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GetintheLoop Grows on Vancouver Island

February 19th, 2019 Posted by blog, Company, Vancouver Island No Comment yet

GetintheLoop is live and booming in Victoria! With an expansion into the Saanich Peninsula, there are now so many more offers on the island for you to take advantage of. Learn more about some of the local businesses that are on GetintheLoop in Victoria and make sure you download the GetintheLoop app!

Roost Farm Bakery and Vineyard Bistro

Offering indoor and outdoor seating overlooking the farm and vineyard, Roost Farm has local artworks, live local entertainment and a chef inspired menu.
See Roost Farm Bakery and Vineyard Bistro’s offers here.

Rawthentic

Serving Vancouver Island since 2019, Rawthentic offers vegan food that is affordable, accessible, and enjoyable.
Check out Rawthentic’s offers here.

Victoria Saddlery

Offering a wide range of top of the line equestrian tack and apparel, Victoria Saddlery has everything you need to outfit yourself and your horse.
See all of Victoria Saddlery’s offers here.

Waddling Dog Pub

Your local watering hole, Waddling Dog Pub is the perfect place for after-work happy hour drinks.
Check out all of Waddling Dog Pub’s offers here.

Flying Fish Winery

A family owned and operated businesses in the heart of the Peninsula, Flying Fish Winery is showing their customers how good craft wine can be!
See all of Flying Fish Winery’s offers here.

Angela Leavey Acupuncture Chinese Medicine Therapies

Focusing on acupuncture that addresses individual health through education, Angela Leavey will create a lifestyle and treatment plan that facilitates your healing.
See all of the Angela Leavey Acupuncture Chinese Medicine Therapies offers here. 

Pacifica Paddle Sports

With the largest fleet of rental kayaks, canoes, and stand up paddle boards on the West Coast, Pacifica Paddle Sports should be your go to destination when you want to head out on the water.
Check out all of Pacifica Paddle Sports offers here.

Snowdon House Gourmet and Gifts

Snowdon House produces a variety of food products including fruit infused vinegars, beer and cider bread mixes, soup mixes, dip mixes, and brie toppers. They also make their own bath products!
View all of Snowdon House Gourmet and Gifts’ offers here.

Fresh Tandoori Flavour

Pretend you’re in India and enjoy a meal of authentic East Indian food at Fresh Tandoori Flavour. With a menu meant to feed not only your body but also your soul, you won’t be disappointed with the menu.
See all of Fresh Tandoori Flavour’s here.

Cut Cartel Barbers

Sidney’s barber shop lounge with an edge, Cut Cartel offers hot shaves, precision cuts, and quality men’s grooming products. Enjoy a local beverage while you watch the game or play a game of pool in the lounge.
Check out all of Cut Cartel’s offers here.  

Do you own or manage a business in the Victoria? Get in touch with our team and learn how GetintheLoop can help drive more customers to your business.

GetintheLoop Expands in Victoria, BC

January 30th, 2019 Posted by blog, Company, Vancouver Island No Comment yet

GetintheLoop is growing in Victoria! Six more local businesses have offers live on the app, and more are being added every week!

GetintheLoop is Canada’s favourite offers app, helping you discover exclusive offers and unique experiences at businesses nearby. Click here to sign up for GetintheLoop (it’s free!) and get the app, then start taking advantage of offers and experiences from some of Victoria’s best businesses.

Roost Farm Bakery and Vineyard Bistro

Offering indoor and outdoor seating overlooking the farm and vineyard, Roost Farm has local artworks, live local entertainment and a chef inspired menu.
See Roost Farm Bakery and Vineyard Bistro’s offers here.

Rawthentic

Serving Vancouver Island since 2019, Rawthentic offers vegan food that is affordable, accessible, and enjoyable.
Check out Rawthentic’s offers here.

Victoria Saddlery

Offering a wide range of top of the line equestrian tack and apparel, Victoria Saddlery has everything you need to outfit yourself and your horse.
See all of Victoria Saddlery’s offers here.

