Lonely Planet British Columbia & the Canadian Rockies (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, John Lee

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Lonely Planet British Columbia & the Canadian Rockies is your passport to all of the such a lot suitable and updated suggestion on what to work out, what to pass, and what hidden discoveries look ahead to you. Watch natural world in Jasper nationwide Park, walk the seawall at Vancouver's Stanley Park, and set sail on a ferry carrier in the course of the within Passage; all along with your relied on shuttle better half. Get to the guts of British Columbia & the Canadian Rockies and start your trip now!

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  • Highlights and itineraries convey you the best solution to tailor your journey on your personal own wishes and pursuits
  • Insider tips prevent time and cash, and assist you get round like a neighborhood, fending off crowds and bother spots
  • Essential details at your fingertips - together with hours of operation, cellphone numbers, web content, transit information, and costs
  • Honest studies for all budgets - together with consuming, slumbering, sight-seeing, going out, buying, and hidden gem stones that the majority guidebooks omit
  • Cultural insights offer you a richer and extra profitable go back and forth event - together with background, aboriginal tradition, the humanities, and the simplest of west coast food, neighborhood beer and wine
  • Free, handy pull-out Vancouver map (included in print model)
  • Coverage of Alberta, British Columbia, the Yukon, and more

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Authors: Written and researched by way of Lonely Planet, John Lee, Brendan Sainsbury, and Ryan Ver Berkmoes.

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