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Ranked #1 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Hiking Trails
Owner description: The Wild Pacific Trail is located in Ucluelet and is a seven phase trail system skirting the rugged cliffs and shoreline of... more » Owner description: The Wild Pacific Trail is located in Ucluelet and is a seven phase trail system skirting the rugged cliffs and shoreline of the west coast of Vancouver Island. Overlooking Barkley Sound and the Broken Group Islands to the east and the open Pacific Ocean to the south and west, it offers spectacular shoreline panoramas and seaward vistas through ancient cedar and spruce-framed viewing platforms constructed on the best headlands along the route. « less
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Ranked #2 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Trails
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Ranked #3 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Beaches
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Stanley Park (Vancouver)
As featured in 3 days in Vancouver and 1 other guide
Ranked #4 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks
Owner description: North America's third-largest park draws eight million visitors per year, many of whom may skate or walk past you on the... more » Owner description: North America's third-largest park draws eight million visitors per year, many of whom may skate or walk past you on the Seawall, a scenic, 5.5-mile path running along the water on the park's perimeter. It's just one of many trails among the park's 1,000 acres, which also house an aquarium, nature center and other recreational facilities. « less
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Ranked #5 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: The PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola travels 4.4 kilometres in just 11 minutes, transporting winter and summer guests from Whistler’s... more » Owner description: The PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola travels 4.4 kilometres in just 11 minutes, transporting winter and summer guests from Whistler’s Roundhouse Lodge to the Rendezvous Lodge on Blackcomb Mountain. Skiers and riders have the opportunity to easily take advantage of 8,171 acres of terrain via the world's longest continuous lift system. The adventure for summer visitors includes spectacular views of glaciers and peaks as well as access to an expanded hiking trail network on both mountains. « less
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Butchart Gardens (Central Saanich)
Ranked #6 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Gardens; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: These internationally acclaimed floral display gardens started over 100 years ago and remain privately owned by the family.... more » Owner description: These internationally acclaimed floral display gardens started over 100 years ago and remain privately owned by the family. Jennie Butchart wanted to make her husband's depleted limestone quarry look better and the result is the Sunken Garden. Other gardens include the Rose Garden, the Japanese Garden and the Italian Garden. The gardens are meticulously maintained and provide a riot of colour for much of the year. During the summer, special lighting subtly illuminates the gardens, musical entertainment takes place on the Concert Lawn, and there are ten spectacular Saturday night Firework Shows. The Magic of Christmas season also has beautiful lighting and evening entertainment, and an outdoor skating rink. Spring offers hundreds of thousand flowering bulbs and Autumn is the time for dahlias, chrysanthemums and fall colours. The Gardens is open daily, year round. « less
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Ranked #7 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: OPEN YEAR ROUND World Class Miniature Wonderland Experience 4000 sq ft. of family fun with up to 40 computer controlled... more » Owner description: OPEN YEAR ROUND World Class Miniature Wonderland Experience 4000 sq ft. of family fun with up to 40 computer controlled trains traveling on 2 km (1 1/4 miles) of tracks weaving through mountains and towns. Discover the 16000 + hand-painted little people and animals in scale 1:87 (HO) placed in humorous and funny situations and scenes. You'll be impressed with the devotion to details and the charm and humor of the presentation. Watch with delight, the unique operational car system running through towns, stopping for gas and traffic lights. So much more than just Trains.When driving from downtown Osoyoos, take Hwy 3 towards Vancouver (about 3 km.) Turn left at the SECOND enterance into the Buena Vista Industrial Park onto 115th Street. Look for the yellow warehouse with the big signs out front. « less
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Rodgers Fishing Lodge (Campbell River)
Ranked #8 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Water sports
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Ranked #9 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Scenic Drives
A two-lane scenic highway passes both the Pacific Ocean and rugged mountain peaks.
