Every year, reservations for the West Coast Trail disappear within minutes. The great news is that there are so many amazing alternative coastal BC backpacking trails to enjoy! Here are eight of the best WCT alternatives.
Being able to catch a glimpse of some of the world’s largest mammals in their natural habitat is a truly special experience. Whale watching has to be the most exhilarating way to connect with nature and Nova Scotia is one of the best places to do it!
Hiking the Myra Canyon trestles is a must do experience while in the Kelowna area! Read more about the autumn hiking experience on the Kettle Valley Rail Trail plus everything you need to know to do the same
Set into rolling grasslands, bordered by three lakes and backdropped by mountains, Vernon is surrounded by gorgeous scenery. There are so many fun things to do in this area. This is especially true in the summer, with long, hot days offering endless outdoor opportunities!
The Banff area has some of the most impressive scenery in Canada but did you know that there’s also incredible beauty to be found underground as well? One of the largest cave systems in Canada is located in nearby Canmore, just 20 minutes drive east of Banff. Read on to discover everything you need to know about exploring Rat’s Nest Cave with Canmore Cave Tours!
Offering a mix of climbing, hiking and scrambling, Via Ferrata is an exciting way to explore mountainous areas in complete safety. Mt Norquay (near Banff, Alberta) has four thrilling Via Ferrata courses, each offering phenomenal views of the Bow Valley mountains. We recently tried the challenging Skyline route.
As well as being gorgeous to look at, Osoyoos is the warmest and driest place in Canada. There’s plenty of fun things to do in Osoyoos, whether you want to be active or prefer to relax and enjoy the scenery.
Summerland is one of those places that really does live up to its idyllic name. This post features 40+ of our favourite things to do in Summerland, from hiking the gorgeous Kettle Valley Railway Trail and swimming in Okanagan Lake to touring wineries and picking fresh fruit and more!
Wells Gray Provincial Park is a huge wilderness area in British Columbia, featuring as many as 39 spectacular waterfalls as well as pristine glacier-fed lakes, snow capped mountains and more. This post will tell you everything you need to know to plan a visit, focusing particularly on the scenic Clearwater Valley Road drive through the park and the waterfalls that make Wells Gray so unique.
A cathedral of magnificent trees on Vancouver Island, Carmanah Valley is a magical place for any nature lover to visit. A pilgrimage is definitely worth making despite the more difficult access. Here’s everything you need to know
A land of misty mountains, azure lakes and rugged coastal scenery, the province of British Columbia is a pretty romantic place without even trying! Here are our top picks for romantic getaways in British Columbia, Canada.
Banff, Alberta, is the jewel of the Rockies. It’s also the most expensive summer destination in Canada and experiencing a tourism boom. There are other, equally magnificent, options. Here are my top five alternatives to Banff and everything you need to know about them!
Discover 15 magical places to see magnificent big trees around Vancouver Island, British Columbia, ranging from magical old growth groves and remote valleys to coastal hiking trails and scenic campgrounds
Revelstoke should be the next big outdoor adventure destination in British Columbia. Read on to discover 18 must do Revelstoke attractions and activities that prove it!
With breathtaking views of Vancouver Island and the Salish Sea, this shoreline is lined by vibrant coastal communities and backdropped by mossy temperate rainforest and the coastal mountain range. Despite this, it’s hugely underrated. Discover 14 unique things to do on the Sunshine Coast, BC.
Not only does Kicking Horse’s Via Ferrata offer some of the most impressive alpine views you’ll ever see, but it also allows for an incredibly safe yet exciting climbing experience.
If you are looking for an unforgettable northern Ontario angling trip (and maybe catch your own huge northern pike or two), read on to discover more about Lake Huron fishing
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!
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.
Prince Edward Island has an incredible range of spectacular beaches, especially being Canada’s smallest province. Last summer, we took on the challenge to find the best beaches in PEI, driving over 2000km to see as much of the island as we could. Here is what we discovered