Waddling Dog Pub

Your local watering hole, Waddling Dog Pub is the perfect place for after-work happy hour drinks.
Check out all of Waddling Dog Pub’s offers here.

PISE

Recognized as a passionate and innovative leader in their field, PISE strives to transform lives through physical activity and sports.
Check out all of PISE’s offers here.

Do you own or manage a business in Victoria? Get in touch with the Victoria team and discover how GetintheLoop can help drive more customers to your business.

GetintheLoop Expands in Victoria

October 25th, 2018 Posted by blog, Company, Vancouver Island No Comment yet

We’ve been on the Island for a couple years now and we’re excited to share some big news!  With two new franchisees focusing on the Saanich Peninsula, Victoria residents will soon have access to more offers and experiences at local businesses in their community, delivered directly to their phones.

GetintheLoop members across BC and Alberta enjoy access to offers and experiences at restaurants, hotels, sporting events, golf courses, wineries, and so much more!

Why do our members love the GetintheLoop app? They get to discover new businesses in their city, never prepay for an offer, and experience more for less. And it’s so easy – simply show the offer in-store and redeem the offer on the spot.

We are so excited to grow this mobile experience in the Victoria region that we decided to launch a giveaway. When Greater Victoria residents sign up to be a GetintheLoop member (it’s free), they’ll be automatically entered to win up to $500 in prizes from local businesses. Contest and entry details are posted on our on Facebook page. Make sure you follow us to stay up to date on contest details, new business partners, and announcements!

Sign up to be a GetintheLoop member HERE.

Since it’s beginning in 2014, GetintheLoop has grown into the top-rated iOS and Android application of its kind in Canada, used by hundreds of top national and local brands.

“It’s an exciting time! With the expansion of GetintheLoop Local, our franchise division, we can’t wait for local businesses to be able to reach more Victoria residents through our mobile platform,” said GetintheLoop founder and CEO, Matt Crowell.

GetintheLoop is an intelligent mobile marketing platform that connects businesses with local consumers. The online offers platform allows businesses to deliver real-time experiences and exclusive offers directly to the mobile phones of engaged consumers, enabling businesses to attract new customers, develop meaningful relationships and obtain immediate in-depth data on their behaviour.

The GetintheLoop network reaches millions of Western Canadians every month and connects tens of thousands of members with exclusive offers in over 30 cities across Western Canada.

 

Canada Day Events

June 25th, 2018 Posted by blog, Edmonton, Okanagan, Things To Do, Vancouver, Vancouver Island No Comment yet

Kelowna

If you want to celebrate Canada Day in Kelowna, you’ll definitely want to head downtown! Starting at 10:00 you can listen to music at the Folkfest Stage at Prospera Place, and the activities continue on from there.

Head into Waterfront Park to taste the food from a variety of different vendors while you listen to music at one of the many stages set up in the area. Make sure you stroll along the waterfront to Stuart Park and Kerry Park, where there are more events taking place, including areas just for kids!

Plan ahead to find a good spot to watch the 10:30 pm fireworks, which are launched from the middle of the lake. They’re best seen if you’re along the water front!

Admission to the festival site is free, but donations are greatly appreciated to help support the cost of the celebrations. For a schedule of all of the events taking place, click HERE

 

Vancouver

Home to Canada’s largest celebration outside of Ottawa, Canada Place is the must-attend Canada Day event in Western Canada. With food trucks, a main stage performance by Jojo Mason, and a citizenship ceremony welcoming 60 new Canadians, you won’t want to miss out on the family fun!
The much anticipated fireworks show starts at 10:30 pm, but make sure you plan your viewing spot! The best locations are Canada Place, Harbour Green Park, Coal Harbour, Stanley Park, Crab Park, and West Vancouver Seawall.
To learn more about the events at Canada Place, click HERE.

 

Victoria

Be a part of the largest living flag in the country! They broke a record last year and are hoping to do so again this year. The main stage, which is situated on the Legislature Lawns, will have live music all afternoon from a variety of local acts. Make sure you stick around for the fireworks display in the harbour at 10:20pm.

