Living in Chilliwack, we’re lucky enough to be surrounded by beautiful scenery. If you’re looking to get out and enjoy the natural beauty that our province has to offer, then you should consider these scenic drives in BC.
Trans-Canada Highway 1: Chilliwack to Cache Creek
If you want to get a sense of what it was like for prospectors who followed the Gold Rush Trail in the 1850s, then take the Trans-Canada Highway 1 north to Cache Creek. You can experience this history, and also take a quick detour to the Othello Tunnels for a spectacular experience. Once you’re in Cache Creek, get out and explore the area — you can even geocache and look for your own treasures.
Get a glimpse of the coastal beauty BC has to offer with one of the best scenic drives out there. Whether it’s a family outing or a romantic weekend getaway, the route from Vancouver to Whistler is a gorgeous one. Check out the roadside viewpoint for a view of Howe Sound and stop at any number of beautiful towns along the way. You can even finish up in Pemberton, just 35 kilometres north of Whistler to golf, mountain bike, fish, and more.
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Just because you’re currently stuck at home in Chilliwack, BC, doesn’t mean you can still have fun. Across Canada, there are museums and attractions that are giving the world virtual access to their delights. If you’re looking for a way to explore Canada from home, then consider one of these virtual tours.
Canadian Museum of History
Take a step back in time virtually with the Canadian Museum of History. This museum has made many of its exhibits available online, including Alex Janvier’s “Morning Star” and an exhibit that examines the history of Canadian fashion.
Get a dose of Shakespeare without having to read the Elizabethan English yourself. Whether you’re a fan of “The Taming of the Shrew”or prefer his tragedies like “Macbeth,” the options are endless. The Stratford Festival has made a number of plays available and streaming through the CBC Gem app.
Royal Ontario Museum
If you want to check out some ancient relics, then the Royal Ontario Museum has an extensive online collection you can enjoy. The collection numbers over 45,000 objects, and you can simply type what you’re looking for in the search and see thousands of results. And, if you’re feeling like you want a true museum experience, then you can explore the museum itself with Google Street View.
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