British Columbia RVing stories

Check out the RVing opportunities in British Columbia

With its lush scenery and wide array of tourism hot spots, B.C. is one of the top places for adventure-seeking RVers to visit. Take a hike through vibrant forests, visit innovative shops and historical attractions or camp at a myriad of scenic sites.

Butchart botanical garden
Victoria

Top 5 botanical gardens in Canada

Tour these majestic Canadian garden spaces and get in touch with nature.

photo of waterfront park walkway
RV News

A predicted boom for British Columbia tourism

B.C. is expected to see a record-breaking increase in tourism for 2019, with more visitors returning to the province for sightseeing and camping.

Lillooet mountains and lake
Lillooet

Lillooet will make you fall in love

From wine and dining to parks and gardens, Lillooet, B.C., has the escape you seek.
Group of golfers on course with lake in background.
Kootenay Rockies

Tee it Up: Golf the Kootenays this summer and fall

The Kootenay area is sure to offer the perfect course to suit any golfer

Dan Matheson, the manager, stands next to a blue delphinium  that is taller than he is.
Kimberley

Cominco Gardens: A floral work of art

While checking out Kimberley’s visitor attractions, don’t forget the flowerful Cominco Gardens.

by Virginia Rasch
Red and white tulips are beautiful against a backdrop of assorted colourful maples.
Vancouver

VanDusen magic

In the heart of bustling, hustling Vancouver lies an oasis of calm and beauty called VanDusen Garden.

Two women take a dog for a walk along a shoreline.
Powell River

Foregone charm is hidden within the natural beauty of Willingdon Beach Trail

Paul Kamon, executive director for Sunshine Coast Tourism, spotlights what makes Willingdon Beach Trail worth walking in Powell River, B.C.

Wendy Provins displays her art at the Okanagan Art Gallery in Osoyoos, B.C. Photo courtesy Wendy Provins
British Columbia

A collection of small-town arts and culture

These are some of the top quaint-yet-artistic Canadian communities.

The native plants garden at the Osoyoos Desert Centre.
Osoyoos

Full of beauty and anything but barren

 The Osoyoos Desert Centre has much to explore for travellers to this special and unique area of British Columbia

Two Rivers Gallery has the appearance of steep sand banks that climb up to a higher bank.
Prince George

Two Rivers Gallery makes for one dynamic outing in Prince George, B.C.

Carolyn Holmes, executive director at Two Rivers Gallery in Prince George, B.C., highlights the imaginative, interactive art

The Royal Alexandra Hall has a high, arched roof with wooden beams stretching across its ceiling. Bright, exquisite chandeliers hang low from up above.
Cranbrook

Cranbrook History Centre: Come for the sublime Royal Alexandra Hall, stay for the choo-choo train

Melissa Roberts, tour guide for the Cranbrook History Centre and Royal Alexandra Hall, recommends touring the trains, hall and dino fossils

The Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre in Osoyoos, B.C.
Osoyoos

Osoyoos is a work of art

Already known for its wineries, deserts and rattlesnakes, Osoyoos and the surrounding valley also deserves to be known for its artistic talent and flair.

Blown glasswork found at the Art on 3 Gallery at the at the Christina Lake Welcome & Living Arts Centre in Christina Lake.
Christina Lake

Christina Lake’s unique and wonderful colours

A quick visit to the town’s Christina Lake Welcome & Living Arts Centre will quench any traveller’s thirst for colour, culture and history (and literal thirst as well). 

The Ferry Building and Art Gallery on the West Vancouver waterfront is a heritage structure.
Vancouver

Five ways to experience Vancouver’s artistic flair

Vancouver and the Lower Mainland are home to many art galleries and exhibit centres. Here are five of the most popular.

 
A red wagon with a white linen roof holds passengers as two brown and white Clydesdale horses stroll through Fort Steele
Cranbrook

Travel through time to the 1800s at Fort Steele

Jasmine Beaulac, education co-ordinator for Fort Steele, encourages visitors to come and see this preserved 1800s gold mining town

A couple of Kayakers on Harrison River in British Columbia.
Harrison Hot Springs

Kayaking for RVers—some top paddling locations in British Columbia

Kayaking is one of the most popular pastimes for RVers when they travel through British Columbia. Here are a few of the most highly recommended.

 

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