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.
Nestled between the Coast Mountain Range and the Pacific Ocean, the Vancouver, Coast & Mountains region is a diverse blend of four unique geographical areas: Metro Vancouver (a cosmopolitan playground), Sea-to-Sky Country (including world-renowned Whistler), the mighty Fraser Country (including the Fraser River and Canyon) and the unsung, serene Sunshine Coast.
While Vancouver anchors this region, a natural playground begins within its borders, at the famed Stanley Park, and extends limitlessly from there. Think: world-class, year-round recreational activities that include skiing and snowboarding, golf, boating, cycling, hiking, climbing and kayaking.
Vancouver, Coast & Mountains is perhaps least known for one of its top highlights: extraordinary day trips. Cruise the two-hour, spectacular drive from Vancouver to Whistler, taking in soaring waterfalls, eagles and canyon vistas as you wind your way up Howe Sound, past the Stawamus Chief in Squamish, and into the mountains. Catch a short ferry ride to the Sunshine Coast, where stunning ocean views, peaceful lakes and a wealth of galleries and quaint shops, featuring local artists, greet you. Or, head east into the Fraser Valley for fantastic birdwatching, heritage sites and a taste of the growing wine region.
As a four-season destination for every age and interest, the beautiful landscapes, wildlife and nature abundant in the Vancouver, Coast & Mountains region leave no person who experiences them untouched.
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Vancouver, Coast & Mountains
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