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The best Okanagan rental cabins for a cosy vacation

Looking for Okanagan rental cabins for your next ski or lake-side vacation? You're in the right place. I've searched for some of the best rental cabins in the Okanagan, BC and found some real gems. These Okanagan rental cottages and cabins include cute tiny homes, cosy wood cabins with hot tubs in the Okanagan and lakeside retreats. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway or a trip with a few friends, you're sure to find ...

Best cabins near Vancouver, BC for cosy weekend getaways

I've lost count of the number of times I've gone on to Airbnb and searched for "cabins near Vancouver". There's just something about staying in a wooden shelter with a fireplace, blankets, a board game or a good book. Tell me I'm not the only one? I've hiked around the cute log cabins in Vancouver on Cypress Mountain and will soon be staying in this super cute cabin on Bowen Island. The list of cabins ...

The best things to do in Deep Cove, North Vancouver

Deep Cove is a hugely popular little village on the north shore surrounded by mountains, forests and the Burrard Inlet where it turns into the Indian arm. It's a great place for some easy Vancouver hikes, kayaking and paddle boarding, exploring the shops or treating yourself to a donut! If you're wondering what to do in Deep Cove, here's a guide to the best things to do in Deep Cove, BC! Deep Cove is situated ...

Brothers Creek Loop Trail, West Vancouver

The Brother's Creek Loop trail in West Vancouver is a perfect hike for in-between seasons. One of the popular fall hikes near Vancouver, I completed this last spring and though it was a bit snowy towards the top, I thought it was great for when you just need to enjoy some forest hiking. There's no amazing viewpoint but the old-growth trees, waterfalls and lakes within Cypress Provincial Park. Brother's Creek Loop hike If there's one ...

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival: Everything you need to know

Everyone loves a good cherry blossom, right? That's certainly true in Vancouver for the Vancouver cherry blossom festival. When the trees start to turn pink, you finally get a glimpse of the summer to come it makes you forget about all those dark winter days and endless rain. If you want to find out where to get that Instagram picture of the cherry blossom in Vancouver, then keep on reading for everything you need to ...

Mt Gardner: Hiking on Bowen Island

If you've ever wanted to go hiking on Bowen Island to hike Mt Gardner here's everything you need to know. This Vancouver hiking guide will cover how to get to the trailhead (including the Bowen Island ferry schedule), where to stay and details on the Mt Gardner hike. We hiked this in the fall and had great views from the top of both the North Shore mountains that we're used to hiking and exploring and ...

Baden Powell Trail: Grouse Mountain to Deep Cove

The Baden Powell Trail runs across the North Shore mountains for about 50km from Horseshoe Bay in the west, to Deep Cove in the east. Along the way you climb up the mountains making up Mt Cypress ski resort, cross the feet of Grouse Mountain, Mt Fromme and Mt Seymour before descending into the quaint little village of Deep Cove. It's one of the most famous trials in the North Shore and is used by ...

The VERY BEST things to do on Bowen Island, BC

Despite the fact that Vancouver is a pretty green city complete with beaches and a massive park (Stanley Park), every now and again it's nice to escape this and find somewhere even greener. Enter Bowen Island, BC and my guide to the best things to do on Bowen Island. Bowen Island is covered in forest and has tonnes of little coves just waiting to be explored. There are beaches, hikes, and trails and it's a ...

Mount Strachan hike, Cypress Mountain

Mt Strachan is the highest peak of the Cypress Bowl Ski Area and one of the least well-known hikes too. However, I'd argue it's one of the best Cypress Mountain hikes for intermediate-advanced hikers. There's some steep, technical sections, a plane crash, and beautiful views (if you go on a non-cloudy day!). If you're looking for hikes near Vancouver, make sure to check out the Mount Strachan trail. NEW 2020 UPDATE! From July 27-Oct 1 ...

Eagle Bluffs and Black Mountain hike on Cypress Mountain

Cypress Mountain Provincial Park offers some of the best hikes in Vancouver and the Eagle Bluffs hike and Black Mountain trail are an example of this. The Eagle Mountain hike offers a great view of downtown Vancouver, Eagle Harbour, Howe Sound and (on a clear day) Vancouver Island and Olympic National Park. There's minimal effort involved (once you're past the first steep part!) and you'll pass a couple of the best lakes in Vancouver too. ...