This is your getaway guide for low-commitment, low-stress, high-reward travel: think amazing destinations that are just across the water, just over the mountains or just across the border. Here you’ll find magical kayaking, top-notch golf, charming farm tours, exciting restaurants, unforgettable camping and more incredible inspiration for your next B.C., Alberta or Washington vacation.

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Bear Joey

1. A Perfect Saturday in Victoria

Here are all the places to eat, drink, shop and play for a fast and fun-filled Victoria getaway—a  quick-toria day trip if you will (you won’t be able to get that out of your head now). READ MORE


Credit: Christer Waara. Big Lake Sointula

2. Soak in the Friendly Seaside Charm of Sointula

Originally a Finnish utopia, the sleepy town on B.C.’s Malcolm Island has lots to offer in the way of great campsites and even greater hospitality. READ MORE

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Into the Night photo by Metta Eco Photography

3. Go on a Bioluminescent Kayaking Adventure on the Sunshine Coast

Picturesque dining, sunbathing and bioluminescent night kayaking are just some of the many inspiring must-sees for your next local getaway to the Sunshine Coast. READ MORE

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4. Enjoy the Farm Fresh Life in Okanagan

It’s widely known that the Okanagan Valley is home to some of B.C.’s best farmland. Here are three of the best farm tours to check out—make your next OK getaway great. READ MORE

5. Experience Some Southern Hospitality in Bellingham

From meaderies and distilleries, to cat cafes and a fancy new hotel, rediscover the Southern charm of Bellingham, Washington for your next summer getaway. READ MORE

6. Hit Greener Pastures With Crowsnest Pass Golfing

Discover the thrilling hazards awaiting you at Alberta’s Crowsnest Pass Golf Club, the stunning new course and clubhouse (opened in 2020) offers more than just sand traps – watch out for local bears! Find out why this may be the most exciting golf course to open in Alberta in decades. READ MORE