The Town of Qualicum Beach was included in an Expedia Canada list of the top cities to visit in 2018. included in the list was other Canadian cities along with international cities. —Lauren Collins photo

The Town of Qualicum Beach was included in an Expedia Canada list of the top cities to visit in 2018. included in the list was other Canadian cities along with international cities. —Lauren Collins photo

Qualicum Beach makes Expedia’s list of cities to visit in 2018

Expedia Canada surveyed 1,000 Canadians for the list

People hear all the time that Qualicum Beach is one of the world’s best places to visit, and it seems Canadians surveyed by Expedia Canada would have to agree.

Qualicum Beach was chosen as one of the top places to visit in 2018 for Expedia Canada’s travel blog.

The Expedia Canada travel blog team recently surveyed 1,000 Canadians and asked them which city they would recommend their fellow travellers visit in the new year.

According to the blog, British Columbia was one of the most recommended places to visit in 2018. The travel blog states it narrowed it down to a town that might be able to fill some other likely 2018 visitor goals: exercise, adventure and thrills.

The blog lists Horne Lake Caves, Skydive Vancouver Island and Seedy Saturday as some of the top things to do in 2018.

Parksville Qualicum Beach Tourism Association executive director Blain Sepos said it’s always great to be recognized by such a top influencer as Expedia.