View of Howe Sound from the top of the Sea to Sky Gondola. Ocean and mountains are in the distance, and evergreen trees are in the foreground.

Getaway Ideas to Inspire a Trip to BC this Spring and Summer

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Sea to Sky Gondola/Paul Bride

Spring and summer in BC bring warm weather, long days, and access to enough pristine nature to create a lifetime of memories.

Travelling in British Columbia can take many forms. Whether you’re looking for adventure in the mountains or relaxation by the sea, an urban escapade or an immersive cultural experience, you can find it here.

Below are some trip ideas to help you start planning.

Road Trip Through the Fraser Canyon

The dramatic scenery in this part of the province lends itself to outdoor adventure. Hike through spectacular landscapes, kayak in crystal clear waters, view cascading waterfalls, and more.

The is also a place to connect with culture and with history. The Stó:lō, Yale, and Nlaka’pamux First Nations have called the area home for millennia, and visitors can experience some of the canyon’s rich Indigenous culture at Tuckkwiowhum VillageYale Historic Site is the place to learn about Gold Rush history.

Fraser Canyon

Four- to Six-Day Trip Ideas

Kootenay Rockies Hot Springs Route

Whether you’re an avid hiker or mountain biker, a passionate foodie, or a curious history buff, you’ll find plenty to do in this region. And perhaps the best part? After your activity of choice, you can enjoy the therapeutic benefits of soaking in natural hot springs.

Popular activities along the route include crossing Canada’s highest suspension bridge at the Golden Skybridge, hiking back in time at the 500 million-year-old Burgess Shale fossil site, and browsing local artisan shops in artsy Crawford Bay.

Hot Springs Circle Route

Trip Ideas for a Week or More

Getaway Ideas for Visitors With Accessibility Needs

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