Free Things To Do and See in BC
Exploring BC tourism hotspots for free things to do and experience
Attempting to experience the cultural attractions of a specific area can be difficult on a budget. Thankfully, the essence of British Columbia can be thoroughly explored without spending a dime. In fact, the best way to see our province is to put away your wallet and pull out your walking shoes. From Victoria to Kelowna, BC’s main tourism capitals are overflowing with free things to see and do.
BC is a culturally rich, coastal province of Canada, with an infinite number of cultural sights to see and activities to do. Knowing where to start however, can sometimes be overwhelming. From the snow-capped slopes at Whistler to the tree lined coasts of Vancouver Island, there is much to experience. There are also a million guide books and hotspot helpers to assist in building your BC adventure. The best way to see BC however is to get off the main roads, get into the wilderness and get up close and personal with the natural beauty that makes BC one of a kind.
Although, with all that sight-seeing comes a price; and with so much to see, how do you do it without breaking the bank?
Well, it just so happens, "Free Things to Do and See in BC" is here to help. The title pretty much says it all. In the following sections, linked to below, is a comprehensive list of the top things to see and do around some of BC’s major tourism cities: Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler and Kelowna. And here’s the kicker, they’re all free! You will learn a little history about each city and region, and be given the keys to seeing that area, without spending a dime. Now it’s easy to plan a budget friendly trip to Canada’s most beautiful province. Whether it’s well known sights, or places well off the grid, you have no excuse; you can put away your wallet, pull out your walking shoes, and prepare for an adventure through BC’s most beautiful sights and free activities.
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Photo credits: Cyclist and person sitting on a bench along the seawall at Stanley Park in Vancouver courtesy Tourism BC/Dannielle Hayes; False Creek Fireworks courtesy Tourism Vancouver/Coast Mountain Photography; Sitting on a dock in the marshland at Sapeye Lake near Tatla Lake courtesy Tourism BC/Albert Normandin; Jericho Beach Park courtesy Tourism Vancouver/John Sinal; Hiking on Idaho Peak with views of the Selkirk Mountains near New Denver in the Kootenay Rockies courtesy Tourism BC/David Gluns; By Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal in West Vancouver courtesy Tourism North Shore; Burnaby Mountain Playground of the Gods courtesy Vancouver, Coast and Mountains/Bob Young
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