Tourists standing on the porch of the yurt lookout at Grouse Mountain

Grizzly bears: A wild kingdom on Vancouver’s North Shore

RVers, especially those with young people on board, often discover the most enjoyable activities are those involving visits to animal sanctuaries or the up-close viewing of the wildlife unique to Western Canada’s natural playgrounds. 

Enjoy an ice cream at nearby Waskesiu, the area's commercial hub, a short hop from Namekus Lake, Saskatchewan.
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Explore’s Top 10 campsites in Northern Canada, Saskatchewan and Manitoba

In the most recent issue of Explore magazine, they have selected the Top 35 campsites across Canada—here is a selection of 10 of those campgrounds located in northern Canada, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. 

Book cover of Love & Lemons.
RV Cuisine

Putting veggies in the spotlight

Love & Lemons will give you hundreds of new ideas for cooking your favourite vegetables.

by Kimberly Shellborn
A pair of merganser ducks rest on the bank of a river in the Crowsnest Pass, Alberta.
Crowsnest Pass

Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, bursts with wildlife

The Crowsnest Pass in southwestern Alberta carries a notorious history, scenic views and exceptional birdwatching experiences.

by Jillian Clark
White pelicans near the main dam in the Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area and Migratory Bird Sanctuary
Watrous and Manitou Beach

Spend a weekend relaxing in Watrous with a trip to the Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area

The town of Watrous is a great weekend getaway for the whole family with Manitou Beach to the north and the Last Mountain Lake National Wildlife Area and Migratory Bird Sanctuary to the south. Combine the two into an educational and relaxing vacation. 

by Mason Buettner
Picture of an Airstream Inc. vehicle.
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Airstream Inc. announces top dealer rankings – Alberta’s Vision RV top touring coach dealer

At the recent dealer meeting for Airstream Inc., the dealer announced its top rankings based on retail units sold between May 2015 to May 2016. 

A trail through old growth forest at Camp Fife, Haida Gwaii, BC.
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Top 10 campsites in Western Canada

Explore Magazine, Canada's outdoor adventure magazine, recently published a list of the 35 best campsites in Canada—here is a list of 10 of those sites, located in B.C. and Alberta. 

Picture of the Power Parasol installation at the LazyDays/KOA campground.
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Made in the Shade: staying cool in Tucson and saving energy too

This new innovation was recently completed and it features the installation of two PowerParasols® solar shade structures which allows guests to camp, gather and even barbeque under a patented structure that produces clean solar energy.

Picture of RV with aurora in background.
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13 RV dealers raise $178,903 toward their goal for Northern Alberta

13 RV dealers across Canada – The Adventurer Group – have banded together to aid the communities of Northern Alberta by raising funds for Canadian Red Cross, Samaritan’s Purse Canada and registered local community groups helping to rebuild the region.

A man guiding a tourist group.
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Tourism is up but so are staff shortages in BC campground, accommodation and attraction sectors

B.C. tourism operators are facing a campground, hotel and tourist attraction staff crunch, so states a recent report in Business in Vancouver.

Deer in the forest near Oliver, BC

Wildlife coming to visit

"This is in Oliver, B.C., just outside the door of my fifth wheel."

Picture of Mike Snell and Paul Cassidy.
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Erwin Hymer Group North America Inc. welcomes Mike Snell to their sales team

Mike comes to the Erwin Hymer Group with over 23 years of experience in the RV Industry. 

Picture of fifth wheel travelling down highway.
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RV dealerships pledge to raise $500,000 to support relief efforts in northern Alberta

13 RV dealers across Canada—The Adventurer Group—have banded together to aid the 100,000 displaced residents, their community and the relief efforts of Canadian Red Cross, Samaritan’s Purse Canada and registered local community groups helping to rebuild the region.

SHeridan Lake Resort camping

Sheridan Lake Resort

RVing at Sheridan Lake Resort: It doesn't get better than this.

Lady on a cliff
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South Okanagan-Similkameen national park process moving forward

A report summarizing a public consultation process relating to proposed protected areas, including national park reserve (NPR) status, in the South Okanagan-Similkameen was released today by the British Columbia government. The 81 day process was launched August 13, 2015 and generated 3,460 comments.

Devils tower

Devil’s Tower

This Wyoming landmark is a must-see for any RVer.