British Columbia

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Big, white, untamed—it’s not the Indomitable Snowman, it’s British Columbia. Canada’s Western-most province is vast, about four times the size of the UK; it’s snow-capped mountains are home to some of the best ski resorts in the country; it’s pristine wilds make our hearts ache and lungs expand with crisp, cool air. But get past the initial wow-factor, and you’ll discover the subtler sensations of this well-known region. Hot springs steam, whales spouts shoot, ranchlands ramble on into the horizon. Beach goers frolic on the sandy shores of glimmering lakes, hikers delve into national parks and protected lands, and travelers head down the legendary Alaska Highway. Northern culture thrives in the coastal islands: rustic Queen Charlotte Islands, historic Victoria, and artsy Salt Spring Island. But don’t miss out on the main attractions either. Big-city Vancouver may be one of the greenest cities in Canada, where diverse cosmopolitanism mingles with leafy parks and natural environs. Whistler is a winter retreat worth its weight in white dust. It all conspires to make a province full of substance, that lives up to the hype and lives life to the fullest.


Regions in British Columbia

Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

Imagine the perfect Northwestern wilderness. It’s probably filled with untamed forests and vast valleys, placid lakes and soaring mountains, ghost towns and ranches—and more moose and bears than people.... read more

Northern British Columbia

From moody coastlines to glacier-topped mountains, indigenous villages to a fabled highway, Northern British Columbia feels like a whole different world from the rest of the province. The untamed wilds of this... read more

Okanagan and Central BC

The hot summers and sunny shores of Central British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley will shatter any frozen tundra images you have of Canada. Tucked between Vancouver and Alberta, strewn with lakes and dotted... read more

Vancouver and Region

Sure, we all love the crisp cosmopolitanism of Vancouver. But there’s plenty more to the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia than its sparkling metropolis. Laced around the famous city is a ring of... read more

Vancouver Island and the Coast

Sure, it’s quaint and quirky, but Vancouver Island and the surrounding Coast region shouldn’t be overlooked—or underestimated. The largest populated landmass off the North American coast, Vancouver Island... read more


Top Destinations in British Columbia

Canadian Rockies

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