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In British Columbia, nature shapes culture. Wilderness tugs at the edges of town, providing easy access to hiking, mountain biking, and more. 

Our cities never disappoint, whether you’re eager to visit oceanside Vancouver, our largest city, the four-season mountain playground of Whistler, or the province’s historic heart, Victoria, which blends old-world charm with new fascinations.

Explore BC’s cities through the stories below.

Dining & Culinary Tours

Bring Your Appetite to Richmond’s Food Street

15 great places to savour everything from dim sum to shaved ice.

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Sightseeing, Music, Arts & Culture Events

Vancouver: A Californian's Love Story

One writer describes her love of this West Coast city.

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4-6 Days

An Inside Guide to Spring Getaways in BC

From cozy mountain hideaways to seaside havens, plan a BC spring escape in where the wild is within easy reach.

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Nature & Wildlife, Spas & Wellness, Adventure & Outdoors

Rejuvenate in BC This Fall:
Nature, Wellness, and Spas

From Richmond’s river delta to Whistler’s famous peaks, wellness holidays await north of the Canada-US border.

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Nature & Wildlife, Attractions, Spring, Summer

10 New Ways to Love Vancouver This Summer

Summer’s the best time for a Vancouver getaway, for these reasons and more.

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Food, Drink & Wellness

Savor the fall flavors of British Columbia

There’s never been a tastier time to visit Canada’s westernmost province.

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Food, Drink & Wellness, Adventure & Outdoors

5 Ways to Spend 48 Hours in Whistler

Thinking about a weekend getaway in Whistler? Here are our Facebook fans' top suggestions on how to spend 48 hours in Whistler, BC.

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Winter Activities, Attractions, Adventure & Outdoors, Events, Spring, Fall, Winter

Relive the Memories of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games

Relive the excitement of the Games in Vancouver, Whistler, and Richmond.

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Dining & Culinary Tours

Bring Your Appetite to Richmond’s Food Street

15 great places to savour everything from dim sum to shaved ice.

Read the Article

Sightseeing, Music, Arts & Culture Events

Vancouver: A Californian's Love Story

One writer describes her love of this West Coast city.

Read the Article

4-6 Days

An Inside Guide to Spring Getaways in BC

From cozy mountain hideaways to seaside havens, plan a BC spring escape in where the wild is within easy reach.

Read the Article

Nature & Wildlife, Spas & Wellness, Adventure & Outdoors

Rejuvenate in BC This Fall:
Nature, Wellness, and Spas

From Richmond’s river delta to Whistler’s famous peaks, wellness holidays await north of the Canada-US border.

Read the Article

Nature & Wildlife, Attractions, Spring, Summer

10 New Ways to Love Vancouver This Summer

Summer’s the best time for a Vancouver getaway, for these reasons and more.

Read the Article

Food, Drink & Wellness

Savor the fall flavors of British Columbia

There’s never been a tastier time to visit Canada’s westernmost province.

Read the Article

Food, Drink & Wellness, Adventure & Outdoors

5 Ways to Spend 48 Hours in Whistler

Thinking about a weekend getaway in Whistler? Here are our Facebook fans' top suggestions on how to spend 48 hours in Whistler, BC.

Read the Article

Winter Activities, Attractions, Adventure & Outdoors, Events, Spring, Fall, Winter

Relive the Memories of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games

Relive the excitement of the Games in Vancouver, Whistler, and Richmond.

Read the Article