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Prince George is a beautiful city located in central British Columbia, surrounded by stunning natural landscapes and offering a wide range of activities for visitors to enjoy. From hiking through ancient forests to sampling award-winning wines, there is never a shortage of things to do. Visit our greatest hits to make the most of your trip to Prince George.

3 Days in Prince George

Day 1:

Morning: Arrive in Prince George

Visit the Ancient Forest, which is located 115 km east of Prince George. This unique ecosystem contains 1000-year-old cedar trees, which are over 16 feet in diameter. Take a leisurely hike on the boardwalk that goes through the forest and marvel at the beauty of the giant trees.

Afternoon: Go mountain biking at Pidherny Trails, located just outside of Prince George. The trails offer stunning views of the surrounding mountains and are suitable for all skill levels.

Evening: Visit Northern Lights Winery, located just a short drive from Prince George. The winery has won numerous awards for its wines and offers wine tastings, tours, and a beautiful outdoor patio where you can enjoy a glass of wine and soak in the beautiful views.

Day 2:

Morning: Start your day with a canoeing adventure at Purden Lake, which is located just 45 minutes east of Prince George. This pristine lake offers excellent canoeing and kayaking opportunities, and the views are simply breathtaking.

Afternoon: Enjoy a lunch picnic at Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park, a beautiful park located in the heart of Prince George. The park offers plenty of space for picnicking, as well as playgrounds, walking paths, and a splash park.

Evening: Enjoy a delicious dinner at Betulla, a popular Italian restaurant in downtown Prince George. The restaurant offers a cozy and relaxed atmosphere and serves traditional Italian cuisine made with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients.

Day 3:

Morning: Visit Exploration Place, a science and history museum located in downtown Prince George. The museum features interactive exhibits and hands-on activities that are sure to entertain and educate visitors of all ages.

Afternoon: Go shopping at Homework, a trendy boutique located in downtown Prince George. The store features a wide variety of clothing, accessories, and home décor items, all curated by local designers. | MORE: Want to discover all that downtown Prince George has to offer? Tune into this podcast episode!

Evening: Golf at Aberdeen, an 18-hole championship golf course that has been rated one of the best in Canada. The course is located just a short drive from Prince George and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains. Catch diner at the tasty Eagles Nest Restaurant and Lounge. | MORE: Looking to uncover all the golf spots in Prince George? Listen in on this podcast episode about Prince George’s golf courses!

Prince George is a great destination for visitors looking for a combination of natural beauty, outdoor activities, and cultural experiences. You’ll be able to explore the best that Prince George has to offer, from hiking through ancient forests to tasting award-winning wines and shopping for local treasures.

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