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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 […]

Building Your Alberni Valley Bucket List, Part 1

Things to Put on Your Bucket List when Visiting the Alberni Valley on Vancouver Island While we are waiting for when it’s safe to make travel plans again, we started a great list of “don’t-miss” adventures to help with your getaway dreaming! Here are just a few of the bucket list worthy activities that make […]

Alberni Valley Farmers’ Market Supports the Community

The Spirit Square Farmers’ Market is held every Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to 12 noon,in Spirit Square at the picturesque Harbour Quay. Shoppers will find locally grown beef, chicken, pork, lamb and emu products. Fresh, local seasonal vegetables, and fruits. Artisans and crafters offer a wide array of locally crafted items. Location: 5440 Argyle […]

June Fishing in the Alberni Valley Inlet

Not only does Vancouver Island boast spectacular forested areas, diverse ecosystems and unbeatable coastlines; it is also known for the abundant year-round fishing opportunities. The Barkley sound and the Alberni Inlet offer calm, secluded waters for anglers. Temperatures start to rise in June and it’s no different for sport fishing in the Alberni Inlet. Historically, […]

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