This comprehensive and up-to-date book will lead curious travelers to the special attractions and culture of Canada's western provinces. Including the world-class cities of Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg, this guide covers every feature, from grand resorts to the funky and offbeat, from pristine wilderness to city chic.
In an easy-to-use format, this year-round touring guide includes:
Restaurant, lodging, and travel information
Historical sketches of each province and city
Descriptions of both popular and little-known attractions
Listings of festivals and events, and shopping and recreational areas
Tips on customs declarations and currency
Helpful advice on clothing, climate, and business travel
About the Author
Ann Carroll Burgess's features have appeared in magazines such as Natural History and BC Woman to Woman. She has lived in Vancouver, Edmonton, and Winnipeg, and is a member of the Canadian Consulate's Tourism Advisory Board.
Table of Contents
(1) The Special Allure of Western Canada (2) General Information (3) Canada for Non-Canadians (4) Touring Spectacular British Columbia (5) Vancouver, the Gulf Islands, and Whistler (6) Victoria, Vancouver Island, and the Inside Passage (7) Touring Alberta and the Canadian Rockies (8) Touring Saskatchewan (9) Touring Manitoba (10) The Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut