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Beat the Heat! 

As temperatures rise in Prince George, it’s essential to stay cool while continuing your daily routine and enjoying all the fun summer activities! So, how can you beat the heat…

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Prince George Birds – Summertime and the livin’ is (sometimes) easy…

Ah, summer, with its long, warm days, ample food, plenty of access to natural resources and supplies, and with time to sit in one place or go about one’s business…

Adventure, Itineraries, Things to Do
Gardens in Prince George B.C.

Prince George has no shortage of beautiful gardens and outdoor locations to see nature on full display. From the carefully manicured gardens of the David Douglas Botanical Garden to the…

Adventure, Family, Things to Do
Camping in Prince George, B.C.

Hello, fellow campers! Looking for outdoor stops without venturing too far from Prince George? Look no further! Our list of 10 campgrounds and RV parks within the city’s area offers…

Adventure, The Local Take, Things to Do
Prince George Farm Tour

The Prince George self-guided Farm Tour will take visitors on a whirl-wind adventure, where you’ll be able to choose stops that could include anything from u-pick, certified organic produce, historic…

Family, Things to Do, What's On
Father’s Day in Prince George

Welcome to Prince George, the heart of Northern BC, where Father’s Day is more than just a celebration—it’s an invitation to create unforgettable memories with the dad in your life….

Family, Things to Do
Mother’s Day in Prince George

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, it’s the perfect opportunity to show appreciation for the special women in our lives. Whether you’re looking to pamper mom with a relaxing day out…

Adventure, Mountain Biking
The Loam Rangers Take On PG

Venture into the wilderness of Prince George, where the rugged landscapes and endless trails await the boldest of riders. Amidst the towering forest lies a playground for the adventure seeker…

The Local Take, Things to Do
PG Birds – Our Wonderful Spring Avian Friends Arrive

Who doesn’t like spring? Clearly it seems our feathered friends do! As soon as the temperature warms, winter’s snow melts, the green hues return to foliage, flowers blossom, and insects…

Family, Mountain Biking, The Local Take
Family Mountain Biking with Dani

The first year I bought a decent bike was the year my baby was born. I needed a way to free my mind of intrusive thoughts, anxiety, and chores.  I was exhausted and…

Mountain Biking, The Local Take
Ruby’s Take on the Pidherny Bike Trails

If you haven’t heard of the Pidherny Bike Trails, then I suggest you keep reading, becauseyou’re in for a treat. These trails are perfection. When I say perfection, I mean…

Mountain Biking, The Local Take
Explore Prince George’s Mountain Biking Scene with Lindsay

My name is Lindsay, and I am a certified mountain bike coach, and enthusiast of everythingoutdoors! I’m known among my family and friends as “the mountain biker”, and you’d likelyrecognize…

The Local Take
Tourism Ambassador Training

Tourism Prince George Ambassador Training, which is free and offered online, willsupport locals’ knowledge of tourist destinations and resources for itinerary planning. It’sself-paced and offers access to up-to-date calendar events,…

Things to Do
Take on PG in 2024: 24 Things to Try in Prince George

2024 is the year for you to step out of your comfort zone and try new and exciting adventures in Prince George! From exploring frozen lakes and trails to snow…

The Local Take, Things to Do
PG Birds – Our fine-feathered, winter friends

Bird watching has become one of the most popular recreational activities in North America, and certainly Prince George offers good bird viewing throughout the year. Birds are often seen as…

Adventure, Things to Do
BC Bird Trail: Prince George

Get ready to spread your wings and explore the BC Bird Trail like never before! Prince George is one of the many outposts and trails you can explore with the…

Winter
Go Forth Explore Winter + Come Back and Refuel

Prince George transforms into a captivating winter wonderland when the snow descends. As the pristine snow blankets the city, Prince George awakens to a world of endless possibilities. From its…

Winter
Go Forth Play Hard + Come Back Rejuvenate

Do you have a desire for the uncharted? If so, set Prince George as your Basecamp this winter and embrace what the North has to offer. Glide through snow-covered forests…

Winter
Go Forth Peace Out Into Winter + Come Back Reconnect

Step into a winter wonderland and explore the serene shores of our frozen lakes, where the world seems to stand still under a blanket of snow. Seek solace in our…

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Fall In Love with Fall: 6 Trails to Stroll This Autumn

Step into the embrace of the crisp autumn air and a landscape of golden leaves as you explore Prince George’s many trails this fall! Keep your hands cozy with a…

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What’s On: Fall Events 2023

Now that summer has come to end, the leaves have started to fall, hockey season is starting up again, and everything pumpkin related is back. Check out some of the…

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Fishing

With over 1,600 rivers, lakes, and streams within 100km of Prince George waiting to be explored, there is no shortage of places to sink your line. Looking to get started…

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Go Forth Play hard + Come Back Rejuvenate

Prince George, known as the “Basecamp to the North,” offers a unique blend of urban amenitiesand outdoor splendors. From its thriving arts scene and cultural festivals to its breathtakingnatural landscapes…

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Go Forth Explore + Come Back Refuel

Prince George, located in the heart of British Columbia, beckons with its unique blend of urbansophistication and untamed wilderness. This vibrant city offers a tapestry of experiences, fromits vibrant cultural…

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Go Forth Peace Out + Come Back Reconnect

Prince George may be known for its rugged wilderness and outdoor adventures, but it also offers numerous opportunities for relaxation and rejuvenation. From serene parks and gardens to cultural havens,…

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Summer’s Greatest Hits

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…

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What’s On: Summer Events

With the snow finally gone events are ramping up in Prince George throughout the summer. Looking further ahead, check out our events calendar. May May 3rd: Open Mic @ Nancy…

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Local Legends: Elmer Gunderson

Elmer Gunderson is an accomplished artist based in Prince George with over three decades of experience in carving wood and stone. His specialty lies in creating unique faces, and animal…

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Spring Fun: 5 Family Friendly Activities

The days are getting longer and the sun is out! Spring is just around the corner, and with so much to see and do in Prince George, it can be…

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WHAT’S ON: SPRING EVENTS

Looking to keep busy this spring? We’ve compiled a list of local events going on throughout Prince George over the next few months. Looking further ahead, check out our events…

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Local Legends: Tony Fiala (Caledonia Nordic Ski Club)

Prince George, your basecamp to adventure in the north. Surrounded by towering forests, rolling hills, and mountains, this is the adventure seekers dream. Whether you enjoy the thrill of downhill…

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Hart Slam Rail Jam

Join the Hart Ski Hill for their second annual Hart Slam Rail Jam on February 11 from 9am until 4pm! With two classes (12 and under, and 13 and older),…

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Take on PG in 2023

It’s time to add exploring Prince George to your 2023 resolutions! Whether you are looking for family friendly activities, your next date night, a friends getaway, or fun for students,…

Adventure, Things to Do, What's On
Hit the Trails

HELLO OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS! Hello outdoor enthusiasts! With towering trees and open trails, Prince George is the place to be. With more than 100 km of trails around the city, come…

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Your Ultimate Guide to Prince George Brunch

Prince George’s brunch scene is bursting with local flavours. The local culinary scene offers a variety of options for brunch including morning favourites – eggs benedict, one-pan skillets, chicken and…

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Whats On: Fall Events

Events are back in full swing in Prince George! The next few months are bursting with local events, from craft fairs to live entertainment. Looking further ahead, check out our…

Other, Things to Do
Your Local Guide to Indigenous Owned Businesses

We respectfully acknowledge that we live, work, and play on the traditional unceded territory of the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation. Prince George is home to a variety of Indigenous owned…

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Eight Bars to Visit for the Solo Diner

Whether you’re a Prince George local or a visitor, there will be times when you want to enjoy a solo night out or don’t have anyone to join you. If…

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Enter The Centre

Prince George might be surrounded by wild forests, national animals and glittering lakes but we’re also known to be quite a happenin’ city. Our urban spaces are full of local…

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Bites Flights + Sight

Whether you’re planning to visit Prince George for a conference, to hang with family or as part of a bigger adventure to Northern BC, you can save big and win…

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Mountain Biking

Our trails await any rider looking to try a piece of the northern mountain biking experience. With mazes of trails nestled in towering forests enhanced with man-made obstacles. From beginner…

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PGBC

Once you hit Prince George, you still have half of the province to discover! Highway 16 is home to alpine meadows, vast shorelines, and towering mountains. Highway 97 starts with…

