Set between the Pacific Ocean in the west and the magnificent Rocky Mountains in the east, British Columbia is Canada’s westernmost province. Blessed with breathtaking landscapes, BC is home to a geographical diversity that lends itself to a vast array of activities and adventures. There are mountains to climb, rivers to run, beaches to comb, forests to hike, parks to stroll and warm summer lakes to laze about on. As well as skiing, golfing, fishing, whale watching, wine tasting, sightseeing trips, adventure tours, attractions, driving routes, and great escapes.
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100 Mile House
100 Mile House, South Cariboo’s dominant community, is located in South Central British Columbia and nestled on the Fraser Plateau between the Coastal and Rocky Mountains.
If you are looking for a friendly community with endless recreation, business, and tourism opportunities look no further than the Village of Burns Lake! Burns Lake is located in the heart of northern British Columbia, about 222 km west of Prince George on Highway 16.
Canal Flats is a village located at the southern end of Columbia Lake, the source of the Columbia River in British Columbia. Canal Flats is on Highway 95, in the Kootenay River Valley, between Skookumchuck and Fairmont Hot Springs.
Chetwynd is a town of approximately 2,650 people located on the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in northeastern BC. The area is rich in oil, gas, coal, and timber; making it an ideal location for many manufacturing and resource based industries. It is a gateway and transportation hub for the Peace River Country.
The active community of Crofton is situated on the calm waters of Osborne Bay in the Cowichan Valley, 22 minutes’ drive from Duncan. It is home to 2,500 people.
Dawson Creek is a city located in the northeastern Peace Region of British Columbia. Home to approximately 11, 000 people, it is known as the “Capital of the Peace” City.
Elkford, British Columbia is a picturesque Rocky Mountain town located near the city of Sparwood and the Alberta border. The town has approximately 2,500 residents and offers feeling of a relaxed rural community living. Citizens love the fact that they can escape the hectic urban cities, but the city of Calgary isn’t too far away making it easy to find everything you need.
Elko is a small, friendly village situated on the Elk River in the southeastern corner of beautiful British Columbia. The latest population estimate for Elko is 163.
Fernie has a population of over 5,000 people and is a mecca for skiers, snowboarders, snowmobilers, fishers, hikers, nature lovers, whitewater rafters, boaters and those simply escaping the frantic pace of contemporary city life.
Fort Nelson is a beautiful town in the northeastern corner of British Columbia that sits on Historic Mile 300 of the Alaska Highway. It is the administrative centre of the vast Northern Rockies Regional Municipality, which is home to 7,000 residents (4,500 of which reside in Fort Nelson).
Fort St. John
Located in the heart of the Peace Region of British Columbia, Fort St. John, a town of approximately 19, 000 people, is known as the “Energetic” City. This title reflects not only the large resource base of oil, natural gas, forestry, and agriculture; but also the vitality of the residents who are keen to live and work in a community that gives back so much.
The Village of Fraser Lake is nestled in the heart of some of British Columbia’s most beautiful scenery. The area boasts 170 lakes within a 50 mile radius and is the seasonal home to over 1000 Trumpeter Swans. It’s a playground of water where you can try your luck for trout or char in lakes, or try fly-fishing and spin casting in the rivers.
Gibsons is a coastal community of 4,200 located in southwestern British Columbia, Canada on the Strait of Georgia. It is the main marine gateway to the Sunshine Coast. In October 2009, the town was declared the “Most Liveable Community in the World” (under 20,000 population) at the international Livcom Awards.
The small town of Hixon is located in the geographic center of BC on Highway 97, right between the cities of Prince George and Quesnel. Hixon has a rich heritage in placer gold mining and activities related to forestry. The surrounding area offers a wide range of outdoor activities including fish, hunting, cross country skiing and hiking.
Houston is a town located in the Bulkley Valley in the Northern Interior of British Columbia (BC) and is known as a tourism, mining and forestry town. Houston has a population of approximately 3,200 people and is also home to outdoor enthusiasts.
Looking for a relaxed urban vibe and outdoor adventure in equal measure? You’re looking for Kamloops! A city built with a heart that makes living an adventure. The cosmopolitan style is laced with a soft, laid-back atmosphere and friendly people. A city of just over 85,000 people, Kamloops is a major economic hub in British Columbia, attracting a wide variety of events and business opportunities.
