setting and right downtown, the Capri Motor Inn offers clean, comfortable accommodation at affordable prices. ... more ›

05/05/2015   Thunderbird RV Park & Campground, Campbell River, British Columbia

Centrally located in Campbell River, Thunderbird RV Park & Campground provides excellent camping facilities in beautiful surroundings with all the amenities close at hand. This year-round park features 77 serviced sites and 15 non-serviced tent sites including spacious big rig friendly pull-through and ocean view sites. ... more ›

02/04/2015   Crystal Cove Beach Resort, Tofino, British Columbia

Nestled among ancient cedars at the edge of the Pacific Ocean in Tofino, Crystal Cove Beach Resort offers genuine log cabins with spectacular views and all the amenities. Well appointed, self-contained cabins compliment the incredible surroundings. ... more ›

02/04/2015   Willingdon Beach Campsite, Powell River, British Columbia

Situated on BC’s west coast right on the ocean, Willingdon Beach Campsite in Powell River offers an abundance of outdoor activities for RVers and tenters. Set amid tall trees in a natural park setting, the 80-site campground provides a sandy beach and swimming area with a nearby waterpark and playground. Fishing, trails, spectacular sunsets, mini-golf, shops, cafes, restaurants, and artists are just steps away. ... more ›

02/03/2015   Blue Cedars RV Park & Campground, Prince George, British Columbia

Located on the popular Cranbrook Hill Greenway, Blue Cedars RV Park & Campground is a favourite with RVers and campers who come to explore the area around Prince George. The 100-site RV Park offers fully- and partially-serviced sites as well as tent sites and is set among a tall canopy of trees. Hiking trails, golfing and a swimming pool are on the doorstep. ... more ›

09/05/2014   Lodging and Camping Profile: Visit Highway 24

Love to fish? This fall make Highway 24 your target and explore the beauty of BC’s interior. The highway is a modern paved route running between 100 Mile House and Little Fort in the Thompson River Valley. Access premier fly fishing along more than 100 lakes along 115 kilometres. ... more ›

09/03/2014   Attraction: Revelstoke Dam

Reach thrilling heights, and learn about the science and history of electricity production in BC! ... more ›

08/29/2014   Travel Routes: Top Ten BC Autumn Wildlife Viewing Events

As summer approaches autumn, enjoy a special opportunity to view wildlife as they migrate between habitats. Here are our top ten picks for wildlife viewing activities in BC this fall: ... more ›

08/22/2014   Experience: Adams Salmon Run (Kamloops)

This fall, experience the remarkable journey of millions of salmon as they return to the Adams River near Kamloops. While the “Adams Run” takes place every year during the first 3 weeks of October, this marks a dominant year where numbers are record-high. There’s speculation that 2014 may actually be the largest in nearly 100 years! ... more ›

08/21/2014   Travel Tips: Watch for Wildlife

Did you know British Columbia is the most biologically diverse province in Canada? According to the BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations, 75% of Canada's mammal species are found in BC, and 24 of those are exclusive to our province. ... more ›

06/12/2014   Attraction: Bridal Falls Waterpark, Rosedale

Anyone who's driven along Highway 1 over the years is familiar with the sight: bright blue waterslides snaking their way down a lush green slope. Formerly known as the Trans-Canada WaterSlides, Bridal Falls Waterpark offers the Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland's most accessible waterslides, with no stairs for you to worry about! ... more ›

06/12/2014   Camping Profile: Wood Lake RV Park and Marina

Resting on sandy beachfront shores, Wood Lake RV Park and Marina is the go-to destination for RV and water sports enthusiasts. Just a 25-minute drive from either Kelowna or Vernon, this beachfront oasis is only 5 hours away from Vancouver (GPS coordinates 50.0493121,-119.4098766). ... more ›

06/12/2014   Experience: New Anglers

Fishing is a classic outdoor pastime - a great way to get fresh air, connect with nature, and even a chance to "eat local"! But where to start? Thankfully the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC has some fantastic programs for new anglers. The Learn to Fish program is a great introductory program for 5 - 15 year olds (and their parents). ... more ›

06/12/2014   Lodging Profile: Lakeside Resort, Oliver

Oliver's Lakeside Resort is an Okanagan Classic! Since the 1940s families and holiday seekers have come year after year to enjoy warm weather, casual hospitality, and a gorgeous lakefront setting. ... more ›

06/12/2014   Travel Routes: Great Cycle Routes in BC

British Columbia is fast becoming a top destination for cyclists. Whether you're renting a bike for a first trip out, or serious about cycling, here are our recommendations of routes to try: ... more ›

