Archive of posts tagged "fraser valley"

Kilby Historic Site: Circle Farm Tour

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The next stop on the Circle Farm Tour for my group this week was the Kilby Historic Site in Harrison Mills [Google Map]. Kilby was a bustling whistle stop destination home to thousands at its peak where Mr Acton Kilby ran the general store (1906), post office, hotel, and most elements you’d find in a […]

Tulips of the Valley Festival: Circle Farm Tour

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

>>>>> Tulip Festival 2015 PHOTOS AND INFORMATION Our first official stop on the Circle Farm Tour was at the Tulips of the Valley Festival on Seabird Island [Google Map] where we were greeted by owner, Kate Onos-Gilbert. Having a working farm with a million tulip bulbs spanning over 40 acres means Kate is one busy […]

Day Tripping: Minter Gardens

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I have been a guest of the Harrison/Agassiz region for the last 24 hours and although I have numerous entries yet to come about our stops on the Circle Farm Tour, our first destination was Minter Gardens. I thought this would be perfect opportunity to expand my Day Tripping series. Located just off Highway 1 […]

Day Tripping: Othello Tunnels

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Oodles of glorious sunshine being predicted for this weekend gets me thinking about outdoor activities. Should a Metro Vancouverite feel like a mini-escape, perhaps even a multi-hour adventure in a single day, what are the options? I’ve decided to pull from a pool of childhood Sunday drive memories and highlight a few gems in this […]