Things to do

Can you spot all 12 Days of Christmas displays at the Butchart Gardens? Jen Blyth photo.

The magic of Christmas returns to the Butchart Gardens

Annual display opens Nov. 27; timed ticket reservations available now

 

The Northern Lights have long captured our imaginations. Here’s how to experience the magic. Stefan Wackerhagen photo/Travel Yukon

Northern Lights return to dance across the Yukon sky

If the Northern Lights have captured your imagination, here are a few tips to plan your adventure

 

Explore BC IPA, a new limited-edition craft beer, inspires British Columbians to discover their own province along BC’s ale trails. BC Ale Trail photo.

Discover British Columbia this fall … via the Explore BC IPA!

Destination BC brews up partnership with BC Ale Trail and 6 BC breweries for the Explore BC IPA

 

Explore one of BC’s best-known regions along the Sea-to-Sky Highway.

3 New Ways to Explore Vancouver and the Sea-to-Sky

See familiar places with fresh eyes

  • Jul 13, 2020
Explore one of BC’s best-known regions along the Sea-to-Sky Highway.
BC Parks are slated to begin gradually re-open as of Thursday, May 14, 2020, with some restrictions. (Black Press Media file photo)

Many B.C. parks to re-open, but visitors must adhere to the ‘golden rules’

Residents urged to practise COVID-19 protocols as some outdoor recreation restrictions are relaxed

  • May 14, 2020
BC Parks are slated to begin gradually re-open as of Thursday, May 14, 2020, with some restrictions. (Black Press Media file photo)
Snow piles high on the deck of Hudson Bay Mountain Resort last week. With more powder comes less time to soak in the best source of vitamin D: the sun. Hudson Bay Mountain photo

Hudson Bay Mountain: An epic northern adventure resort

Vast vertical and some of the best powder in Canada

Snow piles high on the deck of Hudson Bay Mountain Resort last week. With more powder comes less time to soak in the best source of vitamin D: the sun. Hudson Bay Mountain photo
Smithers photographed from near the Telkwa High Road. (Tom Morrison/Amateur Photography Entry)                                Smithers photographed from near the Telkwa High Road. (Tom Morrison/Amateur Photography Entry)

Smithers: This backcountry route will have you driving in circles

The Telkwa High Road circle route showcases many features of the Bulkley Valley

Smithers photographed from near the Telkwa High Road. (Tom Morrison/Amateur Photography Entry)                                Smithers photographed from near the Telkwa High Road. (Tom Morrison/Amateur Photography Entry)
A steelhead tries to run upriver at Moricetown Canyon near Smithers, B.C. (Jerome Charaoui/Wikimedia Commons)

The canyon at Witset: Acrobatic salmon flip through the air

One of the most magnificent choke points on the Bulkley River

  • May 5, 2020
A steelhead tries to run upriver at Moricetown Canyon near Smithers, B.C. (Jerome Charaoui/Wikimedia Commons)