This is a province so spectacular and diverse, you can, literally, do it all on your RV road trip. RV in British Columbia and you can ski in the morning and golf that same afternoon. It’s a land of clean air, tall trees, craggy mountains, raging whitewater rivers and long, languid beaches.
British Columbia is known for its majestic landscapes, theatrical seascapes, its exquisite wilderness and remarkable wildlife. Exploring the area by RV is the best way to discover the picturesque scenery of British Columbia for yourself.
Or, if it's cosmopolitan flair you're after, try Vancouver, sexy, glitzy and exotic, and Victoria, charming, gracious and old-world elegant. You’ll find top-rated ethnic cuisines, vibrant arts communities, designer retail boutiques and festive nightlife only add to the natural beauty surrounding these thriving coastal cities. They are both ideal bases from which to rent an RV in British Columbia. Some other exciting options for RVers include:
- Hit a seafood market - in BC you’ll find some of Canada’s freshest and finest coastal seafood.
- Charter a fishing boat, take a guided whale-watching tour or go zip-trekking in an old-growth tree canopy near Whistler.
- Aprés outdoor time? Go antique shopping or relax at luxurious spas and natural hot springs.
- British Columbia’s acclaimed Okanagan Valley is one of Canada’s premium wine-growing regions. Visit a winery, go wine tasting or celebrate at a wine festival. The Okanagan also produces rare icewines.
Canada's third-largest city (and North America's third most densely populated) is located between the Pacific Coastal mountains and the Pacific Ocean.
Described by the New York Times as "Manhattan with mountains", majestic peaks, sparkling ocean, rainforests and beautiful foliage all four seasons make Vancouver one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Vancouver, Canada’s busy west coast seaport, is scenic as well as useful. It is set in a beautiful spot between the Coast Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, with views of both making it one of the most visually pleasing cities in North America. It is widely considered one of the best places to live, and is ethnically diverse, environmentally conscious and has great public transport making it easy to get around and explore.
If you only have a short time to to spend in around the Vancouver area, this is the perfect roadtrip for you. This can be done in about 3 or 4 days and showcases some the best places around Vancouver and Vancouver Island.
Yoho National Park, whose name derives from the local native word "amazement', is a must see if you are travelling in your Motorhome from Vancouver to Calgary or vice versa.