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Travelling in British Columbia

Quarterly Visitors E-Newsletter 

Issue 12, February 2015


Relax in Ainsworth Hot Springs & Visit Nelson, BC
Ainsworth Hot Springs - Destination BC

Blogger Sheliza Mitha recently visited Ainsworth Hot Springs and nearby Nelson. Here is her story. 

After packing up our camping gear for our one night-only stay at Kokanee Creek, we hit the road for our 20-minute drive to the Ainsworth Hot Springs - famed for its hot springs (of course) and extraordinary scenery, surrounded by the Purcell Mountains and Kootenay Lake. But, in my humble opinion, what makes Ainsworth especially unique is its dazzling caves. Read more... 
Places in BC Where Bigfoot Hangs Out

Bigfoot Carving at Harrison Hot Springs

Writer and traveller Cheryl Rhodes explored the legend of Bigfoot in BC.


Did you know British Columbia has a legendary creature that has baffled scientists, environmentalists, and curiosity seekers over the years? Bigfoot is a large hairy creature resembling an oversized monster gorilla, that walks on two legs like a human. Read more... 

Featured Property: Crystal Cove Beach Resort, Tofino

Surfing in Tofino
Nestled among ancient cedars at the edge of the Pacific Ocean in Tofino, Crystal Cove Beach Resort offers genuine log cabins with spectacular views and all the amenities. Well appointed, self-contained cabins compliment the incredible surroundings.
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Featured Property: Willingdon Beach Campsite, 

Powell River

Willingdon Beach Campsite, Powell River - Greg Eymundson
Situated on BC's west coast right on the ocean, Willingdon Beach Campsite in Powell River offers an abundance of outdoor activities for RVers and tenters. Set amid tall trees in a natural park setting, the 80-site campground provides a sandy beach and swimming area with a nearby waterpark and playground. Fishing, trails, spectacular sunsets, mini-golf, shops, cafes, restaurants, and artists are just steps away.

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Featured Property: Blue Cedars RV Park & Campground, Prince George

Prince George

Located on the popular Cranbrook Hill Greenway, Blue Cedars RV Park & Campground is a favourite with RVers and campers who come to explore the area around Prince George. The 100-site RV Park offers fully- and partially-serviced sites as well as tent sites and is set among a tall canopy of trees. Hiking trails, golfing and a swimming pool are on the doorstep.


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Travel Tips: Roads and Driving in BC

Canadians drive on the right side of the road and use the metric system for distances and speeds, kilometers per hour rather than miles. 


British Columbia is a province of stunning mountains and scenery however, roads and mountain passes are subject to rapidly changing driving conditions, particularly from late October to April. This varies from wet roads to snow and ice. Ensure your vehicle has appropriate tires, brakes and is in good driving condition.


For complete information on Roads and Driving in BC click here  

 Special Offers Fairmont Hot Springs

Fairmont Vacation Villas Mountainside
Located in Fairmont Hot Springs BC, Fairmont Vacation Villas Mountainside is offering visitors several Special Offers to help soak away those winter blues!

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Fall Into Spring 3 to 7 day offers click here.

Fairmont Vacation Villas Mountainside

Special Offers


Crystal Cove Beach Resort

Crystal Cove Beach Resort in Tofino, BC is offering two winter packages: 
The Power of Tofino Winter Special and
Tofino Stormwatching
as well as a special Tofino Wedding Elopement Package for those wanting to tie the knot right by the ocean!

For more information on these special offers click here

Stormy Seas, Tofino

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