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Hiking Panorama Ridge in Garibaldi Provincial Park

I think I’ve found my new favourite hiking trail near Whistler, BC. It used to be the Garibaldi Lake hike but now say hello to the Panorama Ridge trail in Garibaldi Provincial Park. The Panorama Ridge hike is a long one, it’s steep and will probably leave you aching the following few days, but it’s one of those Whistler hiking trails that has amazing views along the way as well as at the summit. If ...

14 easily accessible hikes in Banff & Lake Louise that you absolutely have to do!

If you’re looking for the best Banff area hikes and great hiking trails near Banff Lake Louise then check out the list below. One of the best Banff activities is to go hiking. There’s plenty of Banff backpacking with Banff backcountry camping to do but this post focuses on some of the best day hikes in Banff National Park. If you’re wondering what to do in Banff, Canada then check out this post but if ...

Best things to do in Banff National Park & Lake Louise

Heading to the Canadian Rockies and wondering what to do in Banff National Park and Lake Louise? Wonder no further with this list of things to do in Lake Louise and Banff National Park. Whilst Lake Louise is part of Banff National Park, you might hear people separate the two, or refer to it as Banff Lake Louise. They’re the same place and, since you find Lake Louise in Banff National Park it’s also included ...

The best pumpkin patches near Vancouver this fall!

We’re heading into fall and everyone is all about pumpkins, pumpkin spiced everything and pumpkin picking. Yeah, it’s all about those orange squash. If you’re thinking of things to do this fall and want to go to a pumpkin patch, corn maze or go and pick your own apples then check out this list below of pumpkin patches near Vancouver. The pumpkin farms on this list include pumpkin patches in Surrey, pumpkin patches in Langley ...

The best trestles in British Columbia

Since moving to British Columbia I’ve developed a bit of an obsession with trestles. I don’t even think I knew what they were before I moved to Canada. But now? Now if I know there’s a trestle in the area I’m desperate to go visit. The Myra Canyon trestles and the Ladner Creek trestle are some of the best trestles in BC but they’re not the only ones. If you like trestles too (and the ...

The best fall hikes in Vancouver

Summer in Vancouver came and went in a flash. All of a sudden we’re back to rain. But we’ve still got time before the snow comes to get in some fall hikes in Vancouver! Hiking in the forests and the mountains (on clearer days) is one of the best things to do in Vancouver in the fall. BC hiking trails come alive in the fall; the leaves turn a beautiful colour, you can see BC’s ...

Ultimate guide to cycling the Myra Canyon Trestles in Kelowna

When I moved to BC my obsession with trestles began. So far I've ticked off the Ladner Creek trestle and now the Myra Canyon trestles. I'd tried to visit these last November but the snow had already fallen and the road was closed so we had to postpone it. This summer I returned with some friends and we cycled the Myra Canyon bike trail before indulging at some of Kelowna's best wineries. If you're also ...

The best Kelowna wineries to visit on a long weekend

We've been to the Okanagan before but never done any wine tasting. That's strange since the Okanagan valley BC is famed for its wine. The best BC wines, and indeed some of the best Canadian wine, come from the Okanagan. This past Labour Day weekend we decided to go on a road trip with some friends to the Okanagan for some cycling and wine drinking. We based ourselves in Kelowna and so visited Kelowna vineyards ...

Where to stop on the Icefields Parkway

To drive the Icefields Parkway is to be in a state of near constant awe. It's beyond beautiful and absolutely has to be on your list of things to do in the Canadian Rockies. It's without a doubt one of the most scenic highways in the world. The Icefields Parkway connects Lake Louise in Banff National Park with Jasper in Jasper National Park. The route is 232km long and goes through the heart of the ...

The best day hikes in Jasper National Park

If you're heading to Jasper National Park and want to see what the fuss is really all about then make sure you do some day hikes in Jasper. Hiking in Jasper is the best way to escape the crowds. I read some crazy statistic before our visit that showed just how few people went 30 minutes away from their car. This is great for you reading this since I'm guessing you're planning some day hikes, but ...