This British Columbia vacation guide has information on ski resorts, the mountains, the coast, fishing spots, whitewater rafting, wildlife, parks and more travel information. This Canadian Province offers a huge spectrum of interesting things to do and see, from the Beaches to the mountains. The scenery is breathtaking all over the province
People visit British Columbia around the holidays, summertime and all year for family vacations, business trips, spring break, romantic weekend getaways, short breaks, extended stays and more.
Fly a kite on a deserted beach or climb a mountain. Snow ski at a BC Ski Resort or go whitewater rafting down the rapids. Hike along Alpine meadows with beautiful wildflowers. Kayak between islands. See whales play in the surf or watch bears catch fish from the safety of an observation deck. Relax and soak in Hot Springs. Sit by a river or lake and fish all day or just enjoy the beauty of nature.
In Vancouver, you can ride the Grouse Mountain's Skyride for a breathtaking view of the city. Hike the Grouse Grind trail that rises 2,800 ft in less than 2 miles. Take a walk through a rainforest or formal gardens. The Queen Elizabeth Park has beautiful flower gardens and waterfalls for your enjoyment. Dine at the Seasons Hill Top Bistro to enjoy a good meal and a panoramic view of the city. Play golf. Relax at a spa. Shop. Visit art galleries and museums. See beluga whales, dolphins, seals, sea otters at the aquarium or in the harbor. Tour the harbor in a SeaBus. Go kayaking. Listen to the symphony or a rock concert at the historic Orpheum Theatre.
Whistler is an all season resort. It is famous for snow skiing but it offers scenic places for hiking, biking, camping and mountain climbing too. Wildflowers bloom in the alpine meadows here in mid-July to add to the already beautiful scenery. You'll find shopping, golfing, spas and restaurants for relaxing after an adventurous day. Ride the Whistler Mountaineer train for the best views of the mountains here. Many visitors who rode the train acclaimed the ride to be the best part of their trip.
Visit Victoria, the capital of British Columbia. This city has beautiful gardens, castles, spas, hiking trails and golf courses. Tour the Craigdarroch Castle and Hatley Castle. You can go on a whale watching excursion on the ocean. Enjoy tea at the famous Fairmont Empress hotel, then take a tour of the city and harbor. Shop till you drop and then visit art galleries and museums. The Royal BC Museum is a natural history museum that has displays of ancient totem poles, a longhouse, aboriginal masks and carvings.
Escape to British Columbia where there are lots of things to do and see. You can go hiking, biking or camping. Go canoeing, Whitewater Rafting, horseback riding, kayaking or boating. Hunt. Fish. Swim. Play. Golf. Go Snowmobiling or ice skating. Bird watch. Whale Watch. See wildlife. Enjoy the great outdoors. Dine in a fabulous restaurant. Visit a museum or historic site. See a play. Attend a concert or a festival. Relax at a spa. Enjoy a beautiful sunset.