We all know BC is a special place. There are so many thing we can do here that anywhere else would be unheard of. We can ski and swim on the same day, hike a new trail every week, and enjoy the convenience of the city while never being that far off from nature.

With so much to do, it's sometimes hard to keep track. So, having left out the more obvious, here's a list of all the great ways to experience beautiful BC:

1. Whale watching

Spot a variety of whales and wildlife, including the iconic killer whale.


2. Tour Granville Island Brewery

Taste some of BC's best craft beer.


3. Seaplane or helicopter tour

A bird's eye view of the city and its surreal surroundings.


4. Kayaking

Down a river, or along the majestic BC coastline.


Photo cred - @electrageorgiades

5. Horse-drawn carriage ride through Stanley Park

For an old-fashioned romantic evening.


6. Night Skiing at Grouse Mountain

Hit the slopes under the stars.


7. Take a Ferry to Vancouver Island

Across the Salish Sea.


8. Toboggan at Mount Seymour

Last one down buys hot cocoa.


9. Soak in a mineral hot spring

Wash your worries away.


10. Unwind in a Japanese Garden

Finally some peace and quiet.


11. Fishing

Cast out in the deep sea, lakes, or rivers.


12. Rent a motorboat

Cruise English Bay and Vancouver Harbour on a sunny day.


13. Bar-hopping in Gastown

Drink the night away, or head to the patios during the day.


14. Adventure at Whistler

Get ready for some adrenaline rushing activities. 


Photo cred - @manubpontes

15. Paddleboarding

Keep your balance out in English Bay.


16. Get naked at Wreck Beach

Let your spirit free under the sun.


17. Take the Rocky Mountaineer train

Ride along the beautiful coast into the mountains.


18. Outdoor theatre at Stanley Park

Free fresh-air movies all summer long.


19. Biking

Rip through wooded trails in North Van, or casually pedal the scenic seawall.


20. Hiking

You will literally never run out of new trails to hike.


21. Rock climbing in Squamish

Chalk up those fingertips.


22. Float down a river in a tube

Life is good on a lazy river.


23. Windsurfing off Spanish Banks

It's never too late to learn.


24. Skydiving

For those looking for something really exciting.


Photo cred - @maxxinelepper

25. Go to a Canucks game

We're in Canada - you have to like hockey.


26. Backcountry skiing at Revelstoke

Fresh powder for days.


27. Surfing in Tofino

Grab a wetsuit and hit the surf.


28. Water skiing on Lake Okanagan

Kelowna in the summer for that sunny weather.


29. Camping

Find yourself in a different world deep in the BC wilderness.


30. Stroll the streets of Victoria's Chinatown

Explore the oldest Chinatown in Canada.


31. Search for the spirit bear on a sailing tour

The legendary animal is sometimes seen on the coast. 


32. Wine tasting in the Okanagan Valley

Take in the expansive vineyards while sipping some of Canada's finest.


33. Dance in the rain on Granville

Embrace the rainy city.


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