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…
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Forget the classic hikes you've seen on social media and check out one of these off the beaten path and unusual hikes near Vancouver. Visit abandoned places, take in a bit of history, see some wildlife, visit enormous trees and more.
Hot Springs Cove - Tofino - Vancouver Island View
Hot Springs Cove is a destination you should not miss while in Tofino on Vancouver Island. Soak in the natural geo-thermal pools to soak your worries away.
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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.
10 Things to Do in Vancouver
Ok, I admit it. With the exception of year-round sunshine, Vancouver really does seem to have it all: A cosmopolitan feel, the Pacific Ocean, sandy beaches, snow-capped mountains and coastal rainforests — all within a 30-minute reach from the downtown core. I love my hometown of Toronto, but I can’t hide my envy. I recently spent a week in Vancouver and, while my friends worried they might lose me to the west coast forever (“You will come back, right?”), I begrudgingly returned home. If you…
5 Totally Fun Things to Do in Nanaimo, BC — Local Wanderer
This summer we decided to explore more of our home province, British Columbia, and we are so excited to share more about the Gulf Islands, Vancouver Island, and the Sunshine Coast with you! Whether you're a BC local or just visiting Vancouver, you definitely need to take a ferry somewhere (
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…