The Crowsnest Highway is billed as the scenic route from Calgary to Vancouver. It's a 17 hour drive that has many attractions. Here are some stops to take along the way and discover a new way to #ExploreBC.
There is a bakery along the path to the Skookumchuck Narrows in Egmont. Formerly The Green Rosette, this Skookum Bakery has been renamed the Skookumchuck Bakeshop and is a mandatory pit stop at the beginning or end of any hike.
I was nominated by Larry Hennessey to take the #icebucketchallenge. So I did. I donated, and then got soaked. You should too.
I went and escaped for a few days this week. Up north, with no internet, no cell coverage, just nature - and quiet. Lots of quiet. Deafeningly quiet, really.
There is a very cute and popular bakery in Osoyoos, the Lake Village Bakery. It's right on Main St and sells out their huge fluffy croissants early each morning.
It's easy to find U-Pick Orchards in the Okanagan. Peaches, pears, cherries, plums, apricots, nectarines, apples, are all on trees by the highway. Just keep your eyes out for a sign.
The Holiday Inn Osoyoos gets numerous unflattering reviews on Trip Advisor and social media weekly. And it deserves them, but then you can't beat their location steps from the shore of Osoyoos Lake. If you want to stay at the lake, you have to pay for the privilege, and this hotelier knows it.