In recognition of the BC Tourism Industry Conference, happening now in Victoria, here’s a look at some of BC’s favourite attractions* from around the province.
How many have you visited? What are your favourites?
Stanley Park : this 1000 acre park is home to Vancouver Aquarium, Miniture Train, Children’s Water Park, Siwash Rock, Brockton Lighthouse, 9 O’clock gun and many more attractions, sights and eateries within its boundries.
Grouse Mountain: quite literally Vancouver’s top attraction, rising 4000 feet above the city.
Butchart Gardens: millions have taken in the amazing floral displays and Christmas lights at the former quary turned show garden
Royal BC Museum: the natural & human history museum, founded in 1886, is home to nearly 1million artifacts.
Fort Langley, National Historic Site: one of the earliest settlements of the colony of British Columbia, Fort Langley was instrumental of opening the province to the world.
Barkerville Historic Town: nestled in the foothill of the Cariboo Mountains, Barkerville is the largest historic site in Western North America.
Doukhobors Discovery Centre: over 1000 pieces of crafts, arts and culture highlight the unique lifestyle and skills of the band.
Haida Heritage Centre at Kaay Llina: learn about over 12,000 years of Haida heritage from elders at the award winning Aboriginal tourism in spectacular Haida Gwaii
Fort Steele Historic Town : relive the Gold Rush era as guests step back in time.
Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre: learn about the land, legends and people who inhabit Canada’s only desert.
* attractions as some recommended by HelloBC