Tourism Harrison Newsletter

February 2021

 

 

 

February 1, 2021

February is All About
Heart Vibes and Family Day


VALENTINE'S SHOPPING


Looking to shop and support local?
Harrison Village has the cutest boutique
stores, filled with one-of-a-kind gifts.
Never mind all the savoury and sweet bites.


Rocky Mountain Chocolate re-opens
on February 5th. Stock up on your
favourite fudge, heart-shaped chocolates,
and other delicious sweet treats.

Wine and charcuterie go hand-in-hand.
For a night in, how about award-winning
Farmhouse Cheeses with your favourite
bottle of wine?

And to gift your favourite people, we
recommend Canwest Art Gallery and 
Blue Dandelion Gifts & Collectibles.

LEARN MORE

VALENTINE'S DINING

Morgan's Bistro
Farm-to-table Valentine's menu
on February 14th. 

Lost Marble Cafe & Creamery:
A heart-shaped waffle with fresh
strawberries, chocolate drizzle, and
vanilla whip on February 14th
from 9 am - 2 pm. 

Sandpiper Resort
Step Back in Time, Fireside Dining: 

Four courses enjoyed in the 1920s
ambiance at Rowena’s Inn on the
River on February 13 & 14.

Clubhouse Restaurant
Valentines Features including
Chateaubriand for Two! 

Butter Chicken House
Butter Chicken and Basmati Rice, the perfect pair!
Save 15% on all orders on February 14th!*

(Promotional offer applies to a minimum order of $30)

Although these next few restaurants
don't have a themed Valentine's menu,
the food is always worthy of a
special occasion!


Milos Greek Taverna serves authentic
Greek cuisine and Black Forest 
is all about Eastern European
 dishes like schnitzel.

Cozy comforting bites grace the
menu at Old Settlers Pub and ask
Muddy Waters for a heart-shaped design
on your next latte!

Contact each restaurant directly
to reserve your table!
LEARN MORE
ROMANTIC GETAWAYS
 

Valentine's Romance Package
at Harrison Beach Hotel

Spoil your Valentine with this 2-night
stay. Includes a bouquet of roses, 
wine, and chocolate.


Romance and Cabin Vibes
at Rowena's Inn on the River

Arrive to a rustic luxury cabin
with fireside time and jacuzzi soaks.
Includes a bottle of wine, 
chocolate-covered strawberries, 
and breakfast.


Valentine's Day Special
at The Lodge on Harrison Lake
 
For any stay booked online during
February 11-28th, use the code
February Special, and you'll receive
a bottle of sparkling wine, chocolates,
and a campfire package.


Hemlock Hollow 
Located in the heart of Sasquatch
Mountain, choose from over 40 cabins,
chalets, and condos
.


FAM JAM TIME

Spend Family Day at
Harrison Beach Hotel

Spend 2 nights and receive a 
munchie basket, wine and
the game UNO. 


Getaway Package with a Twist
at Harrison Hot Springs Resort

Treat yourselves and splash
away in the pools during a 
2-night getaway!  Enjoy
breakfast at the Lakeside Cafe.


Powder and Pillows Package
at Sandpiper Resort

Hit the mountain at Sasquatch
Mountain Resort by day and 
rest in a rustic luxury cabin at night.

MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE

Dust off your gear, pull out those
snow boots, and get ready to
spend the day in the fresh
mountain air skiing, snowboarding, 
snowshoeing, and tubing at 
Sasquatch Mountain Resort
GOLF

Every Day is Family Day at Sandpiper Resort
because kids play for free when
mom or dad pay for themselves!


Known as one of the Valley's 'best-kept
secrets', play by the honour system
and 'fore' your heart out at 
Harrison Resort Golf Course.

(Tickets are valid for unlimited golf on the date of purchase.)
LEARN MORE

HIKES TO BIKES

Grab your bike and and head
on down to explore glacial peaks, 
river-carved valleys, forest trails,
and farm views, just waiting
to be explored.

Country Roads
Agassiz's fertile farmland provides
kilometres of country-side scenery.
Flat, easy riding makes it fun for everyone. 


Sandy Cove
For the adventurous spirit, offering
lake views and a secluded beach.
Be sure to bring a picnic!

