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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

Vancouver's Kissa Tanto Serves Up Japanese and Italian Flavours

Restaurateur Tannis Ling discusses Vancouver's burgeoning restaurant scene, and the inspiration behind Chinatown hot spot Kissa Tanto.

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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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1-3 Days, Fall

City Stays to Secluded Getaways: Trip Ideas for Long Weekends Away

Take some time to rediscover your favourite getaways in BC and take advantage of the long weekends ahead.

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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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Attractions & Sightseeing

5 Ways to Get From Vancouver to Victoria

Heading to Victoria from Vancouver? Learn about the different ways to get there: BC Ferries, Prince of Whales, Harbour Air Seaplanes, Helijet, and...

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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.

Read the Article

Spring in BC: A Tale of Deep Connections
and Rich Experiences

Spring is a time of renewal and rediscovery. Here are six ways to experience BC that will change your perspective and broaden your horizons.

Read the Article

Mighty Fraser Circle Route

1 to 3 days / 670.18 km (416 mi)

Explore Indigenous culture, heritage experiences, farm-fresh cuisine, and natural wonders along the legendary Fraser River.

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Dining & Culinary Tours

Vancouver's Kissa Tanto Serves Up Japanese and Italian Flavours

Restaurateur Tannis Ling discusses Vancouver's burgeoning restaurant scene, and the inspiration behind Chinatown hot spot Kissa Tanto.

Play Video

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

1-3 Days, Fall

City Stays to Secluded Getaways: Trip Ideas for Long Weekends Away

Take some time to rediscover your favourite getaways in BC and take advantage of the long weekends ahead.

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

Attractions & Sightseeing

5 Ways to Get From Vancouver to Victoria

Heading to Victoria from Vancouver? Learn about the different ways to get there: BC Ferries, Prince of Whales, Harbour Air Seaplanes, Helijet, and...

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

Spring in BC: A Tale of Deep Connections
and Rich Experiences

Spring is a time of renewal and rediscovery. Here are six ways to experience BC that will change your perspective and broaden your horizons.

Read the Article

Mighty Fraser Circle Route

1 to 3 days / 670.18 km (416 mi)

Explore Indigenous culture, heritage experiences, farm-fresh cuisine, and natural wonders along the legendary Fraser River.

Explore Road Trip