Jack Christie has put out a new book, Best Weekend Getaways from Vancouver. Most of you are probably familiar with Writer/ Broadcaster Jack Christie, who is a well known Canadian source on travel and the outdoors, particularly here in BC. He has released a new book in follow up to The Whistler Book, and 52 Best Day Trips from Vancouver. I have not personally grabbed this one yet, but thought I would share its release with you, as it sounds every bit as good as his two previous releases.
Here’s an excerpt from Jack:
After years of combing B.C. in search of the best outdoors attractions and activities, I’ve amassed a filing cabinet or two of notes to drawn on when narrowing the focus of this book to those special destinations perfectly suited to a quick break, where, no matter what the weather, you can relax in comfort without busting your budget or returning home more stressed than when you started.
My intention with this guide is to suggest places where you can enjoy as soft or as challenging an experience as you wish. You’re the boss of you. Want to ski or ride a bike? It’s all here. Want to relax in a spa or picnic by a river? I’m with you on that, too. And while I can’t help recommending special places where you might want to camp overnight under the stars, my emphasis is predominantly on setting you up with a roof over your head that’s a little more waterproof than a tent, and with room service to boot. Where the only inflatable air mattresses are the ones by the heated pool. Where the margaritas are always freshly squeezed, and where the menus feature the best in local flavours.
You can read more about the book, or purchase it from my Amazon.ca bookstore here.