Are you ready to embark on a journey through Northern British Columbia? Let Sandman Hotel Group guide you on this epic adventure, where you’ll explore charming towns, majestic mountains, and breathtaking wilderness. Here are our top picks for a perfect Northern BC road trip:
1. Highway 16
Start your journey in the charming town of McBride, located close to Mount Robson, one of BC’s largest mountains. McBride is the perfect place to enjoy a hike, with a number of trails of varying difficulty to choose from. Stay at Sandman Inn McBride, located in the centre of town, and enjoy stunning views of the Cariboo and Rocky mountain ranges.
2. Prince George
On the intersection of Highways 97 and 16, sits Prince George, a regional technology hub and leader in post-secondary education. Visit The Makerie, an arts & crafts studio that invites you to get hands-on, and enjoy other awesome things to do in Prince George, such as Overhang Climbing Gym, Two Rivers Gallery, and The Exploration Place Museum & Science Centre. Stay at Sandman Signature Prince George Hotel, featuring an onsite restaurant, Rockford Grill, and kitchen suites.
A beautiful 4-hour drive west from Prince George brings you to Smithers, home to Hudson Bay Ski Resort and world-class steelhead fishing. Enjoy a self-guided historical walking tour of Smithers or a horse trip with Mountain View Trail Riding. Stay at Sandman Inn Smithers, featuring pet-friendly rooms and a fitness centre.
Where the Skeena River meets the Kitsumkalum River, you’ll find Terrace, your gateway to adventure. Explore hiking, biking, camping, and paddling opportunities, as well as golfing, climbing, fishing, and skiing. Take a wildlife tour with Skeena Wilderness Safaris or visit one of Terrace’s neighbouring First Nations to experience some Indigenous culture firsthand. Stay at Sandman Hotel Terrace, featuring views of the Skeena River and Shames Mountains, and a Denny’s Restaurant onsite.
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