06/12/2014   Travel Tips: Flotation Devices

According to Boat Smart Canada, more than 80% of boating-related drownings in 2011 could have been prevented if the person involved was wearing a personal flotation device (PFD) or lifejacket. ... more ›

03/24/2014   Attraction: Historic O'Keefe Ranch

Historic O'Keefe Ranch is a favourite destination for locals and visitors seeking the "Wild West" past of the North Okanagan. Located just 12 km north of Vernon, the ranch is open from mid-May to mid-October every year. It also plays host to special events year-round, and is a popular site for weddings. ... more ›

03/24/2014   Camping Profile: Canyon Creek RV Park, Hixon

Known as one of the “best little campsites in BC”, Canyon Creek in Hixon is a charming site located just 35 minutes north of Quesnel in the geographic centre of British Columbia. ... more ›

03/24/2014   Experience: Spring Fly-Fishing

Fly fishing in BC is an extraordinary opportunity to connect with nature and explore our province’s majestic beauty. Top spots include the Cowichan River on Vancouver Island; the Skagit River near Hope; Plateau Lake near Merritt; Mabel Lake, north of Lumby; and Sunburst Lake in Mt. Assiniboine Provincial Park. ... more ›

03/24/2014   Lodging Profile: Inn on Long Lake, Nanaimo

The Inn on Long Lake is more than just a place to spend the night. Your experience starts the moment you step onto your private balcony and let your gaze stretch across the tree-lined waters of Long Lake. With kayaks, paddleboats, and wildlife viewing at your doorstep, and local shopping centres just a short walk up the road, the Inn is nestled in nature while providing all the city has to offer. It's a place to build memories, and the perfect launch pad for your Vancouver Island adventure. ... more ›

03/24/2014   Travel Routes: Top Ten Hikes in the Lower Mainland

With the weather warming up there’s no better time to grab your hiking boots and hit the trails. We asked Mike Chang of “VancouverTrails.com” where he’d start this spring. Here’s his “Top Ten” for the Lower Mainland, which are Easy to Intermediate (to get you warmed up for the season): ... more ›

03/24/2014   Travel Tips: Maintaining your RV - Check List

RV maintenance can save you thousands of dollars, not to mention hours of headaches. A little prevention goes a long way. Be sure to follow our check list for keeping your RV in tip top shape, both inside and out. ... more ›

01/10/2014   Attractions: The Whale Centre, Tofino

Any visitor to British Columbia with a 'bucket list' surely has "whale watching" and "visit Tofino" near the top of experiences to check out. The Whale Centre is the perfect destination for crossing both off your list – with whale watching, bear viewing, hot springs soaks, and stunning natural vistas all near the celebrated resort community of Tofino. ... more ›

01/10/2014   Camping Profile: Burnaby Cariboo RV Park

Looking for camping options in Vancouver? Burnaby Cariboo RV Park is the place to stay. Rated in the top 3% in North America since 1986, the park is easily accessible from the highway, and located close to bus and rapid transit routes. ... more ›

01/10/2014   Experience: Spring Skiing at Mt. Seymour Resort

Family owned by the Woods since 1984, Mt Seymour Resort enjoys over 1,000 cm of snowfall every year. Located just minutes from downtown Vancouver, Mt Seymour boasted the deepest snowpack of any ski resort in Canada in 2013. ... more ›

01/10/2014   Lodging Profile: Fairmont Mountainside Villas

According to many BC residents and visitors, there’s no better place for a snow-filled visit than Fairmont and the surrounding areas of Windermere, Invermere, Panorama and Radium. ... more ›

01/10/2014   Scenic Drive: Island Hwy 19 - Nanaimo to Port Hardy

Known simply by many locals as the “Island Hwy”, this route stretches 390 kilometres and takes 4 ½ hours to connect the mid-Island city Nanaimo to the quaint community of Port Hardy at the northern end of the Island. ... more ›

01/10/2014   Travel Tips: Finding Reliable WiFi on the Road

For today's traveller going without internet seems impossible. From checking maps and reviews to connecting with friends and family back home, reliable internet connections are a must. But can you trust public WiFi? ... more ›

09/09/2013   Camping: Kimberley Riverside Campground

This fall, check out the charming city of Kimberley in the Kootenay Rockies and enjoy a Community Fair (Sept 21 & 22), a brand new indoor climbing wall, and other amenities. Kimberley is located on Highway 95A, 32 km (20 mi) north of Cranbrook in south-eastern British Columbia and 407 km (253 mi) west of Calgary, Alberta. ... more ›

