Talk about a Rocky Mountain high. These 20 stunning photos of Banff, Jasper and Lake Louise will make you want to pack up and visit now!
You know Whistler is a top ski resort. You recall Whistler hosted the 2010 Winter Olympics. But you really want to know this. Whistler or Blackcomb – which is better for skiing and snowboarding?
It’s been hot lately, so we’ve hit the beach! Lakes too! Here’s our beach chair report on the best beaches in Victoria, BC (Canada) – both ocean and lake – for swimming and cooling off.
It has great restaurants and a lovely island vibe, and it’s blooming pretty! Just 3 of 5 reasons why Victoria is the best city to visit in Canada.
Best Airbnb in Victoria, BC? When moving to Victoria recently, we stayed at several Airbnb’s, including a lovely Art Deco manor. These 3 qualify for the “best Airbnb in Victoria.”
We’re moving from Vancouver to Victoria! The city is a cyclist’s dream, and we’ll buy stand-up paddleboards to go paddleboarding in Oak Bay. We can even walk from our house to downtown!
Nothing beats biking Stanley Park (and beyond around False Creek) on a sunny Vancouver day! Lots of beaches and parks. A public market and craft brewery too at Granville Island.
Black pepper fettuccini in a white-wine cream sauce? Lemon zested veal? No, I’m not in Italy. I’m grating cheese and boiling fresh-made pasta at a Vancouver cooking class!
What fun! Tour the Gorge Waterway on a Victoria Harbor Ferry “pickle boat” to see the tidal falls. Learn about the daredevil divers and First Nations inhabitants too.
See cool yellow cranes and maritime artifacts in the old shipyard building site outside the Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier, a great 4-star hotel in North Vancouver.
Think of pristine wilderness with awesome grizzly bear viewing, fishing, ATVs, rafting, horseback riding and more. Now add the luxury Chilko Experience Wilderness Resort. Nice, eh?
Halifax is one of the top Eastern Canadian destinations to visit. Elsewhere in Nova Scotia, see the Bay of Fundy’s dramatic tides and explore Lunenburg, a pretty UNESCO site.
Sporting massive Parliament buildings, uniquely designed museums and a thriving downtown core, Ottawa is a great place to visit in winter! Bonus – you can ice skate on the Rideau Canal.