Archive for the category "Day Tripping"

Fall for Family Fun in the Fraser Valley This Autumn


Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 — 9:44am PDT
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Photobin Photography The following has been contributed exclusively by guest author Kristyl Clark of She’s A Valley Mom, @ShesAValleyMom. While it can be difficult to swap sunscreen and sandals for sweaters and school books, there is plenty of family fun to look forward to in the Fraser Valley this autumn. From pumpkin patches and corn […]

Abbotsford Circle Farm Tour


Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 — 12:01pm PDT
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Ever since my first Circle Farm Tour in Harrison and Agassiz back in 2009 I’ve been hooked on these free, self-guided farmgate programs that can be found in Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows, Langley, Chilliwack, and Abbotsford as well. These tours introduce you to the great people who cultivate the bounty that grows in our […]

Honda CRV Whistler Roadtrip


Monday, August 13th, 2012 — 10:00am PDT
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Recently, Honda invited me to go on a roadtrip with some other local bloggers in the new CRV. We gathered at their headquarters in Richmond early on a Saturday morning. Once divided into teams (I was paired with Gwen from LeftCoastMama.net), we set about loading up our CRV with some typical things you’d take on […]

Pioneer Park in Ferndale


Thursday, July 19th, 2012 — 10:29am PDT
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I have a bit of an affinity for historic places, museums, and walking tours thanks to family outings as a child and treasures like Fort Langley. On a recent media trip to Whatcom County in Washington State one of our stops was at Pioneer Park in Ferndale, home to a collection of eleven pioneer log […]

Hovander Homestead & Tennant Lake Park in Washington


Monday, June 25th, 2012 — 1:14pm PDT
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Whatcom County in Washington holds many attractions and destinations for those traveling for a day trip, or longer, from the Greater Vancouver region. Moving beyond the shopping malls and grocery stores of Bellingham, there’s much more to discover and enjoy. Two of such destinations is the Hovander Homestead Park and Tennant Lake Park, perfect for […]

Heritage Flight Museum Bellingham


Thursday, June 21st, 2012 — 9:59am PDT
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On a recent history-themed tour of Whatcom County, I visited the Heritage Flight Museum in Bellingham, home to a collection of vintage aircraft and a bounty of colourful airborne tales. The Heritage Flight Museum has been at the Bellingham International Airport since 2001 and is already bursting at its seams. It was founded in 1996 […]