The Salmon Glacier near the historic towns of Steward and Hyder is the fifth largest glacier in North America.
British Columbia is a panoramic massive ocean of ice.
There are many old gold mines in the area and even a ghost town.
The capital of British Columbia is Victoria, the 15th largest metropolitan region in Canada.
British Columbia is the westernmost of Canada\'s provinces and is famed for its natural beauty.
Ecotourism is an often brought up appeal in this part of Canada.
Vancouver is the central hub for most air service within BC.
Total area is 944,735 km2 (364,764 sq mi).
British Columbia is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on the west, by the U.S. state of Alaska on the northwest.
And to the north by the Yukon and the Northwest Territories, on the east by the province of Alberta, and on the south by the U.S. states of Washington, Idaho, and Montana.
Panorama Mountain Village, Panorama, British Columbia offers hiking, cross-country skiing, heli-skiing, snow tubing, a heated pool, hot springs.
Plenty of places to eat and drinkSurrey contains busy towns with excellent shopping facilities, historic market towns and a wealth of quintessential English villages.
There are many Ferries and cruise ships along the coast of British Columbia all offering tours to remote villages, explorations of natural wildlife, sea life, and fishing. Many of the ferries allow you to drive your vehicle on board also.
Summer is definitely the most popular time.
July and August are jam-packed with crowds.
There are four major routes through the Rocky Mountains From south to north they are: The Crowsnest Pass Highway through the Crowsnest Pass and Sparwood, the Trans-Canada Highway through Banff National Park, the Yellowhead Highway through Jasper National Park, and Highway 2 through Dawson Creek.
The longest highway is Highway 97, running 2,081 km (1,293 mi) from the British Columbia-Washington border at Osoyoos north to Watson Lake, Yukon.
There are Two major routes through the Yellowhead Pass competed with the Canadian Pacific Railway—the Grand Trunk Pacific and the Canadian National Railway.
There are 25 routes among the islands of British Columbia, as well as between the islands and the mainland.
There are over 200 airports located throughout British Columbia, the major ones being the Vancouver International Airport, the Victoria International Airport, the Kelowna International Airport, and the Abbotsford International Airport.
British Columbia developed a rich and complex culture because of the diversity of the Pacific coast - mild to cold climate, seashore to mountains - the tribes that settled in this area developed completely different cultures and languages.