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Every August lengthy weekend, Google notices a surge in searches about tenting.
“The August Civic holiday long weekend is the biggest spike around searches for camping that we see throughout the entire year,” Google Canada traits skilled Nicole Bell stated.
“This is the moment when Canadians seem to be most interested in learning about different things about camping.”
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Across Canada, the highest tenting queries are:
- What ought to I carry tenting?
- What meals to carry tenting?
- What is backcountry tenting?
- Things to do when tenting?
- How to make espresso when tenting?
“If we look at the top list of questions that Canadians are asking, they kind of suggest to me that perhaps this is a time when either people who are new to camping or new to Canada are going to be getting out into the wilderness,” Bell stated.
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The prime questions additionally present slightly glimpse into our priorities, she stated.
“I love the fact that the fifth most popular question about camping — which is kind of complicated, there’s a lot of things you have to learn about and know about — but we’re like: ‘How do I get my coffee while I’m camping?’ That’s a critical thing. I can’t go without it.”
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The prime tenting search time period varies by province.
Google Canada discovered Alberta’s prime time period was “staycation” whereas B.C. of us appear extra considering aggressive “adventure camping.”
“During the day you are competing with your fellow campers to either run or bike to different locations and overnight you’re staying in very simple dwellings,” Bell defined. “It’s a very streamlined form of camping, almost competitive camping.”
Nova Scotia: Glamping
Quebec: Car Camping
British Columbia: Adventure Camping
Yukon: Bed and Breakfast
Prince Edward Island: Beach House
Newfoundland: Cabin Camping
Northwest Territories: Trailers
Nunavut: Baker Lake
New Brunswick: Ocean Camping
“Staycation — Albertans were searching for that more than any other province, which is really interesting,” Bell stated. “Perhaps because two of the most popular national parks are in Alberta’s own backyard.”
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Indeed, Canada’s prime searched nationwide parks in 2018 have been Banff and Jasper, adopted by Pacific Rim, Glacier and Fundy rounding out the highest 5.
“There’s a huge amount of interest from Canadians in learning more about those two gorgeous national parks in the Rockies,” Bell stated. “That data does look at 12 months, so part of the reason they may be top is those are incredible playgrounds you can enjoy all year round, whether it’s summertime, whether it’s wintertime. People love going to Banff and Jasper.”
Google discovered the province that searches probably the most incessantly for tenting is Quebec.
Another trending search time period? How to make s’mores.
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