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24 Epic BC Road Trips That Are 1, 2, 3 and 4 Hours Away From Vancouver

What's the deal with every flight out of Vancouver costing you an arm or a leg? Nobody's looking forward to dropping their entire paycheque just to leave Canada (but if you want some cheap flights check here). But put the passport aside for a minute, did you forget that we live in British Columbia?ย 

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We've got over 20 highways, 40,000 islands and a chronic fvck-ton of trees. Add in the long summer days and a working car and you've got a recipe for an amazing summer road trip. You'd be surprised about all the places in BC you can visit. And you'll love these 24ย destinations that are just hours away.ย 

Grab your best friends, decide who's driving first and pack a travel bag for the day!

How many hours can you put up with your friends in a car for?ย 

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The fun of a day trip, without the time and preparation necessary!ย 

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Start to pack some snacks! Between Hope to Hell's Gate, you might get hungry.ย 

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Empty the piggy bank and check out BC Ferry, you're on island territory now!ย 

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From waterfalls to lakes to Goose Spirit Park, we have you covered.ย 

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The sky is the limit, you're going deep into British Columbia now!

Click 'Next' to start with one hour trips!ย 

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1.ย Shannon Falls Provincial Park // Squamish, BCย 

For bonus info on the incredible hikes at Shannon Falls,click here.ย 

2. Bridal Falls // Chilliwack, BC

3. Horseshoe Bay // West Vancouver, BC

4. Steveston // Richmond, BC

5. Golden Ears Provincial Park // Maple Ridge, BC

Click 'Next' to see two hour trips!

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6. Othello Tunnels // Hope, BC

7. Hell's Gate // Boston Bar, BC

8. Zipper Lip Lake // Merritt, BC

9. Duffy Lake // D'Arcy, BC

10. Harrison Hot Springs // Fraser Valley, BCย 

11. Watersprite Lake // Squamish, BCย 

For three hour trips, click 'Next'!

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12. MacMillan Provincial Park // Nanaimo, BCย 

13. Fisherman's Wharf // Victoria, BCย 

14. Salt Spring Vineyards // Salt Spring, BC

15. Durance Lake // Saanich, BCย 

16. Cowichan Bay // Duncan, BC

17. Coombs Old Country Market // Coombs, BC

Click 'Next' to see four hours!

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18. Mystic Beach // Port Renfrew, BC

19. Sooke Harbour House // Sooke, BCย 

20. Goose Spit Park // Comuck, BCย 

21. Spotted Lake // Osoyos, BCย 

Click 'Next' for five hour trips!

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22. Naramata // Okanagan Valley, BCย 

23. Phoenix Mountain // Grand Forks, BCย 

24. Ainsworth Hot Springs // Kootenay, BCย 

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