For more information and to view a full schedule of the days events, click HERE.

 

Edmonton

With events happening all over the city for Canada Day causing road closures, you’ll want to pick your destination ahead of time so you can plan your route.

Start your day with a pancake breakfast at the Alberta Legislature Building. Either stay at the Legislature Building for more Canada Day fun in the afternoon, or visit Mill Woods, The Works Art & Design Festival, Chinatown The Art Gallery, or The Zoo for all of their different activities on Canada’s birthday.  

Edmonton’s fireworks show takes place at 11 pm over Edmonton’s River Valley. Click HERE to learn more about the Edmonton’s Canada Day events and stay up to date with the road closures and alternate routes.

Canada Day Events

June 25th, 2018 Posted by blog, Edmonton, Okanagan, Things To Do, Vancouver, Vancouver Island No Comment yet

Kelowna

If you want to celebrate Canada Day in Kelowna, you’ll definitely want to head downtown! Starting at 10:00 am you can listen to music at the Folkfest Stage at Prospera Place, and the activities continue on from there.

Head into Waterfront Park to taste the food from a variety of different vendors while you listen to music at one of the many stages set up in the area. Make sure you stroll along the waterfront to Stuart Park and Kerry Park, where there are more events taking place, including areas just for kids!

Plan ahead to find a good spot to watch the 10:30 pm fireworks, which are launched from the middle of the lake. Admission to the festival site is free, but donations are greatly appreciated to help support the cost of the celebrations.
For a schedule of all of the events taking place, click HERE

 

Vancouver

Home to Canada’s largest celebration outside of Ottawa, Canada Place is the must-attend Canada Day event in Western Canada. With food trucks, a main stage performance by Jojo Mason, and a citizenship ceremony welcoming 60 new Canadians, you won’t want to miss out on the family fun!
The much anticipated fireworks show starts at 10:30 pm, but make sure you plan your viewing spot! The best locations are Canada Place, Harbour Green Park, Coal Harbour, Stanley Park, Crab Park, and West Vancouver Seawall.
To learn more about the events at Canada Place, click HERE.

 

Victoria

Be a part of the largest living flag in the country! They broke a record last year and are hoping to do so again this year! The main stage, which is situated on the Legislature Lawns will have live music all afternoon from a variety of local acts.

Make sure you stick around for the fireworks display in the harbour at 10:20pm. For more information and to view a full schedule of the days events, click HERE.

 

Edmonton

With events happening all over the city for Canada Day causing road closures, you’ll want to pick your destination ahead of time so you can plan your route.

Start your day with a pancake breakfast at the Alberta Legislature Building. Either stay at the Legislature Building for more Canada Day fun in the afternoon, or visit Mill Woods, The Works Art & Design Festival, Chinatown The Art Gallery, or The Zoo for all of their different activities on Canada’s birthday.  

Edmonton’s fireworks show takes place at 11 pm over Edmonton’s River Valley. Click HERE to learn more about Edmonton’s Canada Day events and to stay up to date with the road closures and alternate routes.

 

Father’s Day Things To Do

June 12th, 2018 Posted by blog, Edmonton, Okanagan, Things To Do, Vancouver, Vancouver Island No Comment yet

Your car is making a weird noise? Call Dad. Can’t figure out how to do your taxes? Call Dad. Want to hear a funny joke? Call Dad.
He’s the man, but have you figured out how you’re going to celebrate your pops this year on Father’s Day? In case you’re still looking for some ideas, we’ve put together a list of things to do and gift suggestions!

Okanagan

  • Take your Dad to brunch at Gallaghers Canyon AND get tickets to watch the Golf BC Championship Mackenzie Tour. Walk the course while the PGA players compete in the final round or watch from the patio! Book your table HERE. 
  • Make sure Dad is looking his best this summer and treat him to a new pair of shades! Get 30% off at WatchIt!  in Orchard Park HERE.
  • When was the last time you did something brand new? Take Dad flybaording! He’ll feel like Iron Man when he comes out of the water! Check out Hydrofly’s deals HERE.
  • Fuel up after flyboarding with a burger at Train Station! Get $5 off HERE.
  • Does Dad have a not-so-secret sweet tooth? Get him some chocolates! View the GetintheLoop member exclusive offers from Purdy’s HERE.

