In the heart of beautiful British Columbia lays the city of Vancouver. Host of the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic games; nestled between spectacular mountain and ocean views; Vancouver marries its mild climate and friendly people to time and time again rank as one of the worlds most desirable and livable cities.
In a city surrounded by breathtaking nature, there are no shortages of adventures and activities. Whether it is biking around Stanley Park, skiing on a local mountain, hiking up the Grouse Grind, spending the day on the beach, or enjoying the culinary splendor of this world class city, Vancouver remains a choice destination for locals and tourists alike.
Vancouver is also central to other British Columbia choice destinations such as Whistler, Victoria, Kelowna, Tofino and Nanaimo. With the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Rocky Mountains to the east, Vancouver is on route to becoming the greenest city in the world. Vancouver not only offers its tourists but also locals outstanding opportunities for outdoor adventures, while still maintaining its sophisticated amenities of a world class city.