Author: jess

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.

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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&#039;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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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!

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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!

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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 […]

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7 Must See Events at the Canmore Highland Games

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

Returning for its 26th year and located in Centennial Park, the Canmore Highland Games will continue to pay homage to a 1,000 year old Scottish tradition.

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BC’s Best Summer Music Festivals

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Meet the Locals, Things to Do

If you’re a music lover and are looking to book your next vacation, look no further than the following summer music festivals in BC’s beautiful mountain destinations.

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Best Canada Day Parades in Western Canada

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Meet the Locals, Things to Do

This July 1st, Canada turns 150 years old, and in celebration, cities around the country are planning to go above and beyond the usual festivities.

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6 Must Visit Summer Farmers Markets in BC

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Food for Thought, Meet the Locals

Located in both small towns and big cities, regional farmers markets provide interactive opportunities for guests staying nearby to sample the region’s fresh fruits and vegetables and shop for handmade odds and ends

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Photo-Worthy Spots to See Canadian Alpine Wildflowers

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

Whether you’re running along BC’s iconic mountain trails or trekking through Alberta’s Provincial Parks, alpine wildflowers provide a stunning backdrop for any mountain-top adventure.