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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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Bird Watching, Wildlife Tours, Indigenous Culture, Food, Drink & Wellness, River Rafting, Paddling, Hiking, 1-3 Days, Summer, Hotels, Museums & Heritage Sites

Be Open to More This Summer:
Discover Activities and Adventure Near Vancouver

Now is the opportunity to discover—or rediscover—exciting activities and adventure near Vancouver.

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Nature & Wildlife, Spas & Wellness, Adventure & Outdoors

Embrace BC’s Softer Side:
Spas, Holistic Health, and the Great Outdoors

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

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6 Places To Stay On Your Vancouver Getaway

Enjoy a getaway in the heart of Vancouver and explore rooftop patios, parks, spas, urban pools, and more.

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Winter Activities, Sightseeing, Adventure & Outdoors, Winter

Five Ways To Experience Hockey in BC

If you're new to hockey and eager to experience the excitement for yourself, check out these five ways to hockey like a local in British...

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Vancouver to Tofino

1 to 3 days / 300 km (186 mi)

Find adventure and renewal on the west coast of Vancouver Island.

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Sightseeing

City Walking Tours in BC

Want to explore BC's cities on foot? Check out these themed walking tours in Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler, and around the province.

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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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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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Bird Watching, Wildlife Tours, Indigenous Culture, Food, Drink & Wellness, River Rafting, Paddling, Hiking, 1-3 Days, Summer, Hotels, Museums & Heritage Sites

Be Open to More This Summer:
Discover Activities and Adventure Near Vancouver

Now is the opportunity to discover—or rediscover—exciting activities and adventure near Vancouver.

Read the Article

Nature & Wildlife, Spas & Wellness, Adventure & Outdoors

Embrace BC’s Softer Side:
Spas, Holistic Health, and the Great Outdoors

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

Read the Article

6 Places To Stay On Your Vancouver Getaway

Enjoy a getaway in the heart of Vancouver and explore rooftop patios, parks, spas, urban pools, and more.

Read the Article

Winter Activities, Sightseeing, Adventure & Outdoors, Winter

Five Ways To Experience Hockey in BC

If you're new to hockey and eager to experience the excitement for yourself, check out these five ways to hockey like a local in British...

Read the Article

Vancouver to Tofino

1 to 3 days / 300 km (186 mi)

Find adventure and renewal on the west coast of Vancouver Island.

Explore Road Trip

Sightseeing

City Walking Tours in BC

Want to explore BC's cities on foot? Check out these themed walking tours in Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler, and around the province.

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

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