Impressive West Coast

Mark Pavesic reels in a small mouth bass from Elk Lake, near Victoria, BC. Kelsey Pavesic photo

Let Outdoors West be your guide to the great outdoors this summer!

Magazine shares the how-to and where-to of exploring Western Canada’s natural spaces

 

Wildflower Cafe. Rebecca Bollwitt / ZenSeekers.

Five spots to holiday shop in Port Alberni

By Rebecca Bollwitt #EXPLOREPORTALBERNI #SHOP Rediscover local and reconnect to community and…

  • Dec 13, 2021

 

The Donut Shop at Harbour Quay in Port Alberni has been delighting customers for more than 25 years. It's just one of many places in the Alberni Valley generating big smiles for locals and visitors alike! Chris Istace photo

Port Alberni will take you to your happy place

#EXPLOREPORTALBERNI #SMILE

  • Oct 11, 2021

 

Over the last few years the Alberni Valley has enjoyed an explosion of craft brewers, artisanal eateries, markets and cafes.

Foodie finds highlight a day exploring Port Alberni

Usually when I visit Port Alberni, I spend most of my time…

  • Aug 23, 2021
Over the last few years the Alberni Valley has enjoyed an explosion of craft brewers, artisanal eateries, markets and cafes.
The Alberni Valley is home to several distinctive waterfalls, including Weiner Falls, the reward after a 2km hike into the forest. Chris Istace photo

#ExplorePortAlberni #Waterfall

Water rushes from the tops of the ancient mountains surrounding Port Alberni,…

  • Jul 19, 2021
The Alberni Valley is home to several distinctive waterfalls, including Weiner Falls, the reward after a 2km hike into the forest. Chris Istace photo
Explore one of BC’s best-known regions along the Sea-to-Sky Highway.

3 New Ways to Explore Vancouver and the Sea-to-Sky

See familiar places with fresh eyes

  • Jul 13, 2020
Explore one of BC’s best-known regions along the Sea-to-Sky Highway.
Discover scenery that stirs the soul throughout BC, including the Sunshine Coast Trail. Andrew Strain photo.

Rediscover Coastal Culture and Wild Landscapes on BC’s West Coast

No matter how many times you experience it, the dramatic coastal scenery stirs the soul

  • Jul 13, 2020
Discover scenery that stirs the soul throughout BC, including the Sunshine Coast Trail. Andrew Strain photo.
Sweeping landscapes like Dune Za Keyih Provincial Park beckon visitors to BC’s northern reaches. Taylor Burk photo.

Experience BC’s Northern Wild, Nature on a Whole New Scale

Discover glacial valleys, soaring mountain peaks and wildlife parks in BC’s northern reaches

  • Jul 6, 2020
Sweeping landscapes like Dune Za Keyih Provincial Park beckon visitors to BC’s northern reaches. Taylor Burk photo.
Sweeping ranchlands, grassy vistas and golden plateaus await in BC’s interior. Blake Jorgenson photo.

Rivers, Ranches and Ranges: From Historic Sites to Wilderness Adventure

Experience some of BC’s history this summer

  • Jul 6, 2020
Sweeping ranchlands, grassy vistas and golden plateaus await in BC’s interior. Blake Jorgenson photo.
From Valleys to Vineyards: British Columbia’s Bountiful Playground

From Valleys to Vineyards: British Columbia’s Bountiful Playground

Rediscover your next great BC adventure

  • Jun 29, 2020
From Valleys to Vineyards: British Columbia’s Bountiful Playground
The next chapter of your summer adventure begins here

The next chapter of your summer adventure begins here

All the amenities, none of the crowds: Discover Sugar Lake

  • Jun 8, 2020
The next chapter of your summer adventure begins here