The area around Quesnel is wonderfully endowed with cultural and natural attractions, from firm tourist favorites to lesser known gems. Places within a relatively short distance of Quesnel are Wells, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the west, and Barkerville, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the west.
When it's time to explore beyond Quesnel, why not check out the nearest center. Prince George is around 65 miles (105 kilometers) away and is home to visitor attractions such as Prince George Playhouse, Exploration Place Museum and Science Centre and Prince George Golf and Curling Club. Prince George has much to offer travelers keen to spend a little time here. University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George Railway and Forestry Museum and CN Centre are some of the other attractions worth a visit.
If you need to escape the elements, head to Cariboo - Chilcotin's excellent history museums. These are good places to learn a little about the local lore and culture and pick up a souvenir or two.
If the sun is shining during your stay, discover Cariboo - Chilcotin's watery side. Boating and sailing are just two of the well-established watersports here. Cariboo - Chilcotin offers plenty of laid-back pastimes, such as bird watching and picnicking.
There is no doubt about it, Cariboo - Chilcotin an extremely special place that you will linger in your memories for years and years to come.