Self-guided Tours for Film Buffs in Vancouver

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At any given moment, Vancouver is rife with superheroes, sci-fi detectives, romantic (and raunchy) duos and other fantasy characters. The city is one of North America’s biggest film and TV show hubs, and home to more productions than ever before – and the gorgeously scenic backdrops seen on the big and small screens can easily be visited IRL. Check out our filming locations roundup below highlighting popular blockbusters ranging from fantasy to thriller to save-the-world superhero.

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Self-guided Tours for Film Buffs in Vancouver

Kids In Vancouver: Get A Taste Of The Country At Krause Berry Farms

Krause Berry Farms | Photo: Bianca Bujan

Krause Berry Farms | Photo: Bianca Bujan

Give your kids a taste of the farm life with a day of family fun at Krause Berry Farms. Only a 40-minute drive from downtown Vancouver, this family-run destination farm is the perfect place to experience the country without having to hop on a plane to venture from the city to a rural spot.

Featuring an expansive country store, a wide selection of home-baked sweets, and a plethora of places to play, you’ll want to make a day of your visit. Here are just some of the things you’ll want to do at Krause Berry Farms.

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Kids In Vancouver: Get A Taste Of The Country At Krause Berry Farms

Fort Langley’s Brigade Days: A BC Day Must-See Destination

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A Weekend of the Sights & Sounds of 1850s Life in British Columbia!

Since 1979, people have flocked to Fort Langley on BC Day weekend to bring to life a tradition that goes back to the early 1800s: the arrival of the fur brigades. Every modern outdoorsman or adventure fan or Vancouverite who wants to get in touch with BC’s roots must come out this weekend to see this: dozens of men, women and children dressed in 19th century clothing will be “roughing it” in their canvas tents, cooking over the fire, and sharing their old-fashioned skills with visitors.

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Fort Langley’s Brigade Days: A BC Day Must-See Destination

Sunrises, Sunsets & History – Cycling Langley’s Fort to Fort Trail

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Interested in time travel? An outing to Fort Langley is an opportunity to journey back in time to the 1800’s. As a closet history buff, I thoroughly enjoy a day exploring the Fort Langley National Historic site. Founded in 1827 as a Hudson’s Bay Company trading post, this site is considered by some to be the birthplace of British Columbia. It is almost surreal that within minutes from Vancouver you can feel so removed from big city living. While strolling through the grounds, I could almost hear the blacksmith forging his products and visualize fur traders trading their pelts at this post.

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Sunrises, Sunsets & History – Cycling Langley’s Fort to Fort Trail

Things to do at Fort Langley this spring

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Over a century and a half ago, a fur trade organization called the Hudson’s Bay Company established a small post to trade with the First Nations of the West Coast. The enterprise grew, evolved, and influenced history, leading to the creation of the colony of British Columbia. The location of that original trading post is now known as the Fort Langley National Historic Site.

Taking advantage of history, Fort Langley NHS now boasts numerous family-friendly activities. Here’s a rundown of some of the activities offered at Fort Langley.

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Things to do at Fort Langley this spring

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Happy Valentine’s Day weekend!  Take your loved ones out and about everywhere this weekend; there’s something for everyone of all ages!  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this Friday through Sunday…
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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Happy New Year! Start planning your first weekend of 2015… read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this Friday through Sunday!

For New Year’s Events – click here!  Tourism Vancouver’s Visitor Centre and Tickets Tonight are closed on January 1st.

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend