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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.

Attractions & Sightseeing, Food, Drink & Wellness, Adventure & Outdoors, Fall, Accommodation, Arts & Heritage

Quirky City Experiences in BC

With vaccination rates on the rise, there couldn’t be a better time for a quick and quirky city getaway in BC.

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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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Vancouver to Golden via Highway 1

4 to 8 days / 737 km (458 mi)

Where to stop along Highway 1 between Vancouver and Golden.

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Attractions, Sightseeing, Food, Drink & Wellness

Travel Car-Free and Care-Free in Vancouver

Want to see Vancouver's hot spots, but travelling without a car? Read about how to access some of the city's most popular attractions by...

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Food, Drink & Wellness, 1-3 Days, 4-6 Days

Discover—or Rediscover—Foodie Neighbourhoods
Along the Sea-to-Sky

Where to eat along the beautiful Sea-to-Sky Corridor.

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1-3 Days, Spring, Summer, Hotels

10 Things to Try—Maybe for the First Time—
Near Vancouver This Summer

Here are 10 activities and adventures to try this summer near Vancouver.

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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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Bird Watching, Attractions & Sightseeing, Breweries, Distilleries & Cideries, Adventure & Outdoors, Spring, Arts & Heritage

New Ways to Experience
Kelowna, Metro Vancouver, and Victoria

Head to BC cities this spring to enjoy culinary delights, stroll through vibrant urban gardens in bloom, and soak up rich cultural...

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Attractions & Sightseeing, Food, Drink & Wellness, Adventure & Outdoors, Fall, Accommodation, Arts & Heritage

Quirky City Experiences in BC

With vaccination rates on the rise, there couldn’t be a better time for a quick and quirky city getaway in BC.

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

Vancouver to Golden via Highway 1

4 to 8 days / 737 km (458 mi)

Where to stop along Highway 1 between Vancouver and Golden.

Explore Road Trip

Attractions, Sightseeing, Food, Drink & Wellness

Travel Car-Free and Care-Free in Vancouver

Want to see Vancouver's hot spots, but travelling without a car? Read about how to access some of the city's most popular attractions by...

Read the Article

Food, Drink & Wellness, 1-3 Days, 4-6 Days

Discover—or Rediscover—Foodie Neighbourhoods
Along the Sea-to-Sky

Where to eat along the beautiful Sea-to-Sky Corridor.

Read the Article

1-3 Days, Spring, Summer, Hotels

10 Things to Try—Maybe for the First Time—
Near Vancouver This Summer

Here are 10 activities and adventures to try this summer near Vancouver.

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

Bird Watching, Attractions & Sightseeing, Breweries, Distilleries & Cideries, Adventure & Outdoors, Spring, Arts & Heritage

New Ways to Experience
Kelowna, Metro Vancouver, and Victoria

Head to BC cities this spring to enjoy culinary delights, stroll through vibrant urban gardens in bloom, and soak up rich cultural...

Read the Article