Cover image for British Columbia, [2018] : including the Alaska Highway / Andrew Hempstead.
British Columbia, [2018] : including the Alaska Highway / Andrew Hempstead.
Title Variants:
Moon travel handbooks : [British Columbia, 2018]

Moon handbooks : [British Columbia, 2018]
Eleventh edition.
Publication Information:
Berkeley, California : Avalon Travel, Hachette Book Group, 2018.

Physical Description:
535 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 19 cm


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917.11 HEM Book Adult General Collection

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British Columbia is filled with shining rivers, vibrant cities, and temperate rainforests. Experience the best of this beautiful province with Moon British Columbia .

* Strategic itineraries in an easy-to-navigate format, such as "The Best of British Columbia," "The Best of Vancouver & Victoria," "Okanagan Wine Tasting," "Top Ski Resorts," and "Family Fun"
* Curated advice from local author Andrew Hempstead
* Vibrant, helpful photos
* Detailed maps and directions for exploring on your own
* Activities and ideas for every traveller: Try to spot bears, moose, and elk on a hike through the verdant wilderness, or go whale-watching on the Pacific. Learn about the First Nations tribes' colourful totem poles and sample indigenous foods. Kayak through icy fjords, ski Whistler's world-class slopes, or admire the colonial architecture of British Columbia's great citie s
* Background information on the landscape, culture, history, and environment
* Essential insight for travellers on recreation, transportation, and accommodations, packaged in a book slim enough to fit in your daypack
* In-depth coverage of Vancouver, Victoria and Vancouver Island, The Sunshine Coast, Sea to Sky Highway, Whistler, Gold Nugget Route, the Okanagan Valley, the Kootenays, the Canadian Rockies, Glacier National Park, Revelstoke, Kamloops, Mount Robson, Cariboo Country, Prince George, Prince Rupert, Haida Gwaii, Stewart-Cassar Highway, Alaska Highway, and The Yukon

With Moon British Columbia' s practical tips and an insider's view on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.

Expanding your trip? Try Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip . Craving more of Canada's incredible wilderness? Check out Moon Banff National Park .

Author Notes

As a professional travel writer, Andrew Hempstead spends as much time as possible out on the road. During his travels, he experiences the many and varied delights of Atlantic Canada the same way his readers do.

Since the early 1990s, Andrew has authored and updated more than 60 guidebooks, and supplied content for regional and national clients like Expedia and KLM. His photography has appeared in a wide variety of media, ranging from international golf magazines to a Ripley's Believe it or Not! Museum.