It’s time to fill that car of yours with gas and hit the open road. There are tons of small towns around B.C. that are begging for you to visit. Of course, B.C. has literally hundreds of tiny towns but there are six especially cute ones that are so worth the trip. These towns are well-kept secrets so let's keep this information between us.
One of the best summer activities is going on a road trip. If you're a lover of the open road, B.C. is filled with tons of hidden gems that need to be explored.
Whether you are new to the province or are just looking for something different to do, it can be difficult to know where to start. But don’t worry, that’s where we come in.
There are six iconic and tiny towns that need to be on your travel bucket list.
Each town offers something different and whether you are an upbeat adventurer or laid back chiller, there is a town on the list that will suit ever your biggest mood.
When you get to these spots, don’t be afraid to ask the locals for must-do suggestions. The towns are super inviting and as long as you are respectful of your surroundings, you shouldn't have a problem.
These places may be little but what they lack in size they make up for in things to do. Oh, and they all have tiny populations, all counting in under 5,000 people.
Why You Need To Go: This cute little place boasts some huge character. From their iconic float to one of B.C.’s most famous drive-in movie theatres, there's so much to do. Not to mention just walking around the area will bring you all the joy you need. Also, there's a legendary flea market.
Why You Need To Go: Get ready to explore. Duncan, B.C. is where it’s at if you aren’t about taking it easy. From gorgeous hikes to farmers’ markets and rope swings, there is so much to do and see. Just be sure to bring your cameras.
Why You Need To Go: Know as a ski town, it’s not just for the snow bunnies. Fernie itself has a gorgeous little town that might remind you of Banff. The relaxed hippie vibes are all you need to chill and take it easy. There are also amazing bike trails if you’re up for a little adrenaline.
Why You Need To Go: Known for the Rossland Winter Carnival, this tiny town isn’t just bumping in the winter months. It’s the perfect place to chill or get down and dirty with some biking and hiking.
Why You Need To Go: Gibsons is the perfect place to go if you need to escape the city life. This relaxed town is all centred around the marina that houses dozens of eclectic boats. It’s definitely a relaxed beach town so bring your bathing suit.
Why You Need To Go: If you are the adventurous type then Grand Forks is for you. Between the camping, hiking, and lakes it's an outdoor enthusiast's dream come true. Hike one of the surrounding trails to get a birds-eye view of this tiny town. You won't regret it.