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The Great Canadian Staycation - Vancouver Island!

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Off the coast of British Columbia, Vancouver Island sits surrounded by the Pacific Ocean. With stunning views of sea and mountains, Vancouver Island is an outdoor paradise and popular tourist destination for travellers from across Canada and around the world. Please check out this extensive list of guidebooks for hiking, walking, cycling, and birding, along with bestselling books on local food and titles for young tourists.
25 Places in Canada Every Family Should Visit

25 Places in Canada Every Family Should Visit

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Silver prize-winning guidebook in the Society of American Travel Writers' Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition

Now is the perfect time to explore this vast country with your kids while finally experiencing the spectacular Canadian destinations you’ve been dreaming about.

Planning a family getaway can be overwhelming, but award-winning freelance travel writer and blogger Jody Robbins puts you on the right path with savvy suggestions for families who are keen to explore Canada with their li …

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Pioneer Churches of Vancouver Island and the Salish Sea

Pioneer Churches of Vancouver Island and the Salish Sea

An Explorer's Guide
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

A concise, full-colour visitor’s guide to dozens of historical churches scattered throughout Vancouver Island, from humble country chapels to soaring urban cathedrals.

For many European settlers who arrived on Vancouver Island in the late nineteenth century, building a church was as important as establishing a homestead or erecting a school. The church was the heart of the community. Today, although demographics have shifted and church attendance has waned, many of those early structures are st …

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Popular Wildflowers of Coastal British Columbia and Vancouver Island

Popular Wildflowers of Coastal British Columbia and Vancouver Island

edition:Paperback
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A full-colour field guide for the curious amateur naturalist, traveller, or hiker who wishes to learn to identify flowering plants that may be encountered while in the outdoors of Coastal British Columbia and Vancouver Island during the usual blooming season.

Neil Jennings’s new series of colourful and easy-to-use wildflower guides introduces amateur naturalists to some of the more commonly found wildflowers in western Canada. Along with hundreds of colour photos and informative descriptions co …

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Popular Day Hikes: Vancouver Island — Revised & Updated

Popular Day Hikes: Vancouver Island — Revised & Updated

Vancouver Island - Revised & Updated
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Featuring a fresh design and the most current route updates, Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established staging areas.

This unique and colourful guidebook sorts through all of the various possibilities and selects for the reader the very best day hikes on Vancouver Island, with locations throughout the region, including:

  • Carmanah Walbran
  • Matheson Lake to Roche Cove
  • Mount Finlayson
  • Gowlland Tod Park Jo …
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Family Walks and Hikes of Vancouver Island — Volume 1: Victoria to Nanaimo

Family Walks and Hikes of Vancouver Island — Volume 1: Victoria to Nanaimo

Streams, Lakes, and Hills from Victoria to Nanaimo
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Family Walks and Hikes is an exciting new series of books written specifically for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. These accurate, attractive guides feature expertly curated routes, informative maps and colour photographs.

The first book in this highly anticipated new series assembles an impressive variety of walks and hikes for visitors and locals looking for unique, guided wanderings in the area between Victoria and Nanaimo, including:

  • Millstone Falls
  • Westwood Lake
  • Colliery D …
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Family Walks and Hikes of Vancouver Island — Volume 2: Nanaimo North to Strathcona Park

Family Walks and Hikes of Vancouver Island — Volume 2: Nanaimo North to Strathcona Park

Streams, Lakes, and Hills from Nanaimo North to Strathcona Park
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Family Walks and Hikes is an exciting new series of books written specifically for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. These accurate, attractive guides feature expertly curated routes, informative maps and colour photographs.

The second book in this sure to be popular new series assembles an impressive variety of walks and hikes for visitors and locals looking for unique, guided wanderings in the area between northern Nanaimo and Strathcona Park, including:

  • Upper Myra Falls
  • Karst C …
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Seaside Walks on Vancouver Island

Seaside Walks on Vancouver Island

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

This is the perfect book for those who love to explore the seashore but also love walking through forests and seaside meadows. Whether discovering inviting stretches of sandy beach, hiking along rugged cliffs or strolling through quiet estuaries, visitors to these trails will usually be far away from the crowds who chose to drive directly to the more popular, touristy beaches.

Each of the walks in this book is accompanied by a colourful, easy-to-follow map and step by step descriptions of what to …

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Cycling the Islands

Cycling the Islands

A Guide to Scenic Routes on the San Juan and Gulf Islands
edition:Paperback

Cycling the Islands is the ultimate guidebook for those travellers looking to explore the beauty and splendour of British Columbia’s Gulf Islands and the American San Juan Islands by bicycle.

 

Featuring over 30 adventures on 11 different islands, each route includes a map and detailed information on local history, topography, aesthetics, places of interest, type of road, general route condition, level of difficulty, start and end points, checkpoints along the way and plenty of full-colour photo …

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