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things to do this weekend in bc

Sometimes you just need a little getaway when you live in the big city of Vancouver. This little beach town feels like a world away — even though it's a 45-minute drive from Vancouver — and it has one of the most unique attractions in the province.

I happened to be driving through White Rock, B.C., when I discovered that it's home to Canada's Longest Pier. Of course, I had to make a stop to check it out.

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The road trip from Vancouver to Portland is sort of a West Coast rite of passage, and with Independent Bookstore Day coming up, now's the perfect time to drive through the Pacific Northwest to Powell's City of Books.

A 68,000-square-foot landmark in the heart of Portland, Powell's has been selling new, used and hard-to-find books since 1971. The store, a former car dealership, occupies an entire city block, which is divided up by ten rooms and 3,500 sections. (Don't worry, they offer colour-coded maps to help you get around.)

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Canada's longest pier is actually in White Rock, B.C. and it got a complete holiday makeover for the winter season.

Bright Walk in White Rock has lit up the White Rock Pier and Memorial Park with magical twinkly light displays, a 20-foot Christmas tree, an enchanting light tunnel and festive decor.

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There are so many stunning spots to visit in B.C. when the fall season rolls around, but some really stand out more than others.

Fortunately, Narcity spoke with several travel influencers and bloggers across B.C. to find out what the best vacation spots are for that perfect fall getaway.

So if you've been thinking about planning an autumn road trip throughout the province anytime soon, you might just want to consider some of these travel pros' go-to spots during the season.

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It's time to get planning on those summer girl's trips because winery season is just around the corner and B.C. has some stunning wineries you have to check out.

This winery looks like it could be in Lake Como, Italy — but it's actually called Mission Hill Family Estate, and is located close to Vancouver, in Kelowna, B.C.

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