Your Small BC Town Getaways – Seaside Edition

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A year ago (yikes!), we asked you, our loyal followers, to share your favourite small-town getaways. And you delivered! You shared insights, activities, and photos of places that, for varied reasons, hold special meaning for you and your family. The sense of community that many small towns exhibit is reflected in this generous, open sharing [...]

The Chief Hike – Squamish

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Chief Hike Location: Squamish, BC. The Chief is the flat faced, towering mountain that overlooks the town of Squamish. To access the trailhead follow Highway 99 towards Squamish and the signs to the Stawamus Chief Provincial Park. Park in the gravel parking lot and follow the wide gravel path to the trail head. Distance: 11 km [...]

By |2020-03-11T11:49:39-07:00April 17th, 2018|Canada, Family Adventures, Spring Break, Squamish, Western Canada|0 Comments

Top 7 Vancouver Day Trips for Families

Photo Credit: Tourism Vancouver Do you have guests coming from out of town this year? Want to take them on a day trip that they won’t forget? We’ve put together our top 7 Vancouver day trips for families and tourists! Check them out: Grouse Mountain Photo Credit: Tourism Vancouver [...]

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 [...]

Adventure Advent Calendar

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Remember being a child and loving Christmas? I’m not talking about the gift from Santa or the presents under the tree. I’m talking about the times you spent carolling in your neighbourhood, the hours in the snow and bringing home a fresh Christmas tree. I loved it! For one family though, Christmas had become about [...]

Rugged Rafting Princesses – Squamish River Rafting

It seems that these days, it is often difficult to see ideas in adventures come to fruition. “One thing I've learned about Jami and her passion for adventure is that you need to be careful because if you say ‘Yes’ to something she suggests, there is a 99% likelihood that the adventure is going to [...]

By |2020-05-10T20:06:31-07:00June 19th, 2017|Canada, Erin, Sarah, Solo Adventures, Squamish, Western Canada|0 Comments

Father’s Day Gift Guide

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s almost Father’s Day again! Last year, we presented our Father’s Day Gift Guide, filled with great ideas to wow the father in your family. This year, we’ve updated the list with more great ideas for the notoriously difficult-to-buy-for dad in your family. Once again, the emphasis is on experiences, not products, though we do [...]

Family Camping in Local BC Parks

As the summer season approaches, one of the many activities my family looks forward to is camping! Camping was a staple in my childhood, and is a tradition that we have continued with our daughter. We’ve always been a fan of BC Provincial Parks (in fact we even have one of the new BC Parks [...]

Top 6 Long Weekend Getaways Under $500

Three glorious days off and all the possibilities in the world for how to spend them, but how to not break the bank? Long weekends are treasured and eagerly awaited by families everywhere. We are lucky enough in British Columbia to have one pretty much each month.   Here are our top 6 long weekend [...]

Christmas Gift Guide For Outdoor Moms

In my books, Mom's deserve the world. So why not give mom the gift of adventure this Christmas season and leave her with a memory she will have forever! So, THINK OUTSIDE with our Christmas Gift Guide For Outdoor Moms: Photo Credit: Sea to Sky Gondola. Photographer: Tara O'Grady http://taraogradyphoto.com/ Sea to [...]

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