We’ve always found British Columbia to be an alluring destination: The beautiful province is conveniently close to Seattle and offers an opportunity to use our passports when we’re feeling the itch. Perhaps most importantly, Canada happens to be home to some of the nicest people on the planet. (And right now, for obvious reasons, many of us feel an urge to migrate north more than ever before.)
Feasting our way across some of BC’s hidden gems.
The challenge of visiting any island: Often, it takes work to get there. As a traveler, there’s not much
within one’s control; choppy seas and foggy skies can lead to schedule delays that can’t be contested.
Rattlesnakes, tales of trickster coyote, and temperatures in the 100s with desert lakes for cooling off, not exactly the scene one expects from British Columbia. Four and a half hours drive from Seattle, the south Okangan region of B.C. is rich with history and a growing wine and dining
Located in the heart of the Cascades, this BC resort has something for everyone.
Just so we’re clear, Whistler-Blackcomb isn’t the only resort you can visit in British Columbia. Manning Park Resort, tucked away in the mountains near the town of Hope, has plenty of outdoor summer fun for the traveler who wishes to visit the beautiful province to the north — and, perhaps, bask in a more low-key setting than Whistler Village provides.
What better way to enjoy a sunny day in the Pacific Northwest than spending it on the water?
Most of us would love to take a week-long cruise, but when does one find the time? Luckily, Seattle has plenty of affordable options when it comes to Puget Sound day cruises.
The fishing village where cool kids frolic among tall ships and craft beers.
A mere two hours from Seattle there is a village tucked inside of another town tucked inside of a country that is not our own. It’s called Steveston, British Columbia and it sits inside Richmond — otherwise known as Vancouver’s dim sum-dappled little sister.