Experience a view of BC as enduring as the ancient
Rocky Mountains. Choose one of our self-guided circle tours and
set off through some of the most spectacular scenery in the world.
Our highways follow the historic trails of explorers, pioneers,
gold miners, and settlers. Catch the pioneer spirit on the original
Gold Rush Trail or experience the rich arts and culture of BC First
Nations people whose enduring presence has shaped the landscape
for thousands of years.
You can visit the original site of Canada's fur trade, stop in
gold rush boomtowns, railway towns, Victorian heritage towns, and
even spooky ghost towns. You'll tour lush orchards and taste award-winning
wines. Leave your trace on a sandy beach or make tracks high in
No matter which route you choose you'll encounter
friendly faces and western hospitality. And opportunities for outdoor
adventure abound. Paddle through a roaring canyon then soak in mineral-rich
hot springs pools. Fish for trout in sparkling lakes then ride high
in the saddle across open ranchland.
BC's many parks are also teeming with wildlife and natural wonders.
Travel to glacial-capped peaks, volcanic mountains, turquoise lakes,
and some of Canada's highest waterfalls. Or head north to see one
of North America's largest glaciers and watch grizzly bear fishing
All roads lead to wondrous hiking, cycling, paddling, rafting,
fishing, horseback riding, and swimming. Or try skiing, snowshoeing,
and even heli-hiking and heli-skiing in winter. Whether trailblazing
across open ranchland, paddling pristine lakes, touring aboriginal
communities, visiting historic towns, or sailing the Inside Passage,
your adventure begins the minute you meet the open road.