  • When all else fails… Give Dad what he really wants…beer! Get 10% off 2 or more craft beer packs from Public Liquor HERE.

Vancouver

  • Already planning on going out for brunch on Sunday? Make sure you head to Colony in Kits, where you’ll get 25% off as a GetintheLoop member! Get the deal HERE.
  • Sometimes it’s the little things that leave the biggest impact. Wash Dad’s car for him, he’ll definitely appreciate the thoughtfulness of it! Get a deal at Washworld HERE.
  • Take dad out for dinner but don’t break the bank…. Buy 1 dinner and get 1 free at Unwind Restaurant downtown! Learn more about this offer HERE.
  • Get a cake for dessert for the whole family from Menchies for 20% off! Choose from Oreo, Cake Batter Sprinkle, or Chocolate Vanilla. Make sure you call ahead to order! Learn more HERE.
  • Go big this year and take Dad to Nootka Island Lodge! Spend 3 days and 2 nights at a remote, fly-in resort this fall! He’ll absolutely love it. Price includes flights, meals, your room, and excursions! Learn more HERE.

Vancouver Island

  • Dads like to be pampered too! Treat him to a new haircut from Chatters or an Olive gift set from the Body Shop for 50% off! 
  • Take Dad out for some good ol’ southern comfort food at Shanzee’s Biscuit Cafe! Their new Whistling Dixie burger with pimento cheese, bacon, and house-made mayo pairs perfectly with an ice cold pint and sunshine on the patio! Receive $1 off as a GetintheLoop member HERE.

  • Head to the Victoria Bug Zoo! On Sunday, Dads get in for free! Click HERE for your free admission ticket.
  • Take Dad out to the ball game! The Harbour Cats have a 1:00 pm game on Father’s Day! Get your tickets HERE.

Edmonton

  • Take Dad out for a coffee and a baked good from Wild Earth Bakery and Cafe. Sometimes a little quality time is all your old man wants! Get a free coffee when you purchase a baked good HERE.

  • Never been good at golf? This year is your year! Attend an adult camp with Dad at Eagle Rock and perfect your swing! Book your spot HERE. 
  • Grab dinner that the whole family, especially Dad, will love! Head to Boston Pizza or order in! Save $5 on orders over $25 by being a GetintheLoop member HERE.

  • Guarantee your spot as the ‘favourite child’ and Get Dad Edmonton Eskimos seasons tickets AND take him to go see the Grey Cup! Learn more HERE.

May Long Things To Do

May 14th, 2018 Posted by blog, Edmonton, Okanagan, Things To Do, Vancouver, Vancouver Island No Comment yet

May Long is fast approaching, do you have plans yet?! Whether you’re staying in town, or are planning on spending the weekend away, we’re here to ensure you don’t spend your weekend scrolling through Instagram with FOMO.

Vancouver Island

Get the family together on Saturday and book a whale watching tour with Victoria’s oldest and most respected whale watching company! It’s not everyday you get to see whales breaching in the wild! We’re guaranteed that jaws will drop, no matter your age!

Looking to see some wildlife on a smaller scale? Visit The Victoria Bug Zoo! It’s guaranteed to be a hit with the kids, and we’ve heard that even the most skeptic of visitors have a great time!

Want to just get away from it all? Book a staycation on the island! Head to Tofino for a relaxing beach getaway!

Vancouver

Start your weekend outside! Drive to Abbotsford for the last weekend of the Bloom Tulip Festival! If you forget to pack a picnic, don’t worry, there are food trucks on site! You’re guaranteed to get some beautiful pictures, and you can even bring a bouquet of tulips home for that special someone (or yourself, we won’t tell!)

On Sunday, get out of the city and head to the 130th Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair. Watch the rodeo, go on some amusement rides, and of course, eat some mini donuts!

Keep the country theme rolling, and dance the night away at The Roxy for Country Night. Arrive before 10pm and redeem your GetintheLoop offer for free cover!

Wrap up the long weekend with dinner at Colony Bar Main in Mount Pleasant. After 3pm, use your GetintheLoop app to receive 20% off your food!

Okanagan

Bring out your road bike and go on a guided wine tour with  Epic Cycling Wine Adventures! Take a ride through the beautiful South Okanagan and stop in at beautiful wineries and restaurants along the way! Exercise AND wine! The best of both worlds! Check out our Wine Loop for exclusive offers and experiences at over 40 different partner wineries!

Recover from yesterday’s wine tour and refuel your sore legs on Sunday morning with a lakeside brunch at the Hotel Eldorado

The view never gets old, hike up Knox Mountain with your four-legged friend for sweeping views of Kelowna. Stop at Paul’s Tomb or make it all the way to the top!

Stop in at BNA’s tasting room on your way back from Knox for happy hour. The best part: Their craft beer. The second best part: The tasting room is dog friendly and they even have homemade dog treats!

Take it easy on Monday and play a round of golf at Okanagan Golf Club. Browse our Golf Loop for exclusive offers at your favourite golf course.

 

Southern Alberta 

Turn off your phone, head to Round Table Board Gamerie, and enjoy some satisfying food and drinks while you play board games! It’s a great spot for Date Night or for a fun (and competitive) night with friends!

Stop in at Telegraph Tap House for Beerogies! Yes, you heard that right. Beer and perogies. We couldn’t come up with a better combination if we tried. Who ever thought of this truly deserves an award.

Take some time to just relax! Stop at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden on Monday and spend the afternoon enjoying some peace and quiet. On Monday you can also take part in the yukata dressing ceremony, take a tour of the garden, or have a 20 minute reflexology session!

Edmonton

Go on an adult field trip with Edmonton Brewery Tours! Visit local distilleries or breweries and learn how your favourite beverages are made and, of course, enjoy samples along the way!

Grab 14 of your closest friends and book an Urban Pedal Tour! Pedal through town and stop at 3 unique breweries to fuel your ride!

Spring has sprung! We heard that this is the year you’re going to finally get that garden going! Visit the Enjoy Centre in St. Albert to turn your thumb green.

Chances are that time will get away from you while you’re outside planting your new garden. Wrap up May Long with a stress-free and always satisfying dinner from Boston Pizza.

 

There you have it! Your long weekend is guaranteed to be jam packed with adventures and delicious food, what more could you ask for? Before you head out the door, make sure you download the GetintheLoop app to take advantage of exclusive offers and experiences (including some in this post!)

Have a great weekend!

Are You Ready for Mother’s Day?

May 10th, 2018 Posted by blog, Edmonton, Okanagan, Things To Do, Vancouver, Vancouver Island No Comment yet

The weekend is here, which means so is Mother’s Day. Are you still scrambling to find just the right thing to do or gift to give? Look no further than GetintheLoop for inspiration; we’ve compiled a list of go-to items and experiences for the world’s best mom.

 

Edmonton Moms

  • Relaxation: Sunday, May 13, between 11am – 3pm rest, relax and rejuvenate! The Muttart Conservatory is giving moms a fun filled day of relaxing activities to put a little extra spring in Mom’s step. Sure to make any woman feel like royalty.
  • Ceramic Painting: Create beautiful and custom memories at Crankpots Ceramic Studios. Take your mom Mom ceramic painting this year, and get 10% off for Mother’s Day!
  • Jubilations Dinner TheatreEnjoy a night of entertainment with mom and receive a complimentary feature cocktail with the purchase of an adult ticket! (Save $25.70)!
  • Brunch: Enjoy Mother’s Day Brunch among the blossoms at Prairie Gardens. 6 seating times to choose from. Free Farm Activities include Spring Egg Hunts, Petting Farm with Baby Goats, Bale Maze, Kids Planting Projects, and Spring Crafts!
  • Dinner: Enjoy some of the best steaks in Edmonton and a couple appetizers with Mom. Call and book a reservation for 4+ people at Ruth’s Chris Steak House and receive two free appetizers!
  • Axe Throwing: Mother’s Day Weekend: Buy 3 admissions, Mom Gets in for FREE! Sessions are 1.5h long and include training, games and trick shots! Go on, axe your mom if she wants to do something different this Mother’s day!

