Back in the early 1950s, Cunard cruise lines launched one of its most memorable advertising campaigns, with its slogan “Getting there is half the fun!” So successful was that line that it was adopted into the travel vernacular, and people still use the expression today whenever the means of getting to a place is as much fun as the destination. Nowhere is this concept more true than in Penticton, British Columbia, where Henk and I embraced the city’s own “Fuel Free…almost” tourism campaign by renting e-bikes and cycling 34km on a piece of the Kettle Valley Rail Trail.
When you picture any ‘Bucket List Trip’, what probably comes to mind are spectacular images of that destination: panoramic vistas, iconic landmarks and natural wonders. Checking all those boxes is Québec’s Gaspé region, and here are the best Gaspé Peninsula overlooks to take in its most breathtaking views.
Anyone visiting the Yukon will obviously want to spend time in the Territory’s gateway city, Whitehorse. And there are plenty of things to see and do there, whether you want to shop for gold or tour an historic paddlewheeler. But there are also some interesting destinations and fun adventures waiting for you outside the city that show off the uniqueness of this beautiful Territory: here are 4 must-do day trips from Whitehorse that will show you glaciers, jewel-coloured lakes, deserts and more.