The 19th edition of the CP Holiday Train is ready to support communities and raise awareness across Canada as it sets out to visit 171 communities and host free events in November and December. There are over 20 stops in BC, from Sparwood to Port Coquitlam, with each featuring an opportunity to view the impressive train-long light displays and enjoy a free concert.
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What better way to experience farm gate shopping in the Fraser Valley than by cycling between corn fields, in the shadow of Mount Cheam, with baskets of locally-grown goodness just waiting for a sunny summer picnic by the river? A few years ago John and I got to experience the Agassiz Farms Cycle Tour — […]
Mountains to meadows, waterfalls to farm-gate shopping, there’s so much to explore and enjoy right here in the Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley area. Staying local for leisure and vacation time has its benefits, on top of discovering and experiencing your own backyard. Photo by John Bollwitt A recent TD survey found that for Canadian […]
There are two tulip festivals on now, within a 2 hour drive of Vancouver, that are splashing valleys and fields with a colourful array of petals. The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is on all month just south of the border in Washington, and the Tulips of the Valley Festival is on until April 12th (weather […]
2016 Update: This event isn’t happening this year but check out the NEW Abbotsford Tulip Festival from March 25-May 1 and the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival throughout April, 2016! The Tulips of the Valley Festival in Agassiz opens for the season on April 1st, with millions of bright and beautiful petals blanketing the valley below […]
I usually plan a weekend getaway leading up to our wedding anniversary and for #9 this year, I looked east to the Fraser Valley. We’ve always enjoyed our time in Maple Ridge, Chilliwack, Harrison, Agassiz, and beyond, where rushing streams meet pristine lakes, old growth forests cling on mountainsides, and farmers grow a bounty of […]