Okanagan Moms

  • Brunch: Spoil Mom weekend. 11:00am Sunday, May 13th take your mom to Sarazen’s at Okanagan Golf Club for a delicious Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet!
  • Gift idea: Treat your mom to an evening of laughs on May 18th with America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld. Performing his signature stand-up routine at Prospera Place, this is the perfect gift for spending time with Mom.
  • Train Ride: Do something a little different for your Mom on her special day. Enjoy live music and view the beauty of May in Prairie Valley from your seat on the Mother’s Day train. Two rides to choose from: 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.  Each Mom receives a flower and cup of tea. Ride Duration: 90 Minutes!
  • Wine & Cheese Tour: Experience the art of food and wine pairing with 5 award winning wines, expertly matched with local cheeses. Seated in the underground cellar of Nk’Mip Cellars overlooking their barrel room, they will lead you and your mom through the fun and exciting world of pairing cheese & wine!
  • Relaxation: Book the special women in your life a classic mani & pedi for only $80 at New You Day Spa!

Vancouver Moms

  • Make your own Macaron’s: Does your mom have a sweet tooth or love to cook? Make memories by making your very own Macaron’s! You choose your favourite flavour, and Bon Macaron Patisserie will show you everything from how to make the shells and fillings, to different decorating techniques!
  • Gift idea: Pamper your mom this weekend with a trip to JD laser Clinic. Get 50% off any facial treatment or buy 1 session get the second 50% off!
  • Mother’s Day Plant Sale: Take mom to London Heritage Farm’s 12th Annual Plant Sale that will be taking place on May 12th & 13th, 2018, Saturday & Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm! Featuring a selection of London Heritage Farm’s perennials, annuals, herbs, hanging baskets, tomato seedlings, succulent arrangements, and more! Stay awhile after the plant sale to enjoy the Mother’s Day tea room, the perfect way to spend some quality time with your family.
  • Mother’s Day Tea: Indulge in tea by Culinary Blossom, and enjoy dainty sandwiches and delectable sweets at Mackin House Museum in Coquitlam! Each Mother will receive a special thank-you from our sponsor, Oxygen Yoga & Fitness Coquitlam!
  • Playland: Vancouver’s favourite amusement park offers thrills for the whole family! That’s right, Playland is now open for 2018. Spend the day with mom enjoying the rides, attractions, games and food!

Vancouver Island Moms

  • Garden Music TourSpend the day with mom strolling through beautiful gardens carried along by wonderful music. Victoria Conservatory of Music invites you to connect with gorgeous gardens and enjoy springtime in Victoria for their annual musical garden tour!
  • Guided Food Tour on Foot: Take a 2-hour foodie tour with mom that begins at the Victoria Public Market and includes stops at The Harmonious Gates of Interest, Fan Tan Alley, Market Square, Bastion Square, Trounce Alley, Government St., the Inner Harbour Causeway and Parliament Buildings! Depending on the day, there are between 6-8 tastings along the route, as A Taste of Victoria food Tours discusses the history and quirks of beautiful Victoria, B.C.
  • Relaxation For Mom: Treat the most important woman in your life this mothers day with a deluxe manicure and pedicure for only $95! Or let her relax with a DMK Signature Facial for only $99 at Safra Day Spa!
  • Mother’s Day MOMosas: To celebrate Mom and all she does, Moxie’s is offering a delicious brunch menu, and a special $39 three-course feature dinner menu, Sunday May 13th! From sweet to savoury Moxies is serving up something for every taste! 
  • Whale Watching: Has Whale Watching always been a dream of your moms? Make it a reality this Mother’s Day! To start the season off, Five Star Whale Watching is offering a special 20% discount off of their regular adult rate! Or book a family of 4+ and receive 25% off!

