Stay toasty by the fire and watch the squall rage outside your window. Or, gain a greater respect for nature’s power by donning rain gear and venturing out into the elements.
During the fall and winter months, powerful storms barrel across the Pacific Ocean, making the communities on the west coast of Vancouver Island the perfect place for storm watching.
Although that’s where the concept originated, you can hunker down facing the ocean anywhere along British Columbia’s vast coastline—from the Sunshine Coast to Haida Gwaii—to enjoy nature’s temperamental show. The moody skies, lashing rain, and frenzied waves are both humbling and soul-stirring.
The Pacific Rim coastline of BC is breathtaking, but don’t let it take your breath away permanently. Understand the hazards of our wildly beautiful beaches and trails with these safety tips.Become CoastSmart
Looking to unplug for a weekend? Here are five oceanfront getaways on Vancouver Island, including Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort, Beach Acres Resort, and more.
Where can you hole up when the weather turns cool? Try these scenic retreats, including cozy cabins on Vancouver Island and in the Rockies.
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