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17 Can’t Miss Patios in Cowichan

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

10 Ways to Make Your Holidays Merry and Bright In Cowichan

Here in Cowichan, the weather outside really isn’t that frightful, which gives you ample opportunity to get your holiday shopping done and maybe even treat yourself to a mini pre-Christmas getaway. From sensational experiences to fabulous shopping, Christmas truly is made in Cowichan. Check out these 10 ways to experience the best of our season. … Continued

Cowichan: A Foodie Paradise

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

10 Ways to Experience the Cowichan Harvest

Did you know that there are over 800 farms in Cowichan, which is why harvest is our favourite time of the year.  Our moderate climate allows us to harvest everything from wine to kiwis, to hops and all the vegetables you can imagine. So, this harvest season, whether you’re looking for family activities, intimate dinners … Continued

The Top 10 Instagrammable Spots in Cowichan

Words and imagery by Henhouse Photo Co. When you search the #explorecowichan hashtag on Instagram, you’ll find almost 50,000 visually captivating results and it’s no wonder; this photogenic destination features everything from breath-taking scenery to historical landmarks. Whether you’re snapping a selfie on a mountain top or capturing that perfect shot of your beautifully crafted culinary … Continued

10 Delicious Pairings for Romance

By Meg Cuthbert Life is full of perfect pairings: peanut butter and jam, fresh sheets and sleeping in, road trips and good friends, sunsets and loved ones. Well, in Cowichan, we have hundreds of ways to pair appetizing food with delicious beverages. In honour of the month of love, we’ve matched some of our favourite … Continued

Cowichan Uncovered

Visitors today are on the hunt for new ways to make their travel experiences more rich and personal. Whether visiting for a weekend or staying for an extended period, people want to get deeper into the local culture and have more meaningful exchanges. Tourism Cowichan has made it easier for visitors to the Cowichan by providing … Continued

7 Diverse Dining Opportunities in the Cowichan Valley

From the seaside vistas and craggy mountain tops to the lush fertile valleys that lie below, the Cowichan Valley is a natural wonderland. The only thing more diverse than the outdoors in this scenic region would be the dining options available to meet even the savviest gastronome.

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