Tofino

For those who've been there and done that, the ultimate in wild luxury glamping experiences await at Clayoquot Wilderness Resort in Tofino, Canada.

The Ultimate in Wild Luxury at Clayoquot Wilderness Resort

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As our floatplane lifts away from Vancouver, the landscape changes. Gleaming high-rises fall away in favor of towering green pine trees that cover the mountains of Vancouver Island. Small towns dot the valleys, but it’s mostly trees, lakes, and more trees as we fly west towards a small bay north of Tofino. The float plane dips down towards the sparkling Bedwell estuary, located in the remote Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere reserve. It’s hard to believe that in this challenging and…

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Canada is the place to visit in 2017, and entrance to all National Parks is free. These five campgrounds are the perfect place to enjoy camping in Canada.

Amazing National Parks for Camping in Canada this Year

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Have you heard? Canada is the place to be in 2017. From Lonely Planet to the New York Times, the Great White North is Number Uno this year. This is due in part to the celebration of its 150th birthday year, and an enticing weaker Canadian dollar. It’s as if the entire country is on sale. In celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday in 2017, Parks Canada is offering its annual Discovery Pass free of charge. This pass – which allows entrance…

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On the wild west coast of Vancouver Island, Tofino is a family-friendly, beach-combing paradise destination for winter or summer travel. (via thetravellingmom.ca)

Tofino with Kids – a stormwatching + beach-combing paradise

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Have you ever stood on the edge of the world? That’s what it feels like standing on Long Beach, Tofino, Vancouver Island, on the (nearly) most westerly point of Canada. Standing on the beach, there is nothing between you and Japan except the cold, vast, churning Pacific Ocean. It’s been a long time since we visited Tofino ourselves, so we were thrilled to interview local Tofino resident and guidebook author John Platenius. John has published the Tofino Guide book, offering great advice for…

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