Backyard Bonanza: Unearthing Local Treasures in the Wake of Wanderlust

The COVID-19 pandemic has unveiled the silver lining of exploring the natural splendor and cultural richness in our own backyard of British Columbia, from forest bathing and heritage gardens near Vancouver to the marine wonders of Desolation Sound and the historical tapestry of Yale

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, British Columbia has emerged as a treasure trove of local adventures, inviting residents to explore the natural beauty and cultural richness within their reach. The Vancouver area, in particular, is ripe with opportunities for summer activities, from forest bathing and public art trails to enjoying the newly opened restaurant patios in the great outdoors. For those seeking a splash of adventure, the waterfalls near Sechelt, Roberts Creek, and Powell River offer a refreshing escape, with the Sunshine Coast Trail providing a more rugged journey for the intrepid explorer.

Marine enthusiasts can set their sights on Desolation Sound, the largest marine park in the province, where Terracentric Coastal Adventures offers immersive experiences like kayaking and Zodiac boat rides. The Klahoose Wilderness Resort stands out as a unique eco-lodge, offering a blend of relaxation, wildlife viewing, and Indigenous cultural experiences. For a mix of nature and history, the Fraser Canyon and E.C. Manning Provincial Park beck

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, British Columbia has emerged as a treasure trove of local adventures, inviting residents to explore the natural beauty and cultural richness within their reach. The Vancouver area, in particular, is ripe with opportunities for summer activities, from forest bathing and public art trails to enjoying the newly opened restaurant patios in the great outdoors. For those seeking a splash of adventure, the waterfalls near Sechelt, Roberts Creek, and Powell River offer a refreshing escape, with the Sunshine Coast Trail providing a more rugged journey for the intrepid explorer.

Marine enthusiasts can set their sights on Desolation Sound, the largest marine park in the province, where Terracentric Coastal Adventures offers immersive experiences like kayaking and Zodiac boat rides. The Klahoose Wilderness Resort stands out as a unique eco-lodge, offering a blend of relaxation, wildlife viewing, and Indigenous cultural experiences. For a mix of nature and history, the Fraser Canyon and E.C. Manning Provincial Park beck