Bear Mountain Trail
Ready to put your love to the test?
This difficult 18-km hike is not for the
faint of heart but, we promise, the view
is so worth it.


(Note: At this time, our bike rental stores are closed.)
 

WALKS AND WATER

Shoreline Tours
Starting on February 13th 
Experience the thunderous roar
and magnificent sights of Rainbow
Falls on a 2.5-hour boat cruise
around Echo Island and into
Cascade Bay. 


Spirit Trail
An easy 20-minute level walk.
Make it a game and look for masks
hanging in the trees. 

Miami Bridges Trail
A short, forested walk under
moss-covered trees, past old
lamps, and over nine bridges.

(Many bridges have stairs. This walk is not
recommended for wheelchairs or baby strollers.) 


The Heritage Walk
This pleasant 5-kilometre
walk takes you back through
time, past historical buildings
and landmark moments. It
starts at the Visitor Centre and
provides a great overview
of our community.

Harrison Lagoon Walk
Located at the southern end of
Harrison Lake where you are
sure to see a bounty of birds
any time of year. 

Birding
While walking, grab your
binoculars and look for birds!
Or try the app Audubon Birds
of North American
 and
search for birds on your phone!

February 10th
Agassiz Museum Re-opens

Family Day Weekend
Muddy Waters Re-opens

February 18th
The Back Porch Re-open
s

COVID-19 PROVINCIAL
PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER


At this time we are not encouraging any
non-essential travel outside of our local region.

We look forward to welcoming everyone back once
the regional travel advisories have been lifted.


For more information on how BC is
responding to COVID-19, please visit  
HelloBC: What You Need To Know

Harrison Hot Springs is far enough
 away to feel away from it all, 
but only a 1.5-hour drive from Vancouver. 

Love the journey
as much as the visit. 


#justuptheroad 

tourismharrison.com


      

Play


 
 

Stay


 
 

Explore


 
 

 

January 2021

 

 

 

January 1, 2021

New Beginnings
Welcoming 2021

Undoubtedly, 2020 has been a challenging year.

We are starting 2021 with a positive outlook and
are looking forward to brighter days!

Let's hit the 'restart' button! 
Last year only highlighted the importance and
safety of the beautiful outdoors. 

Aren't we blessed to be surrounded by
west coast wildlife, forest, mountains,
lakes, and rivers?

We invite you to explore the hidden
gems in Harrison's backyard.

Don't forget to bring a warm jacket, waterproof
non-slip shoes, a cozy hat, and mitts.
Please be mindful of our provincial public health orders, 
and stay close to home if required to do so.

Center

Balance

Boating, Skiing, Snowboarding,
Tubing, and Meditating.

Spend a few hours on a covered
boat tour with  Harrison Eco Tours ,
a day on the mountain at
Sasquatch Mountain Resort or
in the forest with Ya Doma Forest Therapy.
Photo Credit: Jami Savage

Nurture

Many of our business members take
January to rest. Please review this 
link to see which businesses are open.


Please remember that a mask or face shield must be worn in all indoor spaces and social distancing is still in effect. Our restaurants cannot allow seating of more than 6 people and everyone must be from the same government-approved covid-19 household bubble. 
Please travel responsibly and
avoid non-essential travel. 

For more information on how BC is
responding to COVID-19, please visit  
HelloBC: What You Need To Know
Harrison Hot Springs is far
enough away to feel away
from it all, but only a 1.5-hour
drive from Vancouver. 

Love the journey
as much as the visit. 


#justuptheroad 

Play


 
 

Stay


 
 

Explore


 
 
 
Facebook
Twitter
Website
YouTube
Instagram
tourismharrison.com

 

December 2020

 

Staying Safe &
Close to Home

Given recent public health orders, please
stay close to home and continue to
support your local community.

This is the time to experience your
own backyard like a tourist!

And, if you live close to the Harrison River Valley,
we invite you to explore 
our festive side.
 

Unique Finds

Handmade, Artisan, Nostalgic...these are
just a few of the words that will come to mind
when exploring Harrison Village.

