Category: activities

Free and Almost Free in the Alberni Valley

Have Fun Without Breaking the Bank! The Alberni Valley is home to a seemingly endless list of fun things to do.  From world-class fishing, and extreme sports like kite surfing to fantastic historical attractions like the Mclean Mill or the natural wonders of Cathedral Grove. The great news is, enjoying some of these amazing attractions […]

Holiday Gift Ideas

Tis the season for Giving. Here are some favourite local Alberni Valley experiences for amazing gifts, sharing meaningful time with family and friends, and building community! START WITH SPIRIT Visit the Christmas wonderland at Naesgaard’s Farm & Market in Port Alberni. This holiday tradition created by Helgie Naesgaard and his wife, Mary Ann over the past […]

Take a Look Into the Past

Exploring the History and Culture of the Alberni Valley The Alberni Valley is home to a rich and fascinating history. It is well worth spending a few hours, (or an entire day for you history buffs) strolling through our amazing museums and heritage centres. You will learn about the history and culture of local First […]

Alberni Valley Holiday Events

Now that we’ve said goodbye to our warmer-than-usual fall weather, we are (rather briskly) reminded that our Holiday Season is quickly approaching and, although most children will be disappointed, thankfully snow is not in the immediate forecast. This season promises to bring many fun filled events in and around the Alberni Valley, from winter markets […]

Mountain Biking the Alberni Valley

Discover one of Vancouver Island’s Best Mountain Biking Destinations Image: Alberni Valley News 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 […]

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 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 […]

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