Tourism Ucluelet Road Trip & Getaway Giveaway

Comments 306 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tourism Ucluelet has hit the road this spring to share it’s beautiful Vancouver Island coastal region with Canadians. The “Kick Back and Coast” RV tour began in St. John’s Newfoundland on May 1st and it will end on June 24th back in Ucluelet. Accompanied by Tourism Ucluelet mascot Knuckles the Grey Whale, the 10,000km tour will promote Pacific Rim National Park and Barkley Sound as well as the abundance of activities and adventures that can be found around Ucluelet.

Photos courtesy of Tourism Ucluelet

The Tourism Ucluelet RV will be passing through 26 cities and all 10 provinces of Canada, engaging with communities and stopping by key events and festivities. Spot the RV in your city and snap a photo during the tour, follow the journey on Facebook and Twitter, and visit the unique landing page Kick Back and Coast for your chance to win one of many prizes, including a trip to the West Coast. The grand prize package includes an incredible ‘One Week Ucluelet Adventure Trip’, customized to suit the style of the lucky winner, including airfare, kayaking, spa, surfing lessons, dining, wildlife cruises, tours and accommodations.

The Tourism Ucluelet RV will hit Montreal by this Friday, May 17th then move onto Barrie for Friday, May 24th. Rolling into Winnipeg on Friday, May 31st then Calgary on Friday, June 7th the RV returns to BC by way of Kamloops on Friday, June 14th. Returning to Vancouver Island by Friday, June 21st it will reach its home in Ucluelet on Friday, June 24th.

Wild Pacific Trail, Ucluelet

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Photos from our walk along the Wild Pacific Trail in Ucluelet the last time we visited.
You really do feel like you’re on the edge of the world, it’s wonderful.

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Wild Pacific Trail, Ucluelet

Miss604 Getaway Giveaway

To promote the Kick Back and Coast cross-Canada tour, Tourism Ucluelet has offered up an awesome getaway for one lucky Miss604 reader and their guest. The prize pack includes a two-night stay in Ucluelet in a Wya Point yurt plus surf lessons for two.

Enjoy private beaches within the Ucluth Eco Resort, and amenities in your yurt that include a kitchen, barbecue, wood or gas fireplace, wrap-around cedar deck, oceanfront beach access, lounge chairs, and more. This luxurious eco-friendly resort is off the grid so be prepared to unplug, de-stress, kick back, and listen to the waves roll in.

Here’s how you can enter to win this coastal escape:

  • Leave a comment on this post about how you unwind/unplug (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win a Ucluelet getaway from @Travel_Ucluelet & @Miss604 #UclueletXCanada

I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Friday, May 24, 2013. Must be 19+ to enter and win. Some restrictions may apply. Based on availability. Follow Tourism Ucluelet on Facebook and Twitter, and learn more about Wya Point Resort on Facebook and Twitter as well.

Update The winner is Ryan! (Comment May 13)

306 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. Anne-SophieMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 1:14pm PDT

    Looks great! I love that part of the world!

  2. KatrinaMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 1:17pm PDT

    I so very much need to get away. What a year it has been. And I cant’ think of a better place than Ucluelet – surely one of BC’s most beautiful spots.

  3. GenMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 1:19pm PDT

    To unwind I do yoga, take my dog for a walk, hit the beach and/or eat chocolate πŸ™‚ I’d love this trip for my bday!!!

  4. KirkyMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 1:23pm PDT

    My favourite way to unwind is to get away from home, somewhere with a great view, great food, and lots to explore!

  5. Paul GilesMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 1:25pm PDT

    Walking on the beach and watching the pacific surf, whilst taking-in the rugged beauty of Ucluelet, unplugged!

  6. LauraMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 1:29pm PDT

    I love to go for a long, relaxing run on the seawall.

  7. SWMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 1:31pm PDT

    Long walks in a nature setting are awesome for unwinding (no cellphones allowed).

  8. LesleyMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 1:32pm PDT

    The best way for me to unwind is to read a book or watch a movie that I totally love!

  9. KathrynMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 1:32pm PDT

    I walk, and the Pacific Coast Trail is a great place for it!

  10. ChelseaMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 1:35pm PDT

    I love to unwind on long nature walks with my dog, preferably near the ocean πŸ™‚ Uclulet is such a beautiful destination. Whoever wins is in for an amazing vacation!

  11. Leanne mMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 1:36pm PDT

    A bubble bath and a book

  12. Leanne mMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 1:40pm PDT

  13. Mary RoseMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 1:45pm PDT

    I like to unwind by reading a book and a cup of tea!

  14. AmyMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 1:49pm PDT

    I would unwind by taking a local fishing charter and then enjoying the catch of the day with a nice bottle of wine!

  15. RyanMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 2:05pm PDT

    Something along the lines of an “e-tox” Leave all electronics and cell phones at home. Rent a cabin, get the fireplace going, pop open a nice BC red wine and read a good book !

