British Columbia Tourist Attractions






BC Tourist Attractions

British Columbia Tourist Attractions

From lofty mountaintops to city streets, the tourist attractions, Historical sites, man-made visitor sites or natural wonders, form a kaleidoscope of interesting places to see for visitors of British Columbia! BC's variety of cultural and community events offer a glimpse into the background and lifestyle of the people who live here. Whether you venture into BC's outlying areas or stay close to the big city lights there's something for everyone to enjoy. Many visitor sites and tourist attractions offer guided tours that will will take you to these interesting places.

Some of BC's most popular tourist attractions include restored historic buildings and historical sites, like Fort Langley, Fort Steele and Barkerville. Enjoy the tranquility of spectacular man-made gardens and parks where walkways meander through beautiful flowerbeds, sculptured shrubbery and native trees. Visit the numerous museums and art galleries, take in a live theatrical show or local performance at one of the many theatres. There are unique malls, boutiques and sidewalk stores offering interesting artwork, clothing and souvenirs made by local artisans. Nightlife ranges from small neighbourhood pubs and eateries to world famous restaurants. Family fun tourist attractions include theme parks, water slides, zoos, wildlife parks and aquariums. Cultural and community events abound.

Nature's handy work amazes visitors to the Fraser Canyon and Hell's Gate, Garibaldi Provincial Park, Stawamus Chief, Helmcken Falls, Yoho National Park, the Rocky Mountains, Long Beach and Galiano Bluffs. Other masterpieces that will inspire visitors include Mount Robson, Shuswap Lake, BC's South Okanagan desert, the Queen Charlotte Islands, Liard Hot Springs, historic Nootka Sound, the Peace River, Mount Waddington, Tweedsmuir Provincial Park, and Okanagan Lake home to the elusive Ogopogo lake monster. BC's natural wonders and tourist attractions are endless.

British Columbia Tourist Attractions:

BC Rockies
Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort: This is the perfect place to relax and enjoy majestic scenery - with accommodations to suit your every need. Along with a great hot springs experience and accommodations, enjoy our dining room & lounge, gift shop, along with local attractions and activities. more
Apex Raft Company: A fresh & exhilarating mountain river, & the spectacular beauty of the Revelstoke area, awaits as you drift down the wild & scenic Illecillewaet River. Have fun getting wet as you visit with your fellow rafters & view the spectacular natural setting of your a... more
Fort Steele Heritage Town: The past lives at Fort Steele Heritage Town, history since 1864. Enjoy steam train rides, old-time farming demonstrations, horse-drawn wagon tours, gold panning, live theatre performances, & a view of the Kootenay Rockies. There’s no time like the present & no... more
Glacier Raft Company: Whitewater Rafting has never been more fun & exciting! The Rocky Mountains provide the perfect backdrop for unforgettable rafting on the Kicking Horse River, Toby Creek, & Columbia River. Our bases are in Golden & Fairmont Hot Springs, BC more

Cariboo Chilcotin Coast
Ashcroft & District Rodeo Association: "The Biggest Little Rodeo in the West". The Ashcroft Rodeo has been a tradition for over 50 years. Join the fun every Father's Day weekend in June in Historic Ashcroft, BC. more
Barkerville Historic Town: 1862 saw a gold rush of fortune seekers – today Barkerville is a unique streetscape filled with unique heritage buildings, the Theatre Royal, exhibits, street entertainment during the summer, and unique Victorian-era shops. Come to a place where the fun's pure... more
Williams Lake Stampede Association: During the July 1st weekend take in the world famous Williams Lake Stampede -- it's exciting Canadian Professional Rodeo Association action with Bull Riding, Steer Wrestling, Bareback Riding, the Pony Express Mountain Race, Ladies Barrel Racing and more. Don'... more

Northern BC
Crystal Cabin Gallery: Our gallery on Haida Gwaii / Queen Charlotte Islands has been promoting our local Haida artists for the last 12 years. Visit and see their creativity and love for their Haida culture as we showcase our passions for beautiful gemstones, crystals, Shamanic stor... more

Thompson Okanagan
Ashcroft & District Rodeo Association: "The Biggest Little Rodeo in the West". The Ashcroft Rodeo has been a tradition for over 50 years. Join the fun every Father's Day weekend in June in Historic Ashcroft, BC. more
Great Estates of the Okanagan: Canada’s most renowned and recognized wineries, offering guests experiences that highlight our award winning wines and so much more. From wine tours to the art of wine and food pairing to intimate tutored tasting with unrivaled vineyard views. more

Vancouver Island
Eagle Wing Whale Watching: Bear witness to natures most awe inspiring creature – the Killer Whale. Our guided expeditions take you through 100’s of Islands in search of ‘Guaranteed’ Whales and other marine wildlife. Come discover a ‘treasure chest' of diverse marine wildlife on an Eagl... more
Five Star Whale Watching: Discover the picturesque West Coast of Canada & Vancouver Island - home to the largest population of Killer Whales in the world. Natural wonders are abundant in this pristine marine environment covering Southern Vancouver Island, Victoria, & the Gulf Islands. more
Great Pacific Adventures: Welcome to Great Pacific Adventures, offering whale-watching tours from the spectacular Inner Harbour of Victoria, BC. Locally owned and operated our family of certified outdoor specialist will provide you with an insightful and exciting adventure of a lifeti... more
Orca Spirit Adventures: We experience the longest season & most active whales & marine mammals in BC! Focused on conservation, environmental safety, education, family fun, and exhilaration, we own the operation which locates the whales; giving us the highest success rate. more
Tahsis Lions Club Great Walk: The Tahsis Lions Club Annual Great Walk is billed as North America's toughest pledge walk. It takes place the first Saturday in June on 63.5 km (40 miles) of gravel logging road between Gold River & Tahsis on Vancouver Island, BC. Advance registration is requ... more

Vancouver, Coast & Mountains
Tourism Harrison Hot Springs: Nestled against the mountains & sandy beaches of Harrison Lake there’s entertainment & fun for all ages. Enjoy a refreshing dip, explore the lake, indulge in a circle farm tour, arts festivals, fine dining or spa services. Our accommodation options make it a... more

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