Hidden Gems of Vancouver Island - Vancouver Island View
Are you looking for unique places off the beaten path on Vancouver Island? Here is a list of the many hidden gems of Vancouver Island.
Hiking the Big Tree Trail on Meares Island | Happiest Outdoors
Tofino's best hike: the Big Tree Trail on Meares Island. Hike amongst huge old growth trees in the coastal rainforest of Tofino, British Columbia. Hike to giant cedars in Tofino, Canada.
10 Incredible Vancouver Island Resorts
Vancouver Island, simply put, is paradise. It’s the Land of the Mighty Yellow Cedars and Giant Sequoias and stands of ancient Douglas Firs in a forest called the Cathedral Grove because the church-spire trees are older, taller and many say holier than the medieval churches of Europe. It’s no wonder there’s a fabulous selection of Vancouver Island resorts to choose from. Vancouver Island is the getaway place for boho-types in search of island peacefulness. There's fabulous camping on…
11 things to do on Vancouver Island
Vancouver Island attactions can be captivating to visitors. Sample Vancouver Island’s food and wine, beach-comb awesome sandy beaches, watch wild ocean storms from a cosy cabin or walk in the footsteps of one of Canada’s most renowned artists. There are so many things to do in Vancouver Island in British Columbia, you could spend weeks exploring this incredible island. For those who love islands, water and nature, visiting Vancouver Island is possibly even one of the best things to do in…
Deep in the temperate rainforests near Tofino, there is a World War II bomber plane lodged into a marsh. It crashed there in 1945, when its engine failed right after takeoff. Tofino was a front l…
From City to Sea: Things To Do On the Drive to Tofino
It can be easy to forget that Vancouver actually isn’t on the ocean. Many Vancouverites, myself included, refer to the beaches in Vancouver as on the ocean, but it really isn’t. There’s a whole island in the way! The drive from Vancouver to Tofino is a long one and I can understand why many don’t make the trek across from Vancouver or up the island when visiting Victoria. It starts with a ferry ride. 90 minutes of gentle sway and rocking of a ferry boat. Being a long weekend, C and I were up…
The Ultimate Guide to the Pacific Marine Circle Route on Vancouver Island | Happiest Outdoors
The Pacific Marine Circle Route is a 260km road trip on Southern Vancouve Island. Along the way you can walk on beaches, hike through the rainforest, visit waterfalls, see Canada's largest trees, and camp by the ocean.
Nanaimo to Tofino: The ultimate Vancouver Island road trip
The Wild Pacific Trail in #Ucluelet. Hit the road for one of Canada’s best drives! Here are the top places to visit during a #Vancouver Island road trip from #Nanaimo to #Tofino. #Canada | #Travel | #RoadTrip
Schooner Cove Trail in Tofino’s Pacific Rim National Park Reserve
The scenic Schooner Cove Trail winds through the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve near Tofino, British Columbia, Canada and is the perfect place for photography.
Tofino Restaurants: From Budget Eats to Fine Dining
How many places can you say you’ve been to where you didn’t experience the disappointment of one unsatisfactory meal? Chances are that Tofino, a small town on the edge of Vancouver Island, will be one of those destinations. Mark my word: there’s no shortage of great eats here, especially coastal seafood of the highest quality from the very waters that surround this fishing town. And they’ll suit budgets of all sizes; during my one-week stay, I went from spending $70 for a meal one day to $5…
Schooner Cove Hiking Trail in Pacific Rim National Park | Tofino Trails
The Schooner Cove hiking trail in Pacific Rim National Park is a 2km route that leads through lush rainforests before reaching a Pacific Ocean beach with incredible rocky outcrops.
Great Canadian Road Trip: Nanaimo to Tofino
The Pacific Coast Highway. Red Rock Country. Route 66. Road trips are about as American as apple pie but, here in Canada, we have our own epic drives. And the journey from Nanaimo to Tofino is one of them. To be honest, I hadn’t even heard of Tofino, a town of only 2,000 people on Vancouver Island, until several years ago after a couple friends returned from British Columbia in a state of rapture. With its mystical and moody beaches, Tofino is a natural paradise in itself, but it would be…