Canada – BC Road Trip Day 5

Whistler – Day 5 of a 12 Day BC Road Trip We had a full ski and snowboard day planned at Whistler Blackcomb. It was an absolutely beautiful day – clear skies and sun! Whistler Blackcomb consists of two mountains – Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain. The day ski lift ticket gives access to bothContinue reading “Canada – BC Road Trip Day 5”

Canada – BC Road Trip Day 4

Kamloops to Whistler – Day 4 of a 12 Day BC Road Trip We took an extra long route to Whistler from Kamloops. The fastest route is to take Highway 1 to Lillooet and then to Whistler. However, this route is windy and high up in the mountains. We just had a winter cold snapContinue reading “Canada – BC Road Trip Day 4”

Canada – BC Road Trip Day 3

Sun Peaks and Kamloops – Day 3 of a 12 Day BC Road Trip Day 3 was a ski/snowboard day for us. We were headed to Sun Peaks Resort, about a 40 minute drive from Kamloops. Sun Peaks Resort is open year-round. In the Winter, it transforms into a ski resort, the second largest inContinue reading “Canada – BC Road Trip Day 3”

Canada – BC Road Trip Day 2

Kamloops – Day 2 of a 12 Day BC Road Trip Day 2 was another cold day in Kamloops, about -5°C. It was cloudy out, but no rain or snow. We made sure to layer up before heading out for the day. Day 2 Kamloops First item on the schedule – breakfast. We headed toContinue reading “Canada – BC Road Trip Day 2”

Canada – BC Road Trip Day 1

Kamloops – Day 1 of a 12 Day BC Road Trip We headed to Kamloops from Vancouver the evening before. We decided to take Highway 1 instead of the Coquihalla to Kamloops, which added an extra hour to our drive (4.5 hours instead of 3.5hours). The Coquihalla is the fastest route, but is a dangerousContinue reading “Canada – BC Road Trip Day 1”

Canada — 1 Day in Victoria, British Columbia

Victoria/Colwood – An Overnight Stay in Victoria, BC and breakfast in Sidney, BC! Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, is located on Vancouver Island. To get there, you must take a ferry or the seaplane from Vancouver. Victoria also has its own international airport. After our trip to Tofino and stay with family in MapleContinue reading “Canada — 1 Day in Victoria, British Columbia”

Canada — Tofino, British Columbia Day 5

Tofino — Day 5 of a 5-Day Trip in Tofino Day 5 is mostly a road trip back to Vancouver. It was supposed to rain all day, so we did not make many side stops. Overall, we had lucked out on the weather in Tofino – 2 days of rain for storm watching and 3 days ofContinue reading “Canada — Tofino, British Columbia Day 5”

Canada — Tofino, British Columbia Day 4

Tofino — Day 4 of a 5-Day Trip in Tofino Day 4 was another beautiful day, which was ideal as we had a day planned for beach walks and forest trails. Our focus for Day 4 was visiting the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. In order to visit this park, you must get a park pass. ThereContinue reading “Canada — Tofino, British Columbia Day 4”

Canada — Tofino, British Columbia Day 3

Tofino — Day 3 of a 5-Day Trip in Tofino Day 3 in Tofino was a sunny fall day. We really lucked out on weather — good for a morning beach walk and afternoon kayak. Tofino is known for its surfing and there are quite a few beach options for surfers — Chesterman Beach, Long Beach, Wickaninnish Beach, and Cox BayContinue reading “Canada — Tofino, British Columbia Day 3”

Canada — Tofino, British Columbia Day 2

Tofino and Ucluelet — Day 2 of a 5-Day Trip in Tofino The original plan for the day was to go on a 4-hour kayaking trip with Tofino Sea Kayaking, but we were expecting a storm in the early afternoon. Not ideal for kayaking, but perfect for storm watching! A storm could make the kayaking trip treacherous,Continue reading “Canada — Tofino, British Columbia Day 2”