British Columbia Travel Planning
British Columbia is larger than Texas, so when you leave Vancouver you find many scenic places to explore. Hot springs, Pacific Ocean beaches, rugged mountains, world-class wineries, and ski hills all await those who travel in British Columbia. Whistler, Victoria, Tofino, and the Okanagan are all fantastic additions to a BC vacation.
The 2010 Olympic Winter Games were Vancouver's big moment in the spotlight. Visitors to the city, and to nearby venue cities of Whistler and Richmond can take advantage of several Olympic-related experiences. Here are my top 5:
Victoria, British Columbia
Find out about the capital of British Columbia. Victoria is located on Vancouver Island and is full of history, tourists and heritage.
Whistler, British Columbia
Visit one of the best resort towns in Vancouver, British Columbia. Enjoy skiing, the nightlife and the fabulous cuisine.
Squamish, British Columbia
Visit Squamish and enjoy some of the best tours and activities outside the city of Vancouver. Try challenging yourself at rock climbing!
Haida Gwaii Attractions and Things to Do
Isolated and beautiful, the islands of Haida Gwaii are the most westerly point in Canada. Visiting the region requires effort and planning -- and there is more to do than just visit the Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve.
Inside Passage Ferry on the British Columbia Coast
A sheltered and spectacular route, the Inside Passage is a popular route to Haida Gwaii, Prince Rupert, and Alaska. But the journey has its own charms: Pacific coastal scenery, marine wildlife, and isolated communities.
Things to Do in Kelowna
What to do on a Kelowna vacation? This growing Okanagan city offers a great range of summer activities, from wine tastings to wake-boarding.
Tofino on Vancouver Island
Tofino on Vancouver Island.
Qualicum Beach, British Columbia
Visit Qualicum Beach and enjoy beautiful sunsets, excellent hospitality, a first class welcome from residents and more. Qualicum Beach features fabulous parks, beaches and culture for everyone to enjoy.
Sunshine Coast, Vancouver Island
Visit the Sunshine Coast on Vancouver Island where you can enjoy a cultural experience, as well as one of the best romantic escapes.
Bowen Island Sea Kayaking
Kayak the scenic waters of Howe Sound, and watch for wildlife from sea level.
Galiano Island, British Columbia
Galiano Island offers visitors a true island getaway. Galiano Island got its name from Dionisio Galiano, a true Spanish explorer who sailed through the waters back in 1792. Galiano remains the second major island of the infamous BC Gulf Islands. The island offers a laid back feel, and presents tourists and locals alike, with a variety of activities, scenic views, and world-class hospitality.
White Rock, British Columbia
Visit sunny White Rock to enjoy the city's 8-km beach, water-view restaurant patios, and the pretty pier.
Kootenay Rockies, British Columbia
Visit Kootenay Rockies in British Columbia and see pristine rcokies, rviers, streams, beaches, mineral hot springs and beautiful mountains. There is so much beauty to see in Kootenay Rockies and activities to pursue such as canoeing, windsurfing, cycling, white water rafting and cycling. There is something for everyone to enjoy and see in this beautiful region of British Columbia.
Sidney, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Visit Sidney, British Columbia on the Saanich Peninsula, on Vancouver Island. Just twenty minutes away from British Columbia Capital, Sidney has a population of more than 11,000 people. You can fly in by air or arrive by sea on one of the many ferries. It is considered the major Peninsula for all business travelers.
Port Alberni, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Visit Port Alberni, Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
Saanichton Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Visit beautiful Saanichton, Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
Harrison Hot Springs Restaurants
Eat, drink, and then soak in mineral hot springs. Harrison Hot Springs has lakeside patios, upscale dining rooms, and casual pubs.
British Columbia First Nations Destinations
Visit towns and cities in Northern BC, the Okanagan Valley, the Lower Mainland, and Vancouver Island to get a sense of British Columbia's varied First Nations cultures.