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Ranked #10 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: State Parks; Canyons
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Ranked #11 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Bodies of Water
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Helmcken Falls (Clearwater)
Ranked #12 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Waterfalls
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Ranked #13 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: National Parks; Hiking Trails

Pacific Rim National Park/Long Beach unit is located on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, Canada at the end of Highway 4, sandwiched between 2 ocean-front towns - Ucluelet and... more »

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Ranked #14 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas; Resort Communities; Mountains; Golf Courses; Hiking Trails; Cross-country Ski Areas
Owner description: Whistler Blackcomb is consistently ranked the No. 1 ski resort in North America with over 8,171 acres of terrain. As a true... more » Owner description: Whistler Blackcomb is consistently ranked the No. 1 ski resort in North America with over 8,171 acres of terrain. As a true four season resort, Whistler Blackcomb offers skiing and snowboarding in the winter and downhill mountain biking and alpine hiking in the summer. Guests can even enjoy summer skiing/riding on the Horstman Glacier in June and July. At Whistler Blackcomb, there is something for everyone all year long. « less
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Ranked #15 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Sports Complexes
Owner description: The Whistler Sliding Centre is located in the beautiful Fitzsimmons valley on the southeast slope of Blackcomb Mountain.... more » Owner description: The Whistler Sliding Centre is located in the beautiful Fitzsimmons valley on the southeast slope of Blackcomb Mountain. This high performance, world-class sliding sports venue was the site of bobsleigh, luge and skeleton competitions for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games and includes a 1,450 metre long competition track, as well as venue support buildings. The Whistler Sliding Centre is a non for profit organization with all proceeds benefiting the development of national and international sliding sports. In addition to being a training venue for athletes, the Whistler Sliding Centre offers the public year round adrenaline packed activities! Winter Bobsleigh and Skeleton Sport Experience Programs: ride down the fastest track in the world, reaching speeds of up to 125+km/hr, in a bobsleigh driven by a professional pilot or experience the thrill of skeleton and slide head-first at 100 km/h! NEW to the Whistler Sliding Centre - Summer Bobsleigh Experience (bobsleigh on wheels!) Driven by a trained Bobsleigh Pilot, four passengers will go through 10 corners including the famous Thunderbird Corner, reaching speeds of up to 80 kms an hour! Participants are provided with an orientation that includes the history of the Whistler Sliding Centre as a 2010 Olympic Winter Games venue. The full experience will take about an hour, but the adrenaline rush will last days! « less
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Royal BC Museum (Victoria)
Ranked #16 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: History Museums; Natural History Museums; Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Step inside and experience British Columbia. Since 1886 the Royal BC Museum has preserved and shared the human and natural... more » Owner description: Step inside and experience British Columbia. Since 1886 the Royal BC Museum has preserved and shared the human and natural histories of this province. Discover the famous First Peoples, Natural History and Modern History Galleries – a feast of sights, smells and sounds of British Columbia. The Royal BC Museum is also home to a cultural precinct including the BC Archives, Helmcken House, St. Ann's Schoolhouse, the Netherlands Centennial Carillon, Thunderbird Park and Mungo Martin House/Wawadit’la. « less
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Chemainus Theatre (Chemainus)
Ranked #17 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Theaters
Owner description: We are a vibrant, established and fully professional theatre nestled in the seaside community of Chemainus, BC. We feature... more » Owner description: We are a vibrant, established and fully professional theatre nestled in the seaside community of Chemainus, BC. We feature some of the finest performers and performances in Canada, Vancouver and Vancouver Island. « less
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Emerald Lake (Yoho National Park)
Ranked #18 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Bodies of Water
Peaceful lake nestled in the mountains and surrounded by lush, green forest.
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Ranked #19 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
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Inner Harbour (Victoria)
Ranked #20 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Bodies of Water
Owner description: This scenic patch of waterfront is the location of Victoria's many tourist attractions, recreational activities, restaurants... more » Owner description: This scenic patch of waterfront is the location of Victoria's many tourist attractions, recreational activities, restaurants and shopping. For a special treat, have afternoon tea at the grand Empress Hotel or board a ferry for a harbor tour. « less
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Takakkaw Falls (Yoho National Park)
Ranked #21 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Waterfalls; National Parks
Owner description: The falls, in the northern half of Yoho park, drop 833 ft -- making it one of the highest waterfalls in Canada. The falls are... more » Owner description: The falls, in the northern half of Yoho park, drop 833 ft -- making it one of the highest waterfalls in Canada. The falls are spectacular in early summer, when melting snow and ice provide ample runoff. « less
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Schooner Cove (Tofino)
Ranked #22 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Beaches
