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Travelling in British Columbia

Quarterly Visitors E-Newsletter 

Issue 15, November 2015 


Top 5 Easy Hikes Near Victoria, British Columbia
Ogden Point Breakwater near downtown Victoria
Michael Chang is an avid hiker and runs a local online hiking resource called Vancouver Trails.

There are plenty of tourist attractions in Victoria, BC, and travelers to the area often spend as much time exploring some of the natural nearby beauty. There are several easy hikes that are great for families of all ages to explore near Victoria. Like the city itself, the trails are often rich with history, yet full of scenery... read more.

Have a Sweet Time in British Columbia
Cheryl Rhodes lives in Cloverdale, BC with her husband Kerry, two dogs, and three horses.

Imagine walking into a candy shop that is making a batch of fudge. Butter, sugar, and other heaven scents lure you closer to watch the candy maker rolling out a fudge log on a marble table top. Read more.
Skiing & Snowboarding at Apex Mountain, Penticton & Silver Star Mountain, Vernon, British Columbia

Apex Mountain, Destination BC
In under six minutes, the high-speed quad chairlift takes you to the top of Apex mountain. From there, you can access 1,112 acres of magnificent fall-line skiing and snowboarding. Read more

Silver Star is renowned for having dry, feather light champagne powder and encompasses 760 vertical meters (2,500 ft) of steeps, deeps, drops, chutes, bowls, glades, natural halfpipes, groomed cruisers and gentle rollers. Read more
Winter Camping in British Columbia    
Riverside Resort, Whistler   
British Columbia is growing as a winter camping destination with RV Parks and campgrounds now offering year-round camping opportunities. Vancouver Island, Thompson Okanagan and the Vancouver, Coast and Mountains regions have the mildest temperatures and offer the greatest choice for winter camping in BC. Read more 
Featured Property: Qualicum Bay Resort, Vancouver Island      
Qualicum Bay Resort Shoreline  
Qualicum Bay Resort  is a year-round resort with motel, cabins, RV sites and campground. Located on the east coast of Vancouver Island this oceanview resort has a huge man-made swimming pond, waterslide, full-service restaurant and an ice cream shoppe. Close to attractions, golf, fishing, hiking, beachcombing and much more. Qualicum Bay Resort is currently offering a Fall Special, October 1 - December 31, 2015 in one of their suites. Read more. 
Weather and Climate in British Columbia 
British Columbia's large size and diverse topography means the climate varies greatly from area to area.Winter is approaching and Metro Vancouver and the Greater Victoria areas enjoy a temperate climate with very little, if any, snow. However, Whistler, the interior, and the northern parts of BC are much colder and visitors should wear appropriate warm clothing when enjoying the outdoors. Read more
Start Planning Your 2016 British Columbia Vacation by Visiting a Consumer Show in BC or Alberta
Shows we will be attending between January and
April 2016

Vancouver Motorcycle Show, BC
Calgary RV Show, AB
Edmonton RV Show, AB
Earlybird RV Show, BC
Pet Lover Show, BC
BC Boat & Sportsman Show, BC
Island RV Show, BC
Interior RV Show, BC

Whilst there, pick up a 2015/2016 Super Camping/ Select Lodging Guide which includes a comprehensive list of campgrounds, RV parks and lodging.

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