  16. rob kMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 2:10pm PDT

    A hike or a run outdoors usually does it! Sometimes the beach…

  17. NicTMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 2:14pm PDT

    A hike anywhere in the forest. I feel a sense of “ahhhh” once I’m in the trees. πŸ™‚

  18. Elizabeth HendrickMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 2:16pm PDT

    I miss the ocean, I would love to go back to the west coast! I unwind by taking my two dogs, Rain and Timber, for walks along the river. Nothing quite like the Pacific, but it will do for now πŸ˜‰

  19. SanazMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 2:21pm PDT

    Yoga and riding my bike along the seawall

  20. NathanMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 2:32pm PDT

    Surfing’s a great way to unplug. Love it.

  21. Dayna WilsonMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 2:36pm PDT

    I unwind with a glass of wine and a video game.

  22. Mike BMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 2:45pm PDT

    unwinding is only possible by turning off the cellphone and taking a nap…would love to take one while listening to the waves!

  23. Elizabeth BMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 2:49pm PDT

    the most relaxed I have ever been was fishing on Vancouver Island for the first time…so I’ll have to say that I unwind by connecting with the great outdoors!

  24. lucMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 2:56pm PDT

    I watch the waves and the birds.

  25. Lori-Airbnb SuperhostMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 2:59pm PDT

    I spent an hour in Ucluelet years ago and would love to go back and explore.

  26. Arjun RudraMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 3:00pm PDT

    Movies, love to watch movies. Helps clear my mind.

  27. EmmaMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 3:07pm PDT

    I unwind with a good book or a movie!

  28. Lindsey WhiteMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 3:08pm PDT

    This would be an absolute wonderful trip. My boyfriend and I love the coast, just sitting on the beach listening to the ocean is relaxing enough for us. He’s from Australia and he hasn’t been to Vancouver Island yet.

  29. KateMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 3:13pm PDT

    I unwind by going for a walk in the forest or going kayaking in Deep Cove

  30. leahMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 3:16pm PDT

    i like to take a bath or a nap

  31. DilaraMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 3:24pm PDT

    I unwind by digging into a good book with a glass (or 2) of wine.

  32. lizMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 3:30pm PDT

    Good food ,good wine and good company is how I unwind.Ummm holidays!

  33. Holly WestMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 3:42pm PDT

    Anything that celebrates the glorious vistas and activities our great nation has to offer makes me smile. Unwinding, for me, includes a good book and a lemony snack!

  34. AlexMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 3:47pm PDT

    Unwind with a nice cold beer and a video game

  35. Megan KMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 4:09pm PDT

    Lovely trip! My favourite way to unwind is take a walk in one of the parks in North Vancouver or one of Vancouver beaches in the off season.

  36. NatalieMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 4:11pm PDT

    Going local! Whistler or Victoria, staying a few nights and enjoying the local delights

  37. DebbieMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 4:16pm PDT

    I’d unwind with some spa therapy.

  38. L. J , LawtonMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 4:30pm PDT

    I like to sit in front of a fireplace with a glass of Jack Daniels in my hand and a warm cat on my lap.

  39. DarcyMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 4:59pm PDT

    I’d unwind with a good walk, a good book, a good beverage and good music & good chocolate.

  40. ChelleMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 5:01pm PDT

    A nice book and a comfy sofa

  41. chelseaMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 5:05pm PDT

    I love to unwind by sitting on a sandy beach, reading a good book, and listening to my boys playing together.

  42. Dennis L.Monday, May 13th, 2013 — 5:23pm PDT

    Reading is the best way for my to unwind.

  43. fiona nMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 5:28pm PDT

    taking my dog out for a walk

  44. KristaMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 5:29pm PDT

    To unwind, I walk or run…on the trail in Ucluelet would be great!

  45. AliMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 5:35pm PDT

    I would LOVE to learn how to surf!! And then to relax with a good book.

  46. JeffMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 6:12pm PDT

    I nap. I nap so hard.

  47. Emilia TurnerMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 6:29pm PDT

    I unwind by bicycling along the beautiful tree lined streets rain or shine

  48. VaniaMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 6:32pm PDT

    Walk by the ocean and listen to it! Or hike up some mountain! Bliss!

  49. JeremyMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 6:32pm PDT

    I love going for a walk on the beach to unwind, beach walking in Ucluelet would be amazing πŸ™‚

  50. MarkMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 6:33pm PDT

    Would be really nice to win!

  51. JenMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 6:33pm PDT

    Yoga and going for walks are my ideal ways to unwind! A trip to Ucluelet would be the ultimate stress reliever!

  52. AliciaMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 6:35pm PDT

    unwind by going for a walk, run, going to the gym!

  53. RamonaMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 6:36pm PDT

    Love to unwind in the canoe!

  54. DebbieMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 6:39pm PDT

    That would be an amazing adventure!

  55. TrishMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 6:45pm PDT

    Love to unwind with a run in the summer evening light, or an early morning paddle while the city’s waking up!

  56. AmyMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 6:46pm PDT

    Playing with my dog!

  57. KimMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 6:47pm PDT

    Love long nature walks with the puppy and my fiancee when life gets a bit too stressful!

  58. DaleMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 6:48pm PDT

    Rock climbing is a great way to release tension and unwind

  59. RaiaMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 6:49pm PDT

    I unwind by doing something active, reading a good book or visiting my parents on the Island.

  60. CliffMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 6:56pm PDT

    Watching my favourite shows on tv

  61. BrendaMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 6:56pm PDT

    Reading a good book in the sun

  62. JenniferMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 6:58pm PDT

    I relax by reading a book or hitting the great outdoors.