Owner description: Considered by many to be one of the best boardwalk hikes around, you will be immersed in the natural serenity of the... more » Owner description: Considered by many to be one of the best boardwalk hikes around, you will be immersed in the natural serenity of the temperate rainforest. You can take the easy stairs to the beach, where you can gaze at the gentle waves crashing in. During low tide, an inviting passage presents itself so you can make your way to a small island where you may find bald eagles soaring above. Schooners Cove is nothing less than invigorating and rejuvinating. Truly a picturesque adventure. « less
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Long Beach (Tofino)
Ranked #23 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Beaches
Owner description: Long Beach, the longest beach of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, spans an extraordinary 16km (10mi) along the west coast... more » Owner description: Long Beach, the longest beach of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, spans an extraordinary 16km (10mi) along the west coast of Vancouver Island. Described by locals to be magical, you'll be astonished by the amount of life that call the tidal pools home, seeing marine life such as crabs, shells, starfish, sea urchins and much more. As the surf comes crashing in, you'll see surfers from around the world carving through the peaks of the waves. When the water settles, it gracefully rides up the beach with peaceful trickles and shimmering light from the breathtaking sunset crossing the colourful horizon. Long Beach is truly a rejunivating getaway for all ages. Whether you're looking to kickback, explore, adventure, hike, surf, or just take one of those long walks on the beach, Long Beach has it all. « less
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Ranked #24 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Parks; Mountains
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Ranked #25 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Parks; Waterfalls

Each waterfall seems to be more spectacular than the last! There's a  small, beautiful, and oft-missed one - a short walk from the junction of the two campsites at Clearwater... more »

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Lake Okanagan (Kelowna)
Ranked #26 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Bodies of Water
Owner description: If you spot Ogopogo, the legendary lake monster said to inhabit these waters, you'll make headline news, but other than that,... more » Owner description: If you spot Ogopogo, the legendary lake monster said to inhabit these waters, you'll make headline news, but other than that, you're sure to enjoy all the recreational activities this 82-mile long lake has to offer: swimming, boating, parasailing and all types of water sports. « less
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Ranked #27 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Biking Trails; Sports Complexes; Mountains
Owner description: Whistler Mountain Bike Park has something for every level of rider. Gentle, banked cruisers through the Coastal forest. Tight... more » Owner description: Whistler Mountain Bike Park has something for every level of rider. Gentle, banked cruisers through the Coastal forest. Tight and twisty single track - perfect for intermediate riders. For the armour clad, full face wearing, 50lb. bike group there are steep rock faces, gnarly, root strewn lines, drop offs of all descriptions and more. « less
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Ranked #28 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Get up close and personal with some of the most amazing creatures on the planet... RAPTORS!! This unique tourist attraction... more » Owner description: Get up close and personal with some of the most amazing creatures on the planet... RAPTORS!! This unique tourist attraction is home to all types of BIRDS OF PREY including several hawk species, bald and golden eagles, several types of owls, peregrine and hybrid falcons and even turkey vultures! Open 7 days a week 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 pm from mid March until October 31st. Flying Demonstrations daily at 1:30pm plus an additional flying demo daily at 3:30 pm from the May long weekend until the September Labour Day Weekend. See many raptors on display then watching a thrilling flying demonstration where anything can happen because these birds fly free! Take a Hawk Walk or Owl Prowl in the woods prior to or after and of the flight demonstations and experience the thrill of a raptor landing on YOUR GLOVE. Browse the gift shop where you can buy anything raptor related from in-depth falconry books to cute little stuffies and snacks. The Raptors also offers a variety of educational falconry courses and summer kids camp. Please check our website for details. Located in Duncan in the beautiful Cowichan Valley just 4k off the main island highway (see the map) 90 minutes north of Victoria and 60 minutes south of Nanaimo by car. Any trip to Vancouver Island would not be complete without this experience. « less
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Lynn Canyon Park (North Vancouver)
As featured in 3 days in Vancouver
Ranked #29 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Parks; Bridges; State Parks
Interesting park with a suspension bridge, trails and waterfalls and an ecology center.
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Ranked #30 of 1,681 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Owner description: The Penticton & Wine Country Visitor Centre is the place to begin your Penticton & Wine Country experience. The Wine Country... more » Owner description: The Penticton & Wine Country Visitor Centre is the place to begin your Penticton & Wine Country experience. The Wine Country Visitor Centre is located on the corner of Highway 97 and Vees Drive, in a beautiful wine-country themed building which houses the Wine Country Visitor Centre as well as the BC VQA Wine Information Centre. With a wealth of information about Penticton and area, we also have full details on the more than 130 wineries within an hour's drive of Penticton, along with every activity, tour, and outdoor adventure you can imagine. Start your Penticton & Wine Country experience here today. Penticton & Wine Country - where you'll truly find time to breathe. « less
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