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It’s the crack of dawn and the sun pours golden rays over our campsite near Carleton Sur Mer, Quebec, when we awake to a view of the North Atlantic. We’d arrived in Quebec’s Gaspé Region late the night before after...
In 1909, in a gritty drinking establishment in the diminutive port of Seward, a wizened ‘sourdough’ called Gus Borgan wagered $100 that no one could make it up and down the town’s sentinel peak, Mount Lowell, in less than an...
Nature’s prescription has multiple active ingredients, including aromatic phytoncides, negative air ions, soil mycobacterium, biodiversity, natural sights and sounds, decreased air pollution and an escape from city heat and violence. Many of the 40 benefits below can be traced back...
Ranging from the expansive Grasslands National Park in Saskatchewan, which protects the ancient prairie landscape, to the tiny fragile habitat of Whaleboat Island Marine Provincial Park in B.C.’s Salish Sea, to the windswept, former whaling station in Red Bay, Newfoundland...
Canada is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, with dramatic towering mountains, breathtaking ancient glaciers, lush forests, never-ending prairies and striking coastal shores. But no trip to Canada is complete without witnessing the country's scenic bodies of water...
For the millions of Canadian residents who live in busy, bustling urban centres, finding moments of stillness to connect to nature can be essential for our mental health. Luckily for us, many of our cities are brimming with municipal, provincial...
As one of the fastest growing forms of tourism in Canada, Indigenous tourism often offers the kind of powerful emotional connection and authenticity travellers crave. More than opportunities to explore the landscape or learn about plants and animals, modern Indigenous...
Everyone deserves to feel safe, comfortable and respected in the outdoors. Unfortunately, women are constantly on guard for potential threats. We're often cautioned with tips about how to stay safe while travelling and adventuring—or actively discouraged from going at all. Too...
We know our kids need nature, and these books make that even clearer. From inspiring parenting stories to hiking guides and science-backed studies on nature play, these books will encourage you to embrace the elements with your kids. Swedish journalist...
With its rare yellow larch trees and abundance of apple orchards, autumn is arguably the best month to explore your backyard in Seattle. Whether you want a secluded overnight adventure or a nostalgic day trip, here are 10 ways to...
Considered by many travellers to be the home of Canada’s greatest wild river, Nahanni National Park Reserve in the Northwest Territories brings a whole new meaning to the term “untouched wilderness.” The park is vast, pristine and jaw-droppingly gorgeous. Serpentine aquamarine...
In Portland, you don’t have to travel far from the city to experience the best of fall. Whether you want convenience, coastal views or an escape from the crowds, these ten hikes near PDX make it easy to enjoy the...
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