Imagine a place with all of the incredible mountain vistas of Banff National Park but none of the mass tourism. This is Alberta’s Kananaskis Valley and the best way to explore is from Mount Engadine Lodge, a road accessible wilderness lodge with all the comforts of civilisation.
Anyone who only stops to grab a bratwurst, drink a beer and admire the wooden balconies and tiered roofs, would be missing out on the incredible range of things to do in Leavenworth. Here’s a complete list!
Cape Chignecto Provincial Park hosts one of the few multi-day backpacking trails in Nova Scotia. It is quality over quantity in this case, as the Cape Chignecto Coastal Trail provides a beautiful, varied and challenging hike, showcasing the power of the huge Bay of Fundy tides. This is a backpacking trip not to miss.
Kejimkujik National Park is a little difficult to pronounce at first glance (try ‘Kedgie-ma-koo-jik’) but don’t let that be a deterrent. If you did, you’d definitely be missing out. This National Park is a paddler’s paradise. Plan a canoe trip in Kejimkujik today!
The Great Stones Way may just be Britain’s answer to the Inca Trail. For what it lacks in altitude, the Great Stones Way more than makes up for it with mysterious ancient sites, idyllic thatched villages and wonderous panoramic countryside views.
Breathtaking and mind-boggling beautiful from almost start to finish, the Maple Pass Loop trail in Washington has to be the most rewarding and satisfying 12km I have hiked anywhere.
The Heather Trail in Manning Park offers a near-perfect backpacking experience with stunning views, interesting terrain and great camping facilities. If you’ve only got time to do one summer hike in BC, this should be a contender!
Valhalla. Majestic and mysterious all at once, the name of this park alone inspires wonder. Exploring Valhalla Provincial Park is something of a magical experience too, as we found out on this summer hiking and paddling adventure.
Kayaking in Columbia Bay, Alaska, is an unforgettable experience. It offers the chance of floating past huge icebergs, with a backdrop of a glacier and incredible snow capped mountains. Discover this amazing one day tour in Valdez, Alaska!
Warm waters, protected bays, towering rock bluffs and idyllic islands framed by a mountainous backdrop….Desolation Sound is simply drop dead gorgeous. Here’s what we got up to on a kayaking trip to Northern Desolation Sound.