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Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival 2012

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The Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival is happening over the next four weekends around the scenic Harrison. Surrounded by mountains, glacier-fed rivers, and valley pastures, the bald eagle festival is a great time to explore the region while witnessing the world’s largest gathering of these magnificent birds. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr November 17th […]

Music Therapy Ride 2012

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The 11th annual Music Therapy Ride (“MTR”) is rolling out to Harrison Hot Springs in September. Founded by members of the music industry (from artists to label representatives, agents, managers, and promoters) all motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to participate in the event that supports community-based music therapy services throughout British Columbia. Now celebrating it’s 11th […]

Slow Food Cycle Farm Tour in Agassiz

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Disclosure: Review — I was not paid to write this post. Our registration was covered by Tourism Harrison. This did not effect the outcome of the content and we paid for our own purchases along the tour. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

Our local Slow Food chapter, part of an international organization that has built a network of small-scale sustainable farmers, recently hosted a cycle tour of participating farms in Agassiz, BC. Slow Food (as opposed to fast food) is farm-to-table, supporting local growers. We had spent the night at the Harrison Hot Springs Resort, about 90 […]

Valentine’s at Rowena’s Inn

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This Valentine’s Day you can escape the city and snuggle up at a beautiful riverside inn. Rowena’s Inn, at Pretty Estates, blew us away this summer when we visited and stayed in one of their signature log cabins along with Harrison River. It was one of the most romantic places we’ve been fortunate enough to […]

Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival 2011

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The Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival takes place this weekend in the Harrison region. The schedule is filled with special events at the Kilby Historic Site, Sandpiper Golf Resort, entertainment, and of course viewing of these magnificent birds who call the area home. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr View eagle at the aptly-named Eagle […]

Rowena’s Inn at Harrison Mills

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Disclosure: Review — Our stay was compliments of Rowena's and I paid for our eco-tour, which I would highly recommend as well. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

In just under two hours the drive to Harrison Mills from Vancouver runs through the bustling city, across bridges, past big-box stores and commuter coffee pit stops before it winds down along the Fraser River and eventually coasts into an open valley. Before crossing the bridge to Kilby and heading into Harrison and Agassiz, you’ll […]