Ecoscape Cabins, Port Hardy
Choose your own cozy home-away-from-home on six hectares (15 acres) at Ecoscape Cabins, way up in Port Hardy at the wild north end of Vancouver Island. Fish, hike the North Coast Trail, and watch bald eagles and bears from the cedar deck. Then imagine what it must have been like, plying the coastal waters in a small boat with five kids…
Read: The Curve of Time by Muriel Wylie Blanchet
This biography celebrating 50+ years is a BC classic. It’s the true adventure story of a mother left widowed in 1927 on a remote island, who, with her five young children, spent their summers fearlessly navigating a 25-ft (7.6-m) boat through Vancouver Island’s Inside Passage. All the while, she taught her kids about the wonders of Mother Nature and braved anything from bears and cougars, orcas and rapids, to stormy seas and turbulent tides.