Beyond the Ride

Great equipment and excellent roads are only the beginning. Western Canada has a lot to offer; the region has an internationally praised wine country, unparalleled wildlife viewing and a wide selection of heritage sites. During your tour of British Columbia you have to opportunity to visit the many aboriginal tourism sites throughout the province. Immerse yourself in the living traditions of British Columbia’s Aboriginal peoples, and experience authentic music and dance, food, arts, stories and fascinating cultural artifacts. 

Ninety-one National Historic Sites, ten Provincial Historic Sites and three UNESCO World Heritage sites provide a wide range of experiences, many of them interactive and at well-maintained, restored locations.

Hop in a stagecoach and pan for gold at Barkerville Historic town, or ride a clattering rail car at the Britannia Mine Museum. Learn about fur traders at Fort Langley Historic Site and fishermen at the North Pacific Cannery. The Kettle Valley Rail Trail follows a historic route through tunnels and over trestles.

Read more about the exciting culture adventures that await.