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Welcome to British Columbia! Travel BC and you will quickly see why it is a premier glamping destination. Whether it’s weekend trips from Vancouver, a BC road trip, or Vancouver Island tours, or really all BC rentals, British Columbia’s wild side is easily accessible. Canada’s westernmost province is dominated by wild mountain ranges, windswept beaches on the Pacific coast, and verdant rainforests with amazingly diverse ecosystems. Glamping in British Columbia allows you to get up close and personal with the great outdoors, and once you’ve been, you will understand just how impressive the British Columbia landscape is.
There are so many different reasons to visit British Columbia, especially if you are glamping. British Columbia is truly and outdoor lover’s ideal travel destination with amazing outdoor recreation all year long. Carve a trail through fresh powder in the alpine bowls of Whistler or hike through the rainforest and maybe catch a glimpse of a bear. There is no limit to the different things to do in BC when you go glamping. At its heart, British Columbia is wild and this ruggedness shows through in places like Yoho National Park, the Kootenay Rockies, Vancouver Island, or the Great Bear Rainforest. Visit British Columbia, where nature is nurtured and discover the best outdoor destinations in Canada. So, whether you’re looking for general BC vacations, weekend getaways from Vancouver, places to stay in Tofino, or the top Kelowna vacation rentals, Glamping Hub is here to help you get outdoors and travel BC like never before. Visit Canada, BC is waiting!
Things to do in BC
Cities and towns in British Columbia share a deep connection to the wild, and locals here live with on the doorstep of the wild. Glamping Hub is here to help you take one more step into the wilderness of British Columbia and explore the endless possibilities of the great outdoors. Keep reading to find out about all the amazing things to do in BC and the most impressive outdoor recreation opportunities. If it’s your first time in British Columbia, of course you have to visit the main cities and check out the fun things to do in Vancouver. Tourism in the great outdoors, however, is definitely the shining star of any BC vacations.
British Columbia is a world-class outdoor travel destination, no matter the season. In the winter, visitors flock to British Columbia’s mountain ranges, with unparalleled verticals and amazing terrains. BC is home to more than 10 major ski resorts, like Whistler Blackcomb, across 10 mountain ranges. In the small mountain town of Golden, you will find a community atmosphere and some of the best mountain terrain in the world at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. Then there’s the town of Nelson, home to Whitewater Ski Resort, in the Kootenay Mountains, Rossland with the RED Mountain Resort, all the way to larger, world-famous mountain resorts like Whistler Blackcomb. With more than 200 runs and over 8,000 acres of skiable terrain, you could ski at Whistler for weeks without riding the same line. If you’re wondering where to ski in Canada or trying to find the best ski resorts in North America, we highly recommend a ski vacation in British Columbia. But don’t worry, if you’re not a skier, that’s not all there is to do in BC in the winter! Dog sledding is a great way to explore the winter landscape; bundle up, hop on your sled, and let the pack of huskies lead the way! Many different winter resorts offer dog sledding, like Sun Peaks Resort in the Okanagan Valley, Whistler Blackcomb, and more! Still, you can also go snowmobiling, heli-skiing, snowshoeing, backcountry skiing, cross-country skiing, and more in the winter in BC.
Once the snow melts, the landscape totally changes and a whole new host of outdoor recreation is possible. Hiking, biking, boating, diving, fishing, horseback riding, kayaking, rafting, surfing... do we need to keep going? There are so many amazing things to do in BC, you may just have to come back again. The hiking trails in BC offer truly wild, unparalleled outdoor experiences. Choose from hikes along the coast, across glaciers, through grasslands, along rivers, and more! Places like Yoho National Park, Pacific Rim National Park, Vancouver Island, the Great Bear Rainforest, and so many other locations have many options for day hikes or over-night adventures. Some of our personal favorite BC hikes include the Stawamus Chief hike in Squamish, the Rainbow Range Trail in Tweedsmuir Provincial Park, Black Tusk in the Fraser Valley, the West Coast Trail in the Pacific Rim National Park, the Berg Lake Trail in Mount Robson Provincial Park, and the Iceline Trail in Yoho National Park.
Another favorite pastime of ours in British Columbia is surfing and diving. While you may not immediately think of the beach when think of BC, let us tell you—the beaches in BC are impressive. Jacques Cousteau once said that British Columbia has “the best temperate water diving in the world, second only to the Red Sea” and we have to agree! And then there’s surfing! Grab your wetsuit and head to the Sunshine Coast, the Gulf Islands, or even off the coast of Vancouver for some truly impressive surfing and diving opportunities. And that’s not all—that still leaves kayaking, fishing, rafting, horseback riding, wildlife tours, whale watching, hot springs, and so many more things to do in BC. While we can’t possibly cover all there is to do in British Columbia, we think you get the picture. British Columbia’s untamed wilderness speaks to the soul; it recharges your batteries and refreshes the spirit. Travel BC and discover the best of Canada. We've got the best accommodations BC has, waiting for you!
British Columbia weather
Wondering when to visit BC and what the British Columbia weather is like? British Columbia has four solid seasons. Summers a dry and temperate while winters are wet and cold. The majority of travelers visit British Columbia from April through September, which covers the region’s dry season and peak flower season. For a ski vacation, ski season in BC runs from December through March, but it is often possible to ski into late April, when the World Ski and Snowboard Festival is held in Whistler. Big annual events that take place in Vancouver include the Pacific National Exhibition (August/September) and the Celebration of Light (July/August), a fireworks show set to music. No matter what season you decide to go glamping in BC, you're sure to find the most amazing outdoor playground waiting.