The Vancouver, Coast & Mountains region is a diverse blend of four unique geographical areas, from urban sophistication to natural, unspoiled landscapes.
Vancouver Island is a paradise of tranquil islands, pristine coastlines and emerald forests.
BC’s interior Thompson Okanagan region is a four-season destination of stunning beauty, rich in both culture and history, and boundless outdoor adventure.
Pristine natural beauty, rich history, fascinating Aboriginal culture, genuine people; Northern British Columbia has it all.
The Cariboo Chilcotin Coast is all about outdoor adventure, unique communities and interesting characters.
The Kootenay Rockies region is a spectacular mountain-oriented destination situated in the southeast corner of British Columbia.
Vancouver is the perfect dichotomy, as cosmopolitan as it is natural.
Richmond is more than just the home of Vancouver International Airport (YVR); here, unique experiences go far beyond arrivals and departures.
North of Vancouver along the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway, Whistler blends the charm of an alpine village with the amenities of the most sophisticated urban centre.
As the province’s capital, Victoria’s vibrant urban centre blends seamlessly with neighbouring, quaint communities and rolling landscapes.
Backdropped by mountains, Kelowna is a sanctuary of pristine lakes, pine forests, abundant gardens, orchards and vineyards, sandy beaches and superb amenities.
Set at the confluence of the North and South Thompson rivers, Kamloops is ideally situated in the heart of British Columbia.
With the highest diversity of distinct First Nations in Canada, British Columbia is rich in Aboriginal culture.
Whether you want to sip a cappuccino in a luxury hotel or press your own coffee beside a mountain lake, BC has accommodations for every wish and budget.
Sophisticated galleries and museums are just the start of your cultural experience in BC.
There are few places on Earth that offer as diverse and delicious a local culinary scene as BC.
In BC, eating right and living well is part of our lifestyle.
When it comes to finding offbeat and quirky fun in Canada’s westernmost province, you need only to pack a sense of adventure.
British Columbians are known for working hard and playing even harder, and our natural playground offers an abundance of opportunity to do just that.
Canada’s vast wilderness is only a short drive from anywhere you find yourself in BC.
With ski runs that descend from the alpine, cat- and heli-ski operations galore, and endless outdoor play, we make winter count in BC.
From beaches to bungee jumping and everywhere in between, you never know where you’ll find yourself in BC.
BC’s interior Thompson Okanagan region is a four-season destination of stunning beauty, rich in culture and history, and seemingly boundless outdoor adventure.
For those who travel with their taste buds, the region known as BC’s wine country will not disappoint. Sip award-winning New-World varietals while watching the sun set over the vineyards. Explore copious “field-to-fork” menus, which make creative and delicious use of the region’s bountiful farms and orchards.
Golfers can live it up on the links, and play a different championship golf course every day in summer. But if snow is your preference, the region’s unparalleled light, dry, soft powder and incredible ski-in/ski-out resorts are not to be missed.
For the adventurer, cycle a trail that bypasses old railway trestles and offers a view that takes your breath away, or rent a houseboat and explore the region’s warm lakes.
A short 55-minute flight or four-hour drive from Vancouver, the Thompson Okanagan region is not to be missed.
Market Experiences Specialist – South Region
Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association
2280 "D" Leckie Road
Kelowna, BC V1X 6G6
Phone: 250-860-5999 ext. 215
Named for the confluence of the Kettle and Granby rivers, Grand Forks is a community of warm smiles, natural, untamed settings and a storied Doukhobor heritage.
It’s tough to beat the exhilaration of two-wheeled exploration — that is, unless you indulge in sips of Pinot at select countryside settings along the way.
When you pull up to the 21-metre (70-foot) Burner Restaurant & Lounge, you might just need a moment to take it all in.
Spring. It’s that enchanting time of year when skiers and snowboarders soak up the warming sun and hikers lace up for early-season exploration in the wild.