Destination of the Week:
British Columbia, Canada
Explore and discover with 100 things to see and do.
The setting of the 2010 Olympics, British Columbia -- nicknamed "BC" by Canadians -- sheds its winter coat in summer and fall. Discover 100 diverse experiences that await in this landscape of mountains, vineyards, rivers, coastal islands and cities.Learn More
Kayak, hike and bike within BC's biggest city.
No wonder Vancouver is consistently ranked one of the top places to live in the world: It's a city with nature at its doorstep. Glass high-rises, trendy restaurants and outdoor delights harmoniously coexist here. Take in views from a kayak or while biking the seawall surrounding Stanley Park, a 1,000-acre sanctuary of forest, trails and beaches.Learn More
Fly above mountains on the world's longest lift.
From Vancouver, scale mountains and a horizon of blue while driving the Sea-to-Sky Highway to Whistler. This mountainous wonderland, a ski paradise in winter, blossoms with lush forest and wildflower fields in summer. For dazzling 360-degree views from Whistler to Blackcomb, soar aboard the world's longest continuous lift: the Peak2Peak Gondola.Learn More
Savor British influences in BC's capital city.
Soak up British atmosphere this summer without flying to pricey London. A 1.5-hour ferry ride from Vancouver, BC's capital city of Victoria is London's Canadian cousin. English-inspired favorites include: strolling The Butchart Gardens and enjoying "high tea" at the Fairmont Empress, which offers magnificent views of Victoria's Inner Harbour.Learn More
Visit vineyards in the "Napa of the North."
Canada's most prestigious wine region, the Okanagan Valley produces award-winning pinot noirs and ice wine. Wine enthusiasts can sip their way through more than 120 local wineries and savor farm-to-table cuisine from a region in summer bloom. For some fun, search for Ogopogo, Lake Okanagan's elusive lake monster.Learn More