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Science has proven that time spent immersed in nature can make us happier, healthier, and less stressed. We call that The British Columbia Effect.

BC’s big backyard inspires introspective personal journeys and unbridled adventures. Our cities, set on the doorstep of the wild, make it easy to step into nature and explore the endless possibilities of the outdoors. Our people connect explorers with unexpected moments that renew the human spirit.

Passing On a Love For Discovery in Mackenzie

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Where Nature is Nurtured

From massive mountain ranges and windswept beaches to rainforests overflowing with life, discover how BC’s diverse landscapes shape our people and culture.

Monkman Provincial Park | Mike Seehagel

Explore BC's Mountains

There are a multitude of ways to experience nature’s monuments. Here are five of our favourites.

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Explore BC's Mountains

There are a multitude of ways to experience nature’s monuments. Here are five of our favourites.

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Talaysay Tours in Stanley Park | Destination Vancouver/Kindred & Scout

Connect with Indigenous Cultures

Find connections to the land, the people, and to something bigger than yourself. Explore ancient coastal villages with an Indigenous guide, learn about traditional plant medicines and healing techniques in nature, and more.

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Vancouver Convention Centre with North Vancouver, Stanley Park, and a seaplane in the background | Grant Harder
Vancouver Convention Centre | Grant Harder

5 Days to Transformation: Vancouver & Beyond

Experience West Coast culture, outdoor adventures, and urban spaces inspired by nature in Vancouver and beyond.

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Whistle Buoy Brewery in Victoria | Hubert Kang

Travel Deals

Explore the latest travel deals and special offers in BC

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Travel Deals

Explore the latest travel deals and special offers in BC

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Winter Trip Ideas

Whether you’re planning a short trip or a longer getaway this winter, make the most of your time away from home with these winter deals.

Whistler Village | Blake Jorgenson

5 Unique BC Ski Towns

Fantastic skiing is only part of an unforgettable mountain experience. Add lively, energetic towns and proximity to powder, and you have a quintessential BC mountain adventure.

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5 Unique BC Ski Towns

Fantastic skiing is only part of an unforgettable mountain experience. Add lively, energetic towns and proximity to powder, and you have a quintessential BC mountain adventure.

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Prepare for a Winter Road Trip

This winter, make sure you take the necessary steps to keep yourself and others safe on the road. Learn how to prepare your vehicle, yourself, and what you need to know before you go.

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Comox | Boomer Jerritt

Experience Indigenous Art & Culture on Vancouver Island

Immersing yourself in Indigenous Art and Culture on Vancouver Island is a rewarding experience not to be missed on any fall travel itinerary.

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The Indigenous Connection to Our Natural Hot Springs

Discovering new hot springs is a popular way to experience the Kootenays. But of course these thermal springs were discovered long ago by the ancestors of the Ktunaxa First Nation.

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Cozy yurt | @radiusretreat

Cozy Fall Mountain Getaways

Escape to BC for an autumnal mountain adventure, where you can savour local food and drink, snuggle up under the stars, soak in hot springs, or get cozy in a cabin. Fall is the perfect time to reset with the thrill of exploring somewhere new.

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