 

GetintheLoop Launches a Wine Loop

May 4th, 2018 Posted by blog, Company, Edmonton, Okanagan, Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Wine No Comment yet

Wine lovers can experience something new everyday at 40+ wineries across BC! Is there anything better than a hot summer’s day, a beautiful view, and a refreshing glass of wine? We didn’t think so. Now, you can explore British Columbia’s world-class wineries like never before with GetintheLoop.

We’ve made it easy to visit your favourite winery or try something new! In the GetintheLoop app, simply click on the Wine loop to browse exclusive offers and experiences from 40+ winery partners. Enjoy a glass of wine, dinner overlooking the vineyard, or get access to events and parties exclusively through GetintheLoop!

Don’t miss out on a $20 gift card at Summerhill Pyramid Winery Wine Shop, a complimentary wine tasting at Intersection Estate Winery, or even a ticket to the hottest party of the summer at Black Hills Estate Winery!

Spend your summer in British Columbia’s Wine Country with GetintheLoop! Download the GetintheLoop app now and discover (or sip) something new today!

Cheers to that!

 

Top Road Trips in Western Canada

March 12th, 2018 Posted by blog, Edmonton, Okanagan, Things To Do, Vancouver, Vancouver Island No Comment yet

Hitting the highway for your next holiday? With lakes, mountains, rivers, wine country and some of the most beautiful scenery in North America, we have curated a list of the best Western Canada road trips for you to explore this Spring and Summer. Just pack your car and go.

Highway 97, British Columbia

On this drive you will pass through wine country, along Osoyoos Lake, Vaseux Lake, Skaha Lake, Okanagan Lake, Ellison Lake, Wood Lake and the beautiful Kalamalka Lake. You will drive through Osoyoos, Oliver, Penticton, Summerland, Kelowna and a bunch of other great small towns to stop in along the way.

Start in Osoyoos and drive the vineyards and wineries on your way north

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Stop at one of the hundred plus wineries as you pass through Oliver and Penticton

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Pull off the highway and head into downtown Kelowna for a quick walk on the boardwalk

For a quick cool down, stop in at Kalamalka lake to take a dip in the Aqua Blue waters


Highway 99 – Sea to Sky

After driving through Downtown Vancouver and Stanley Park you will cross the Lions Gate Bridge, past Horseshoe Bay, the Howe Sound while making your way towards Whistler, Pemberton and Joffre Lake. If you like hiking and outdoor adventures this is a great drive for you!

Turn up the tunes as you pass the many islands of the Howe Sound

Find some extreme adventure in Squamish: the Outdoor Capital of Canada

Go for a Gondola ride in Whistler

Bring your bike to hit the trails in Pemberton

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Stop for a hike at Joffre Lakes


End your trip in Kamloops!


Highway 19 to 4 – Vancouver Island 

Start your trip in Victoria and go north along the coast to Nanaimo and then start heading West towards Tofino

Enjoy the big trees of the island

Stop in for a bite to eat in Nanaimo

Make your way to the top of Mount Brenton

Go for a hike at Lake Cowichan

Stop for a picnic along the many river crossings

Enjoy the weekend in Tofino: surf, beach, beer and seafood!


Highway 93 – Icefields Parkway

National Geographic Traveler magazine identified the whole Banff-Jasper route as one of their 20 “drives of a lifetime”. If you are in British Columbia or Alberta… this is right in our backyard. We really don’t need to travel the world for jaw-dropping experiences! Be sure to grab some food in Banff before making the drive, there are only a few stops along the way.

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A picture is worth a thousand words in Lake Louise

Stop in at one of the jaw-dropping lakes, such as Bow Lake

Once in Jasper go for a hike to see Athabasca Falls, they might just take your breath away

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If you’ve taken some inspiration from these recommended routes, tag us in your photos! We’d love to check out your epic experiences!