Written by Meg Cuthbert A combination of climate and innovation has created an agricultural and craft mecca in Cowichan. With Canada’s only Mediterranean climate, there seems to be no limit to what can be produced here. However, it’s not just the land that makes this region a foodie paradise, it’s the passionate people behind the … Continued
With over 150 trails across 5 mountains, and the 122 km-long Cowichan Valley Trail, Cowichan Valley is the go-to mountain bike playground for riders everywhere.
It’s officially patio season, which means that long, leisurely afternoons can (read: should) be spent al fresco in Cowichan. Whether you’re sipping on local wines or tucking into a farm-to-fork meal at one of the many fantastic local restaurants, there are outdoor spaces abound to enjoy it all. Here’s the roundup: Red Arrow Brewing – … Continued
Looking to fill up your summer social calendar? Cowichan hosts a variety of events for travellers of all ages and interests. From camping at a music festival to learning local history to hanging out with motor enthusiasts, there truly is an event for everyone. Here are ten events you should put into your summer schedule. … Continued
January 10, 2018 By Kristyl Clark With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, you might be thinking about heading out of town with your sweetie for a weekend of adventure, romance and relaxation. If your relationship and family dynamic is anything like mine, you’re probably short on time — not to mention the funds for an exotic week-long getaway. … Continued
By Meg Cuthbert Happy New Year! This time of year is typically when we start making resolutions to be healthier, happier, and maybe even to lose a couple of pounds we packed on during the holidays. In the Cowichan Valley, there are ample opportunities to focus on your health this January that will fuel your … Continued
Experience Christmas in Cowichan with Tourism Cowichan’s Executive Director, Karen Elgersma.
This winter, while on your holiday commute, detour off the highway and take a pit stop (or two) in Cowichan. Because, whether you’re driving through the valley to visit family or looking for a holiday getaway, Cowichan is full of festive experiences and yuletide shopping that are sure to put you in the holiday spirit. … Continued
Featuring Unsworth Winery – a good read for those who may be visiting our neighbours on Southern Vancouver Island. Read the article here
Explore central Vancouver Island to experience craft beer culture interwoven with natural beauty, agricultural splendour and some of BC’s most spectacular beaches. This three day tour will take you through the communities of Malahat, Shawnigan Lake, Duncan, Chemainus, Ladysmith, Nanaimo, Parksville & Qualicum Beach. Featured breweries include: Red Arrow Brewing Company, Craig Street Brew Pub, … Continued
1. Get into the Halloween Spirit! Hop onboard the Halloween Train at the BC Forest Discovery Centre! Ride the Green Hornet through ghostly scenes around the museum. Once you’ve recovered from the train ride enjoy Halloween crafts, trick or treating and a haunted house for those who dare! Visit the Halloween Train Oct 20 – … Continued