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Mountain Biking the Alberni Valley

Discover one of Vancouver Island’s Best Mountain Biking Destinations A top tier Vancouver Island destination for mountain biking of all skill levels and ages, the Alberni Valley boasts over 150km (and counting) of mountain biking trails and an avid, welcoming mountain biking community. Whether you are an experienced rider or new to the sport, you […]

Halloween Special: Ghosts of the Alberni Valley

Looking for a spooky way to spend this Halloween? Believe it… or not, the Alberni Valley is home a number of rather (in)famous resident ghosts and creatures. We’ve gathered a few of their stories for your spook fulfilled enjoyment. Who knows, maybe you might even want to do a little “ghost busting” yourself! Cameron Lake […]

Autumn Activities in the Alberni Valley

Harvest Season Fun for Everyone There is plenty of fall fun to be had in the Alberni Valley for all ages, and families too! We welcome cooler (yet sunny!) October days with cozy sweaters, warm apple cider, hikes in the forest admiring the changing leaves and watching the salmon jumping at Stamp Falls. Cruise the […]

Port Alberni Salmon Derby and Festival 2022

Going Back to Where It All Began! Port Alberni’s Annual Salmon Derby (with $10,000 worth of prizes!) is heading back to where it all began for its 2022 event. After 50 years of being held in various locations, the 2022 Salmon Derby will be held at the Alberni Valley Tyee Club & Fisherman, home to […]

Port Alberni Craft Beer

If you are a craft beer lover, you will want to be sure to check out all the stops on the BC Ale Trail on Vancouver Island, including 3 fantastic Port Alberni Craft Beer Breweries. Discover  Twin City Brewing,  Dog Mountain Brewing and Alberni Brewing Company.  Each offers a full food menu, and you will […]

RV Adventure in the Alberni Valley

Planning your next Vancouver Island RV adventure? The beautiful Alberni Valley has much offer! Port Alberni and the surrounding Alberni Valley is a favourite destination for outdoor enthusiasts and RV adventure seekers on Vancouver Island. Choose from a large list of locations offering of RV-friendly campsites, with varying amenities and attractions depending on your road […]

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, […]