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Go Deep

Prince George is an angler’s paradise, with jewel-toned lakes, and wild watersheds. We’re a place for the adventurous, with over 1,600 lakes, rivers and streams waiting to be explored. Pack…

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Camping Under Star-Studded Nights

Prince George is full of open space, wild forests and starry skies. No matter where you go, you’ll have nature right outside your door and be surrounded by the beauty…

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Wandering the Weekend Markets

Visiting the local farmers’ market is akin to being invited into the collective home of the community. Shelves and walls are tucked with passion projects, homesteading skills and active history…

Family, Itineraries
Itinerary: 72 Hours of Family Fun

Skip the headache of planning and let us guide you on a quick 72 hour adventure, perfect for you and the kids! You’ll be exploring ancient histories, beautiful parks, and…

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5 Spring Trails to Kickstart the Hiking Season

With the snow beginning to melt and songbirds birds chirping away earlier each day, there is no better time to escape into nature and treat yourself to some forest bathing…

Things to Do
What’s On: Spring Events

Events are back, and our city is in full swing to get the party started. As restrictions begin to loosen, our event planners are gearing up to bring us some…

Adventure, Things to Do, Winter
10 Places to Break Trail in PG

With towering trees and open trails Prince George is the place to be. Let the snow muffled scenery take you on a peaceful trek on one of these 10 snowshoeing…

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A Taste of Prince George

Prince George has really become a city that embraces its independent eateries. Ask any local you see, and they’ll easily list a dozen favourite restaurants without even a pause to…

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Winter Itinerary: 3 Days In PG

Prince George winters offer mostly mild temperatures, blankets of fluffy snow, and sparkling blue skies, making them perfect for the outdoor adventurer. February is a shoulder season in the city,…

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Try The Craft

It tastes different when it’s local. The produce is fresher, the ingredients are carefully mixed and the local twists and entrepreneurial creativity shines. Here are a few places to indulge…

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22 Things To Do In Prince George

It’s time to get out and explore Prince Geroge! For locals, it’s a great reminder of activities and attractions to write off your bucket list and for travellers to try…

Family, Winter
Add some jingle bells to your holidays with these sleigh rides

If you want to get outside and enjoy a little winter magic this holiday season, a sleigh ride might be just what you’re looking for. There are three ranches within…

Family, Things to Do, Winter
Lace Up Your Skates

With the temperatures dipping below zero, it’s time to lace up your skates and find an ice rink nearby. Enjoy an evening stroll around the Outdoor Ice Oval or drive…

Adventure, Winter
Snowed In: Prince George’s Best Cross-Country Secret

You don’t have to take just our word for it – talk to any club member, and they will tell you that Caledonia Nordic Ski Club (often referred to as…

Other, Things to Do
Your Local Winter Shopping Guide

From niche boutiques in the downtown core to up and coming entrepreneurs and skilled artisans – there’s a lot to check out in our urban city. If you’re looking for…

Family
Fall Fun: 6 Activities For Families

The leaves are turning gorgeous hues of yellow, orange, and red and there’s a crispness in the air that nips at your fingers and nose. Fall is here! Make the…

Things to Do
Finding Fall: Autumn Trails

Step into the embrace of the crisp autumn air and a landscape of golden leaves as you explore Prince George’s many trails this fall! Leaves can begin to turn in…

Things to Do, What's On
Your Guide to PG’s Local Art Scene

Whether you enjoy strolling through galleries and museums, watching the performing arts, or swaying to live music, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Prince George. From public and commercial…

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Grub On Wheels: Food Trucks

Just like travelers, Prince George’s food trucks are out chasing the best of the local scene and hotspots across the city. If you’re wanting to grab some eats from these…

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Waterfront Picnic Spots

Beat the heat, and get to the water with these five charming lakefront picnic locations. Grab a bite from a local eatery, or fill your own picnic basket (try the…

Adventure, Within Reach
Within Reach: Waterfalls Around Prince George

No matter the direction, Prince George is surrounded by stunning wilds, waterfalls and northern landscapes. Whether you’re searching for a refreshing view during your northern road trip or hunting for…

Things to Do
9 Old School Date Nights

The kinds of dates people go on may have changed over the past few decades, but that doesn’t mean you can’t throw it back once in a while and plan…

