Walk the Tunnels
Before we moved out here, we had visited with my cousin who moved a few years ago. He's been a great resource for us on things to see, and thankfully my boyfriend remembered his tip about checking out the Othello Tunnels in Hope. The Othello Tunnels are old railway tunnels...
Ride the AirTram
About half an hour North of Hope, on Hwy 1, you will find Hell's Gate - a pretty well known attraction out in this area. Though the prices a little high, the views and history of the area are well worth the visit (plus when you visit once, you can reuse your tickets for the...
Go for a drive!
This piece of the #1 highway winds along beside the Fraser River most of the way. There are 7 tunnels on this road, the longest of which is near Boston Bar. You travel through some really beautiful scenic areas along this roadway. This would be an awesome road to travel on a...
This chainsaw carving of the great bear, was the first in Hope's collection of chainsaw carvings, and can be viewed on Wallace Street. by the Memorial Gardens.
Carving of "Chip" R.C.M.P. SERVICE DOG.
Yes there are a lot of them around Hope.There is a story to this carving, it is of "chip" an R.C.M.P. service dog, who was killed in the line of duty near Hope, British Columbia, on September 13th ;l996, while protecting his partner and friend Cst. Doug Lewis.The carving has...
Hope - Hell's Gate Airtram
Famous Hell's Gate, in the scenic Fraser Canyon, is nature at its most magnificent. Descending smoothly from highway level in one of our two comfortable 25-passenger cabins, you'll experience a breathtaking flight directly above the unique Hell's Gate fishways, where two...
Hope is located 150 km east of Vancouver, and is at the junction of the Trans-Canada Highway (\#1) Crowsnest Highway (#3), the Coquihalla (#5) and the Lougheed Highway (#7).The city has a magnificent setting on the banks of the Fraser River with the Cascade Mountains forming...
Hope - Othello Quintette Tunnels
Built in 1914 by the C.P.R. Five tunnels were dug simultaneously, an engineering feat. Engineer Andrew McCulloch designed the tunnels as a unique way to get through the Coquihalla gorge where the river had cut a 300-foot deep channel in a wall of solid granite. The tunnels...
Maple Leaf Motel: ok for a night stopover
Reasonable rates with pool + sauna, clean rooms and just over road from quality inn,,Its o.k. for a night,
Quiet, air conditioned, housekeeping and connecting units, queen and king beds, combination baths, DD phones, cable TV, Superchannel, complimentary coffee, licenced...
Blue Moose Coffee House: delicious food - drink
While on a very brief stopover in Hope, all was needed was a takeaway drink and sandwich.
I had a delicious hot chocolate with the trimmings, plus a sandwich, which was eaten in the park on the opposite side of the road on picnic tables.
The coffee house was packed to the rafters, delicious food on offer, both hot and cold, soups, sandwiches, cakes, hot food etc., plus a couple of easy chairs too as well as tables inside and out.
For those of you who are interested, there is also an internet cafe housed in the coffee house premises.
click here for info and pictures of the exterier and interier of the coffee house.
Updated Jun 24, 2005
Address: 322 Wallace Street. Hope. B.C.
Phone: (604) 869-0729
How far/how long...?
Thanks to this website, you can find the distances between Hope and other cities within British Columbia (as well as the routes and driving time).
For example, Hope to Vancouver: 147,7 kms. (2 hours 31 minutes).
Updated Aug 27, 2006
Blue Lake Resort
We camped at this resort just south of Boston Bar on our way to Vancouver. There really aren't any facilities to speak of here, the laundry area is so run-down I wouldn't set foot in it (or the showers). But this is such a pretty spot, it's still well worth a visit.Access to...
Hells Gate is located about halfway between Cache Creek and Hope. You can take an enclosed tram here, down into the canyon that has been carved by the Fraser River. Once at the bottom you will find informative displays about the fish ladders that have been built here to help...
Something very important for all of us is the Weather. Check this site:- www.weatheroffice.ec.gc.ca/city/pages/bc-36_metric_e.html
Hope is at 148 kms. east of Vancouver.Tourist Office:919 Water Street, Hope, BC. Tel.: (+1) 604.869.2021 Internet:- www.hopebc.ca- www.britishcolumbia.com/regions/towns/index.asp?townID=3360- www.hellobc.com/en-CA/RegionsCities/Hope.htm
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