Where to go in British Columbia

British Columbia is home to arguably one of the best ski resorts in the world, the largest intact temperate rainforest in the world, and the city of Vancouver, where you can see the Pacific coast on one side and snow-capped mountains on the other. Vancouver Island provides the perfect wilderness escape for any nature lover, while the buzzing city of Vancouver itself has a foodie scene hugely influenced by its relatively close Asian neighbours. As a region, it showcases the very best of what Canada has to offer, and our recommendations for where to go do the same.

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Whistler

North America > Canada > British Columbia

Is Whistler the best ski resort in the world? Quite possibly, and it's none too shabby in summer either. Read more

Vancouver

North America > Canada > British Columbia

Some of the world’s best cities are on sea – step forward Rio, Sydney and San Fran – and Vancouver is a very worthy member of this club. Read more

British Columbia Coast

North America > Canada > British Columbia

Being the world’s second largest country with a population little over half that of the UK, it should come as no surprise that Canada does Wilderness better than most, and some of our favourite wilderness hideaways lie within an hour or two’s travel of Vancouver city, along the coast of British... Read more

Vancouver Island

North America > Canada > British Columbia

Vancouver Island lies just off of the west coast of British Columbia, just a short ferry journey or flight from bustling Vancouver city. The island is in fact the largest inhabited landmass between the west coast of North America and New Zealand, though humans are considerably outnumbered by... Read more

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