Your 2023/2024 Ultimate Local Winter Getaway Guide

From soaking in ofuro tubs in the Fraser Valley to snowmobiling through Whistler—here's 5 destinations to make the most of your B.C. winter

Soak in an outdoor tub, skate on a frozen lake, icewalk in a majestic canyon, snowmobile on an epic mountain and more. Here are 5 winter vacation destinations that offer adventure and cozy comfort for the perfect cold-weather escape.

Pyramid Lake Lodge

1. Make the most of Jasper in 48 hours

Your play-by-play guide to a perfect weekend in Jasper—from frozen lake ice skating and canyon ice walks to must-try eateries and coffee shops, this itinerary has something for everyone.

A colourful room in Richmond's boutique hotel Versante

2. Stay in Richmond’s new bold boutique hotel

Richmond’s new Versante Boutique Hotel is a bold and beautiful design-lovers dream. Nestled near the lively Richmond Night Market, its daring designs, from futuristic “floating” washrooms to whimsical decor, promise a memorable escape just outside Vancouver’s buzz​.

Even ATV newbies can quickly tackle the slopes with Blackcomb Snowmobile, as our managing editor discovered

3. Have peak fun snowmobiling in Whistler

To rev up your winter adventures, Whistler’s snowmobile expedition offers snowy thrills and a chance to revel in B.C.’s picturesque winter wonderland.

Patio ofuro tubs are the main draw of the Woodland Cabins

4. Soak in outdoor ofuro tubs in Fraser Valley

Escape the mundane with a serene Ofuro Tub soak amidst the tranquil setting of Fraser Valley’s golf resort. The newly unveiled Woodland Cabins at Rowena’s Inn on the River offer a “destination dipping” experience in their outdoor red cedar barrel baths—perfect for a rejuvenating escape.

Brassica restaurant on the Sunshine Coast - the shelves are stocked with jams, spreads, snacks and more

5. Enjoy some fine dining on the Sunshine Coast

Eat and drink your way through the Sunshine Coast with these top 5 dining spots. It’s the ultimate B.C. foodie getaway this winter.