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Aerial photo of Vancouver's skyline | Albert Normandin

Cities

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Vancouver skyline | Albert Normandin

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

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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Nature & Wildlife, Adventure & Outdoors, 4-6 Days, 7-10 Days, 14+ Days

5 Days to Transformation: Kelowna, Wine Country & BC Rockies

Discover new sights—and new sides of yourself—when you explore Kelowna, and beyond.

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See Kelowna, Victoria, and Metro Vancouver
in a Whole New Light

Explore some ideas that will help you see Victoria, Vancouver, and Kelowna through a new lens.

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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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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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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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Breweries, Distilleries & Cideries, 1-3 Days, Fall

Follow The Beer: Explore The BC Ale Trail This Fall

Discover breweries in every corner of the province.

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Dining & Culinary Tours

Need Coffee? Visit BC’s Coziest Cafés

BC's coziest cafes provide the perfect spot to sit and savour a cup of coffee, from Whistler to Nelson.

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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...

Read the Article

Nature & Wildlife, Adventure & Outdoors, 4-6 Days, 7-10 Days, 14+ Days

5 Days to Transformation: Kelowna, Wine Country & BC Rockies

Discover new sights—and new sides of yourself—when you explore Kelowna, and beyond.

Read the Article

See Kelowna, Victoria, and Metro Vancouver
in a Whole New Light

Explore some ideas that will help you see Victoria, Vancouver, and Kelowna through a new lens.

Read the Article

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

Sightseeing, Music, Arts & Culture Events

Vancouver: A Californian's Love Story

One writer describes her love of this West Coast city.

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

Breweries, Distilleries & Cideries, 1-3 Days, Fall

Follow The Beer: Explore The BC Ale Trail This Fall

Discover breweries in every corner of the province.

Read the Article

Dining & Culinary Tours

Need Coffee? Visit BC’s Coziest Cafés

BC's coziest cafes provide the perfect spot to sit and savour a cup of coffee, from Whistler to Nelson.

Read the Article