Stories

ZenSeekers brings you stories from around Alberta and B.C., and in all seasons. We aim to inspire you to get outside and experience transformative travel, from snowshoeing through a boreal forest to kayaking a pristine mountain lake or learning about Indigenous cultures.

Shoot for the stars, find Zen at Tsawaak

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Stay at Tsawaak RV Park and Campground on Tla-o-qui-aht Nation homelands (just five minutes from...

Minnewanka Shoreline Trail mountain biking

Four Alberta bike trails for vivid fall views

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I absolutely love summer but autumn might be my favourite time to mountain bike in Alberta. So let's...

Indigenous dancer in front of Canadian Flag

Why we wear orange on Sept 30

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For 2023, the annual Sept 30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation falls on a Saturday, making...

Go beyond the field in Grande Prairie

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For sports teams visiting Grande Prairie, making a weekend out of the trip allows for team building...

Ahous Hot Springs Ahous Adventures Tofino

Hike, soak at Hot Springs Cove Vancouver Island with Ahous Adventures

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Ahousaht First Nation launches Indigenous-owned and operated adventure tour outfitter guiding whale-...

Vernon BC cross-country skiing

Join the Zen community

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Community, nature, local culture, outdoor adventure—these are some of the paths towards Zen that we...

Five of Vernon's best hikes

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In spring of 2023, Vernon officially received the designation as Trails Capital of BC! To test out...

Paddleboad BC Gap Lake Tyler Dixon

SUP vs kayak vs canoe: which to choose, where to paddle

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One of the best ways to beat that summer heat is getting out on the water. But which craft to choose...

Take ʔiisaak pledge to guide respectful travel on Vancouver Island

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As a young girl living in Tofino, BC, within Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation homelands, Maria Clark...

Dinosaurs come alive at The Exploration Place, Prince George

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The Exploration Place in Prince George is one of the highlights on a #dinotrail road trip, for its...

GET WILD ABOUT WOLVES WITH KiiX̣IN TOURS

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For my people, The Huu-ay-aht, our relationship with the wolf is as old as time. This year on our...

Grande Prairie Indigenous culture Paul Lavoie ZenSeekers

tawâw, to experience Grande Prairie Indigenous cultures

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Situated on Treaty 8 territory—home to the Tsattine River People or Dane-zaa (Beaver People)...

Rock or fossil: how to tell the difference

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Alberta and BC are rich with dinosaur fossils but they're not always easy to spot. So what is the...

Paddle Secret Beach, connect to Toquaht culture

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It’s a beautiful evening looking out onto a water so green you’d think you were in the Caribbean...

How to Cruise the Culture of Vermilion, Alberta

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Historic main street, with its red brick and restored wooden buildings, is the first thing you’ll...