Vancouver Island RVing stories

Check out the RVing opportunities in Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island, located in southwestern British Columbia, is a great place for RVing as it boasts a mild climate year round. Activities generally enjoyed through the summer can also be enjoyed in the winter on Vancouver Island. These include ocean kayaking and boating, fishing, hiking and even golfing.

beach with a sunny sky
Vancouver Island

Why RVers fall in love with Vancouver Island

When the time comes to take a holiday on Vancouver Island, these are some of the most enticing stops you’ll want to make.

Qualicum Beach resides on a 19-kilometre stretch of sandy shores.
Parksville and Qualicum Beach

Qualicum Beach: Come for the sand, stay for the art

Blain Sepos, executive director of the Parksville Qualicum Beach Tourism Association, highlights the art and architecture of the region

An archway at the Japanese Garden portion of the Butchart Gardens.

Art and architecture in B.C.‘s capital city

From the Butchart Gardens to the Parliament Buildings, Victoria is home to some stunning art and architecture.

Shown is a beach with a cloudy sky and people walking in the sand.
Campbell River

Beaches and more in Black Creek, B.C.

This peaceful little community is surrounded by beaches and other points of interest.

a fish dish with asparagus and other veggies on the side

Immerse yourself in Victoria’s culinary scene

Choosing a place to eat in Victoria can be overwhelming in a good way.

a chef plating three dishes with gourmet food
Campbell River

Tantalize your tastebuds in Campbell River

Campbell River tempts foodies with trendy restaurants, fresh-caught seafood and agricultural products.

A serene river setting
Campbell River

Oyster River is teeming with life

The Oyster River Enhancement Society maintains a fishing hatchery within Black Creek that’s loaded with wildlife

Beaufort Vineyard & Estate Winery.
Comox Valley

Exceptional soil + coastal climate + grapes = award-winning wine

Beaufort Vineyard & Estate Winery in the Comox Valley, B.C., has a variety of award-winning wines

Pictured here is a sky full of colourful hot-air balloons at the International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque.

Realizing your dreams is up to you—make it happen!

Realizing your most fantastic dreams is possible, but you have to start with visualization and the true belief that they will materialize.

Qualicum Beach at sunset
Parksville and Qualicum Beach

Qualicum Beach beckons hermits, celebrities and everyone in between

People have been travelling to Qualicum Beach since 1884, and there’s more to experience now than ever

Shelter Point Distillery, at Black Creek, B.C., offers free tours and tastings.
Campbell River

Toast nature in Black Creek, B.C.

Black Creek, B.C., offers its visitors many interesting, inspiring agritourism and ecotourism options.

Camping and RVing in Powell River
Powell River

Tours and hikes in Powell River

Camping in Powell River just got more exciting - try one of these enticing walks.

Maple trees along the Bear Creek Trail.
Campbell River

Endless year-round hiking possibilities in Campbell River

From beginner to expert, Campbell River has plenty of trails to choose from for all outdoor enthusiasts including the little ones.

by Mason Buettner
A starfish spawning in Campbell River, B.C. This photo was taken during an excursion with Abyssal Dive Charters.
Campbell River

Dive deep into Campbell River’s natural wonders

This Vancouver Island community has many places where you can get close to the wildlife and learn about the local species.

The Sun Mask, a piece by Wilson George, is surrounded by other works of art.
Campbell River

Top things to see and do in Campbell River

Get ready for an RV-friendly holiday, and visit these top attractions in Campbell River, B.C.

The chef putting the finishing touches on three plates at the Angler's Dining Room.
Campbell River

Pacific coast flavour

A guide to west coast cuisine in Campbell River. 

by Kimberly Shellborn

RV-friendly businesses near Vancouver Island