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Impact of COVID-19 at British Columbia's Top Mountain Resorts

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Uncategorized

This year is the perfect time for a winter staycation to one of BC’s best mountain resorts!

But before you pack your bags you should take your safety and the safety of others into account.

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4 Reasons to Add the Canadian Rockies to Your Bucket List

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Skiing and Snowboarding, Things to Do

From turquoise rivers set against a backdrop of snowy peaks to unbelievable wildlife, the Canadian Rockies set themselves apart as some of the most spectacular mountains in the world.

Here are 4 ways that the Canadian Rockies distinguish themselves on a global scale.

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Your Dog’s the Best Travel Companion for Staying in Shape

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Things to Do

You like to run, and they like to run. You like to swim, and they like to swim.

It’s a match made in heaven, and there’s no reason you should leave your four-legged friend at home while you have all the fun on vacation!

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The Hows and Whys of Travelling With Kids (of All Ages)

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Daniel Sherwin, creator of DadSolo.com, shares his helpful hints for tackling travelling with kids!

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Top 5 Ski Resorts in North America

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Destination Lowdown, Skiing and Snowboarding

Have you ever found yourself wondering which are the most amazing places to ski or snowboard in North America? Well, Leavetown.com has the answers! Using something called the Pure Awesomeness Factor (PAF), Zrankings, a website that takes in “gobs” of information to help you “find Awesome better than anybody else,” has compiled an extensive list […]

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Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa, Amazing Luxury with a Personal Touch!

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Accommodation, Destination Lowdown

Looking for a mountain getaway where everything is at your fingertips? Then the Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa is the place for you, offering the extreme luxury you’ve always dreamed of, with a personal touch that adds just a little extra something to elevate your holiday from “great” to “amazing!” Located right on Banff Avenue, […]

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Introducing a World First in Travel Tech: Jetstream by Leavetown

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in News

Introducing Jetstream By Leavetown – A Revolutionary Breakthrough for Resort and Hotel Managers Everywhere! Imagine being able to connect your properties to the world. Imagine tapping into a massive and international customer base who tends to spend more and stay longer. Imagine having an expert team take care of your marketing, reservation support and listings […]

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SilverStar Mountain Resort Ski and Snowboarding Guide

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Destination Lowdown, Skiing and Snowboarding

Silver Star Mountain features the best of both worlds: small-town charm with big mountain terrain. This world class resort is renowned for being one of Canada’s most popular family destinations, boasting fantastic beginners’ runs in addition to 55km of groomed Nordic trails, backcountry terrain and Terrain Park in addition to classic alpine runs. In fact, […]

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A Beginner's Guide to SilverStar Mountain Resort

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Destination Lowdown, Things to Do

During the latest Leavetown trip to SilverStar Mountain Resort in Vernon, BC, this beginner snow explorer received a comprehensive lesson in how to truly take advantage of everything the resort has to offer…

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The Best of the Best: Where to Stay at SilverStar Mountain Resort

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Accommodation, Destination Lowdown

Whatever your style of rental home or ski resort preference, SilverStar Mountain Resort can accommodate – from solo skiers to large groups and everything in between.

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Where to Eat: The Best Restaurants at SilverStar Mountain Resort

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Destination Lowdown, Food for Thought

For a true ski-in/ski-out dining experience, SilverStar Mountain Resort offers an impressive assortment of quality restaurants, lounges, coffee shops and pubs, all easily accessible right from the slopes.

Your Guide to the Best Ski Resorts in Canada

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Destination Lowdown, Skiing and Snowboarding

Canada is home to some of the most iconic vistas, fresh powder and varied mountain terrain on earth. For ski and snowboarding enthusiasts (or for anyone who loves the winter season), there are dozens of world-renowned ski resorts to choose from. Of course, with so many fantastic options at your fingertips, you may be wondering […]

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2017 Opening Dates for North America's Best Ski Resorts

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in News, Skiing and Snowboarding

Winter is quickly approaching – and here at Leavetown, we couldn't be happier! Recent drops in temperature have already brought snowfall to some of North America's most iconic mountains, giving an early start to ski and snowboarding season excitement. Our anticipation to hit the slopes has been building all summer, and now with the release […]

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The Best Hiking Trails to Explore in Panorama, BC

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Things to Do

Panorama offers spectacular hiking for the beginner and expert hiker alike. Choose between easy family-friendly valley trails around the village or rugged hikes with high elevation and glacial-fed lakes atop Panorama Mountain.

Top 5 Dog-Friendly Beaches in Whistler, BC

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Destination Lowdown, Things to Do

We’ve assembled our top 5 favourite lakefront and oceanside spots in Whistler, BC that allow you – and your pooch – all the beach freedom you need!

Delicious dinner at Birchwood Restaurant in Panorama, BC

A Dining Guide to the Best Restaurants in Panorama, BC

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Uncategorized

After an invigorating run on the slopes, there's nothing quite like kicking up your feet (or boots) and replenishing with a delicious and satisfying meal… here's our top picks in Panorama and Invermere!

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6 Incredible Summer Island Getaways in BC

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Destination Lowdown, Meet the Locals

For many residents of British Columbia, there's no need to leave the province to get a taste of island life! And for visitors to the province during the hot summer months, there is a pleasing selection of beachfront holiday options available.

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The Best Fishing Spots in Ucluelet & Tofino

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Destination Lowdown, Things to Do

Along Vancouver Island's West Coast, Ucluelet and Tofino have become hot spot fishing locations both for their waters' promising feeders and selection of locally-run boating excursions.

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Guide to the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in News, Things to Do

What began in 1976 as a single day festival showcasing some of the most amazing climbers in the world, the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival has now evolved into an annual 9-day event geared toward adventure seekers and spectators alike!

Summer Pride Events in Western Canada

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Things to Do

Throughout the summer months, visitors to Western Canada have the inspiring opportunity to take part in some of the most iconic LGBTQ+ events and pride parades in the country. For guests staying in our mountain locations, or for those in the area looking to celebrate diversity and inclusivity with thousands of others, pride festivals are family-friendly […]