Travel

This island beach town in B.C. will have you feeling like you've been transported to a tropical destination, without all the lengthy travel.

Pender Island is only about three hours away from Vancouver by car and you can take a BC Ferries ride to get there.

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This Essay article is part of a Narcity Media series. The views expressed are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Narcity Media.

Last month, I ended up visiting Canada's only desert and there were so many things that absolutely blew my mind about it.

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There is a tiny island just off the coast of Vancouver that has seven freshwater lakes and is surrounded by the ocean.

Salt Spring Island in B.C. is a place you'll want to visit this summer and it's just a quick BC Ferries ride away from the mainland. It should take roughly two-and-a-half hours in total to get to this island from Vancouver, and there's so much to explore once you're there.

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If you've been thinking about moving to the beautiful province of B.C. anytime soon, you might want to listen to what locals want you to know before actually packing up the U-Haul.

In a B.C. Reddit thread locals are sharing their knowledge for anyone planning on moving to the West Coast of Canada and they did not hold back.

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Travelling is fun, but it can also be rough on the bank account.

If you've been dreaming of a vacation, but don't have a whole lot of extra spending money, these cheap flights from Vancouver will make your day.

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There is a park in Vancouver that has an enchanting suspension bridge and believe it or not, it's completely free to visit any day of the week.

The Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge at Lynn Canyon Park is a place that you'll be adding to your bucket list in no time after you see just how truly magical it looks.

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Although it’s still technically summertime, September is right around the corner… which means it just might be time to cap off your seasonal festivities with one more fun adventure. If you’re looking for a beautiful – and sustainable – way to do so, you’re going to want to check out what the sunny city of Penticton has to offer.

Nestled between Okanagan Lake and Skaha Lake, this South Okanagan town is full of spectacular sights and local charm. One of the coolest things, though, is that you can travel the area free from fuel (...almost).

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This Essay article is part of a Narcity Media series. The views expressed are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Narcity Media.

BC Ferries can take you all around the tiny towns off the coast of Vancouver, and I've taken full advantage this summer. Last weekend I hopped on the BC Ferries route from Horseshoe Bay to the Sunshine Coast and spent all day exploring Gibsons*.

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B.C. has many tiny islands that are absolutely perfect for trying to catch a glimpse of some whales in the wild. Plus, they are the ideal weekend summer getaway plans since you can take BC Ferries to them.

While the weather is warm, start looking into visiting all these little hidden gem locations and you might even catch yourself seeing some humpback or orca whales along the way.

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In addition to being the home of Canada's largest nude beach, B.C. has lots of clothing-optional beach choices that you can hit up this summer.

While there are actually only two officially designated nude beaches in the country, these are "nude-friendly," and known for their clothing-optional policies.

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This absolutely breathtaking camping destination in B.C. has just been ranked as one of the most epic in Canada and you'll want to book a trip ASAP.

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve in Tofino, B.C. came in second on a list of the most epic spots to go for a camping trip.

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Canada's "ultra-low-cost carrier" Flair Airlines typically has some great flight deals, but now is offering an especially cheap route from Vancouver to Montreal, on some upcoming dates.

You can make it all the way from the West Coast city to Quebec, for just $59 — and that includes taxes. If you have flexible travel dates you'll want to hop on these tickets, because that trip usually costs around double that amount or more.

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