Known as BC's northern capital, Prince George (YXS) is a bustling city. Although Prince George has a rich and interesting history, it has since developed into a large cosmopolitan city offering lots of things to see and do. Prince George is a paradise for those looking for some thrills under the open sky. Several parks and heritage trails are located close by, as are 18-hole golf courses, and a salmon camp. Enjoy fresh water fishing in any of the many lakes and rivers around the city. Ramblers can go for a walk on the great hiking trails in the city or to hike to the top of beautiful viewpoint or waterfall. If you are here for a long stay, visit some of the attractions located around the city including The Huble Homestead historic and heritage site, Noah's Arc and the Observatory.
Prince George (YXS) is the largest city in northern British Columbia; Prince George is the only community in northern BC that offers the amenities and benefits of a thriving city within mere minutes of beautiful, pristine forests. As a major city of the Pacific Rim, Prince George is firmly tied to the global market.
The best time to visit Prince George is during months June, July, August and September.
Top things to do in Prince George
There are myriads of municipal, provincial and national parks in which to walk hike and bike.
In the mountains, powder snow draws skiers from around the world. And BC’s coast and waterways are perfect for fishing, kayaking, and river rafting and diving.