British Columbia

 
  • Where the skyline of glass towers reflects the beauty of the surrounding ocean and coastal mountains. Where you can swim at the beach and explore a mountain in the same day. Where the cuisine is world-class and the nightlife electrifying. Vancouver is definitely spectacular by nature.
 

Don’t challenge British Columbia to a nature contest. We have an unfair advantage: this is where the Pacific Ocean is met by bustling city and towering forest; where soaring snow-capped mountains give way to picturesque valleys, and where lively urban life blends in beautifully with the nature that surrounds it.

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Travel times to Vancouver

City Flight Time
London, UK 9 hr 30 m

Weather Average

  • December - February
    3° / 7° C
  • March - May
    6° / 13° C
  • June - August
    13° / 21° C
  • September - November
    8° / 14° C

What to Do

 

What to do

Be in the know about must-see experiences.

  • This wild, untamed wilderness and boat-stopping wildlife is what many people associate with Alaska.
    This wild, untamed wilderness and boat-stopping wildlife is what many people associate with Alaska.
    Spatsizi Wilderness Vacations
  • From the rainforest to mountain tops and the cities in between, British Columbia is full of wonders.
    From the rainforest to mountain tops and the cities in between, British Columbia is full of wonders.
    Pacific Rim Tofino
  • You already know the world-class ski resort. Now get to know stylish Whistler Village — with a little après-everything.
    You already know the world-class ski resort. Now get to know stylish Whistler Village — with a little après-everything.
    Whistler dining
  • The largest tract of unspoiled temperate rainforest on earth is in British Columbia, and it’s yours to explore.
    The largest tract of unspoiled temperate rainforest on earth is in British Columbia, and it’s yours to explore.
    The Great Bear Rainforest
  • From luxury chalets to cozy cabins in the woods, British Columbia is the perfect place for a mountain getaway.
    From luxury chalets to cozy cabins in the woods, British Columbia is the perfect place for a mountain getaway.
    Unique Accommodations at British Columbia Ski Resorts - Whistler Blackcomb
  • A road trip around Route 97 will take you from desert to forest, with a whole lot of adventure in between.
    A road trip around Route 97 will take you from desert to forest, with a whole lot of adventure in between.
    Osoyoos Lake
  • If you’re looking for a quintessentially British Columbian experience on a budget, here are five great places to start.
    If you’re looking for a quintessentially British Columbian experience on a budget, here are five great places to start.
    Peak 2 Peak Gondola
  • Skiing in Whistler is a given, but this four-season resort town has a lot more to offer.
    Skiing in Whistler is a given, but this four-season resort town has a lot more to offer.
    Alta Lake, Whistler

Itineraries

 
Itineraries
Don’t miss the iconic spots and hidden gems. No matter where you go in British Columbia, there are amazing itinerary ideas for you to explore.