  63. Teresa KMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 7:04pm PDT

    I unwind on the computer.

  64. Brenda AMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 7:16pm PDT

    My favourite way to unwind is to sit back with the family camping near the river or ocaean and enjoy a glass of wine.

  65. Donna LMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 7:29pm PDT

    with a chai latte and some celebrity gossip rags!

  66. Bonnie RMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 7:30pm PDT

    Family, friends and a great bottle of wine !

  67. TracyMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 7:42pm PDT

    After years of being single and finding someone ( finally!) ..what a great getaway this would be..!

  68. amyMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 7:52pm PDT

    i take a long run around the seawall!

  69. DorothyMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 8:00pm PDT

    Stand up paddle boarding ! πŸ™‚

  70. HilaryMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 8:12pm PDT

    I like to unwind with a book (a real paper one!)

  71. KevinMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 8:14pm PDT

    cup of tea and a good book! (preferably overlooking the water with waves crashing in the background)

  72. Lelainia LloydMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 8:15pm PDT

    I unwind by hiking the wilds with my camera in hand, to capture the magic.

  73. DeniseMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 8:16pm PDT

    I like to unwind by going for a walk with my daughter

  74. KatMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 8:25pm PDT

    I like to unwind with a photo walk or a good book.

  75. EllaMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 8:31pm PDT

    Can’t remember the last time I unwound!

  76. NancyMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 8:34pm PDT

    Ditch technology for a week/day/hour!

  77. LauraMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 8:42pm PDT


  78. AndreaMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 8:42pm PDT

    Good music and a great chair by the water. Relaxing!

  79. Lindsey MMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 8:45pm PDT

    Wine and a good book πŸ™‚

  80. MichelleMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 9:01pm PDT

    Lounge in the yard with a good read and cup of tea!

  81. PhyMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 9:07pm PDT

    Read a good book or get a massage

  82. LeeanneMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 9:10pm PDT

    i unwind by taking my sweet dog, Carlos, for a walk along the False Creek seawall. πŸ™‚

  83. RebeccaMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 9:13pm PDT

    Hiking and being by the ocean!

  84. RachaelMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 9:24pm PDT

    To unplug and unwind, I like to pour a glass of wine, open some dark chocolate, take my book and soak in a warm tub.

  85. KimMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 9:45pm PDT

    Watching the sunset on the beach!

  86. Iris @muckymooMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 9:48pm PDT

    I unwind by taking a walk at my beautiful, local waterfront park.

  87. SarahMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 10:22pm PDT

    My favorite way to unwind is a steaming mug of coffee and some good conversation with my one and only.

  88. LiseMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 10:25pm PDT

    I unwind by walking the seawall in White Rock

  89. TiffanyMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 10:36pm PDT

    I unwind by watching mindless tv.

  90. AlexMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 11:07pm PDT

    To unwind, I go for a long walk on the beach on a hot day or stay in with a hot chocolate on a cold day.

  91. AngieMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 11:12pm PDT

    My Favourite way to unwind is seaside with a good book and a glass of wine. Ucluelet would be a great place to do so!

  92. LaurelMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 11:39pm PDT

    Love the Summer to unwind by kayaking my favorite lake at sunrise = tranquility

  93. SonjaMonday, May 13th, 2013 — 11:44pm PDT

    Sit by the ocean and enjoy the smell of the salt water in the sun πŸ™‚

  94. debbie fTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 8:29am PDT

    A great weekend de-stress

  95. gregTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 8:30am PDT

    A great weekend away

  96. erinTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 8:30am PDT

    Getting out in nature is a wonderful way to relax!

  97. TonyTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 8:36am PDT

    I unwind by going for a walk in the park with my wife.
    (I don’t know what she does afterward to unwind from the walk.)

  98. SeanTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 8:46am PDT

    A drink and a good book on the balcony.

  99. lorTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 8:51am PDT

    Love unwinding by spending time surrounded by nature πŸ™‚

  100. LeighTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 9:11am PDT

    I unwind by doing something outside – preferably away from noise. I also love to read.

  101. CherylTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 9:25am PDT

    Hitting a quiet spot near the ocean or inside a forest helps me unwind.

  102. AshleyTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 9:25am PDT

    I relax with a glass of wine and a good book.

  103. KylaTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 9:27am PDT

    This would be awesome!

  104. MariekeTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 9:31am PDT

    I unwind through yoga, reading in parks, being surrounded by nature and kayaking. This would be the perfect opportunity to combine all of these!

  105. janTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 9:35am PDT

    read a book

  106. IainTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 9:44am PDT

    A hike with my dog

  107. Marjorie StevensTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 9:58am PDT

    Take time to walk my dog in the woods. Listening to the sounds of nature is peaceful.

  108. Marjorie StevensTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 9:58am PDT

    Take time to walk my dog in the woods. Listening to the sounds of nature is peaceful.

  109. KCTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 10:02am PDT

    Relaxing lakeside. No phone, no computer, and a good book.

  110. ZaeliaTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 10:47am PDT

    To truly unwind, I head off to a cabin with no electricity and connect with the natural rhythms of nature. A rarity but one of my favourite getaways. And I bring my knitting!

  111. ErinTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 10:59am PDT

    We love to rent a cabin somewhere on the coast, away from electricity and people

  112. JackTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 11:09am PDT

    I just spent two very short but wonderful days at Long Beach and can’t wait to come back

  113. AmyTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 11:13am PDT

    A walk…anywhere!

  114. JeanneTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 11:27am PDT

    Would love to unwind and relax surrounded by nature

  115. MichΓ¨leTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 11:33am PDT

    My best way to unwind is to travel and find a relaxing place to discover. Change pace, change air, experiment new thing.

  116. belindaTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 11:37am PDT

    I like to unwind by doing something that I am scared to try previously.

  117. JanetTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 11:43am PDT

    Do some yoga and take a walk around the seawall!

  118. Keeley,Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 11:57am PDT

    Walk along Boundary Bay Dyke

  119. maryanneTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 12:05pm PDT

    Love to unwind by cuddling with my love, going for long walks, and meditating.

  120. DiannaTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 12:24pm PDT

    How amazing and beautiful would this be? I’m most happiest by the water…

  121. JanisTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 12:34pm PDT

    This sounds heavenly! To unwind from caregiving, I love to be in the forest, just being there.

  122. GaryTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 12:43pm PDT

    A long hike

  123. AnneTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 12:49pm PDT

    I unwind by going for a walk, do some yoga or do a guided meditation.

  124. GregTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 12:52pm PDT

    Winters I unwind by hitting the slopes, in the summer I like to get into the forests for a hike.

  125. BrentTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 1:10pm PDT

    Walking along Spanish Banks on a cold autumn afternoon will cure anything that ails…

  126. shariTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 1:51pm PDT

    Every September at any of the incredible Tofino/Ucluelet locales: Long Beach, Cox Bay, N/S Chesterman, or MacKenzie beaches – barefoot in the sand, watching my kids surf, going for a bike ride, a beach bonfire, hot-tubbing & gazing at the stars at night.

  127. GinaTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 2:05pm PDT

    Being in nature.

  128. Mary WTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 2:23pm PDT

    bubble bath

  129. KathleenTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 2:28pm PDT

    We unwind by spending time outside – sitting on the patio, going for a walk, etc.

  130. ShelleyTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 3:16pm PDT

    A nice long drive in the country, stopping along the way at farms to pick up cheese, fruits and veggies.

  131. leeTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 3:21pm PDT

    Relaxing in Nature

  132. NancyTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 3:27pm PDT

    Take pictures and chill in the outdoors!!!

  133. MichelleTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 3:52pm PDT

    I like to unwind by reading a good book and also by going for a drive in my car. …Just not at the same time! πŸ™‚

  134. Angela griffinTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 4:17pm PDT

    I would stroll along the beach.

  135. Mike GismondiTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 4:18pm PDT

    I would relax by listening to the surf!

  136. Peter KTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 4:19pm PDT

    I would whip out my ukulele, plunk some tunes and sing.

  137. CristalTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 4:59pm PDT

    i went to ucluelet this year during spring long weekend for the first time. It was beautiful! I also found out i was pregnant right after the trip lol maybe something was in the water πŸ˜‰

  138. stacey gTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 5:19pm PDT

    I get outdoors for a hike, being surrounded by nature definitely helps me unwind!

  139. MichelleTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 6:03pm PDT

    A walk along Kits Beach. (May 25 is my Bday. this would be an awesome present)

  140. CGTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 7:00pm PDT

    Walking on a beach with no intention of turning around

  141. SwapnilTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 7:07pm PDT

    Music and traveling to nature, my favorite way to relax

  142. IzTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 7:52pm PDT

    Listening and singing to music. Taking walks by the beach and seawall.

  143. HayleyTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 7:55pm PDT


  144. diana rTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 8:07pm PDT


  145. Lucie BTuesday, May 14th, 2013 — 9:58pm PDT

    I would unwind by disconnecting from the internet for the weekend (and reconnecting with the boyfriend). Bliss!

  146. Andy C.Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 — 5:35am PDT


  147. Heidi C.Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 — 7:57am PDT


  148. Gabriella SchmidtWednesday, May 15th, 2013 — 8:41am PDT

    Going outside and filling my lungs with fresh air. I would love to spend two nights in a yurt! So cool.

  149. ShannonWednesday, May 15th, 2013 — 10:48am PDT

    Make and eat a delicious meal – when camping making a beach feast!

  150. Scott hildebrandtWednesday, May 15th, 2013 — 10:48am PDT

    Go for a work out! Surfing if its a long weekend

  151. erinWednesday, May 15th, 2013 — 12:14pm PDT

    Long walks outside with my boyfriend.

  152. EricaWednesday, May 15th, 2013 — 3:19pm PDT

    Unwind by camping. No electronics, near water & some friends. Ahh

  153. JamesWednesday, May 15th, 2013 — 3:21pm PDT

    Sports highlights & a beer or the open road. Long road trips down to Southern California always tend to ease my mind

  154. laurel keatingWednesday, May 15th, 2013 — 5:06pm PDT

    I unwind by writing positive affermations and kids stories

  155. EmWednesday, May 15th, 2013 — 5:19pm PDT

    music and/or massage

  156. AimeeWednesday, May 15th, 2013 — 6:11pm PDT

    a book in a bath

  157. TracyWednesday, May 15th, 2013 — 6:30pm PDT

    i unwind with a massage and facial

  158. Lesli CKWednesday, May 15th, 2013 — 6:30pm PDT

    I often can small batches of jam to unwind…

  159. KatieWednesday, May 15th, 2013 — 6:40pm PDT

    I would relax by long walks and taking in nature

  160. CaitlinWednesday, May 15th, 2013 — 8:12pm PDT

    Sitting by the ocean and getting in it (weather permitting!) is my favourite way to relax!

