The 12 Best Places to See Fall Colors in the Pacific Northwest

When it comes to fall colors, New England tends to get all the credit. However, there is beautiful, albeit short-lived, fall foliage right here in…

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Matt Ferguson

10 Vancouver Island Swimming Holes to See This Summer

It’s August already?! If you feel a bit blindsided by summer’s rapid evaporation, now’s the time to plan those last few excursions to explore the…

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5 Scenic Drives to Explore on Vancouver Island

Ahh..summer. Our cherished season is here, which means three great things: brilliant blue skies, relaxing walks on the beach and long days soaking in…

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From Greenhouse to Heirloom Blooms: Behind the Scenes at The Butchart Gardens

“Visual masterpiece!” “Just like a dream!” “Absolutely gorgeous!” “A gardener’s paradise!” What reads as overt hyperbole quickly becomes reality when…

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How to Experience Holiday Magic at The Butchart Gardens

“Crunch.” “Crunch.” “Crunch.” The satisfyingly solid, yet, squeaky crunch of fresh powder breaks the silence as I stroll through a world blanketed in…

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9 Picturesque Spots to See Victoria’s Fantastic Fall Colors

For us, fall’s arrival means two things: vibrant, multi-hued foliage, and the excuse to unapologetically step on, erm, jump into crunchy mounds of…

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Summer Weekend Escape: Exploring San Juan Island by Kayak

"Okay. Before we head out, we're going to do a quick affirmation as a group, so we trust each other." Our intrepid San Juan Outfitters kayaking…

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Escape the City: 7 Unforgettable Outdoor Adventures in Victoria, BC

While Victoria is often thought of as the urban hub of British Columbia, it’s also the gateway to adventure. One look around and you’ll find paddle…

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