09/09/2013   Lodging: Mile High Resort

As the weather starts to cool, consider Logan Lake’s Mile High Resort for hunting, snowmobiling, and other adventures. ... more ›

09/09/2013   Touring: Have a Sip of the Okanagan Good Life on a Tour with Winelicious

With warm daytime breezes and cool desert nights, there’s no better time than autumn to visit the Okanagan for a wine tasting. ... more ›

08/14/2013   Activity: Fraser River Safari

Offering 100% adventure, Fraser River Safari is the perfect experience for Staycations or to thrill your out-of-town guests. Located only 20 minutes from Abbotsford International Airport and about 90 minutes from Vancouver, their tours depart from Mission Harbour and Harrison Mills. ... more ›

08/14/2013   Travelling Tips: How to Rent an RV

“Winter is coming”, but it hasn’t arrived yet. Why not rent an RV and stretch the camping season further into fall? Renting is a great way to try out an RV without a major investment – and fall is the perfect season because rental rates usually drop mid-September. Most people find that driving an RV is easier than they thought, so give it a try! ... more ›

07/08/2013   Attractions: Kumsheen Rafting, Lytton

Kumsheen Rafting operates at the great forks of the Thompson and Fraser Rivers with a motto of "Raft - Relax - Recharge". They are known across Canada and around the world for friendliness, exceptional whitewater rafting tours, and for their flawless 40-year safety record. The upscale resort is complete with swimming pool, restaurant, unique teepee lodging and much more, creating a complete experience of adventure along with total relaxation. ... more ›

07/08/2013   Camping Tips: Backcountry Check-List

While BC is famous for vehicle-accessible campsites and gentle adventures, our backcountry experiences are gaining prominence. That’s thanks in part to a new registration system that allows campers to get permits before their trip. ... more ›

07/08/2013   Circle Tour: Gold Rush Trail

The Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Region of BC is both big and small, and that’s good news. Big because its 117,500 square kilometres contain spectacular topography, over 8,000 lakes, golden plains, craggy peaks, and gorgeous wildlife. Small because only an estimated 73,000 people live here. And good because these factors give vacationers an unmatched sense of grandeur and fun. ... more ›

07/08/2013   Event: Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) – Playland Open Now, Fair Starts August 17th

Since 1910, millions of guests have enjoyed exhibits, sporting events, amusement rides, concerts, cultural activities and, of course, the annual summer Fair at the PNE. Today, the PNE is the longest running and best attended annual ticketed event in BC and the site of hundreds of famous events - from a live performance from the Beatles to the historic Miracle Mile. ... more ›

07/08/2013   Partner Profile – Lodging: Finger Lake Resort

This quiet, secluded resort in Northern BC is located within Finger-Tatuk Provincial Park two hours southwest of Prince George, one hour South of Vanderhoof. The resort is small and family-oriented and is the only property on the lake, which has over 30km of shoreline. ... more ›

04/18/2013   Attractions: Tide Rip Grizzly Tours, Telegraph Cove

Immerse yourself in a wilderness experience on a day trip to view grizzly bears with Tide Rip Tours. For 15 years, Tide Rip Grizzly Tours have offered visitors outstanding photography and viewing opportunities from a covered boat with comfortable onboard washroom. The shallow draught of these specialized boats allow the tour guide to take visitors close to the shore and bear viewing action; and the team’s knowledge of bear movement in any given season has given them a 95% sighting rate over the years. ... more ›

04/18/2013   Camping Profile: Garnet Rock Oceanside Resort, Powell River

One of the most spectacular spots on the Sunshine Coast, Garnet Rock Oceanside Resort is located 4 miles South of Powell River within walking distance of Myrtle Point Golf Course. They are open year-round and offer daily, weekly and monthly rates. ... more ›

04/18/2013   Circle Tour - Driving Route: Revelstoke: Hub for the Perfect Motorcycle Tour

There’s nothing like the call of the open road come springtime. It’s time to dust off the bike and explore what the Kootenay Rockies region has to offer via Revelstoke , BC, a mountain community away from the crowds. ... more ›

04/18/2013   Experience: BC Ferries - Your Key to Exploring BC's Coast

BC Ferries is an institution, and a strong component of our highways system. One of the largest ferry operators in the world, BC Ferries provides year-round vehicle and passenger service on 25 routes to 47 terminals, with a fleet of 35 vessels. They are an essential transportation link that connects coastal communities and facilitates the movement of people, goods and services. ... more ›

04/18/2013   Lodging Profile: Sunshine Coast Resort, Madeira Park

Located in Madeira Park (Pender Harbour), Sunshine Coast Resort Hotel and Marina offers its guests stunning ocean views from every room and every corner of the property. With less than 20 rooms/cottages, the resort is very intimate, allowing for attention to detail and high-quality amenities. ... more ›

