"Beautiful British Columbia!" Top 5 Page for this destination Province of British Columbia by toonsarah
Province of British Columbia Travel Guide: 8,694 reviews and 19,717 photos
The highlights for me were the awe-inspiring snow-clad Rocky Mountains and the week we spent on Vancouver Island, including a couple of very different but equally rewarding whale-watching trips.
I’ve made a separate page about Vancouver Island as there’s so much to say about it, so this page is devoted almost exclusively to the mainland of British Columbia: the mountain scenery of the national parks, naturally, but also some interesting historical sights, such as the Last Spike where the railroad across the continent was finally completed, and a trip back in time at Hat Creek Ranch.
We were there back in June 2002 and I’m writing this five years later in 2007, so I should warn you that some things may have changed. However I’ve checked through the internet that all the things I’m recommending are still there, and the prices I quote are the up-to-date ones based on that research. But if anyone has been more recently and spots any mistakes, I’d be glad to hear from you and to make the corrections.
- Pros:Wonderful scenery, easy driving, friendly people
- Cons:Rain can obscure those mountains
- In a nutshell:Splendour of the Rockies
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