The Cowichan Valley is one of BC’s most unique and beautiful areas, brimming with beauty and personality. You could plan a whole trip around this area alone! (after exploring Victoria of course).
With so much to do and see, we couldn’t possibly fit it all into one post, but we have selected some of our highlights for the best things to do and see in the Cowichan Valley, which is just an hour or so away from Salish.
It’s okay to admit that 2020 wasn’t a great year for romance for many of us — but that doesn’t mean you can’t start 2021 off by visiting one of the most romantic destinations in Canada this Valentine’s (or bookmark this for ideas for a special 2022)!
Here at Salish we often get couples from across BC travelling to our idyllic RV haven to make the most of all Victoria has to offer, and to spend some quality time together.
For those people, and anyone else planning Valentines In Victoria, here are our top suggestions for romantic dates in Victoria.
Travelling to Victoria in the winter is a genuine trip to Eden, no matter where you’re coming from. With its idyllically temperate weather and stunning scenery, it is befitting of its reputation as the ‘Garden City'.
It offers so much for visitors who want something different for their winter getaway. So whether you’re planning a small trip this winter after a long year, or already looking forward to next year’s winter vacation, here is a guide to what you can expect to see and do in Victoria during the winter.
An RV journey to Salish can seem like it's all about the destination, about getting to explore the joys of the Canadian Pacific Northwest, and about settling in to your luxury RV haven before heading out again!
But, there are also going to be long hours on the road, time spent passing by beautiful sights and anticipating the holiday to come, so we think it’s good to have a plan on how to make those hours on the road as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.
Located on the southernmost point of Vancouver Island, the picturesque township of Esquimalt may be small in size, but it carries a rich history and plenty of sights and activities to take in. We thought it would be a good idea to take closer look our beautiful corner of the Island.
The name Esquimalt is taken from the original indigenous name of “es-whoy-malth”, meaning “the place of shoaling waters” and that should give you some idea of the kind of coastal beauty to expect!
A peninsula overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Gorge Inlet, Esquimalt offers scenic water views from its beaches, harbour, and walkways, opening out into lush green spaces as you move further inland with acres of parkland accompanied by heritage buildings, cultural sites, as well as all the modern-day recreational facilities a traveller could ask for in the form of shops, restaurants, and golf courses.
There is something for everyone in Esquimalt, here are a few activities to do when you visit.
The Pacific Northwest is one of the true wonders of the world—and nothing showcases these qualities better than the array of National Parks the region as to offer—which is what makes our location here at Salish the perfect spot for RV holidays.
From here you can easily reach any number of amazing National Parks, and we’ve highlighted three of our favourites: Pacific Rim, Olympic, and Garibaldi.
An RV holiday is a wonderous adventure—but like all good adventures, you need to plan and prepare beforehand! Here’s our essential guide to what you need to know before renting an RV and embarking on your journey.
With one of the most mild climates in Canada, even Victoria's "chilly" winter months have plenty of outdoor and indoor activities for all ages to take part in. Here we've collected a list of some of the most popular places and events in the city for you to explore during the winter — let us know which ones are your favourites!
There is a magic to finding that perfect vacation spot — somewhere where time seems to fly by, where each day brings something new and exciting, and when the times comes to leave, you wish you could stay and enjoy more new experiences! For many of the visitors who come to our RV haven that place is Vancouver Island. And it’s easy to understand why.
Vancouver Island is the ideal destination for any traveller, with a plethora of destinations showcasing natural beauty, adrenaline-pumping activities, delicious food, culture, and more. With that in mind, here are few of our favourite destinations and experiences on Vancouver Island:
There is nothing else quite like the freedom of getting out onto the open road for an RV adventure — the thrill of the great outdoors, the chance to follow your own path, the sense of discovery and wonder. Equally, in terms of the perfect RV destination, there is only one winner — the Canadian Pacific Northwest. Somewhere that truly has everything you’re looking for in an RV destination, whether you’re travelling from the U.S, inside Canada, or further afield.