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Enjoy Vancouver Island Resorts and the Nearby Wildlife

When you decide to book your stay at one of the top Vancouver Island resorts in BC, it is a great idea to check out the many nearby parks and wildlife destinations that you can include in your itinerary. As many would agree, the Island is at its best when experienced outdoors with a vast, unspoiled wilderness area that will leave you breathless. All resorts are close to nature with wildlife nearby...

Visitors to Ladysmith, BC will Love these Activities

It’s amazing how Ladysmith, BC packs in so much fun and excitement for everyone. Whether you’re an outdoor lover, an art enthusiast, a history buff, a wine connoisseur, or are interested in a little bit of everything, you’ll find this town bustling with activities and destinations to keep you busy and engaged. From hiking trails to art exhibits to a heritage downtown stroll to wineries and an ocea...

Port McNeill, BC: Where Eco-Adventures Begin

Located on the spectacular shores of Vancouver Island’s northern tip, Port McNeill, BC, is a hotspot for eco-adventurers. Much of the action begins at the marina where sailboats, yachts, kayaks, cruise ships, ferries, and seaplanes come and go, day in and day out. The village is also dubbed the “Gateway to the Broughton Archipelago,” the biggest marine park in British Columbia, Canada. Beyond its ...

Explore Nature and Culture in Port Hardy, BC

It may be the northern end of Vancouver Island’s Highway 19, but Port Hardy, BC, is also a gateway to an exciting and enriching adventure. A town of over 5,000 people, it is the largest community in the region. It is located near some of the most stunning natural parks in British Columbia, plus a host of bays, coves, and islands. Besides wilderness explorations, Port Hardy also reveals the story a...

About the Canucks Autism Network

Guest Blog – In 2008, driven by their own personal experience of having a son diagnosed with autism, Canucks co-owners, Paolo and Clara Aquilini founded the Canucks Autism Network (CAN).  For the past six years, CAN has strived to develop high quality, adaptive sports, recreational, and social programs for individuals and families living with autism in British Columbia.  CAN currently supports ove...

Vancouver Island Attraction: Gold River’s Upana Caves

It’s quite ironic that I always end up in a cave on my travels. Whether I’m in Southern France, the Yucatan Peninsula or Switzerland, a chance at a cave exploration has always presented itself to me. I don’t even have to try to find them! During my travels I heard about the Upana Caves near Gold River. Gold River is a pretty little town that is just ripe for a touristic theme much like the murals ...

Exploring Vancouver Island: Hidden Gems along Canada’s West Coast

Guest Post: Vancouver Island, home to some of the most spectacular natural beauty in the world, encompasses 285 miles of pristine wilderness along the Western coast of Canada. Stretching from the Juan de Fuca Strait in the south to Queen Charlotte Sound at its northernmost tip, Vancouver Island attractions include old-growth rainforests, alpine habitats, labyrinthine waterways, and fjord-like coas...

5 of the Top Vancouver Island Tourist Attractions to Try this Summer

Vancouver Island offers a wide range of activities for tourists of all ages, and perhaps the best spots to check out can’t be found in the confines of walls and ceilings. Known for its incredible, largely untouched wilderness, Vancouver Island is a must-see for adventurers of all ages. If you are planning a vacation to this location in the summer months, you won’t be disappointed. The only hard th...

Vancouver Island Attractions: Salt Spring Island’s Apple Festival

The annual Salt Spring Island Apple Festival takes place during late September each year and is a wonderful opportunity for locals and visitors alike to experience all the island has to offer. Salt Spring Island is located between mainland British Columbia and Vancouver Island and is the most frequently visited along amongst those in the Gulf Islands. Salt Spring Island has a rich apple history th...