  161. StephanieWednesday, May 15th, 2013 — 9:00pm PDT

    To unwind, I spend time outside; going for a walk, sitting at Crescent beach or just listening to the rain.

  162. DennisWednesday, May 15th, 2013 — 9:26pm PDT

    My phone, tablet and laptop are symbiotic parts of my anatomy. I don’t know how to unplug. This would be a great trip!

  163. GlendaWednesday, May 15th, 2013 — 10:42pm PDT

    I need a quiet getaway like this! I like to unwind by taking a walk along false creek

  164. cindyWednesday, May 15th, 2013 — 10:47pm PDT

    baking bread

  165. RebeccaThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 12:57am PDT

    I unwind outdoors by doing yoga and taking my dog for a walk. Indoors, I read, sew, and watch movies.

  166. TonyThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 1:30am PDT

    To unwind, I go for a walk on the seawall

  167. Ali DaveyThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 6:10am PDT

    Hitting the road, finding a quiet sport (with no cell service) an enjoying a weekend with my husband and our dogs.

  168. Radhika KThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 8:38am PDT

    I unwind with some yoga and Just Dance4, also tweeted

  169. JeannelleThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 10:18am PDT

    To unwind I like to grab a good book, some tea, and go to the beach or a park.

  170. MelissaThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 11:29am PDT

    I like to unwind by going for a quiet drive. Radio off. Usually along the river.

  171. KristynThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 11:42am PDT

    I unwind with some music and a hot bath. A glass of wine doesn’t hurt either πŸ˜‰

  172. AngelaThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 11:53am PDT

    I unwind with a sleep in, a great book, and delicious food.

  173. tazimThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 12:22pm PDT

    I unwind by walking down to the water and just staring. πŸ™‚

  174. KayKayThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 12:29pm PDT

    window shopping

  175. Sunshine GThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 2:13pm PDT

    Tea and a magazine…in a cafe somewhere with no baby tugging on my leg πŸ™‚

  176. au07Thursday, May 16th, 2013 — 2:37pm PDT

    i love nature. .my way of unwinding is to go to Queen Elizabeth Park and see the beauty of nature.

  177. TanyaThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 3:44pm PDT

    I unwind by reading before bed, but am usually so tired that I only get a few pages along before I fall asleep…and then the next night I don’t remember what I’ve read, so I have to go back a few pages. Needless to say it takes me a looooooooong time to get through a book! The library makes quite a killing off of my late fees….

  178. RossThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 4:14pm PDT

    I spend my time unwinding by hiking up the Cruch, or Golden Ears Mountain. Can’t get enough of the outdoors and being able to breathe the fresh air, and know that it is close to home.

  179. Marie KThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 5:59pm PDT

    to unwind i usually go for a quiet walk at the park after work.

  180. hilary henegarThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 6:39pm PDT

    Yoga, gardening and meditation are essential to my mental health!

  181. Lisa BThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 6:45pm PDT

    I love to go for a run and play with the kids to unwind

  182. ChrisThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 6:53pm PDT

    I unwind by laying back on the sofa and catching up on social media.

  183. JeannetteThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 6:57pm PDT

    I love going for neighbourhood walks. But a hike in Ucluelet would be even better πŸ™‚

  184. JarredThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 7:19pm PDT

    Oh man, I love Ukee!

  185. Marga LΓ³pezThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 7:38pm PDT

    I would love to take the surfing lessons and enjoy the beauty of Ucluelet while at it

  186. ChristinaThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 7:43pm PDT

    Nothing like a good long nap, or getting lost on Pinterest for a few hours!
    A good gab session over a great cup of coffee with friends is always a nice way to kick it too.
    So many ways!!

  187. PearlThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 8:08pm PDT

    working out or wine in a bubble bath!

  188. StaceyThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 8:09pm PDT

    Nothing like exploring the coastline and hearing the waves to help you unwind!

  189. Nicole C.Thursday, May 16th, 2013 — 8:33pm PDT

    Nothing beats a cold drink and a good book in the summer!

  190. JudyThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 8:44pm PDT

    I meditate to an “ocean waves” soundtrack after my morning yoga practice! That’s my usual unwind, but I find another amazing stress buster to be volunteer work. NOTHING makes you forget your worries like giving back to others.

  191. JeremyThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 8:44pm PDT

    During the week, take my dogs for a walk and sleep.
    Weekend, take my dogs for a walk and maybe a movie.

  192. DebThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 9:32pm PDT

    yoga, meditation, and a glass of wine help me unplug

  193. Rio AThursday, May 16th, 2013 — 11:21pm PDT

    to unwind, I do yoga, curl up with a good book, hang out with my siblings and catch up on my favorite TV shows. Time permitting, I try to do something active like hike or play sports with friends.

  194. HeidiFriday, May 17th, 2013 — 12:18am PDT

    A glass of wine, or three.

  195. KyleFriday, May 17th, 2013 — 12:20am PDT

    I like to relax and unwind by watching a humorous TV program.

  196. JoanneFriday, May 17th, 2013 — 3:54am PDT

    My bf and I love to go camping or hiking to unwind! πŸ™‚

  197. AliceFriday, May 17th, 2013 — 6:57am PDT

    I like to just turn off all technology and read. I love the quiet!

  198. RebeccaFriday, May 17th, 2013 — 7:57am PDT

    Anything outdoors!

  199. Elizabeth SalesFriday, May 17th, 2013 — 8:46am PDT

    always wanted to learn to surf, and then unwind and warm up by a cozy fire after

  200. AntonioFriday, May 17th, 2013 — 10:00am PDT

    A nice walk after dinner with my family then watch a movie at home together.

  201. catherineFriday, May 17th, 2013 — 10:57am PDT

    I unwind with a walk in the forest and unplug by not taking the smart phone!

  202. WallyFriday, May 17th, 2013 — 11:21am PDT

    I go fishing.

  203. Darcy DFriday, May 17th, 2013 — 12:00pm PDT

    Being able to “unplug” from the grid is reducing my stress level just thinking about it.

  204. Janey ChiuFriday, May 17th, 2013 — 12:30pm PDT

    I unwind by doing outdoor activities + sipping on a glass of wine!

  205. MaeFriday, May 17th, 2013 — 2:34pm PDT

    Find a quiet corner of greenspace to read in the sunshine. Or if it’s rainy, curl up on a comfy couch with hot tea and my cat and a good book.

  206. VinceFriday, May 17th, 2013 — 4:13pm PDT

    I walk my dog!

  207. IrisFriday, May 17th, 2013 — 6:28pm PDT

    I unwind by taking a leisurely walk around the neighbourhood

  208. DeniFriday, May 17th, 2013 — 8:07pm PDT

    I unwind with a hot drink and a great book.

  209. JustinFriday, May 17th, 2013 — 9:14pm PDT

    Playing Soccer with my kids.

  210. LaureenFriday, May 17th, 2013 — 11:26pm PDT

    I generally unwind by getting active or reading a book πŸ™‚

  211. KFriday, May 17th, 2013 — 11:57pm PDT

    turning off the phone πŸ™‚

  212. janelleFriday, May 17th, 2013 — 11:58pm PDT

    I unwind with hot yoga and exercise!

  213. KathleenSaturday, May 18th, 2013 — 12:22am PDT

    I go for a long walk.

    Thank you!

  214. Katie BorrettSaturday, May 18th, 2013 — 6:05am PDT

    I unwind by going for long walks near the ocean.

  215. sheryl stephensonSaturday, May 18th, 2013 — 8:27am PDT

    go for a run!

  216. Kristine MikkelsenSaturday, May 18th, 2013 — 9:05am PDT

    I like to unwind by getting away with my sweetheart Derrik. Relaxing with nature, time away from work, oh yeah, and a cold corona in hand.

  217. NatalieSaturday, May 18th, 2013 — 10:05am PDT

    My hubby helps me remember to unplug. He reminds me to put my phone down haha. I also like to unwind by reading a good novel or sitting in our backyard on a sunny day after work.

  218. GarySaturday, May 18th, 2013 — 10:12am PDT

    I close the door and turn the music up real loud and do some air guitar

  219. VarleySaturday, May 18th, 2013 — 10:36am PDT

    I unwind by playing my guitar….in solitude.

  220. RaySaturday, May 18th, 2013 — 10:37am PDT

    Riding my bike

  221. ag.Saturday, May 18th, 2013 — 10:43am PDT

    I unwind by unplugging! Put my phone down, turn off the computer and spend quality time with my family.
    Great contest, thanks for the opportunity!

  222. Kathy PowelsonSaturday, May 18th, 2013 — 10:43am PDT

    To unwind, I play mindless games on my iPad, when I lived in Kits I would walk on the beach, in South Burnaby, I take my dogs for trail walks

  223. SarahSaturday, May 18th, 2013 — 11:07am PDT

    I take a nap!

  224. mirandaSaturday, May 18th, 2013 — 11:26am PDT

    Hiking and picking berries works for me, I miss Vancouver Island.

  225. LisanneSaturday, May 18th, 2013 — 11:27am PDT

    You had me at surfing lessons. Sitting on a beach is the best way to unwind.

  226. KristinaSaturday, May 18th, 2013 — 12:08pm PDT

    Love to relax with coffee and a good book

  227. Michelle W.Saturday, May 18th, 2013 — 12:38pm PDT

    Relax on a blanket in the sun in a park with friends. Frisbee and barbecue perhaps as well.

  228. CyndiSaturday, May 18th, 2013 — 12:52pm PDT

    A warm bath and then a good book.
    Great prize – surfing is on my bucket list

  229. JoeSaturday, May 18th, 2013 — 12:56pm PDT

    I like to relax by working in my garden

  230. RobertSaturday, May 18th, 2013 — 3:50pm PDT

    i unwind by playing the piano or reading a book

  231. Darcy GoodrichSaturday, May 18th, 2013 — 4:25pm PDT

    Mani pedi

  232. SharonSunday, May 19th, 2013 — 9:41am PDT

    A beach chair and a large umbrella at Centennial Beach in Delta. Pick a spot with a log for a footrest and I’m set!

