Wendy Provins displays her art at the Okanagan Art Gallery in Osoyoos, B.C. Photo courtesy Wendy Provins
British Columbia

A collection of small-town arts and culture

These are some of the top quaint-yet-artistic Canadian communities.

Shot of a golfer making a putt
RV Golfer

King Cobra F9 Speedback Driver

Cobra-Puma for 2019 has come up with a new revolutionary development.

RV on fire.
RVwest Insider

RV and ATV Fire Safety Tips

The vehicles you camp in on vacation and use for recreation while in the backcountry can themselves be fire risk factors. 

Wood Buffalo National Park, with herd of bison in foreground.
RVwest Insider

Kootenay MP advocates stronger action needed to protect Wood Buffalo National Park

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee expressed serious concern about the continued deterioration of Wood Buffalo National Park and warned Canada the site could be added to the List of World Heritage in Danger.

A yellow and brown striped trailer sitting on a sales lot.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1970’s 15 foot Bell Travel Trailer

The history of the Bell travel trailer is a bit of a mystery - they were made in Montana in the 1970's, but beyond that, information is scarce. 

The South Okanagan-Similkameen region, showing lake and desert-looking hills.
RVwest Insider

Western Canada’s South Okanagan is closer to getting a national park reserve with MOU signing

The South Okanagan-Similkameen region is one of the four most endangered ecosystems in Canada and is home to 76 per cent of B.C.’s species at risk

Two yellow kayaks sitting on beach, with camper parked in background.
RVwest Insider

Protected land added to two provincial parks

British Columbia has one of the largest park systems in the world with 1,033 recreation areas, conservancies, provincial parks, ecological reserves and protected areas. 

Pictured from left: Paula Amos, Indigenous Tourism BC; Marsha Walden, Destination BC; Amy Thacker, CCCTA; Hon. Minister Lisa Beare, Tourism, Arts & Culture.
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Thompson Okanagan and Cariboo Chilcotin Coast sign Memorandum of Understanding for Gold Rush Trail

The Gold Rush Trail follows the path of prospectors who came in search of adventure and wealth, in the form of gold, to this 1,900 km voyage of spectacular natural beauty.

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RVwest Insider

Make safe driving part of long weekend plans

Some advance planning and preparation can make long weekend travel easier and safer for everyone on the road

The native plants garden at the Osoyoos Desert Centre.
Osoyoos

Full of beauty and anything but barren

 The Osoyoos Desert Centre has much to explore for travellers to this special and unique area of British Columbia

1960 Aristocrat trailer, painted aqua blue and white.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV: 1960’s Aristocrat Travel Trailer

The Aristocrat trailers were manufactured in California for almost 20 years, from 1956 to 1974. 

Kid-friendly foods make is easier for everyone.
RV Cuisine

Family camp meal planner

Feeding extended family with foods cooked over the fire is a challenge: Here are some smokin’ hot ideas to make family meals fun and deliciously easy. 

Child posing with a Yogi Bear mascot.
RVwest Insider

Jellystone Park in Nova Scotia celebrates its 20th anniversary this year

Plans are to celebrate the campground’s 20th anniversary as a Jellystone Park to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Yogi Bear-themed franchise network.

by Jeff Crider
Winnebago motorhome with orange and yellow 'Flying W' logo on side.
Vintage RV

Vintage RV — 1970’s Winnebago Brave Classic “Flying W” motorhome

Owner Frank Miller says he is planning to renovate and restore his classic “Flying W” Winnebago, but for now it runs just fine.

the Saskatchewan museum exterior on a sunny day
Saskatchewan

Top places to RV in Saskatchewan

These Saskatchewan communities welcome RVers with hospitality, entertainment and attractions.

Logo of Desert Mountain, with picture of course.
RVwest Insider

Renegade, the original course at Desert Mountain, reopens after renovation by Nicklaus Design

Jack Nicklaus and the Nicklaus Design team return after 30 years to upgrade the first of Jack's six Signature Golf Courses created for Arizona's leading golf community.