Best Weekend Getaways from Vancouver: Favourite Trips and Overnight Destinations

Greystone Books Ltd
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In this detailed guide, Jack Christie shares his favorite two- and three-day trips in the Vancouver area. It covers everything from rugged outdoor activities in the Gulf Islands to bicycle tours in Victoria, wine tours in the Okanagan, and backroad exploring in Whistler, ensuring that visitors can find as much (or as little) adventure as they like. There are getaways for every taste and budget, and none are more than a five-hour drive from Vancouver, including ferry travel where necessary. Each of the 28 entries includes complete driving directions with tips on sights to see along the way, as well as activities, attractions, accommodations, and dining options for the destination. In addition to photos, each chapter features sidebars and pull-out sections that offer specific tips for maximizing one’s time. Indexes of the destinations and activities make planning the perfect weekend getaway a breeze.
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Jack Christie says that no matter how long he explores the outdoors, there is always more to discover. His books include 52 Best Day Trips from Vancouver, Day Trips with Kids, One-Day Getaways from Vancouver, Whistler Outdoors Guide and The Whistler Book. Jack is the outdoors columnist with the Georgia Straight, a contributor to Northwest Best Places and the author of Inside Out British Columbia: A Best Places Guide to the Outdoors. He hosts "The Rec Report" on Shaw TV's The Express. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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Publisher
Greystone Books Ltd
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Published on
May 1, 2009
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Pages
272
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ISBN
9781926685090
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Language
English
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Genres
Travel / Canada / Western Provinces (AB, BC)
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This content is DRM protected.
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