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Earning Laugh Lines at Long Beach Lodge

[vc_row]“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” - Unknown Some may know them as smile lines. Other, more pessimistic folks may refer to them as wrinkles. Regardless, as I sit here scrolling through the wonderful collage of photos we took throughout our weekend at Long Beach Lodge Resort, I’m suddenly very [...]

Long Beach Lodge: The Best Family-Friendly Resort in Tofino

[vc_row]Nestled on the Pacific Rim of Vancouver Island, Tofino has long been known as one of Canada’s premier year-round resort destinations. And having just spent an amazing long weekend there with my family, it’s clear as to how this sleepy town got such a reputation…it truly does have something for everyone! However, for all there [...]

Surf’s Up at the Surf Club Adventure Centre

[vc_row]You’ve certainly heard of “ski-in/ski-out”, but have you ever heard of surf-in/surf-out? I hadn’t. That is, until our time at the Long Beach Lodge in Tofino. Tucked right next to the hotel, directly on the shores of the Cox Bay Beach, lies Long Beach Lodge’s Surf Club Adventure Centre – one of the most incredible [...]

Touring Tofino: Marine Adventures with Captain Josh

[vc_row]Nestled right on edge of the Pacific, no trip to Tofino would be complete without an adventure out on the water. Thankfully, one of the many benefits of staying at the Long Beach Lodge Resort is that the property has its own boat available for guided tours! Usually, resorts like these will outsource their guided [...]

Your Small BC Town Getaways – Seaside Edition

[vc_row]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 [...]

From Kennel to King Suite: How a Puppy Took Over a British Columbia Hotel

[vc_row]It’s what no parent ever wants to hear… “He’s not here Mom…I can’t find him!” It was 9 pm, and I was cozy in bed on the verge of falling asleep, when I heard those dreaded words. Our daughter had come racing into our room with tears in her eyes. We had just returned earlier [...]

By |2019-09-11T12:39:29+00:00November 13th, 2018|Canada, Family Adventures, Vancouver Island, Victoria, Western Canada|1 Comment

Ultimate BC Family Road Trip Summary

[vc_row]This summer we took off with a goal to explore our beautiful home province of British Columbia (and a bit of Alberta too.) From crashing waves on Vancouver’s west coast, to sky high mountains through the Rockies, to pristine warm lakes in the Okanagan, we put together the Ultimate BC Family Road trip and now [...]

The Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort and Spa

[vc_row]“Wow, that’s the biggest pool ever” the kids swooned, before dropping off their towels and jumping in! My husbands smile was as big as theirs as he showed off his “ID approved” wristband, allowing him poolside service while the kids swam. I was hungry and was thrilled to find a healthy, gluten free, dairy free [...]

Cowichan Valley Adventures

[vc_row]Have you ever driven between Victoria and Nanaimo without stopping? Us too, but this trip we’re moving a little slower and taking time to explore a variety of the areas adventures and attractions so we can get to know the region better. If you’re looking for family adventures in the Cowichan area look no further, [...]

By |2019-09-11T12:52:13+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Canada, Family Adventures, Vancouver Island, Western Canada|0 Comments

Merridale Cidery and Distillery

[vc_row]Imagine walking with your children through an apple filled orchard on a warm summer's afternoon. The children are wide eyed, on the lookout for the next set of fairies as many have been known to hide among these very apple trees. You wind yourself around the back of the property and then your residence for [...]

By |2019-09-11T12:53:21+00:00August 1st, 2018|Canada, Family Adventures, Vancouver Island, Western Canada|0 Comments