Washington, Oregon & the Pacific Northwest - Vancouver, Whistler & Vancouver Island (PDF Chapter)
This is the Vancouver, Whistler & Vancouver Island chapter from Lonely Planet’s Washington, Oregon & the Pacific Northwest guidebook.
Visitors to Canada’s westernmost province are never short of superlatives when typing their travel blogs. It’s hard not to be moved by looming mountains, wildlife-packed forests and un-countable kilometers of pristine coastline that slow your heartbeat like a spa treatment.
- stretch your legs on a breathtaking seawall stroll in Vancouver’s Stanley Park
- surf up a storm (or just watch a storm) near Tofino, on Vancouver Island’s wild west coast
- knock back some lipsmacking BC craft beers at a chatty pub in Victoria
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Vancouver, Whistler, Sunshine Coast, Vancouver Is-land, Victoria, Saanich Peninsula & Around, Sooke & Around, Cowichan Valley, Nanaimo, Parksville & Qualicum, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, Ucluelet, Tofino, Comox Valley, Campbell River, Port Hardy, Cape Scott Provincial Park, Southern Gulf Islands, Salt Spring Is-land, North & South Pender Islands, Mayne Island, Galiano Island.
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