Short on time but want to experience the magic of Vancouver Island’s West Coast? Discover 11 fast and fun Tofino hikes which showcase the ancient rainforests, golden sand beaches and incredible panoramic views of this beautiful area.
Featuring a magnificent temperate rainforest with enormous 800 year old trees, a carpet of ferns and draping moss, Cathedral Grove is an essential stop on any Vancouver Island road trip. Officially known as MacMillan Provincial Park, the trees in Cathedral Grove are amongst the oldest and tallest in Canada.
The Bavarian themed village of Leavenworth is an outdoor adventure utopia. Being nestled in the spectacular Cascade Mountains, hiking in Leavenworth is a natural fit. If you’re limited on time (or energy), here are six fast and fun hikes near Leavenworth that are guaranteed to offer a good time.
Perched on the western edge of Vancouver Island, the village of Tofino may be small but it is an easily accessible gateway to raw beauty, unique heritage, outdoor adventure and fascinating wildlife. Whale watching in the waters around Tofino is a particularly popular way to explore this beautiful coastal landscape.
In our quest to find the best Nova Scotia campgrounds, we spent seven weeks travelling and camping our way through this deceptively big province. Here are our top picks for tent friendly campgrounds offering traditional camping in Nova Scotia
Whether you use a van, RV or tent, there are so many opportunities to find free camping in Canada. Discover the secrets of finding free traditional camping options as well as overnight ‘convenient’ camping spots, useful when travelling
Pristine, turquoise water fringed with soft, golden sand beaches and lush rainforest. It sounds like somewhere far more exotic, but this is the scenery in the 100 Wild Islands in Nova Scotia, Canada. It’s a little known paradise, especially for kayakers.
Easy to reach, navigate and explore, Gatineau Park is the perfect place to get back in touch with nature. Read on for a complete guide to camping in Quebec’s beautiful Gatineau Park.
Every year, reservations for the West Coast Trail disappear within minutes. The great news is that there are so many amazing alternative backpacking trails in BC to enjoy! Read on for an overview of six of them
Cape Breton’s Fishing Cove trail is a 12km out and back hike, easily accessible from the beautiful Cabot Trail. It an be completed as either a day hike (4-5 hours) or an overnight backpacking trip.