The Local Take
Support Local This Summer

The days are getting warmer, which means summer is almost here. As we continue to stay local and avoid unnecessary travel it’s important to remember many of our favourite businesses…

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Downtown PG – A Canvas of Creativity

Earlier this year we teamed up with a local graphic designer, Evann Campbell to design a graphic to reflect the rural urbanity of our downtown and the many businesses that…

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Your Ultimate Guide to PG Patios

To help you support our local restaurants, pubs, and cafes, we’ve done the research for you and put together a list of patios that are open! With the weather warming…

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Local Podcasts To Plug Into

No matter where you’re located geographically, you can still get a little taste of Prince George through a selection of local podcasts and video series. From inspiring storytellers to intriguing…

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The Ultimate Guide To Breakfast Bites In Prince George

Sometimes you want to sleep in on the weekend or your weekday off. Don’t worry, you won’t miss the chance to relax at your favourite restaurant and savour a big…

Within Reach
6 Cabin Escapes Near Prince George

If you’re looking to escape the urban noises of the city, these 6 nearby cabin getaways will have you quickly unplugged and unwound. Easily accessible by car, these locations make…

Things to Do
21 Things To Do In Prince George

To help you #takeonpg this year, use our bucket list to explore our urban city and wilderness. Whether you decide to do just one or try to complete them all,…

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6 Local Activities To Help You Shift Into Winter

Prince George transforms into a snowy wonderland, creating fresh opportunities to explore the city and its outskirts. To help you #ExplorePrinceGeorgeLocal during the winter, we’ve put together a list of…

The Local Take
Shop Local This 2020 Holiday Season

Glowing in the heart of Northern BC, Prince George is the largest city in the upper ⅘ of the province and is a bustling urban centre. To help make your…

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Cozy Up At These 5 Cafes

In the fall, the days are getting shorter and there’s a crispness in the air that makes your cheeks and nose rosy. While slowly the leaves change from green to…

Family, Things to Do
3 Family Activities To Try Right Now

Exit PG Bond with your family as you navigate an escape room by finding clues and solving a series of interactive riddles in less than 45 minutes. Each room can…

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Within Reach: Catching The Northern Lights

If you’re visiting Prince George between mid-September and mid-March, turn your eyes to the skies on clear nights to see our northern skies come alive with a show from the…

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Local Watering Holes

For those looking to sample the local flavours, a stop at Trench Brewing & Distilling, CrossRoads Brewing and Northern Lights Estate Winery, the most northern winery in Canada – is…

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Shore Fishing: 3 Spots To Try

There are more than 1,600 lakes, rivers, and streams within a 100 km radius of Prince George. With such an abundance of options, we know it can be challenging to…

Things to Do
5 Things To Do This Autumn

The sun is a little sleepier, the air a bit crisper, and the leaves are full of colourful red and yellow hues. To help get in the spirit of cozy…

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Julian’s Take – 5 Vegetarian Bites You Need To Try

I have been a vegetarian for almost 6 years now, and ever since I first moved to Prince George from Williams Lake my top priority for living here has been…

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Bring A Bit of Prince George To Your Zoom Calls

Inspire your travels to Prince George. Take your next video call in front of our gorgeous Muskeg Falls or let local celebrity Mr PG tag along to your next work…

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Within Reach: Kittil Falls

Kittil Falls is for the adventurous, but for those willing to explore some dirt roads – it’s well worth the effort. , and boast a handful of recreational campsites campers…

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5 Rainbow Trout Tips For Late Summer

Catching trout starts long before you pick up the rod and reel. A bit of preparation and research can go along way in setting yourself up for success. That’s why we…

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Graeme’s Take On Fat Biking

Okay, I must start by saying – I admittedly used to be a big skeptic of fatbikes. I used to look at them and think there was no way that…

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Tee Up In Prince George

Surrounded by the wild north, Prince George boasts six distinct golf courses and ample opportunities to play. Nestled in between valleys, and running through natural northern forests golfers can choose…

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Basecamp to the North

Outdoor adventures abound in the bustling northern hub of Prince George, a welcoming home base for accessing BC’s vast northern reaches. With a population of nearly 75,000, Prince George sits at the…