  233. EdmondSunday, May 19th, 2013 — 4:55pm PDT

    Pick me, pick me! Your next winner!!! Show me the money!!! I unwind by reading at library because I am poor. . I have always wanted to go there. I heard it is beautiful there. My childhood dream to see it since. It would be a dream come true and means more to me than anyone else to win. Starving artist here desperately needs this trip to have fun and feel alive and inspired again. A life changing experience. Top of my bucket list. Thank you for the awesomeness, the contest, and generousity

  234. PuckSunday, May 19th, 2013 — 7:19pm PDT

    Oh god I would like this. Please!

  235. PuckSunday, May 19th, 2013 — 7:20pm PDT

    Oops! The rest of my comment got eaten. I unwind with a good book on a patio.

  236. ChrystaSunday, May 19th, 2013 — 7:23pm PDT

    I relax by going for a walk but if that doesn’t work a glass of wine usually does the trick!

  237. MelanieSunday, May 19th, 2013 — 7:38pm PDT

    Reading, or boot camp classes. Depends what I need to unwind from! πŸ˜‰

  238. BettinaSunday, May 19th, 2013 — 7:57pm PDT

    My favourite way to unwind is a good hike with my dog, or if it is really miserable outside, I unwind with a movie or a book on the couch with a bowl of Haagen Daaz ice cream (Vanilla Swiss Almond).

  239. RubySunday, May 19th, 2013 — 8:14pm PDT

    A walk in a quiet park

  240. Emily DunlaySunday, May 19th, 2013 — 8:20pm PDT

    I like to unwind by going for a walk or hike in nature

  241. AnnaSunday, May 19th, 2013 — 8:22pm PDT

    I go for a run

  242. KarenSunday, May 19th, 2013 — 8:41pm PDT

    A cup o tea, a good book and some great music playing. That’s how I like to unwind.

  243. AmySunday, May 19th, 2013 — 9:06pm PDT

    Yes please! I would love to win and get off the grid and really relax for a few days!

  244. KevinSunday, May 19th, 2013 — 10:27pm PDT

    Love just sitting & listening to the waves crash against the shore.

  245. duteduteSunday, May 19th, 2013 — 10:46pm PDT

    listening to music and stretching out

  246. AbbyMonday, May 20th, 2013 — 10:32am PDT

    I like to unwind by eating a snack/meal outside on the patio.

  247. JennyMonday, May 20th, 2013 — 1:45pm PDT

    The worst part of university is the stress but thank goodness we live in beautiful BC. I love how we can just walk out of campus to a such beautiful scenery and nature! I usually love to have my ipod going but sometimes, especially in the spring/summer, I just want to hear the birds chirp.

  248. Lindz MarshMonday, May 20th, 2013 — 3:05pm PDT

    Would love to stroll along Long Beach, surf the waves, marvel at the wilds surrounding us, and honour the First Nations who have lived and loved this land for centuries.

  249. TracyMonday, May 20th, 2013 — 7:05pm PDT

    Hot chocolate and a mindless movie.

  250. annaMonday, May 20th, 2013 — 8:04pm PDT

    wine and a romantic (chick flick) movie

  251. balMonday, May 20th, 2013 — 8:08pm PDT

    playing sports like soccer

  252. AdelinaMonday, May 20th, 2013 — 8:13pm PDT

    I love to unwind in a hot bath, some yoga and some trashy reality TV.

  253. lindaMonday, May 20th, 2013 — 8:17pm PDT

    I unwind watching something entertaining on television with my husband. See why we could use this getaway.

  254. Javier DMonday, May 20th, 2013 — 8:35pm PDT

    Key to unwinding ; get out of the city once a month. Ukee and Tofino are great spots for this!

  255. CathyMonday, May 20th, 2013 — 8:59pm PDT

    Being outdoors with the sound of the ocean is my favourite way to unwind.

  256. TiffanyMonday, May 20th, 2013 — 9:17pm PDT

    I watch tv.

  257. richard wMonday, May 20th, 2013 — 10:41pm PDT

    MY girlfriend and I do yoga and ride our bikes to unwind

  258. cindyMonday, May 20th, 2013 — 11:01pm PDT

    bake bread

  259. YutakaMonday, May 20th, 2013 — 11:36pm PDT

    working out at the gym

  260. Doug GrantTuesday, May 21st, 2013 — 9:22am PDT

    I like to unwind with long walks on the beach.

  261. HarvTuesday, May 21st, 2013 — 10:26am PDT

    working out

  262. JagTuesday, May 21st, 2013 — 10:57am PDT

    I meditate

  263. Dennis L.Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 — 11:34am PDT

    Getaway would be awesome. Not sure my wife would like the surf lessons though! Lol!

  264. RoTuesday, May 21st, 2013 — 11:52am PDT

    I just started meditating before going to bed. Amazing!

