The diverse physical beauty from Vancouver to Whistler to Banff features the greatest of the great outdoors. Bear witness to snow-capped mountains, azure blue lakes, endless alpine forests, frosty glaciers and fast-paced rivers.
The natural beauty is overwhelming and provides the perfect setting for a catalogue of outdoor activities. There are chances to ride a gondola, horse, helicopter or whatever improves your viewpoint for the endless, to-die-for photo opportunities!
Vancouver, one of the world's most spectacular cities, welcomed the world as host city of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Vancouver has been chosen as the world's "Most Liveable City" in 2011 by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), a title it has been awarded eight times since 2002.
The Rocky Mountains are located in western North America. They are known for their beautiful scenery with mountains, trees and big game. People visit the Rockies for many recreational activities like hiking, hunting, camping, skiing and lots of other sports. The Rocky Mountains have unpredictable weather which can change rapidly. As with other highland climates, the climate changes with increasing altitude. In general, the Rockies have mild summers, cold winters and a lot of precipitation.