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Three Day Central Vancouver Island Getaway

Located at the heart of the Island, Central Vancouver Island boasts over a dozen beautiful and unique communities all just a short drive from one another. From the slow food movements of the Cowichan Valley to the quirky culture of Coombs and everything in between, a three-day escape to Vancouver Island is guaranteed to be

7 Food & Drink Festivals for Harvest on Vancouver Island

In a shaded rainforest, a seasoned forager spots curled edges of the delicate chanterelle; amid the wafting smells of brewing yeast, a brewmaster sifts his hands through a bag of barley; the last of the summer sun beating on their shoulders, local growers gather the grain and gourds that mark the start of harvest season.

Filberg Festival 2018 – A visual guide of what’s to come

Filberg Festival 2018 – Comox, BC August 3-6, 2018 The iconic Filberg Heritage Park is ready to welcome over 130 talented artisans and makers of fine art to transform the park into Western Canada’s largest outdoor juried arts show. Setup begins – Artisans from all over Canada getting ready for the 36th annual Filberg Festival

Meet Sidney: 7 Images to Kickstart Your Travel Planning

Explore the Sidney Street Market Experience the Sidney Street Market, Thursday nights May to August. Photo Credit: Vadym Graifer Find a new read in Booktown Sidney, known as Booktown is home to five independent book shops. Photo Credit: Kelsey Goodwin Bike about town Explore Sidney on two wheels. Sidney and the Peninsula is surrounded by

Vancouver Island’s Golf Trail

Journey the Vancouver Island Golf Trail, 250 km of Pacific paradise, featuring 13 destination Vancouver Island golf courses, 10 accommodation partners & plenty of apres golf fun – island style! Anchoring the south end of the #VIGolfTrail is @westinbearmountainresort in Victoria BC, Canada’s only 36 hole Nicklaus designed golf resort. It is quite simply a

Vancouver Island’s Newest Camp Site: Croteau Lake

Are the first signs of spring getting you excited to plan your summer getaways? If you’re anything like us you’re already planning summer escapes: new hikes to tick off, peaks to summit, and camping spots to check out. One campsite worth putting on your list is BC Parks’ newest group campsite at Croteau Lake in

Vancouver Island To Be First Seagull Watching Destination

Vancouver Island is a wildlife viewing mecca, a bucket list destination for anyone eager to catch the spray of a whale’s blow, spot a bear combing the beach, or take a photo of the legendary bald eagle. These are the hallmark critters of Vancouver Island, the ambassadors that represent the complex and stunning ecosystem of

Ebb & Flow – Vancouver Island Wildlife Migrations

An Island destination for a different kind of traveller, Vancouver Island is home to migrating wildlife at different parts of the year. While some like to escape frigid temperatures, and enjoy our temperate winters, others head south as we chill in winter. Year round, the Island is abundant with food sources, and the changing conditions

#ExploreNanaimo’s Top Spots

Guest post by Tourism Nanaimo We’re thrilled to be taking over @TourismVancouverIsland this week to showcase some of our favourite spots, including the majesty that is Mount Benson. Have you climbed all the way to the top? We’re a city known for its sweet treat, the Nanaimo Bar, but we’re here to break to the