Inside Tofino: What Makes This Little Surf Town One of Canada’s Best
Tofino, British Columbia, which is located in the traditional territory of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation on Vancouver Island, was recently named one of Canada’s 12 Best Small Towns by Travel + Leisure. .
You’ve probably heard of Tofino because it’s such a popular summer destination in British Columbia, especially if you’re into surfing.
Apart from the killer waves, what is it that makes Tofino such an attractive destination?
During the summer months, tourists and residents of the Lower Mainland flock to Tofino.
– Tourism Tofino (@tourism_tofino) September 22, 2021
At this time of year, storm watching is one of the activities Tourism Tofino actively promotes. The geographic nature of Tofino creates unique weather conditions and winds.
It’s also a great destination for wildlife viewing, with bear and whale watching tours among popular activities.
Tofino has been featured on numerous Top 50 lists over the past decade, as it is one of the top surfing destinations not only in Canada, but throughout North America.
Tofino… the end of the world. pic.twitter.com/oxiIgdxUho
– Ian MacKinnon (@Radioian) August 19, 2021
As the surf season is about to end with the arrival of a cooler fall, there are still plenty of reasons to visit Tofino year round.
There are many beautiful trails to walk, but for those who prefer a more sedentary and relaxing experience, there are also plenty of places to have a beer, a delicious bite and relax.
Tofino has also been featured in numerous films, including The Twilight Saga: New Moon and War for the Planet of the Apes.