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A highway winds along a mountain side between a mountain and a river. The sun is setting behind the mountains. One car is driving the quiet highway.

Take One of BC's Scenic Routes

Follow the road less travelled

April 14, 2021

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Keremeos | Hubert Kang

Why not take that next exit? With several major touring routes across the province —each with unique attractions and scenic stops—go at your own pace and try something new on a BC road trip. Whether it’s a destination you’ve never visited or a different experience in a familiar place, this is the year to expand your horizons.

Cox Bay, Tofino | @meghan_reading

Journey to a Coastal Town

The last year and a half has left us all with a pent-up wanderlust; we long to explore again, to reconnect with the special people in our lives, and to rekindle our sense of wonder. And if salt water is the perfect salve for most things—whether it comes from tears, sweat, or the sea—let the cool Pacific Ocean wash your worries away when you visit one of BC’s coastal cities or seaside towns this fall on a road trip.

Choose an adventure that speaks to you: A peaceful hideaway, a sporty activity, cheerful libations, or the simplicity of being present in nature. You’ll surely satisfy your appetite to explore, whether you escape for the weekend or embark upon the road trip of a lifetime.

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Map of British Columbia with key places highlighted. Dashed lines show the different driving routes across the province.

After a year like no other, we are all eager for new adventures, new landscapes, and new connections.  The vastness of BC and the diversity of its terrain and its people make a road trip the perfect way to move from the familiar to the excitement of the unknown.

Choose your route (or routes) and get back in touch with your adventurous spirit as you rediscover the fun of new places and experiences.

Learn more about how to have a safe and memorable journey, about recommended stops and sights to explore along the way, and start planning.

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