Prince George, BC in June: Bring bug spray!

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Traveling with an RV is a wonderful experience that allows for flexibility and the opportunity to explore new places. In June, we had the chance to travel with our RV from Hope, BC to Prince George, BC. Prince George is known as BC's Northern Capital and it is a beautiful city surrounded by nature.

Jay packs out Starlink in the original box and stores it in the outdoor kitchen of our RV.

Before heading out on the trip, Jay had to pack up our Starlink. He was hoping it would fit in a little carry-on suitcase, but it was too long. So, he used the original starlink box and found a nice space to store it in the outdoor kitchen where our mini fridge used to be. After packing everything up, he set off to pick me up from work.

Mel shows the bannock she bought at Kekuli Cafe in Merritt, BC. Our favorite stop there.

As we traveled through Merritt, we stopped to get some delicious baked goods and bannock from our favorite spot. We continued our journey north towards Prince George, stopping for our first night at Tunkwa Provincial Park.

The next morning we left early to continue the journey to Prince Goerge. Upon arriving at MamaYeh campground in Prince George, we were quick to notice the mosquito situation. Mosquitoes were everywhere, and we had forgotten to bring bug spray. So, we had to quickly buy some deet-free bug spray.

A deet-free bug spray is a much when traveling in northern BC in June

Despite the mosquitoes, Prince George is a wonderful place to visit in June. The weather was lovely, with temperatures in the low-20s Celsius, and we had plenty of time to spend with friends and explore the area. We also had the chance to check out the top things to see and do in Prince George, which we will share in a future video.

visiting with friends in Prince George and making a stop at the Mr.PG statue

In conclusion, traveling with an RV to Prince George in June was an exceptional experience. Even with the mosquito situation, the beauty of the city and surrounding nature made the trip worthwhile. If you're planning an RV trip to northern BC, I highly recommend considering Prince George as a destination.

Things to See and Do in Prince George

Let’s dive into the top attractions in Prince George.


one of the bark carvings on the Cottonwood Island Loop trail in Prince George, BC

With over 120 parks and trails in and around Prince George, hiking is a must. Some top trails include the Cottonwood Island loop trail, Forests for the World, and Teapot Mountain. Make sure to bring sturdy shoes and plenty of water!


A fishing boat out on the Fraser River in Prince George, BC

Prince George is known for its fantastic fishing opportunities. Head to nearby lakes like Tabor Lake or Horn Lake for trout, or visit the Fraser River for salmon. Make sure to have a valid fishing license!


A steam engine at the Railway and Forestry Museum in Prince George, BC

For a dose of culture, visit one of Prince George's many museums. Some top picks include the Railway & Forestry Museum, the Two Rivers Gallery, and the Exploration Place Science Centre & Museum.

Festivals and Events

The outdoor farmer's market in Prince George, BC

June is a busy month in Prince George, with plenty of events happening throughout the city. From the Northern Hardware Prince George Challenge to the Prince George International Folkfest, there's something for everyone.

Food and Drink

the bistro patio at Northern Lights winery in Prince George, BC overlooks an orchard on the banks of the Nechako River.

No trip to Prince George would be complete without indulging in some local cuisine. Check out places like The Bistro at Northern Lights winery, Cimo Mediterranean Grill, or Sim’s Lunchbox for some delicious eats.


With so much to see and do, Prince George is the perfect destination for RV travelers in June. From hiking and fishing to museums and festivals, this charming city has something for everyone. So pack your bags, hop in your RV, and get ready for the trip of a lifetime!

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