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Historic Site in Prince Rupert to Smithers

'Ksan Historical Village & Museum

Just east of Kitwanga is the Hazelton area, comprising New Hazelton, Hazelton and South Hazelton. It's the center of some interesting aboriginal sites, including this historical village. The re-created site of the G…
Canadian in Smithers

Caravan

All sorts of joy emerges from this excellent food truck that draws up in a small park in the heart of town. The menu changes daily and uses what's fresh from the many local suppliers. If the steak sandwich with onio…
Historic Site in Smithers to Prince George

Fort St James National Historic Site

From Vanderhoof, Hwy 27 heads 66km north to Fort St James National Historic Site. The former Hudson's Bay Company trading post that's on the tranquil southeastern shore of Stuart Lake has been restored to its 1896 g…
Cafe in Smithers

Bugwood Bean

Named after the Mountain Pine Beetle, this stand has super homemade baked goods and great organic, fresh-roasted coffee.
Park in Smithers

Babine Mountains Provincial Park

Great hiking is found at Babine Mountains Provincial Park near to Smithers. It's a 324-sq-km park with trails to glacier-fed lakes and subalpine meadows. Backcountry cabins cost $5 to $10 per person.
Books in Smithers

Mountain Eagle Books & Bistro

Stocks books and info on the area's thriving folk-music scene; the tiny cafe serves veggie soup and lunches.