04/18/2013   Travel Tips: Propane Safety

Summer is almost upon us, and with warmer temperatures on our doorsteps, it’s a great time to run safety and equipment checks on the RV. This issue, we’re focusing on propane safety. ... more ›

12/13/2012   Attractions: Dog Sledding (Mushing) in Prince George

Imagine driving your own team of Siberian Huskies on groomed winter wonderland trails. Explore BC's Northern Gateway behind a team of fun-loving Huskies! ... more ›

12/12/2012   Experience: Quatse River Regional Park & Campground

From the moment you set up camp at the Quatse River Campground, there’s plenty to see and do. The fishing is second to none (both fresh and saltwater) and sites stay open all winter with special rates through to April 30th. ... more ›

12/12/2012   Partner Profile: The Pinnacles Suite Hotel at Silver Star Mountain

Tucked into the slopes of British Columbia's Silver Star Mountain Resort, the Pinnacles is an all-suite, family and pet-friendly hotel offering all the comforts of home. These non-smoking facilities are perfect for families, groups, family reunions, and executive gatherings. ... more ›

12/12/2012   Travellers' Tips: Winter Wonderland - Touring in the Cold

British Columbia is becoming known as a winter camping destination - with RV Parks and campgrounds now offering year-round camping opportunities. Here are our top five tips for touring BC in the winter: ... more ›

09/20/2012   Circle Tour: Pacific Marine Circle Tour

The Pacific Marine Circle Tour is a short 255km (158mi) journey along Vancouver Island's remote coasts, and offers beautiful views of the Juan De Fuca, Haro, and Georgia straights. The quiet ambiance of the island relaxes visitors with views of quiet parks and ocean-side towns. This short tour is best experienced over 2 to 4 days and will make you fall in love with southern Vancouver Island. Note: sections of the route are secondary roads without a centre line. There are narrow parts with a number of single lane bridges over several scenic streams. Need a place to stay or camp while exploring the Pacific Marine Circle Tour? ... more ›

09/20/2012   Experience: Fall for Fishing along Highway 24

Highway 24 has long been known as British Columbia's "Fishing Highway". This modern paved route runs East to West between 100 Mile House in the South Cariboo (atop of the Fraser Plateau) and Little Fort in the Thompson River Valley. This route mirrors the one used by fur traders centuries ago; and parts of the Hudson's Bay Fur Brigade Trail can still be seen near the East end, permanently preserved as a "heritage trail". ... more ›

09/20/2012   Partner Profile: A British Columbia Tradition - Todd's RV & Camping

Todd's RV & Camping is a family-owned operation now celebrating 56 years of family camping experiences. The property is at the North end of Peachland, on Okanagan Lake, perfectly situated 30 minutes from Kelowna in one direction, and 30 minutes to Penticton in the other. ... more ›

09/20/2012   Travellers' Tips: Extend the Season

Autumn is a lovely time of year to camp and RV in British Columbia. Changing foliage, crisper temperatures, and less-crowded sites await adventurers willing to make a few changes to their camping routine. ... more ›

09/19/2012   Attractions: Visit Revelstoke

Revelstoke is located on the Trans Canada Highway nestled between the Selkirk and Monashee Mountain ranges. It's 565 km from Vancouver, and roughly equidistant from Kelowna (192 km) and Kamloops (210 km). ... more ›

06/01/2012   Attractions: Visit Lillooet

Lillooet, nestled in the Fraser Canyon, is a small community with rugged beauty and diverse culture. Lillooet can be reached via the wonderfully scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway (#99) from Vancouver (254 km/3 hrs) or Kamloops (165 km/2 hrs), or from Lytton via Highway 12. ... more ›

06/01/2012   Experience Glamping - Girls' Trip to Fort Langley Camping

Whether you’re a full-time mom, working mom, or a single lady, one of the hardest things about being a woman today is finding time for yourself. “Glamping” or “Glamour Camping” is a style of camping that’s accessible to everyone, and can be a great way for a group of women to come together for some “me time”. ... more ›

06/01/2012   Partner Profile: Terrace Beach Resort in Ucluelet

Situated in Ucluelet on beautiful Terrace Beach, this Pacific Ocean beachfront resort on the West Coast of Vancouver Island features waterfront cabins nestled in the midst of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. ... more ›

06/01/2012   Traveller's Tips: Campground Cooking

Food is an integral part of living – and living outdoors is no exception. We polled our members and asked them for their favourite tips and recipes for campground cooking. Here are the top two: ... more ›

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