British Columbia

A still Sonora morning - Photo Sabrina Pirillo
Epic Family Adventures in British Columbia: Relaxing Sonora Resort & Urban Vancouver

On the West Coast of Canada, you’ll find license plates that read Beautiful British Columbia. For anyone who’s visited this breathtaking province, you understand why. Over the holidays, I read an article that explained why it is so important to give your kids experiences, not tangible items such as toys.
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Mountain Man Dog Sled Adventures
Winter Wonderland Adventures at Sun Peaks Resort

I switched off my headlamp so my eyes would adjust to the darkness. I could see the glittery stars above and the twinkling alpine ski village below as our group trudged along tight trails between snow-laden trees. I was on the Moonlight Snowshoe Tour at Sun Peaks Resort with my
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Visitors to St. Eugene Resort will enjoy golf and nature while experiencing indigenous culture - Photo Carol Patterson
St. Eugene Resort Helps You Learn More Than a Fifth Grader About Canada’s Indigenous History

I ran screaming across the lawn at British Columbia‘s St. Eugene Resort, my lungs burning as my shriek faded away. Surely I had recreated a strength-training feat of a Ktunaxa warrior. “Nope,” smiled Jared Teneese – coordinator for Ktunaxa Nation’s Traditional Knowledge and Language sector – “this was usually a
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Blackies Halloween Surf Visit Newport Beach and Partners
4 Screaming Good Times! Ghostly Thrills, Races and Chills Await Travellers in October

What if I told you there was a time of year when you could experience fewer crowds of tourists, pleasant weather, great prices on accommodations plus scare the pants off your family? Travel in October. You hit the sweet spot in shoulder season plus you get to embrace the funniest,
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A proud gardener at Upper Canada Village demonstrates how the vegetables are grown - Photo Jan Feduck
Tasty Time Travel: Food History at Canada’s Historic Sites

Children sat quietly around a harvest table eating with their family and talking about what farm chores needed to be done for the day. This French family was dining as if in the 1700s at New Brunswick’s Acadian Village. A little boy, visiting with his family stood around the outside
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Fairmont Hot Springs Resort (Family Fun Canada)
Making Memories at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort

What are your family vacation memories? (I mean, besides the bickering in the back seat on a summer road trip.) Sunshine, gorgeous mountain views, and hanging out by the pool? Adventuring together? Maybe it’s golf and a nice meal while the kids enjoy their own programming or camping together under
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Delve into your deepest desires for all things pork and wine at the annual Pig Out Festival in Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country, British Columbia.
Enjoying the Force and the Pork at Oliver’s Pig Out Festival

There are many benefits to a spring visit to British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley. The weather will likely be beautiful and warm, without the blistering hot intensity of summer. The drive through the arid countryside will be lovely, and the roads won’t be as crowded with wine aficionados. And best of
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Lush greenery and flowers outside the Empress. Photo MV
From Posh to Posh-ish: Hi-Lo Hotel Variety in Victoria, BC

If you’re longing for a real spring with visions of crocuses and balmy weather dancing in your head, you may want to head to Victoria. British Columbia’s capital city offers a wide range of great hotels, from luxurious high end to ‘low’ – a bit more affordable, fun and funky.
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Grown Ups Need Mom Time Too! Travels with Mom on Vancouver Island

Where to go and what to do when you visit Vancouver Island with your mom–and why you should! If you think about it, there is no better travel companion than your own mom—assuming, of course, you have a good relationship with her. But if you are lucky like me and
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7 Spectacular Summer Festivals in the Thompson-Okanagan

For some sizzling fun in the BC sun, check out these great Summer Festivals in the Thompson-Okanagan! Stretching to cover most of the central interior of British Columbia, the Thompson-Okanagan region has some lovely spots to spend a summer vacation. And to sweeten the deal, the region also plays host
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