#VirtuallyVancouver – Experience Vancouver from Above

San Francisco has its trolley cars, Venice has its gondolas. And Vancouver has flying Beavers and Otters. Experience Vancouver virtually, from a seat of a small propeller-powered float plane as it buzzes above the city and surrounding mountains. These are virtual tours, so use your mouse or finger to look around!

Alpine Lakes & Glaciers tour

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#VirtuallyVancouver – Experience Vancouver from Above

Use this Vancouver Focused Meditation to Relax in Vancouver’s Nature

Aerial view of the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

It’s understandable if anxiety is running higher than normal, if cabin-fever is kicking in, and those nature cravings are taking their toll. Meditation can help to relax our nervous system, so here is our gift to you – A 5 minute, Vancouver-focused meditation, where you can indulge and relax in the very essence of Vancouver’s nature.

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Use this Vancouver Focused Meditation to Relax in Vancouver’s Nature

10 Local Outdoor Films You Can Stream at Home

Spearhead film poster

If you’re stuck indoors, watching an outdoor film can help scratch your adventure itch. The Vancouver area is an outdoor paradise, so there are plenty of local movies to choose from that cover trail running, skiing, mountain biking, stand-up paddleboarding, hiking, road biking, and rock climbing. Here are our picks for the best Vancouver outdoor films you can stream at home.

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10 Local Outdoor Films You Can Stream at Home

10 Vancouver-Area Hikes Perfect for Spring

Hiking the Stawamus Chief in Squamish, BC

Hiking the Stawamus Chief in Squamish. Photo Credit Tourism Squamish

Spring is a great time to go hiking. The waterfalls are pumping and the rain turns all the plants extra green. But with snow hanging around in the mountains, it can be tough to figure out where to go for a hike. Here are our picks for the 10 best Vancouver-area spring hikes. They are all closer to sea level so they are be snow-free in the spring. 

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10 Vancouver-Area Hikes Perfect for Spring

Five Peaceful Places to Experience Cherry Blossom Season in Vancouver

Vancouver cherry blossoms

Photo: WCutler via the VCBF map

Find some peace from the hustle and bustle at these beautiful Vancouver locations to view the cherry blossoms. Melt away your winter blues by thinking pink!

 

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Five Peaceful Places to Experience Cherry Blossom Season in Vancouver

10 Family-Friendly Things to do Outdoors in Vancouver This Spring Break

Children playing at the Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver

Kids playing at the Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver. Photo credit: Tourism Vancouver/ Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

Looking to keep the kids entertained this Spring Break? Plan an outdoor adventure that the whole family will enjoy. Here are our picks for the best Vancouver area family-friendly things to do outside this Spring Break. 

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10 Family-Friendly Things to do Outdoors in Vancouver This Spring Break

March’s Vancouver Hike of the Month: Seymour River and Lynn Creek Loop

Twin Bridges suspension bridge in the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve in North Vancouver, BC

The new suspension bridge at Twin Bridges in the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve. Photo via happiestoutdoors.ca

The lower slopes of the North Shore mountains have an incredible network of interconnected trails that are perfect for exploring. The forested paths and rushing rivers are a great destination for the rainy and misty spring days of March. There are so many options that it can be hard to choose. See some of the highlights on this hike that uses several trails to make a loop that includes the deep canyons of the Seymour River and Lynn Creek. 

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March’s Vancouver Hike of the Month: Seymour River and Lynn Creek Loop