Top Choice Museum in Alert Bay

U'mista Cultural Centre

This must-see longhouse-like facility proudly displays dozens of culturally priceless indigenous artifacts confiscated when potlatch ceremonies were outlawed in Canada. Distributed to museums and collections around …
Museum in Telegraph Cove

Whale Interpretive Centre

Bristling with hands-on artifacts and artfully displayed skeletons of cougars and sea otters, the main hooks at this unique, beautifully rustic barn-like museum are the many whale skeletons, mostly hanging from the …
Park in Cape Scott Provincial Park

Cape Scott Provincial Park

One of Vancouver Island's most alluring hidden gem parks isn't the easiest to access but once you step onto its tree-backed beaches and blink in the sunlight, you'll realize exactly why you made the effort.
Park in Cape Scott Provincial Park

Raft Cove Provincial Park

One of the area's shortest trails (2km), adjoining Cape Scott Provincial Park, brings you to the wide, crescent beach and beautiful lagoons of Raft Cove. You're likely to have the entire 1.3km expanse to yourself, a…
Gallery in Alert Bay

Culture Shock Interactive Gallery

Turn left and follow the boardwalk from the ferry dock and you'll stroll right into this welcoming gallery shop of contemporary First Nations crafts, T-shirts and jewelry, all made in and around BC. There's a coffee…
Museum in Port McNeill

Port McNeil & District Museum

Tracing the town's logging and First Nations history from a handsome gabled log building that's a short walk from the waterfront.
Farm in Port Hardy

Quatse Salmon Stewardship Centre

Bring your kids and they'll learn all about the salmon life cycle at this off-the-beaten-path hatchery attraction. With lots of hands-on action (as well as a cylindrical fish tank you can pop your head into) there a…
Bowling Alley in Port Hardy

North Island Lanes

With old-school bowling alleys tumbling like knocked-over pins across BC, this immaculately preserved six-lane hangout is a must-see even if you don't want to play. Like stepping into the 1970s, the yellow-painted w…