This report covers the next two weeks. In case you don't get a chance to read the first part of the report, travelling are myself and hubby with our kids age 10 and 13.
There are a lot of itinerary questions asked on this forum about the Vancouver-Rockies round trip and it seems sooo confusing when you are trying to plan from home. I asked a couple of questions of this and the Alberta forum and we came up with this itinerary. I don't think I would have changed anything about the itinerary - we were very happy with it!
So here goes! When I left off part 1, we were at the Hilton Airport hotel. We dropped the rental car off at the airport and had a relaxing night in, with dinner at the hotel restaurant. The next morning we had organised an early departure in our Canadream RV, booked through a broker http://www.motorhomebookers.com. Our deal included early pickup, late drop off, insurance and extra kilometres. The pickup at Canadream was very straightforward and the operation there was very slick. Everyone seemed to move in and out fairly quickly. Our RV was 28ft and although the toilet and shower area was tiny, it was certainly adequate for our needs. We left Canadream before mid-day, stopped for fuel, a trip to the supermarket and lunch, finally leaving Vancouver at around 2pm. Our destination for that night was Clinton after a recommendation on this forum that we drive up the Fraser Canyon rather than through Kamloops. It was a lovely drive, through a variety of scenery and we really enjoyed it. I had booked a site at the Willow Springs campground, www.willowspringscampground.com which is just out of town on a lovely little lake. The kids immediately found other kids to play with and they spent a nice couple of hours on the lake and playing ball games.