  265. AidenTuesday, May 21st, 2013 — 12:33pm PDT

    I unwind by watching TV

  266. Elysia STuesday, May 21st, 2013 — 12:33pm PDT

    I like to soak in the sun to unwind

  267. GAIL WHITWORTHTuesday, May 21st, 2013 — 12:53pm PDT

    The roar of the ocean lulls me to complacency.

  268. Nicky FTuesday, May 21st, 2013 — 2:01pm PDT

    Right now I unwind by being in the gym (including surf lessons indoors at steve nash!). I would love to get to actually try for real!

  269. MelissaTuesday, May 21st, 2013 — 3:15pm PDT

    Yes please!

  270. JayneTuesday, May 21st, 2013 — 4:17pm PDT

    I’d LOVE to go!!!!

  271. BillTuesday, May 21st, 2013 — 5:30pm PDT


  272. FionaTuesday, May 21st, 2013 — 6:33pm PDT

    Long walk on a rainy beach – turn your phone off πŸ™‚

  273. GurjTuesday, May 21st, 2013 — 9:43pm PDT


  274. SandyTuesday, May 21st, 2013 — 9:51pm PDT

    I cook!

  275. SandyTuesday, May 21st, 2013 — 11:34pm PDT

    I run, do yoga, anything that is ME based!! we have to be selfish sometimes to allow ourselves to relax!!

  276. ShawnWednesday, May 22nd, 2013 — 9:56am PDT

    Water aerobics, walking on the seawall and good friends.

  277. HannahWednesday, May 22nd, 2013 — 10:23am PDT

    A fave way to unplug is to go for a bike ride sans cell phone/iPod

  278. Nick SWednesday, May 22nd, 2013 — 1:53pm PDT

    Would love to win!

  279. AdrienneWednesday, May 22nd, 2013 — 3:47pm PDT

    Love a good walk in the woods or by the water.

  280. GaryWednesday, May 22nd, 2013 — 5:49pm PDT

    This would be so great

  281. MosheWednesday, May 22nd, 2013 — 9:39pm PDT


  282. Lor.Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 — 9:40pm PDT


  283. EileenWednesday, May 22nd, 2013 — 11:19pm PDT

    I go for a walk by the beach

  284. erinThursday, May 23rd, 2013 — 8:12am PDT

    Riding a bike around stanley park can be relaxing.

  285. Shannon MacThursday, May 23rd, 2013 — 8:40am PDT

    I like to sit by the water with a coffee or glass of wine and contemplate life, otherwise camping with no electronics!

  286. PatriciaThursday, May 23rd, 2013 — 9:47am PDT

    My daughter is coming out for a vacation and we want to go to Ucluelet to take surf lessons!! This is a must see for her BC vacation from Ontario! I have only been there
    once, and would love to win this for our trip.
    Big Beautiful BC

  287. AzinThursday, May 23rd, 2013 — 9:49am PDT

    My favorite cup of tea and coffee shop indie on songza

  288. Angela MitchellThursday, May 23rd, 2013 — 9:54am PDT

    I like to go for a walk/hike on a beach or nature trail.

  289. bekkiThursday, May 23rd, 2013 — 9:55am PDT

    i unwind with a good scary book.

  290. Angela MitchellThursday, May 23rd, 2013 — 9:55am PDT

  291. RamonaThursday, May 23rd, 2013 — 10:01am PDT

    I unwound last weekend by going to Ucluelet; would love to go again!

  292. leeThursday, May 23rd, 2013 — 10:05am PDT

    i like to unwind on the beach with a cold beverage

  293. NatalieThursday, May 23rd, 2013 — 10:05am PDT

    We like to go camping to unwind and get away from it all.

  294. EricaThursday, May 23rd, 2013 — 10:07am PDT

    i unwind with an uninterrupted nap – cell phones off!

  295. Sarah NThursday, May 23rd, 2013 — 10:11am PDT

    A long walk with the dog is the best break in a hard day!

  296. JennThursday, May 23rd, 2013 — 10:20am PDT

    I love the Tofino and Ucluelet area!
    I unwind by spending time outside.

  297. LoraineThursday, May 23rd, 2013 — 12:20pm PDT

    I unplug by sitting on the couch, looking over English bay with a good book! (and a glass of wine!)

  298. ClaireThursday, May 23rd, 2013 — 3:35pm PDT

    i drink tea & read to unwind.

  299. ShirleyThursday, May 23rd, 2013 — 5:17pm PDT

    I like to do yoga to unwind.

  300. NicoleThursday, May 23rd, 2013 — 5:19pm PDT

    read, watch a brainless movie to unwind, or go for a walk to unwind

  301. Stephanie SFriday, May 24th, 2013 — 9:31am PDT

    I unwind my doing the seawall, or heading to jericho beach with a good book and soak up the sun. Roadtrips are also a goodway to unwind

  302. HeatherFriday, May 24th, 2013 — 11:45am PDT

    Yurt! Fantastic.

  303. ZoeFriday, May 24th, 2013 — 6:16pm PDT

    I unwind in a nice warm bath.
    Though westcoast walks are even better.

  304. LindsFriday, May 24th, 2013 — 10:20pm PDT

    Get out of town!

  305. wai manSaturday, May 25th, 2013 — 4:05pm PDT

    luv to go . i ‘ll cook & clean

  306. MagMonday, May 27th, 2013 — 3:16pm PDT

    I watch TV.

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