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Best Fishing in BC!

Aptly named Canada’s Fishing Capital by the World Fishing Network, Port Alberni is widely known to have the best fishing on the planet. Located in the heart of Vancouver Island, the Alberni Valley attracts anglers year around, with special interest in Chinook and Coho starting in June, Tuna arriving in September, and Halibut beginning their […]

Port Alberni Farmers’ Markets

Discover Local Flavor at the Farmers’ Market One of my favorite ways to discover local flavour (of all sorts) is to visit the Farmers Market, wherever I may be. Since it is always family friendly and entertaining, I make an effort to find farmers markets when travelling. Lucky for me, Port Alberni boasts not one, […]

Heat Wave: Stay Cool Alberni Valley

It’s no secret that the Alberni Valley is often one of the warmest regions on Vancouver Island. Our hottest June on record was in 2017 when we hit a scorching 34.7 ˚C. Incredibly, this week we are expected to reach a new all-time high of 42 degrees Celsius! While we love the heat and all […]

The Donut Shop – ‘Must Taste’

“The Best Donuts on Vancouver Island” Serving sweet treats with sprinkles of local charm, the Donut Shop in Port Alberni has earned the title “Best Donuts on Vancouver Island” from both locals and travelers alike. From a daily coffee delight or road trip highlight, to wedding sweets and preschool graduation treats, The Donut Shop has been […]

Camping in the Alberni Valley

  Check out this list of Alberni Valley Camping Sites for Family Friendly Stay-cations The weather is getting warmer, the end of the school year is approaching, and we are thinking about summer vacation plans. Considering the current COVID-19 restrictions, camping local is a great opportunity to take a break and escape in our own […]

Building Your Alberni Valley Bucket List, Part 2

Local Activities when Visiting the Alberni Valley on Vancouver Island Planning for when it’s safe to travel again can be lots of fun too! Here are some more favorite local activities to add to your “must do” list during your next visit to the Alberni Valley on Vancouver Island.   Check current provincial Travel Guidelines GETTING […]

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