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Uncover hidden secrets and little-known treasures
in these thriving urban centres

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There’s more to these West Coast gems than meets the eye—from hidden cocktail lounges inside heritage buildings and overnights in tucked-away boutique hotels to new vantage points on flightseeing excursions, harbour tours, and the like.

The Gorge, Victoria | Hubert Kang

BC’s big cities are well known for their restaurants, shopping, and urban sights and attractions. But explore a little more and you’ll discover opportunities for forest bathing, whale watching, kayaking, bicycling, and birding that will take you just outside the downtown core to replenish and reconnect in nature.

And once you venture back downtown for a patio meal, hotel stay, or museum visit, rest assured that local businesses have implemented safety measures designed to keep you well.

While it may feel like you know BC’s cities like the back of your hand, there are always new experiences, new flavours, and new vistas to uncover. With that in mind, we have put together some ideas to help you see Victoria, Vancouver, and Richmond through a new lens.

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