Vancouver & Coast Mountains

Vancouver & Coast Mountains Travel Guide

Exploring British Columbia’s West Coast

British Columbia is an adventure travel oasis, and one of Canada’s most interesting land areas.  With such a diverse variety of landscapes and climates, BC is hard to categorize.

A few things are for sure though…. If you are looking for some mountain adventure, or ocean exploration, BC is your best bet in Canada, and one of the best bets in the world.

In this ultiamte British Columbia travel guide, we help you find the best experiences and locals to help you travel in BC.

Vancouver & West Coast Top Activities

Top Attractions & Parks Near Vancouver

Here are some of the best attractions and parks near Vancouver.  If you are looking for things to do in Vancouver, this is a great place to start!  These are a collection of provincial parks and attractions near Vancouver, Whistler and the Sea to Sky Corridor. 

The Best Places To Visit on BC’s West Coast

Some of the best towns and destinations in the Vancouver & Coast Mountains region in British Columbia.  These are the must see places near Vancouver on your West Coast trip. 

Local Adventure Experts In Vancouver & Coast Mountains

Search our network of expert local adventure and travel operators near Vancouver and the Coast Mountains.  These are some of the best adventure outfitters and guides in the Vancouver area.

Fresh Adventures

Fresh Adventures

Explore Canada's wildest place with expert local guides at Fresh Adventures. Offering hotel based hiking tours and backpacking trips on the West Coast, Rockies and Yukon!
Kumsheen Rafting Resort

Kumsheen Rafting Resort

Raft, Relax, Recharge with Kumsheen Rafting Resort. Located 3 hours from Vancouver, this is the perfect oasis to go camping, rafting and have a ton of fun with expert guides!
Winston Lodge

Winston Lodge

Stay at Kicking Horse's luxury alpine lodge and be steps away from the action with this ski in/ ski out accommodation. Fireplace, hot tub, and mountain chic are just some of the perks at this beautiful lodge in Golden, BC.

Current Travel Deals and Special Offers in Vancouver & West Coast

Search for Vancouver travel deals and special offers on tours and accommodations near Vancouver, Whistler and the Coast Mountains.  

Vancouver & Coast Mountains Canadian Bucketlist Experiences

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Vancouver & West Coast Travel Guide

Getting To/ From BC’s West Coast:

Driving in Vancouver & Coast Mountains Region:

The highways in this area range from busy, well developed highways to winding roads.  Be prepared for a wide variety of weather and winter driving can be very challenging on some of the more remote corners of this region in BC.  

Flying To Vancouver, BC

You can easily fly into the Vancouver and Coast Mountains region by accessing Vancouver International Airport (YVR).  This is one of Canada’s hub airports and has direct flights from most places in North America.  

Getting Around Vancouver and Coast Mountains Region By Bus:

You can easily travel between Vancouver and Whistler by bus with several bus companies running transfers each day.  Rider Express runs a daily scheduled bus service from Vancouver towards Calgary, passing through and stopping in Hope.  

British Columbia’s West Coast Travel Information- FAQ

When Is The Best Time To Visit Vancouver & The West Coast?

The Vancouver and West Coast region of BC has two main seasons: summer for… well, everything fun and winter for skiers. Vancouver and the West Coast are blessed with mild weather patterns, with influence from the Pacific Ocean.  This brings an early spring and a late fall, with a very long summer.

You can expect to be clear of the rain season and into reliable summer weather from the end of April to late October.

Winter really kicks off in late December until the end of March at sea level.

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