Get ready to forge your own George. Here in Prince George if you can imagine it, you can do it. As the base camp to the North, Prince George has everything you could need for your next great adventure. If you're here in the summer you're in for some superb golf courses, hikes that will take your breath away, and mountain biking trails that will put your skills to the test. Winter visitors will be glad to know Prince George embraces snow, with multiple skiing options for you to choose from, an outdoor skating rink, and phenomenal snowshoeing!
If you prefer your adventures to be indoors, Prince George celebrates its artistic creativity and long standing history in many ways. Art galleries, museums, a theatre company, and live music shows, Prince George doesn't settle for dull moments. There is also great shopping, a Costco, a Casino and lots of opportunities for family fun!
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Prince George is the region's central hub. YXS Airport has three major airlines with direct flights from Vancouver, Edmonton, and Calgary. Prince George is located at the crossroads of two major highways, making it very accessible by car! Check DriveBC for current road conditions. The Skeena Rail line comes right through Prince George, a more scenic mode of transportation that gives you a front row seat to untouched Canadian wilderness.
Discover the vibrant city of Prince George, where endless possibilities await to cater to your desires, whether you seek thrilling adventures or tranquil relaxation. Embrace the great outdoors, crafting your own unforgettable escapades, or delve into the excitement of our indoor attractions. Challenge yourself at a climbing gym, strike some pins at the bowling alley, experience the art of curling, and explore the charm of our local shops. Prince George is brimming with delightful options, ensuring your stay is nothing short of extraordinary!
Embrace the great outdoors year-round in Prince George, where every season offers its own unique charm. In the warm summer months, immerse yourself in nature's beauty with an array of hiking, mountain biking trails, golf courses, and parks. Don't miss the enchanting Cottonwood Island Nature Park, where winding riverside trails, historical CN Rail Bridge views, and captivating tree carvings await. For a tranquil experience, visit the David Douglas Botanical Garden and unwind amidst the fragrant blooms with a good book in hand.
As winter arrives, the excitement ramps up! Embrace the thrill of snow-covered slopes at Hart Ski Hill, Powder King Resort, and the Caledonia Nordic Ski Centre, promising incredible powder adventures. If you prefer a more laid-back winter activity, lace up your skates and glide across the outdoor ice oval while savoring a cup of hot chocolate. Prince George ensures your outdoor escapades remain unforgettable, no matter the season!
Prince George celebrates the past and the present. Check out The Exploration Place and experience a unique, participatory museum of regional history, science, and technology. Learn about the two major industries that shape Prince George, forestry and rail, at the Central BC Railway & Forestry Museum.
Two Rivers Gallery is not only a professionally curated art gallery, but also offers classes, tours, and creative activities for its visitors. Books & Company is a local book shop that attracts book lovers, coffee addicts, and music fans, plus it has a venue space upstairs! If you're looking for a show, you have many options! Books & Company hosts artists, comedians, and many other types of live entertainment. Take in a theatre production at Theatre Northwest, with many unique performances occuring throughout the year. The Lambda Cabaret is an LGBTQ+ friendly bar that offer two levels of entertainment, and a karaoke corner!
Our experts will make your trip into the wild truly unforgettable. By helicopter, plane, bus, boat, or horse, the tour experts in Prince George can get you where you crave to go. Did you know over 80% of BC is inaccessible? Hop on a helicopter tour with Aberdeen Helicopters, the best way to see captivating waterfalls, canyons, mountains, and our great diverse forests. The Adventure Bus offers guided hiking, back-country, overnight trips, as well as winter adventures. If you're looking to explore Prince George's backyard, do it from the comfort of a saddle! El Shaddai Ranch will take you on trail rides through towering trees and open fields (we suggest booking a sunset ride!). Want to relax and take in the winter scenery? Crazy M Ranch offers an old fashion sleigh ride through the snowy woodland trails. All rides are finished with fresh hot cocoa cooked on an old wood stove, sweet treats and a roaring bonfire to keep you warm and cozy.
Undoubtedly, the Grand Trunk Tavern, nestled within the Prestige Treasure Cove Resort, holds a special place as our beloved restaurant in town. However, if you've already savored their delights and seek another exceptional local eatery, you're in for a treat! Prince George takes immense pride in its thriving culinary landscape, celebrating all things local. You'll find an abundance of fantastic dining options, just a stone's throw away, each offering a delectable journey for your taste buds to savor. Prepare to embark on a culinary adventure like no other!
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Discover the charm of downtown Prince George with its fabulous local shopping scene! For all your shopping desires, downtown offers a unique and diverse array of options. And if you need more, Pine Centre Mall is your go-to destination for all your big store needs.