Columbia is Canadian
province located on the extreme west of Canada, on the Pacific coast.
is bound on the northwest by the U.S state of Alaska, directly north by
Yukon and the Northwest Territories, on the east by Alberta, and on the
south by the states of Washington, Idaho, and Montana.
The capital of
is Victoria located at the south-east of Vancouver Island. The most
city is Vancouver, which is in the south-west corner of the mainland of
Canada. Other major cities include Surrey, Burnaby, Richmond, New
in the Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD), Nanaimo on Vancouver
Island, and Kelowna and Kamloops in the "interior". Prince George is in
the north of the province.
Rockies and the Inland Passage's fjords provide some of British
Columbia's renowned and spectacular scenery, which forms the backdrop
context for a growing outdoor adventure and ecotourism industry. The
region is one of the premier wine-growing regions in Canada. The small
rural towns of Penticton, Oliver, and Osoyoos have some of the warmest
summer climates in Canada and provide hospitality to visitors from
is covered by a temperate rain forest, one of a mere handful of such
in the world (others being on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington state
and in Chile).
Columbia Parks - Venture
into the most beautiful and challenging natural vonders of Canada.
Travel from the steep, rugged mountains, warm, moist climate and
wide variety of plant and animal life typical of Glacier National Park
of Canada to the dense old-growth rainforest of giant cedar and pine.
Discover unique nature and ancient trails and culture of the first
Columbia Government Page
British Columbia - The Official Site Of Tourism BC
British Columbia -
Enjoy the natural beauty, cosmopolitan flavour & diversity of
of Vancouver and its 18 surrounding municipalities.
|Vancouver Attractions - Vancouver
looked obsessively clean. Unlike London, the streets weren't
pebble-dashed with gum. And the air was so fresh that the first deep
breaths made my head swim. None of this is surprising considering
Vancouver is cradled between the sparkling Pacific Ocean and the gentle
tranquillity of the Rocky Mountains.
Internet Travel Guide - BC Travel and more!
BC Parks - British Columbia’s incredible system of provincial parks
internationally significant ecological and cultural values, and offers
experiences as unforgettable and diverse as the province’s landscape.
British Columbia - This
area represents 53% of the Province's
mass (approximately 500,000km sq/193,051mi sq.),
offering every vacation opportunity possible.
Okanagan Region - Site
designed to provide information and assist you with travel planning for
British Columbia’s spectacular Thompson Okanagan Region. The Thompson Okanagan is famous
for its orchards, vineyards, skiing,
golf, deserts, mountains, valleys and everything in between.
- Canada's Largest Permanent Outdoor Art Gallery
- Chemainus, Vancouver
BC is world famous for its murals which decorate many of the buildings
making the town itself a model for many other Canadian, and generally
American communities. Over thirty historic paintings in very impressive
outdoor art gallery brings hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.
Kootenay Rockies - The Kootenay Rockies is a
pristine region of rivers, lakes, waterfalls, beaches,
springs, alpine meadows and snow-capped mountains. Four of British
Columbia's seven national parks
are located here.
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Provincial Highways Road Reports
Routes and Schedules
Transit In BC
Amusement & Theme Parks - If
you are looking for fun and excitement in amusement parks this is your
ticket to the big time.
Festivals & Events Info Page - Bring
the whole family and enjoy exciting events in Canada.
Of Canadian Attractions - Enjoy major attraction action!