British Columbia

British Columbia Travel Guide

Canada’s sixth province is a place of astounding natural beauty, with lakes, rivers and mountains that are waiting for you to come and explore. Many visitors from all over the world travel to British Columbia for its excellent outdoor activities, from skiing to golfing to hiking. But it’s not all about the great outdoors –this region also boasts fascinating aboriginal culture, as well as an exciting food and drink scene. Let our British Columbia guide help you pick a destination and make your trip one to remember.

Things Not to Miss in British Columbia

• Discover Vancouver’s fantastic art and culture offerings
 • Walk across the Capilano Suspension Bridge in Vancouver
 • Hike the rugged Juan de Fuca Marine Trail in Vancouver Island
 • Spend a day at the beach in Victoria
 • Prepare to be amazed by the landscapes at Glacier National Park

When to Go to British Columbia

British Columbia welcomes most of its visitors between the months of June through August, while fall and spring are less popular, but still excellent times to visit because the tourist areas are less crowded. Hotel rates are particularly affordable in September. Although it rains in the coastal areas during the winter, it’s still a good time to visit British Columbia, especially for skiing and snowboarding.

Articles about British Columbia

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