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British Columbia Tourism

What makes British Columbia tourism such a hot commodity? Tourism is a major part of British Columbia’s economy due to BC’s scenic attractions and its clean, safe surroundings. In fact, British Columbia is a vacation destination of choice for British Columbians, Canadians, and international tourists, including many Europeans.

Plus, there are vast urban and cultural attractions, from arts and sports, to amusement parks and shopping — not to mention world-class opportunities for outdoor pursuits. With spectacular landscapes, British Columbia lends itself to a wide range of backdrops for adventures, including mountains, rivers, beaches, forests, parks, lakes and amazing BC hot springs.

Whether you desire fishing, skiing, golf and adventure tours or wine tasting and spas, you’ll see for yourself why British Columbia tourism is the second biggest industry in the province. There are always things to do, like festivals and events, dining and shopping.

Accordingly, British Columbia offers visitors quality BC accommodations at hotels and resorts, cabins, campsites, B&Bs, and RVs and motels.

More About British Columbia

British Columbia is Canada's westernmost province, which is set between the Pacific Ocean in the west and the majestic Rocky Mountains in the east. British Columbia generally enjoys a temperate climate, but its mountains are renowned for its world-class ski terrain. British Columbia has a population of more than 4 million.

For more British Columbia statistics, visit BC stats. For a map of British Columbia, visit our British Columbia road map page. Or, for some travel advice, see British Columbia travel tips.

Find out why so many tourists talk about British Columbia tourism! Check out Harrison Hot Springs, or contact us if you have any questions.

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