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.
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.