Your 2023/2024 Ultimate Local Winter Getaway Guide

From soaking in ofuro tubs in the Fraser Valley to snowmobiling through Whistler—here are five destinations to help you embrace the chill

Soak in an outdoor tub, skate on a frozen lake, icewalk in a majestic canyon, snowmobile on an epic mountain and more. These winter vacation destinations offer adventure and cozy comfort for the perfect cold-weather escape.

1. Make the Most of Jasper in 48 Hours

Your play-by-play guide to a perfect weekend in Jasper—from ice skating and canyon ice walks to must-try eateries and coffee shops, this itinerary has something for everyone.

2. Stay in Richmond’s New Bold Boutique Hotel

Richmond’s new Versante Boutique Hotel is a bold and beautiful design lover’s dream. Nestled near the lively Richmond Night Market, its daring designs—from futuristic “floating” washrooms to whimsical decor—promise a memorable escape just outside of Vancouver’s buzz​.

3. Have Peak Fun Snowmobiling in Whistler

To rev up your winter adventures, Whistler’s snowmobile expedition offers snowy thrills and a chance to revel in B.C.’s picturesque winter wonderland​.

4. Soak in Outdoor Ofuro Tubs in the Fraser Valley

Escape the mundane with a serene ofuro tub soak amidst the tranquil setting of a Fraser Valley golf resort. The newly unveiled Woodland Cabins at Rowena’s Inn on the River offer a “destination dipping” experience in their outdoor red cedar barrel baths—perfect for a rejuvenating escape.

5. Enjoy Some Fine Dining on the Sunshine Coast

Eat and drink your way through the Sunshine Coast at these top five dining spots for the ultimate B.C. foodie getaway.

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