Urban

Urban

Most Canadians live in cities, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find a peaceful oasis amid the high-rises and traffic jams. Uncover parks, rivers, pathways and quiet corners in an urban landscape across Alberta and B.C. Both are home to some of the biggest urban parks in North America, filled with opportunities for moonlight hikes with guides to learn about the local critters or fly-fishing lessons, one of the coolest ways to unwind. 

#OkanaganExploring The morning coffee crowd was descending upon True Grain Bread when I arrived to start my day in Summerland. The giant ovens were chirping out a pleasant tune to let the bakers know that the first batches of multigrain were ready to go.

Searching for heaven? Pull on your shoes and walk down No. 5 Road in Richmond, BC. No wonder it’s been coined the Highway to Heaven—it’s home to more than 20 spiritual centres.