Crossing Canada is the road trip of a lifetime, with 2000km of the journey taking place in Ontario. One of the most scenic (and direct) routes is Highway 17, part of the Trans Canada. To see the best of Ontario’s natural beauty as you travel, plan to stop at provincial parks. Here are our favourites!
Surrounded by three lakes and a gorgeous landscape of rolling hills and mountains, the city of Vernon in British Columbia has all the beauty, amenities and activities you want and need on a short break. Here are our tried and tested accommodation recommendations in Vernon, BC.
This relaxed, scenic region in southern British Columbia is the ideal destination for a fall getaway. And with such wide, open landscapes and unlimited outdoor adventure on offer, that peaceful factor isn’t going anywhere anytime soon.
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!
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.
Including eight lakes and around 55km of paddling, the Powell Forest Canoe Route is an exciting beyond the beaten path multi-day paddling adventure on the Sunshine Coast.
For many people in British Columbia, going camping is one of the essential hallmarks of the summer season. But it also is a source of stress, with popular campgrounds being booked months in advance. Here are our tried and tested techniques to go camping in BC without a reservation
Remote, wild and exquisitely beautiful, Tofino is a wonderland for nature lovers. But with such a huge choice in resorts, motels, B&Bs, campgrounds and hotels, choosing between places to stay in Tofino can feel like a difficult task. This guide features 8 of the best places to stay in Tofino
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
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.
All the top things to do in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, as shared by a Penticton local with accommodation guide and map included
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.
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
All the essential details of our GMC Savana van conversion, including an inside tour, design rationale and cost breakdown plus links to construction diaries
A place better known for forestry, the Gatineau Valley is becoming a new destination for outdoor enthusiasts. On a recent trip through Quebec, we checked out what is on offer in the Gatineau Valley for ourselves. Spoiler alert – it’s definitely worth the trip!
The capital of Nova Scotia, Halifax, has enough museums, parks and patio restaurants to keep any visitor busy for weeks. However, the surrounding area has too much on offer to miss! These are my top picks for day trips from Halifax, plus recommendations for extended stays in each region.
The Alaska Highway is an epic northern drive through wilderness and wonder. But did you know that most of it actually travels through Canada’s BC and Yukon regions? Here are the highlights and some essential tips for your adventure!
Travelling through the middle of tundra, mountains and limitless wilderness, the Dempster Highway offers one of the best road trips in the world! Here’s everything you need to know so you can take on this adventure yourself