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May 2016, Issue 17  

Visitors E-Newsletter 


Participate in a Make-A-Wish Canada Event During the Annual RVing & Camping Week May 24-29

Act now to guarantee your camping spot during Canadian RVing and Camping Week, May 24 - 29, 2016. Participating campgrounds in BC are offering either:
  • Two nights (Friday & Saturday May 27-28, 2016) for $50.00 (taxes extra)
  • Or stay 5 nights for the price of 4 (Tuesday through Saturday May 24-28, 2016) - (taxes extra) 
In addition, during Canadian RVing and Camping Week, campgrounds across Canada will help raise funds for Make-A-Wish Canada. Campers can purchase an LED Wish lantern at participating campgrounds and place it in a Wish garden at 10:00 pm local time on May 28th, with all proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish® Canada.
Start planning your May camping trip now. More details.  
Experience Tahsis on the Rugged West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Tahsis View from Mountains
The Village of Tahsis is set amidst a rugged landscape on the western edge of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The lush rainforest, steep fjord-like mountains that slope down towards the Pacific Ocean draw many adventurers to experience this pristine coastal area. Read more.
Revelstoke in the BC Kootenay Rockies is a Year-Round Adventure Playground for the Whole Family 
Paddle Boarding on Lake Revelstoke by Zoya Lynch  
Revelstoke, in the British Columbia Kootenay Rockies, is the gateway to nearby Mt. Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks with giant old-growth forests, glaciers and stunning views. This four-season adventure playground offers a ton of outdoor opportunities including skiing, mountain biking, golf, paddle boarding, white water rafting, that will create lasting memories for the whole family.  Read more.
 Hollywood North: Visit the Locations of Your Favorite "Filmed in BC" Movies 
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
Kevin Krikke enjoys traveling with his family and is slowly but surely visiting different regions of this beautiful province. 
If you're a serious movie buff, you know there's nothing better than visiting the real life locations where your favorite movies were made. Vancouver as a city and BC in general are often referred to as "Hollywood North", with good reason. A long list of films have taken advantage of the unique natural and urban beauty that British Columbia has to offer, and chances are that every member of your family has a favorite movie that was made, at least partially, right here in BC. Read more.
RV Maintenance Check List
RV maintenance can save you thousands of dollars, not to mention hours of headaches. A little prevention goes a long way. Be sure to follow our check list for keeping your RV in tip top shape, both inside and out. Read more.

Things to See & Do in BC as Told by Our Bloggers
If exploring new hiking trails is on your to do list this summer, try one or more of these Top 5 Hikes along the Sea to Sky Highway.

Thinking of visiting the Kootenay Rockies region of British Columbia this year? Then check out Sheliza's blog about her trip to Nelson and Ainsworth Hot Springs.

British Columbia is famous for its Bigfoot stories. Here are some places where Bigfoot Hangs Out

Get Your Copy of the 2016 Super Camping & Select Lodging Guide

The 2016 Super Camping & Select Lodging Guide is now available for pick up from a BC Visitor InfoCentre, some campgrounds or lodgings, or by downloading here

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