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The Best Hikes in Squamish, BC (From a Local)

I’ve lived in Squamish for over a year, but before I moved here, I hiked in Squamish all the time. I’ve done tons of hikes near Squamish so I’ve put together a list of the best hikes in Squamish. Between hiking trails, mountain biking trails, and dirt bike trails, there are literally hundreds of hiking …

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30 Cozy Cabins Near Vancouver for a Weekend Getaway

There’s something special about a cabin in the woods. Or a cabin by the ocean…or a cabin by the lake… or… you get the picture… Cabins are awesome! Renting a cabin is my preferred way to spend a weekend. It’s great to chill out in nature and wake up to beautiful views. Thankfully there are …

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Best Small Towns in Canada for Outdoor Adventures

Canada is a big country with fantastic scenery. Thankfully, there are tons of cute small towns in Canada for outdoor adventures. I asked fellow travel writers to recommend their favourite Canadian towns for hiking, kayaking, beaches, mountain biking, skiing, and more. In this post, you’ll find personal recommendations for 22 small towns across Canada along …

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Camping in Whistler, BC: The Best Campgrounds

Camping in Whistler is a great way to enjoy nature while also saving money on accommodations. As a local, I’ve got all the info you need to know to find a great Whistler campground whether you are pitching a tent, doing van life, or RVing. I’m going to be straight with you though: there aren’t …

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Most Instagrammed Hikes in Vancouver in 2022

This list of the most Instagrammed hikes in Vancouver was first published in February 2017. I updated the numbers each year. I’ve run the numbers fresh for 2022… (drumroll please)… and this year the hikes on the list haven’t changed. (But you’ll still have to read the whole post to see which hike is number …

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Snow-Free Hikes in Vancouver: 100+ Year-round Trails

Just because it’s winter, doesn’t mean you need to stop hiking. Since it can be tough to find trails without snow, I’ve put together the an absolutely enormous list of snow-free hikes in Vancouver for you. These are trails in Vancouver that you can hike year round… and there’s over 100 of them! I’ve got …

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Sea to Sky Highway Road Trip Guide: Driving from Vancouver to Whistler

As a local, I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve driven the Sea to Sky Highway from Vancouver to Whistler. I’d say I drive it at least twice a year, but probably more. It’s a gorgeous drive along the side of Howe Sound, an ocean fjord, and then up into the snowy mountains to …

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