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Ranked #1 of 1,729 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Trails
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Ranked #2 of 1,729 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 #3 of 1,729 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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Ranked #4 of 1,729 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Beaches
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Stanley Park (Vancouver)
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Ranked #5 of 1,729 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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Emerald Lake (Yoho National Park)
Ranked #6 of 1,729 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 #7 of 1,729 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 1,729 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Water sports
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Butchart Gardens (Central Saanich)
Ranked #9 of 1,729 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 #10 of 1,729 attractions in British Columbia
Owner description: The Sea to Sky Gondola experience starts at the base area. There is short-term parking, washrooms, a cafe with both indoor... more » Owner description: The Sea to Sky Gondola experience starts at the base area. There is short-term parking, washrooms, a cafe with both indoor and outdoor seating, a children's play area, ticketing/guest services, and a gift shop. Your adventure starts with the ten-minute gondola ride to 885m above sea level. The ride up provides sweeping views of Howe Sound, the majestic coastal forest, and surrounding mountains. Once at the top, many adventures await. Guests have access to a wide array of outdoor experiences including the spectacular Sky Pilot Suspension Bridge, two easy, interpretive loop trails with viewing platforms, numerous hiking trails, rock climbing, snowshoeing, backcountry access and much more. In addition to the outdoor experiences, the Summit Lodge will provides opportunity for cultural exhibits, events, signature dining, or simply a chance for friends to share a refreshment after a day of adventure in nature. « less
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Takakkaw Falls (Yoho National Park)
Ranked #11 of 1,729 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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Ranked #12 of 1,729 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #13 of 1,729 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Parks
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Ranked #14 of 1,729 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 #15 of 1,729 attractions in British Columbia
Category: State Parks; Canyons
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Chemainus Theatre (Chemainus)
Ranked #16 of 1,729 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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Ranked #17 of 1,729 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 #18 of 1,729 attractions in British Columbia
Owner description: Celebrating its 25th Season in 2014, Bard on the Beach is one of Canada's largest not-for-profit, professional Shakespeare... more » Owner description: Celebrating its 25th Season in 2014, Bard on the Beach is one of Canada's largest not-for-profit, professional Shakespeare Festivals. Presented in a magnificent setting on the waterfront in Vancouver's Vanier Park, the Festival offers Shakespeare plays, related dramas, and several special events in two performance tents from June through September. « less
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Ranked #19 of 1,729 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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Inner Harbour (Victoria)
Ranked #20 of 1,729 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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Royal BC Museum (Victoria)
Ranked #21 of 1,729 attractions in British Columbia
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
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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Ranked #22 of 1,729 attractions in British Columbia
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks
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Ranked #23 of 1,729 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 #24 of 1,729 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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Cathedral Grove (Vancouver Island)
Ranked #25 of 1,729 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Forests
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Helmcken Falls (Clearwater)
Ranked #26 of 1,729 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Waterfalls
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Schooner Cove (Tofino)
Ranked #27 of 1,729 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 #28 of 1,729 attractions in British Columbia
Category: Beaches
Owner description: Long Beach is Pacific Rim National Park Reserve's longest beach, spanning over 16km. Hosting an abundance of fresh sea air,... more » Owner description: Long Beach is Pacific Rim National Park Reserve's longest beach, spanning over 16km. Hosting an abundance of fresh sea air, wet sand, and rolling surf, Long Beach has literally been a hot spot for everyone for decades. With some of the most magnificent sunsets the West Coast has to offer, be sure to bring a picnic dinner. « less
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Ranked #29 of 1,729 attractions in British Columbia
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Ranked #30 of 1,729 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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