Takakkaw Falls in Yoho National Park

There are certain experiences in life that stand out in vivid memory, and the day we hiked Takakkaw Falls in Yoho National Park was just such a day. Everything lined up perfectly with amazing weather, great food, awesome company, and scenery that just wouldn't quit. We started the day early with coffee and breakfast while watching and listening to the ...

Meares Island Sea Kayaking Adventure

We've been wanting to go sea kayaking for a while, so it seemed like the natural thing to do when we finally made it to the ocean on our road trip. We decided to just take our iPhones along on our Meares Island Sea Kayaking Adventure because we wanted to enjoy the day without spending every single second freaking out ...

Devil’s Thumb Scramble in Banff National Park

The Devil's Thumb Scramble starts from the popular hike to the beehive above the Lake Agnes Teahouse in Banff National Park. There are several phenomenal hikes you can do in this area, and all of them offer great views. The first time we spent some time in Banff we did both the Plain of Six Glaciers Teahouse and the Lake ...

Cavell Meadows Trail

We had the most magical morning for the Cavell Meadows Hike. The clouds were lifting between storms, and everywhere you looked the views were like a fairy tail. We tried to do this hike several years ago, but due to bad weather we didn't make it. The trail is often closed until the first part of July to protect the ...

Lighthouse Loop Hike, Vancouver Island

The Lighthouse Loop Hike takes off from Ucluelet, Vancouver Island, and it's just as beautiful as everyone says! It shares part of it's trail with the famous Wild Pacific Trail which we'll be talking about very soon as well. The trail starts off through the trees, and it's so dense you start to get rainforest vibes right away. But it's ...

A Traveling Guide to Tofino, Vancouver Island

Tofino will take your breath away and steal your heart! Really... it's inevitable that you will fall in love with this beautiful place, and want to stay way longer than your vacation days allow. There is a certain indefinable quality about life in a coastal town that's perfect for slowing down, and enjoying the simple things in life again. We ...

Crowsnest Mountain Scramble

Crownest Mountain is truly 'where the mountains meet the prairie'! The Crowsnest Pass and Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, Canada are uniquely beautiful areas with stunning 9,000 foot peaks like this one right on the edge of rolling flat lands! As you drive closer, the magnitude of this mountain presents itself and it looks pretty formidable - who would ...

Crandell Lake in Waterton Lakes National Park

Crandell Lake is a great half day hike in Waterton Lakes National Park. It's just a few short miles with an easy grade, which makes it suitable for almost any age! The scenery is definitely worth a trip in, and the lake makes an excellent place to have some lunch (there's a picnic shelter and everything). The start of this ...

Waterton Lakes National Park

We've spent time in Waterton Lakes National Park in every season and I'll have to say, I'm partial to the fall! The colors are absolutely spectacular with the reds, oranges, and golds frosted by the first snow falls! So... get ready to start planning your fall hiking adventure in Waterton!      There's quite a bit to see right around ...