Canadian flag flying over the backdrop of the Rockies at Whistler.

Vancouver Road Trip: Driving to Whistler, BC

The Sea-to-Sky Highway, one of western Canada’s most stunning roadways, connects Vancouver to the year-round outdoor mecca of Whistler. Just a two-hour drive, it’s perfect for a day trip or as part of a longer exploration. Local author, Carolyn B. Heller, shares directions and tips for driving to Whistler.

The Richmond Night Market. Photo © Carolyn Heller.

Richmond, BC: The Best Chinese Food Outside China

Whether you’re looking for spicy Sichuan or Hunan fare, handmade noodles and dumplings like you’d see in Shanghai, delicately seasoned Cantonese seafood, or the hearty lamb dishes of China’s western provinces, you’ll find it in Richmond, BC.

Lake Louise in Banff National Park

Best of Lake Louise in One Day

The best of Lake Louise in one day means an early start to get ahead of the crowds, visiting not one but two lakes, enjoying a good paddle and a hike or two, and a reward of delicious mountain-flavored meal.

Western Canada's Best Scenic Drives

Western Canada’s Best Scenic Drives

Road-tripping in western Canada is one big scenic drive, so it’s hard to pick just a few favorite routes. But here are four of the most spectacular sections of road in British Columbia and Alberta.

Takakkaw Falls in Yoho National Park.

Two Days in B.C.’s National Parks

You really need more than two days to take in even the highlights of B.C.’s national parks, but here’s how to make the most of a short trip through the mountains, stopping in Mount Revelstoke, Glacier, and Yoho National Parks.