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 [...]

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

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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 |2019-09-11T12:39:29-07:00November 13th, 2018|Canada, Family Adventures, Vancouver Island, Victoria, Western Canada|1 Comment

The Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort and Spa

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]“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 [...]

Top 7 Vancouver Day Trips for Families

Disclaimer: This article includes affiliate links from which I may earn a small commission if you choose to purchase your tickets. Money goes to help fund Adventure Awaits and keep more informational and educational articles coming your way! Photo Credit: Tourism Vancouver Do you have guests coming from out of town this [...]

7 Things I Learned About Myself this Summer

Our 2017 summer was one that dreams are made of. I had set forth a goal of making the most of every single day of summer with my 700 days of summer theory and made good on my word through July and August. From Canada wide 150 celebrations to spending over 40 nights in a [...]

Vancouver Island Road Trip

Tofino had been on our family bucket list for longer than I can recall. A destination that everyone swooned about but yet never materialized to earning a spot on the annual calendar for a trip. So this year, when a friend asked, "Wanna come?" we jumped on the chance and made our reservations as soon [...]

By |2020-05-08T21:48:06-07:00September 15th, 2017|Canada, Family Adventures, Tofino, Victoria, 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 [...]

Top 5 Long Weekend Escapes

Long weekend season is upon us, and my favourite thing to do is head out of town! We live in one of the most beautiful places in the world and weekends should be enjoyed with a combination of relaxation and outdoor exploration. Here are my top 5 weekend escapes and what I look for when [...]

Chateau Victoria – Home away from Home

One thing I love about Tourism Victoria is that they always know the best place to stay and their recommendations for Chateau Victoria were no exception.We asked for a central location in the city that boasted a unique, traditional Victoria feel and they recommended Chateau Victoria. After our adventure out at Wildplay Elements Parks we [...]

By |2020-05-24T15:10:11-07:00January 3rd, 2016|Canada, Solo Adventures, Victoria, Western Canada|0 Comments

Work and Wildplay in Victoria, BC

  All work and no play makes for not a very fun day! So when I travel for work I take every chance I can to explore the city that I’m visiting. Tourism Victoria welcomed us with open arms once again as we asked the question, what’s the best way to work hard and play [...]

By |2020-05-24T15:18:09-07:00January 3rd, 2016|Canada, Family Adventures, Victoria, Western Canada|0 Comments
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