Enjoy the longer days and warmer air as winter ends and plan your spring getaway in British Columbia, Canada. This province in the Pacific Northwest is full of spectacular scenery - pristine alpine lakes, dense verdant forests, and rugged Pacific coastline. Rock climbers should beeline to Squamish, one of the best known areas for challenging rock walls. Vancouver Island is home to beautiful rocky beaches perfect for taking a kayak around. In the beachside town of Tofino, you can even try your hand at surfing, or hike through the coastal rainforests. If you want to take advantage of the last bit of snow, head to Whistler, one of the best ski mountains in the area. The Canadian side of Glacier National Park has hiking and biking trails, with ample opportunity to view the melting glaciers.