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Spend the Holiday Season in Cowichan

The holiday season means many things to many people. It’s a time to share with loved ones, a time for good food and good company, a time to celebrate a new year and reflect on the last, and it’s also a time for rest and relaxation. Whatever your style, there’s something magical about the holiday … Continued

Explore the Hand of Man Museum – Eat Stay Play Cowichan

After a lifetime of exploration, Jim Shockey has brought together an impressive collection of artifacts from around the world. As an award-winning writer, photographer, videographer, conservationist, and wilderness guide for almost 30 years, Shockey has explored the far and remote areas of the world. Now, he has brought his lifetime of travels and collecting to … Continued

7 Unmissable Things To Do in Duncan

Image: Owl Spirit totem by Tom Lafortune If you’ve ever visited historic Duncan, you know that taking time to explore the area is completely worth it. There are some great spots located right along the highway, and Duncan’s nearby charming town centre is home to many shops, restaurants, and cultural landmarks. A fantastic place to … Continued

10 Cowichan Events You Won’t Want to Miss

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

Cowichan Arts Series: Wroughtenart

Visit the Wroughtenart Address: 80A Trunk Road, Duncan BC Hours: 11am-4pm, Thursday, Friday, Saturday Travis Rankin has been creating with metal for twenty years. Growing up in the Cowichan Valley, his passion as a metalworker began early on as he recognized his aptitude for working with metal in middle school, and took advantage of the … Continued

Cowichan Arts Series: Ladysmith Waterfront Art Gallery

Visiting the Ladysmith Waterfront Art Gallery Address: 610 Oyster Bay Drive, Ladysmith, BC, V9G 1B8 Hours: 11am-4pm, seven days a week If you’ve ever visited Ladysmith – or even driven through – you know that it’s a charming, seaside town with many colourful, heritage buildings and one of the largest holiday lights displays on Vancouver … Continued

2019 Cowichan Bucket List

A new year brings new opportunities for adventure! In Cowichan, we believe that you can experience a laid-back morning, an afternoon packed with adventure and an evening of luxury all within the same day. There are so many one of a kind activities in this region we’ve prepared a 2019 bucket list of activities to … Continued

7 Ways to Live Your Best Life in Cowichan

January is as good a time as any to hit the “reset” button, although here in Cowichan, we prefer to do things a little differently. Here, living well is a lifestyle. Rather than setting lofty goals or making drastic changes to your daily routine, we feel there are a few fundamental, easy ways to make … 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

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

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