The 2010 Winter Olympic Games are scheduled to open in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on Friday, February 12th — and will run until Sunday, February 28, 2010. What a great time to visit Vancouver and Whister. Whistler will host most of the alpine, nordic and sliding events. Note: Big air ski and all snowboarding events will be hosted at Cypress Mountain near Vancouver.
Engulfed by mountains and surrounded by water on three sides, Vancouver is a great place to enjoy a FUN vacation all year round. It’s an especially exciting time to plan a trip to Vancouver now, in time for the Winter Olympics (February 12-28). As Host City of the 2010 Olympic Games, Vancouver is the place to be.
Vancouver is British Columbia’s largest city and one of Canada’s most popular destinations. Rich in arts, culture and history, Vancouver is also a favorite of people who love the great outdoors – it’s not every city that gets to host a Winter Olympics!
Whistler is one of Canada’s most popular and beautiful resort destinations, drawing millions of visitors every year. It has consistently been voted among the top destinations in North America by major ski magazines.
Victoria, located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, is one of British Columbia’s most popular and charming tourist destinations. Known for its British ancestry and natural beauty, the quaint city of Victoria is surrounded by ocean and spectacular mountains. Rich in arts, culture,and history, Victoria is home to fine museums and art galleries, castles, historic architecture, parks and beautiful flower gardens.