The city of Kelowna is the largest community with a population of 115,000 people, and is located midway through the valley. Kelowna has miles of beautiful parkland, and several sandy beaches which provide wonderful opportunities for boating, swimming, water-skiing, windsurfing and fishing. In cooler months, the snow-capped mountains and pine filled forests are a haven outdoor adventurists of all levels.
With its rich history, wonderful sense of community, lush offerings of nature, and proximity to Vancouver, Langley is the best kept secret in the Lower Mainland. With a local population of 25,000 in the City and 95,000 in the Township, the people of Langley enjoy a relaxed lifestyle and a strong community spirit. The City of Langley has a pedestrian-oriented downtown core, a high-end shopping center, independent stores, farmer’s markets, and terrific antique retailers.
Mackenzie is located within the Rocky Mountain Trench at the southern end of Williston Lake, one of the largest man-made reservoirs in North America. Mackenzie is a true winter wonderland with a diverse trail system for snowmobilers that includes close to 100km of groomed trails, 40km of groomed trails for cross-country skiiers, a ski resort, and several lakes for ice fishing.
The District of Maple Ridge lies on the north shore of the Fraser River, 45 km east of the City of Vancouver. Nestled against the Coast Mountains, Maple Ridge is a community that combines small-town atmosphere with the convenience of being in close proximity to a major city.
Nanaimo is a city of approximately 84,000 people on the southeast side of Vancouver Island. It is a very livable city with friendly residents, strong infrastructure, access to world-class wilderness activities, and a full array of amenities.
Oliver is a community nestled in the beautiful south end of the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia. Oliver, also known as “The Wine Capital of Canada”, offers visitors and residents a blend of agriculture, outdoor recreation and quality vineyards to occupy their time.
Prince Rupert is a port city on British Columbia’s northwest coast. It’s a gateway to wilderness areas like the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Sanctuary bear habitat. Shops and cafes dot the waterfront Cow Bay area. The Museum of Northern B.C. showcases the region’s natural and cultural heritage.
Port Alberni is an affordable waterfront community at the heart of the west coast of Vancouver Island. It is situated at the end of a 48 kilometer-long inlet and offers access to amazing wilderness.
Located at the northern end of the Sunshine Coast, the ocean side community of Powell River is well known for its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. Powell River residents enjoy all the comforts of the city and access to world-class outdoor activities at the same time!
Known as BC’s Northern Capital, Prince George is a commercial, medical, and transportation hub for BC’s northern communities. Residents enjoy affordable housing, incomes above provincial averages, and an extensive range of quality services and activities.
Quesnel is a small city located just west of the Rocky Mountains in beautiful British Columbia. The city has approximately 10,000 residents, plus about 13,000 living outside of city limits.
Radium, home of the world famous Radium Hot Springs mineral pools, is a small resort town neighboring Banff National Park. The latest population estimate for Radium is 735.
Richmond, BC is 25 minutes south of downtown Vancouver, and 25 minutes from the United States border; it is a city of stunning mountain vistas, beautiful waterfront sunsets, and vibrant urban living. Richmond is home to some of the most authentic Asian foods, made in the Golden Village.
Sparwood is a family-oriented community situated in the South-Eastern corner of BC. The Rocky Mountain community is nestled in the heart of BC`s Elk Valley. The location offers exceptional lifestyle opportunities that include world-class skiing, fishing, hiking and hunting or simply spending time in the great outdoors.
Trail, situated in the West Kootenay region of southeastern B.C., boasts a moderate climate, reasonably priced housing, and a regional population of 30,000. Residents have access to excellent health care and medical facilities, first-rate schools and a regional college. This picturesque community also offers a wide range of outstanding indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities.
Located in Northern British Columbia, Tumbler Ridge has approximately 3,700 residents and offers a mix of urban amenities and relaxed rural community. The larger Town of Chetwynd is a 90-minute drive away, providing alternate living and leisure opportunities.
Vernon is the largest city in the North Okanagan Regional District with a population of just under 39,000. This family friendly community has much to offer with farmers markets three days a week, world-class golf resorts and great beaches, all close by.
Victoria is the capital of BC and a beautiful city that caters to all lifestyles. It has a population of approximately 345,000. It’s not hard to see why Victoria is a major tourist and retirement destination. It boasts beautiful weather and scenery, friendly people, a vibrant cultural scene, limitless recreational opportunities, and a full range of amenities.
Williams Lake is a city in the Central Interior of British Columbia, Canada. Located in the central part of a region known as the Cariboo, it is the largest urban center between Kamloops and Prince George, with a population of 11,150 in city limits.