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
Category: Outdoor Adventures
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.
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
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
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
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
This summer Cowichan is excited to host the BC Summer Games. 3,700 athletes, coaches and officials will be gathering in the region to take part in this year’s games. While the young athletes compete on the track, in the pool, and on the fields across Cowichan, there are plenty of activities for the whole family … Continued
Did you know that Cowichan is Canada’s only Mediterranean climate? With our warm coastal climate comes the highest average median temperatures in Canada, which is why it’s no surprise that spring seems to always come early to the Cowichan region! Take full advantage of our early spring by getting active outdoors in Cowichan. With a … Continued
By Meg Cuthbert In British Columbia, Family Day is celebrated on the second Monday of February, and this year that’s February 12th! Looking for something fun to do with family, friends or on a solo adventure? Well, Cowichan has something to offer everyone. Here are some Family Day (and long weekend) ideas! Experience History at … 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
If you’re coming to Cowichan to get your fix of fishing, you won’t be disappointed. The region is internationally renowned for its fly fishing, but the saltwater and lake fishing are outstanding too.