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Travelling in British Columbia

October 2016, Issue 19    

Visitors E-Newsletter 


Five Awesome Suspension Bridges Near Vancouver, BC
Cascade Falls Regional Park by Mary Ann Bell
When one thinks of suspension bridges in British Columbia, the mind instantly goes to the world-famous Capilano Suspension Bridge, but did you know that there are in fact, many suspension footbridges in the Vancouver, Coast & Mountains region? Each bridge is awesome in it's own right and each has its own unique features that make it special. Read more.

Mary Ann Bell is a tourism marketer and community manager for some of British Columbia's most spectacular destinations. 
Fishing for Coho Salmon in the Lower Mainland, BC 
Hatchery Coho
Do not own a boat and want to catch salmon? Not a problem, the Lower Mainland offers many quality places to fish. Each fall, from September to December, I manage to get out for a few days of Coho fishing, usually on the weekend. One of the places I fish, with my son and friends, Steve, Lino & Rob, is Two Bit Bar, Fort Langley. Read more.

Joss Penny is an avid fisherman and loves to camp in BC when he has the opportunity. He wrote of his angling experiences last fall.  
Winter Camping Growing in British Columbia  
Nk'Mip Campground & RV Park, Osoyoos
Did you know that BC offers an abundance of choice for camping in the winter? Vancouver Island, Vancouver, Coast & Mountains and the Thompson Okanagan are the mildest and therefore the most popular but there are RV resorts open elsewhere.

For a comprehensive list of campgrounds and RV parks that are open throughout the winter go to
Tantalize your Taste Buds During BC Craft Beer Month
this October! 
BC Craft Beer Month 
British Columbia is flourishing as a craft beer destination. Brew pubs and craft breweries offer unique, flavourful and smooth ales that will have you returning for more.

During October, communities throughout BC are hosting craft ale festivals and events. A few include: October 22 - Penticton, Squamish, Victoria; October 28 - Fernie, Harrison Hot Springs. Plus, there are many in the Vancouver area. Events are being added all the time. More details here. 
BC Winter Weather - Be Drive Smart!
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. Slow down, drive safely and drive smart. For road conditions read more.  
Getaway Special Offer to October 21
There's still time to get away before winter arrives at Fairmont Vacation Villas Mountainside.

Fairmont Villas, Fairmont Hot Springs

Stay 3 consecutive nights and get your 4th night 75% off! Other offers also available. More details.

Download your 2016/2017 Super Camping & Select Lodging Guide here.  

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