 
Blue Dandelion Gifts and Collectables
Casa Lifestyles
Canwest Art Gallery on the Lake
Legends
Enchanted World of Dragonfly
Rocky Mountain Chocolate
Sasquatch Gifts and Souvenirs
Sticks and Stone

Other cute gift items can be found at 
Harrison Lavender and The Back Porch.

 
 

Comfort Bites

Our partners are constantly switching it up,
but we have some favourites to share!


Mongolian Noodle Bowl from Old Settler
Classic Schnitzel at Black Forest 
Pho Wonton Soup from Pho Ho Vietnamese
Slow-Braised Australian Lamb Shank at Harrison Corner Cafe

For a full list of what is currently open visit here.

Soul-Warming Sips

Whether you're looking to warm up
or chill out, you can't leave Harrison without
visiting  our charming cafes and coffee houses.

Sip on a good hand-brewed coffee,
indulge in a s'mores mocha or savour
 a traditional Holiday favourite...an eggnog
latte at Muddy Waters Cafe.

For those extra cold nights,
grab a hot toddy at Old Settler Pub!

Be sure to also check out:

Green Star Cafe
Harrison Corner Cafe
Island's Bar
Miss Margarets


Please remember that a mask or face shield must be worn in all indoor spaces and social distancing is still in effect. Our restaurants cannot allow seating of more than 6 people and everyone must be from the same government-approved covid-19 bubble. 
We encourage midweek stays for a more relaxing visit.

Hit the Slopes


Dust off your gear, pull out those snow boots, and get
ready to spend the day outdoors in the fresh mountain air!

Sasquatch Mountain Resort opens on December 11th.

Day tickets are now live along with Instruction Packages.
 

Upcoming Experiences and
Covid-19 Reminder


November 21st - January 4, 2021
Christmas Tree Trail

December 1st

Winter Nights Lights
at Pioneer Park in Agassiz


December 2nd - January 9, 2021
Victorian Christmas
at Agassiz-Harrison Museum

Please travel responsibly and
avoid non-essential travel. 


If you can't visit now, you can still support your favourite businesses.  Learn more about the 
Support Local BC Gift Card Program.

For more information on how
BC is responding to COVID-19, please visit  
HelloBC: What You Need To Know

And, review this page before you visit! 
Harrison Know Before You Go!
Harrison Hot Springs is far
enough away to feel away
from it all, but only a 1.5-hour
drive from Vancouver. 

Love the journey
as much as the visit. 


#justuptheroad 

Play


 
 

Stay


 
 

Explore


 
 
 
 
 
Facebook
Twitter
Website
YouTube
Instagram
tourismharrison.com

 

 

November 2020

 

 

 

 

 

October 30, 2020

Holiday Season Magic

Crisp air, snowy trails, lakeside
views, fireside vibes... can you see it?

How about the gift of quality time?

Winter Itinerary

Suggested day itinerary?

• Explore the Village's quaint shops, 
Christmas décor, and Canwest Art Gallery
• Go for dinner at one of our restaurants
• Grab a hot chocolate or coffee at Muddy Waters, 
Green Star Café, or Miss Margaret’s Café 


How about a 2- to 3-day itinerary?
 
 

World's Largest Winter
Bald Eagle Gathering

Located only 15 minutes away is
Harrison Mills...home to the 
world's largest winter eagle gathering.

Come see this spectacular phenomenon
 until mid January! 

Choose from a variety of accommodation partners and drive to nearby prime viewing spots,
such as Kilby Historic Site and Sandpiper Resort.

Better yet, take an eagle viewing boat tour
with Harrison Eco Tours or Shoreline Tours.

Hit the Slopes

Sasquatch Mountain Resort is just
a short drive away, providing
awesome winter fun.

Skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing,
and tubing are on the agenda! 


(Please check the resort's website
for opening dates)

Upcoming Events

November 21st - January 2021
Christmas Tree Trail

Wed.- Sun. November 21- December 20
Old Fashioned Christmas at the
Agassiz Harrison Museum
Harrison Hot Springs is far
enough away to feel away
from it all, but only a 1.5-hour
drive from Vancouver. 

Love the journey
as much as the visit. 


#justuptheroad 

Play


 
 

Stay


 
 

Explore


 
 
 
 
 

 

Visitor's Guide