Photo credit: Maplewood farm
We’ve done the research for you busy folks with young kiddos. Use the intel to plan ahead for the next Vancouver sunny day!
5 Fun Things To Do With Kids In Vancouver When It’s Sunny
1) Pet the animals at Maplewood Farm
In the 1920s, Maplewood (405 Seymour River Place) was a working dairy. Today, it’s one of greater Vancouver’s best spots for networking with some feathered and/or furry friends including goats, sheep, pigs, Shetland ponies, miniature horses and New Zealand bunnies. You can even schedule a pony ride. Situated near Mount Seymour, Maplewood is about a 20 minute drive from downtown Vancouver. Deets on hours and admission here.
2) Play mad scientist at Science World’s new outdoor Ken Spencer Science Park
Don’t get me wrong, it’s really entertaining inside Science World, but the new Ken Spencer Science Park is radically playful in a characteristically Vancouver way. All the activities focus on green initiatives–a.k.a. environmental science. Watch an outdoor science show, learn about city farming, check out vertical gardening, meet the resident chickens and discover the science of water, transportation and waste. It’s veg dressed up as dessert. The kids will eat every last bite. Continue reading:
5 Fun Things To Do with Kids in Vancouver When It’s Sunny