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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. Explore BC’s cities through the stories below.

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Skiing & Snowboarding, Adventure & Outdoors

BC’s Best Mountain Towns

British Columbia is dotted with delightful, laid-back mountain towns.

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Hotels

Affordable Urban Accommodation in BC

Looking for an affordable place to stay in one of BC's urban areas? Try Vancouver's Buchan Hotel, Victoria's Hotel Zed, cabins at Sunwolf in...

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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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Dining & Culinary Tours

Vancouver Eats: Best Places to Dine with a View

Looking for a place to dine in Vancouver? These restaurants promise great menus and great views.

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Attractions, Sightseeing

Top Vancouver Side Trips for Alaska Cruisers

Is your cruise departing or stopping in Vancouver? Here are the top things to do and see for both a short side excursion and longer stay.

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Coastal Circle Route

3 to 7 days / 563.84 km (350 mi)

Uncover the places where many of British Columbia's artists and artisans live, work and showcase their art.

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Accessibility

Accessible Vancouver

Planning a trip to Vancouver for people with mobility needs.

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Attractions, Sightseeing, Shopping, 1-3 Days, Art Galleries

BC Souvenirs: Keepsakes You Can Find at Local Attractions

British Columbia is home to fabulous attractions—many with gift shops filled with keepsakes, including Indigenous art, seeds for a botanical...

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Skiing & Snowboarding, Adventure & Outdoors

BC’s Best Mountain Towns

British Columbia is dotted with delightful, laid-back mountain towns.

Read the Article

Hotels

Affordable Urban Accommodation in BC

Looking for an affordable place to stay in one of BC's urban areas? Try Vancouver's Buchan Hotel, Victoria's Hotel Zed, cabins at Sunwolf in...

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

Dining & Culinary Tours

Vancouver Eats: Best Places to Dine with a View

Looking for a place to dine in Vancouver? These restaurants promise great menus and great views.

Read the Article

Attractions, Sightseeing

Top Vancouver Side Trips for Alaska Cruisers

Is your cruise departing or stopping in Vancouver? Here are the top things to do and see for both a short side excursion and longer stay.

Read the Article

Coastal Circle Route

3 to 7 days / 563.84 km (350 mi)

Uncover the places where many of British Columbia's artists and artisans live, work and showcase their art.

Explore Road Trip

Accessibility

Accessible Vancouver

Planning a trip to Vancouver for people with mobility needs.

Read the Article

Attractions, Sightseeing, Shopping, 1-3 Days, Art Galleries

BC Souvenirs: Keepsakes You Can Find at Local Attractions

British Columbia is home to fabulous attractions—many with gift shops filled with keepsakes, including Indigenous art, seeds for a botanical...

Read the Article