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”

Canada — Tofino, British Columbia Day 1

Road Trip to Tofino from Vancouver— Day 1 of a 5-Day Trip in Tofino We visited Tofino in November and stayed 4 nights. Tofino is located on the west coast of Vancouver Island and is known for its surfing. Although busier in the summer, Tofino is equally great to visit during the fall. We pickedContinue reading “Canada — Tofino, British Columbia Day 1”

Canada —  British Columbia Coast Day 4

Vancouver Island — Day 4 of a 4-Day Trip on British Columbia Coast with Suggestions for a Morning in Sidney! We reserved the 8:05am ferry from Powell River (Westview) to Comox (Little River). After the hour and half long ferry, we planned to drive down the Vancouver Island Coast to Maple Bay, in Northern Cowichan, to visitContinue reading “Canada —  British Columbia Coast Day 4”

Canada — British Columbia Coast Day 3

Sunshine Coast Powell River — Day 3 of a 4-Day Trip on British Columbia Coast It was another gorgeous summer day on the Sunshine Coast. We had the usual breakfast of oats and greek yogurt and coffee/tea and prepared to depart the Airbnb. Our destination for Day 3 on the Sunshine Coast was Powell River. Day 3 Continue reading “Canada — British Columbia Coast Day 3”

Canada — British Columbia Coast Day 2

Sunshine Coast Sechelt/Madeira Park — Day 2 of a 4-Day Trip on British Columbia Coast The weather was cooler in Madeira Park compared to the previous days. The sun was hidden by rain clouds and there was a slight breeze. We had a kayaking tour booked with Halfmoon Sea Kayaks in the morning. Day 2  Sunshine CoastContinue reading “Canada — British Columbia Coast Day 2”

Canada — British Columbia Coast Day 1

Sunshine Coast Sechelt/Madeira Park — Day 1 of a 4-Day Trip on British Columbia Coast I arrived in the Sunshine Coast the night before after catching the 4:45pm ferry from Horseshoe Bay in Vancouver. The crossing time from Horseshoe Bay to Langdale (Gibsons) is 40 minutes. If you have time, stop by Smitty’s Oyster House forContinue reading “Canada — British Columbia Coast Day 1”