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Road Trip: YVR to YYC

Golden and Legendz

The Enchanted Forest to Golden: 181 km or 2 hours 17 mins. 265 km or 3 hours 22 mins remaining to Calgary. Golden is one of those popular outdoor destinations nestled amongst Rocky Mountain peaks, between rivers, within national parks,… Continue Reading →

The Enchanted Forest, Revelstoke

Craigellachie to the Enchanted Forest: 14.6 km or 10 mins. 442 km or 5 hours 30 mins remaining to Calgary. Almost halfway between Vancouver and Calgary is one of the best kid friendly rest stops on the Transcanada (close to… Continue Reading →

The Last Spike, Craigellachie

Kamloops to Craigellachie: 164 km or 2 hours 9 mins. 456 km or 5 hours 41 mins remaining to Calgary. A nebulous dream was a reality: an iron ribbon crossed Canada from sea to sea. Often following the footsteps of… Continue Reading →

Kamloops and Caffe Arianna

Hope to Kamloops: 204 km or 2 hours 19 mins. 620 km or 7 hours 48 mins remaining to Calgary. The word Kamloops comes from the Shuswap word “Tk’emlúps”, meaning where the rivers meet. The rivers that are referred to… Continue Reading →

Hope B.C. and the Driftwynd Bistro

Vancouver to Hope: 150 km or 2 hours. 822 km or 9 hours 57 mins remaining to Calgary. Hope is a cute little town lined with wood carvings and surrounded by mountain views. First Nations people (the Stahlo) have inhabited… Continue Reading →

Vancouver to Calgary on the Transcanada

Vancouver to Calgary: 971 km or 11 hours 50 mins. It’s a journey that many in the west have done multiple times. Way back in 2005, Michi and I did the drive in one day so we could see Pink… Continue Reading →

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