Culture and Lifestyle
There are always fun and exciting things to do in BC. The real question is how many you can fit into your time and budget!
If you like walking, hiking or cycling, there are multitudes of municipal, provincial and national parks to explore. In the winter, BC’s many mountains lure skiers and snowboarders from around the world. Fishing, canoeing, surfing, and river rafting are just a few of the activities that BC’s coast and waterways have to offer.
Besides outdoor adventure, BC is full of intellectual and cultural attractions such as art galleries, museums, local markets and festivals.
According to The Lonely Planet, BC’s 25 most popular attractions are:
- Butchart Gardens, Victoria
- Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver
- Granville Island Brewing Taproom, Vancouver
- Granville Island Public Market, Vancouver
- Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver
- Okanagan Mountain Provincial Park, Kelowna
- Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria
- Seawall Promenade, Vancouver
- Art Ark, Kelowna
- Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria
- Art Gallery of Southern Okanagan, Penticton
- Bastion, Nanaimo
- Bastion Square, Victoria
- BC Museum of Mining, Squamish
- BC Orchard Industry Museum, Kelowna
- BC Place Stadium, Vancouver
- BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, Vancouver
- Bear Creek Provincial Park, Kelowna
- Belkin Gallery, Vancouver
- Bloedel Floral Conservatory, Vancouver
- Brackendale Art Gallery, Squamish
- Brockton Point, Vancouver
- Burns Building, Nelson
- Canada Place, Vancouver
- Capilano Salmon Hatchery, Vancouver
To view the complete list, visit Lonely Planet.