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The following Tourism resources are available for the Province of British Columbia:

BC Forest Museum - At the BC Forest Discovery Centre, a stroll around the grounds will quickly transform one into an exciting, educational experience. With many exhibits for the whole family, there is always something new to explore. Let one of our historic trains take you on a tour around our 100-acre wooded site!
BC Place Stadium - BC Place is a place where the community comes to live their dreams. As home to some of the greatest moments in BC’s sports history and future host of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies, at BC Place, Big Dreams Live Here. BC Place can be converted from a football stadium packed with 60,000 screaming BC Lions fans to a concert bowl party with the Rolling Stones.
Burnaby Village Museum - Step back in time and rediscover our urban heritage at an authentic turn of the century town and rekindle romance on the restored vintage 1912 carousel. Costumed townsfolk welcome visitors to their shops and homes with demonstrations and fascinating hands on activities. Old fashioned fun for all ages May through September and during Heritage Christmas in December!
Butchart Gardens - The Butchart Gardens offers 22ha (55 acres) of wonderful floral display located in Greater Victoria on Vancouver Island. Over 100 years in bloom. A National Historic Site of Canada.
Canada Travel News - Current tourism news from across the country, sorted by territory or province.
Canadian Tourism Commission - A consortium of tourism related national public/private sector partners. Provides organization profile, membership information and photo library.
Capilano Suspension Bridge - Voices from Vancouver's past mingle with the sounds of nature, beautiful gardens skirt colourful totem poles, British Columbia First Nations artisans chisel legend into cedar and Capilano Suspension Bridge takes you to the serenity of a West Coast rainforest and Canada's award-winning attraction, Treetops Adventure.
CITAP - Canadian Inbound Tourism Association - An organization of hospitality and tourism industry members working to develop Canada as the preferred destination for Asia-Pacific travelers. Includes a list of members, directors and a photo gallery of CITAP activities.
Craigdarroch Castle - Craigdarroch Castle is a beautiful historic Victorian-era mansion, built in the 1890s by wealthy BC coal baron Robert Dunsmuir. It is now owned by the Craigdarroch Castle Historical Museum Society and almost totally funded by its 150,000 annual visitors.
Dr. Sun Yat Sen Chinese Garden - Step into our door and out of your daily life. As your heart and mind relax, energy renews. Journey back in time to 15th Century China and enjoy this "window to another world". Breathtaking, rain or shine.
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Fisgard Lighthouse - Fisgard Lighthouse NHS commemorates the national significance of the first lighthouse on Canada's west coast. Fisgard has been an important symbol of sovereignty-British, Colonial and Canadian-since 1860.
Grouse Mountain - Come and experience a spectacular mountaintop of adventure 365 days of the year at the Peak of Vancouver. Helicopter tours, Lumberjack show, Grouse Mountain Refuge for Endangered Wildlife, Birds in Motion demonstrations, Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowshoeing, Ice-skating and Sleigh Rides.
H.R. Macmillan Space Centre - Not only can visitors view the night sky, but also are entertained with changing multimedia presentations including our famous laser musical productions and a variety of original shows created by the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre.
Hell's Gate Airtram - The Fraser Canyon where 1,100 miles of the Fraser River is squeezed into a 110 foot wide thundering passage appropriately named Hell's Gate. 200 million gallons of heart stopping rapids hammer through here, which was why Hell's Gate was journaled as being Simon Fraser's greatest challenge!
IMAX Vancouver - The IMAX Theatre Canada Place is conveniently located in downtown Vancouver at Canada Place. Treat your senses to the most powerful and involving movie experience yet created.
IMAX Victoria - The National Geographic Theatre is located in Victoria, BC Canada. Our 406 seat theatre features the 2-D IMAX Experience; with a projected area more than 6 stories high and 70 feet wide, up to 10 times larger than conventional screens, filling the viewer's entire field of vision. The theatre gives you the most powerful and involving film experience, bringing images to life with 12,000 watts of IMAX Digital surround sound.
Minter Gardens - Nestled against 7000 foot Mt. Cheam in beautiful 'Super Natural' British Columbia is one of the most spectacular show gardens in the world! Eleven themed gardens are designed to dazzle the senses with massive displays of artistic floral designs.
Museum Of Anthropology - The Museum Of Anthropology at the University Of British Columbia is world-renowned for its collections, research, teachings, public programs and community connections.It is also acclaimed for its spectacular architecture and unique setting on the cliffs of Point Grey.
Nanaimo Bastion - The Nanaimo Bastion is the most endearing symbol of the Harbour City. It is a well-loved monument to the pioneering spirit of this community and it turned an amazing 150 years old in 2003!
Royal BC Museum - British Columbia’s past, present and future are alive at the Royal BC Museum.
Science World Vancouver - Science World British Columbia, a self-supporting non-profit organization, stimulates positive attitudes towards science and technology in a fun interactive environment, promoting the development of a knowledge-based society in British Columbia.
Summer Camps Guide - A listing of summer camps and wilderness programs for youth in Canada. Offers a camp directory by province, wilderness, boys, girls and co-ed camps, plus a format for updating information on camps.
Tips for Travelers to Canada - Travel tips from the US State Department. Offers information by phone, mail, fax or internet and lists US consular offices in Canada.
UBC Botanical Garden - Welcome to the UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research located in Vancouver, Canada. Our mission is excellence in plant research, education and conservation. Please visit and enjoy this garden of science and beauty.
Van Dusen Botanical Garden - VanDusen Botanical Garden provides an inspiring and enjoyable environment for visitors of all ages and interests. With its excellent collections and the beauty of their display, the Garden promotes knowledge and understanding of the world of plants and their fundamental importance to life.
Vancouver Aquarium - Welcome to the Vancouver Aquarium, Canada’s largest aquarium. As a non-profit organization we continually dedicate our efforts to the conservation of aquatic life through display, interpretation, education, research, and direct action. You can experience all of this and more when you visit us.
Vancouver Lookout - The newly renovated observation deck situated high above Vancouver is the BEST FIRST STOP for visitors and locals. Enjoy the spectacular 360º view of cosmopolitan and Greater Vancouver, the majestic North Shore Mountains and perhaps even Vancouver Island just off the Pacific Coast. Your experience starts as you climb the outside of the building in an exterior glass elevator which takes approximately 50 seconds from street level to the deck. On arrival, you are delivered to the top of one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Vancouver Maritime Museum - Every day the Vancouver Maritime Museum charts a different course of adventure for all. Come aboard for fun and knowledge. Discover the rich maritime history and traditions of the Pacific Coast. Step back in time to 1944 on board Canada’s famous RCMP St Roch and explore the many permanent and changing exhibits, Children’s Maritime Discovery Centre, family activities, and the boats in Heritage Harbour. We are seafaring fun at its best!
Vancouver Museum - From its modest beginnings over a century ago, the Vancouver Museum continues to build bridges between generations, cultures and philosophies. Through partnerships with schools, colleges, universities and community groups, the Museum is committed to continuing education
Victoria Butterfly Gardens - Victoria Butterfly Gardens is one of Victoria's most popular attractions. The Gardens are designed and built specifically for the hosting and breeding of tropical butterflies and moths from all over the world.