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150 great places to visit in B.C.

Liard River Hot Springs (No. 8 on our list) is a must-do for anyone who embarks on an Alaska Highway adventure. Show caption
The Nimbus C is just one of the many cool bikes you're likely to see at the fabulous but little-known Deeley Motorcycle Museum in Vancouver (No. 139 on our list). Show caption
Perched above Kamloops Lake, Tobiano golf course (No. 44 on our list) has the views and the challenges to thrill golfers. Very tough to score well here on a windy day. Show caption
Much shorter than the famous Black Tusk hike, Joffre Lakes (No. 126 on our list) offers hikers a huge payoff. Show caption
Take in the beauty and explore Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park (No. 58 on our list) by boat, foot, or bike. Show caption
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From farm markets, to hot springs, to honey tastings, B.C. has it all

Rob Klovance & Kathryn MacDonald
bchydro.com

Sometimes, we forget what's in our own backyard. Or we don't even know it's there.

To coincide with Canada's 150th birthday back in 2017, we compiled a list of 150 fun-beautiful-wonderful things that may be just a few minutes down the road, or as part of an epic road trip across B.C. And now that places around the province are slowly opening back up during the COVID-19 pandemic, we've revised the list to include – with a few exceptions – spots that have already reopened or that will reopen soon.

Enjoy. And please take care to follow COVID-19 guidelines everywhere you go to help keep everyone safe and to ensure B.C. continues to recover.

Rob Klovance is a writer-editor with bchydro.com and Kathryn MacDonald is with BC Hydro's community team.