Dwarfed by the nearby Coast Mountains and surrounded by the wild Pacific Ocean, Vancouver is the rare city readymade for nature lovers. Within an hour’s drive of the downtown core, endless adventures await on land and sea. Here are four daytrip ideas for people eager to get back to nature:
- Paddle Indian Arm: A 12-mile glacial fjord carved through steep mountains, Indian Arm is just a 40-minute drive from downtown Vancouver. From the community of Deep Cove, you can rent kayaks or strike out on hiking trails.