The Butchart Gardens is a world renowned floral display garden that attracts over a million visitors each year. Started in 1904 by the Butchart family and still family owned. The beautification of a depleted limestone quarry into the Sunken Garden is part of a series of gardens that comprise Read more [...]
Epic mountains, sparkling lakes, living rainforests and oceanside trails – there are hundreds of parks in BC to explore.
From world-ranked Stanley Park in the heart of Vancouver to Gwaii Haanas, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that puts the “wild” into wilderness, British Columbia is renowned for having the most extensive parks system in Canada – there are more than 1,000 provincial parks and protected areas, plus many more national and city parks.
Walking and hiking are a given in virtually every park. Beyond that, there is wildlife viewing, backpacking, camping, kayaking and canoeing, swimming, fishing and boating, skiing and boarding, mountain biking and mountaineering.
In the heart of vibrant downtown Vancouver, Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden offers a unique cultural experience. As the first authentic classical Chinese garden ever built outside of China, it is a feast for the senses and the mind and is acclaimed for providing peace, tranquility and a Read more [...]