Coast Inn of the North
Things We Love to Do in Prince George
We don’t just work here; we live and play here, too. These are some of our favourite spots you won’t want to miss while you’re staying at our hotel in Prince George, BC. We’ve highlighted a few well-known attractions as well as a couple of local gems you may not have heard about, but we think they are well worth a visit. Need more hints about where to go and what to do in Prince George, BC? Just ask! We’d love to give you the inside scoop.
Explore the Traditional Territory
Established in 1882, the traditional First Nation territory we’re located in stretches over 4.3 million hectares, from the impressive Rocky Mountains to the beautiful interior plateau, including the City of Prince George.
The Exploration Place
Get hands-on with science and history at this wonderful museum. A great stop for the whole family.
Forests for the World
The perfect place to get away from it all: 15 kilometers of trails and a beautiful lake for fishing. A short hike up to the main lookout provides a terrific view of the city.
Make sure to pay a visit to this one-of-a-kind historic town. Unlike many gold rush towns from this era (which have long since disappeared), Barkerville is thriving. Take a tour to get the inside scoop!
TNW is a regional theatre dedicated to bringing our audience a wide range of plays drawn from the contemporary Canadian and International repertoire. Actors and other theatre professionals are contracted for each production from across Canada to work with our resident staff in order to bring together a four-play season which runs from September to May.
Pine Centre Shopping Mall
Pine Centre Mall has undergone significant renovations over the past several years including a completely renovated food court, public washrooms and mall entranceways. We also have all new vending machines, kiddie rides, photo booth and coin operated massage chairs!
The Ancient Forest
Trekking 113 km east of Prince George, you’ll find a unique and beautiful ecosystem. The Ancient Forest is an inland wet-temperate rainforest—a forest ecosystem that combines attributes of both the coastal wet-temperate rainforests of British Columbia and adjacent boreal forests of Alberta and the far north.
The vibrant Prince George Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday, year round. Come sample some of the wonderful produce and artisan goods and listen to a bit of live music while you wander.
Northern Sports Centre
This Fascinating Facility is the result of a unique partnership between the City of Prince George and the University of Northern British Columbia, which recognizes the importance of linking sport, education, and the community. It is home to the University’s Varsity Basketball and Soccer teams and is the Northern Health Hub for various user groups, teams, companies, and individuals of all ages.
Ginters Dog Park
This park has dirt and gravel trails, it also serves as an off-leash dog park. Used by hikers bikers and runners, there are lots of trails connecting to UNBC and the Exhibition Park grounds.
Alice in ChainsAug 10, 2014 7:00 pm — Aug 10, 2014 10:30 pm
|Event Start||8/10/2014 7:00 PM|
|Event End||8/10/2014 10:30 PM|
|Event Description||Alice in Chains! – with special guests Monster Truck and The Pack A.D.! Concert tickets include admission into the BCNE on Sunday, August 10!|
|Doors Open||6:00 pm|
Brad PaisleyOct 5, 2014 7:30 pm — Oct 5, 2014 10:30 pm
|Event Start||10/5/2014 7:30 PM|
|Event End||10/5/2014 10:30 PM|
|Event Description||Brad Paisley – Country Nation World Tour! With special guests.|
|Doors Open||6:30 pm|
|Artist Info||Brad Paisley is a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer. Winner of 3 Grammy’s, and a member of the Grand Ole Opry since 2001!|
Cirque du Soleil – DRALIONDec 31, 2014 7:00 pm — Jan 4, 2015 5:00 pm
|Event Start||12/31/2014 7:00 PM|
|Event End||1/4/2015 5:00 PM|
|Event Description||After 15 years performing around the world, Dralion will make its finale curtain call in January 2015. From December 31st, 2014 to January 4th, 2015, Prince George will experience for the first time the magic of a Cirque du Soleil signature production that has performed in more than 150 cities. Dralion will be presented at the CN Centre for only seven performances. The first performance of Dralion by Cirque du Soleil is on New Year’s Eve – and is the extraordinary kick-off to an extraordinary year, as Prince George celebrate its 100th Birthday, including the 2015 Canada Winter Games!|