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.
Richmond is more than just the home of Vancouver International Airport (YVR). Indeed, the city that helped to co-host the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games abounds with unique experiences that go far beyond arrivals and departures.
Known for having the best Chinese food outside China, “Food Street” (a.k.a. Alexandra Road) is not to be missed, whether you want bubble tea, dim sum or noodles. For a different flavour, head down to the docks and get fresh-made fish and chips in historic Steveston, where you can also explore heritage shipyards and the historic Gulf of Georgia Cannery.
In Richmond, shopaholics will discover a diverse shopping scene: snag Asian goods, electronics and quirky fashions at Parker Place, Yaohan Centre and Aberdeen Centre. Or, visit Steveston’s quaint boutiques for an entirely different experience.
Want to get outside? Go whale-watching, or rent bicycles and pedal and picnic along 45 kilometres (28 miles) of flat dyke trails.
Whether you have an afternoon or a weekend, time flies when you’re exploring Richmond.
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There’s little wonder why British Columbia’s museums and galleries captivate the collective imagination: these draws celebrate traditions and recall what once was; they challenge complacency and engage the curious mind.
BC’s Sea to Sky Corridor is home to raw, natural settings, soaring ocean and mountain vistas, and some of the finest golf courses in the province.