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Squealing Through The Trees With Treetop Flyers Zipline Kamloops

The kids had put themselves to bed early the night before, as they knew I had a big surprise for them the next morning. I managed to keep it under wraps until we pulled into the Treetop Flyers Zipline Kamloops parking lot where the squeals of excitement burst out. “I finally get to go zip [...]

By |2020-03-28T08:56:08-07:00August 27th, 2018|Canada, Family Adventures, Okanagan, Western Canada|0 Comments

Summer Escape at Sun Peaks

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]“This is where we belong,” she said, as she grabbed her backpack, and ran up to the hotel doors. As we drove into the village, my daughter could see mountain bikers, hikers, chairlifts, and kids running around. “Looks like there are lots of adventures for us to explore here Mom!” she said… yes, dear, you [...]

By |2020-04-06T12:38:07-07:00August 21st, 2018|Canada, Family Adventures, Okanagan, Western Canada|0 Comments

From Timid to Triumph, Building Confidence with Sun Peaks Mountain Biking Lessons

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]“I love it when I see a girl sign up for lessons!” our instructor said, “it’s so great seeing more and more young women on the hill!” Melissa, our high energy, female instructor was excited to see my daughter pull up on her bike. The feeling was mutual, as my daughter was beaming to see [...]

By |2020-04-03T13:39:53-07:00August 21st, 2018|Canada, Family Adventures, Okanagan, Western Canada|0 Comments

Why Vernon is the Perfect Destination for Outdoor Families

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A crystal clear lake with a sandy bottom that you can see from your paddle board, ten feet above. Your paddle dips into the water, some splashes up on your toes and you realize how warm the Kalamalka Lake is. While you’re soaking in all of the scenery, your kids are yelling “Come on Mom,” [...]

By |2019-09-11T12:43:14-07:00August 20th, 2018|Canada, Family Adventures, Okanagan, Western Canada|0 Comments

Tunnels & Turtles SUP Tour & SUP Rental Vernon

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]“Mom!” she said across the water, “You should call this one tunnels and turtles!” The excitement of sharing her SUP experience while it was happening was exactly what I wanted to hear. We had woken up that morning to a blanket of smoke covering the whole city of Vernon. With limited visibility and a cooler [...]

By |2020-04-03T17:09:20-07:00August 18th, 2018|Canada, Family Adventures, Okanagan, Western Canada|0 Comments

Should You Move?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Have you been watching the local real estate market with one foot out the door? Have you considered moving from the city? With the temptation to “sell it all” and move to a smaller community and be mortgage free, combined with a slower pace lifestyle is one that has many of my friends wondering… “Should [...]

Big White Snowshoeing Adventure

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] “Mom, is that a Fir tree or a Spruce?” my daughter was keen to show off her newly acquired tree identification skills. Fortunately I passed her test, but that didn’t stop her from moving on and asking Nana and Daddy if they too could decode the difference between these native BC trees. It was [...]

By |2020-04-22T14:45:41-07:00March 12th, 2018|Canada, Family Adventures, Okanagan, Western Canada|0 Comments

Best Place to Host a Family Reunion in BC

Host a Family Reunion in BC this summer! We sourced every region around British Columbia and have come up with the best family reunion sites in BC! Have you ever said, “We should really plan a family reunion” but no one ever quite jumps to take the lead on it? Well, we happen to think [...]

Best Campsites For New Campers

Are you interested in taking your family camping but are not sure where to start? It can seem a bit overwhelming for those looking to book their first camping experience. From trying to navigate booking websites, to what to pack and what groceries to bring. Staying home could be the easier choice, but certainly not [...]

Family Ski Trip – More Than Just Powder

It's three days before you head out on your big ski trip. The final text messages are flying with questions about who's bringing what, if meal plans have been finalized, who's skiing when, oh, and where are we staying? The buzz of planning for a big vacation is so exciting, but then there's also the [...]

By |2020-04-22T21:08:55-07:00February 6th, 2018|Canada, Family Adventures, Okanagan, Western Canada|0 Comments
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