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Take a Ski Getaway to British Columbia

by Barbara Rogers

Feb 23, 2024

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Destinations / North America

The western Canadian province of British Columbia is known for its skiing and winter sports, with Whistler Blackcomb often named one of North America’s top ski destinations. But British Columbia has more places to ski and play in the snow, family-friendly resorts with budget-friendly prices, and up to 400 inches of powder snow. An exchange rate of 75 cents to the dollar is an added incentive for American family travelers to travel north for a vacation.


Big White Ski Resort offers more than 2,700 acres of powder-covered terrain and is consistently named one of Canada’s best family resorts. Beginner learning areas, a car-free pedestrian village, great off-slope activities for kids (even mini snowmobiles) and outstanding playgrounds for snowboarders keep the whole family happy.


At Sun Peaks, British Columbia’s second-largest ski resort, a single pass is good for downhill and Nordic skiing. Or, with a Winter Park Pass, families can enjoy snowmobiling, zip lining, snowshoeing, backcountry dog sledding tours and guided ice-fishing trips.


Explore North America’s biggest network of cross-country ski trails at SilverStar Mountain Resort. Along with backcountry and multiuse trails, 105 kilometers of paths are groomed for skate and track skiing, and connect the resort’s summit with the adjacent Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre. With the resort’s all-inclusive SilverStar MY1PASS, your family can ski or snowboard, cross-country ski, ski at night, snowshoe, fat bike, ice skate or tube at Tube Town.


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