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Top 150 Unusual Things to See in Alberta

by Debbie Olsen
edition: Paperback
tagged: western provinces, pictorials

Have you ever wanted to dine in a water tower, explore the site of a former beaver ranch or take a scenic potty break in a mountain-top outhouse? Top 150 Unusual Things to See in Alberta is the ultimate guide for travelers looking for the quirky, unique and inspiring side of Alberta. Travel writer and author Debbie Olsen, a proud Albertan who's vis …

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Top 170 Unusual Things to See in Ontario

by Ron Brown
edition: Paperback
tagged: ontario

Praise for the 4th Edition:
"The sights stand out for their splendor or quirkiness. Some are natural wonders, others are man-made. They might be tricky to find or perched so close that you'll wonder how you missed them."
-- Toronto Star

This revised and expanded edition of the classic guide to Ontario's most fascinating things offers local travel …

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Cycling Vancouver Island

by John Crouch
edition: Paperback
tagged: western provinces, bicycling, adventure

Featuring over 40 routes, each trip includes a map, information on local history, topography, aesthetics, places of interest, type of road, general route condition, level of difficulty, start and end points, checkpoints and colour photographs.

 

With the understanding that cyclists are not going to cycle the Island all in one go, the book is divided …

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Vancouver, Howe Sound & the Sunshine Coast, Fourth Edition, 2022

Including Princess Louisa Inlet & Jedediah Island

by Anne Yeadon-Jones & Laurence Yeadon-Jones
edition: Paperback
tagged: boating, sailing, western provinces

Updated in 2021/22 to reflect a changing coast, with new microbreweries, marinas, parks and restaurants to explore! Discover an ever-evolving coastline with confidence, guide in hand.

These popular cruising companions offer charts, tips and data that will enhance the enjoyment and safety of any voyage. The guides feature informative and charming han …

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Blue Portugal and Other Essays

by Theresa Kishkan
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Audiobook
tagged: essays, family, personal memoirs

Using the richness of braided essays, Theresa Kishkan thinks deeply about the natural world, mourns and celebrates the aging body, gently contests recorded history, and considers art and visual phenomena. Gathering personal genealogies, medical histories, and early land surveys together with insights from music, colour theory, horticulture, and tex …

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Backroads of Southern Georgian Bay

The Best of the Region, Revealed

by Lynne Barnes, text by Keri Lockhart, illustrated by Beverley Smith
edition: Paperback
tagged: ontario

Backroads of Southern Georgian Bay features the best daylong excursions in the southern Georgian Bay area. Whether you hike, bike, cross-country ski or drive, there are plenty of routes, sites and activities to find in this geologically diverse corner of Ontario.

Authors Lynne Barnes, Keri Lockhart and Beverley Smith have lived in and around southe …

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Backroads of Ontario

by Ron Brown
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback Paperback
tagged: ontario

Welcome to this updated and expanded sixth edition of Ron Brown's classic Backroads of Ontario. Used by thousands of travelers for nearly two decades, the book guides drivers and cyclists along some of Ontario's most interesting backroads, each with its own distinct story to tell.

Backroads of Ontario gives you the information you need to explore O …

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Pioneer Churches along the Gold Rush Trail

An Explorer’s Guide

by Liz Bryan
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: western provinces, religious, post-confederation (1867-)

A fascinating tour through BC’s historical gold rush trails, focusing on the nineteenth-century churches that were pivotal to the establishment of early settler communities.

Much has been written about the Cariboo gold rush—from the trails and wagon roads to the rowdy mining camps, from tales of great luck to those of disappointment and despair. …

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Adventure Roads of BC's Northwest Heartland

by Liz Bryan
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: western provinces, adventure, roadside attractions

An off-the-beaten track exploration of Interior BC, full of scenic photography, maps, and fascinating information for tourists and armchair travellers alike.

From lush forests to majestic mountains, sleepy ghost towns to pastoral farmland, Adventure Roads of BC’s Northwest Heartland captures the beauty, history, and unexpected twists and turns of …

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