Jul 10 2017

3 Summer Road Trip Destinations

Now that school is out and we’re in to summer, it is time to start making your summer vacation plans! Nothing says summertime like a road trip, and Kirmac Collision & Autoglass has pulled together three top destinations in BC to help kick start your planning.

1. Tofino

The first destination on our list is Tofino, one of the most beautiful B.C. locations near Vancouver. It’s ideal for a surf trip with friends, a weekend getaway, or a romantic escape. It offers amazing surfing, surreal scenery, west coast beaches, hiking, hot springs, wildlife viewing and more!

Time from Vancouver: 5 hours and 30 minutes

2. Botanical Beach at Port Renfrew

Did you know British Columbia Botanical Beach at Port Renfrew has incredible tide pools? You can easily see countless different marine species living within different pools at the Botanical Beach at Port Renfrew, located in the newly created Juan de Fuca Provincial Park. This eco-sensitive area is also near several lovely beaches and restaurants. Pack up your beach gear, grab your water shoes, and head to the Botanical Beach!

Time from Vancouver: 4 hours and 45 minutes

3. Kelowna in the Okanagan Valley

Kelowna in Okanagan Valley

If you’re a wine lover, we highly recommend you take a weekend road trip out to Kelowana located in the Okanagan Valley. This beautiful location is a wine lover’s paradise, nestled amongst beautiful small towns, spectacular scenery, pristine lakes, beautiful beaches and, of course, a number of incredible wineries.

Time from Vancouver: 4 hours and 10 minutes

Before You Hit the Road

Now that you have some ideas for your upcoming road trip, it’s time to make your plans and kickstart your summer! Remember, before you embark on a road trip it’s critical to make sure your car is in safe, working order, so if you need to make any repairs before you hit the road you can visit any one of Kirmac’s 17 conveniently located auto body and auto glass repair shops! Find the location nearest you here.