1 Glacier and Revelstoke national parks

Mountain scenery that rivals the Rockies beside Canada’s backcountry-ski capital, Revelstoke.

2 The Kootenays

A pristine region of lakes, mountains, forests, hot springs and charming old-world villages.

3 Nelson

British Columbia’s most compelling town, thanks to hundreds of vintage buildings and a thriving cultural scene.

4 Osoyoos

Beware rattlesnakes slithering through the surreal, scrub-covered landscape of Canada’s only desert.

5 The Kettle Valley Railway

Scenic cycle along an old rail-bed with dramatic trestles and glorious Okanagan views – and shuttles make it downhill for most of the way.

6 Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park.

Enjoy the captivating sight of thousands of salmon struggling upstream to spawn.

7 Wells Gray Provincial Park

Vast tract of wilderness with several tremendous waterfalls and lakes that are perfect for easy overnight canoe trips.

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