10 Kid-Friendly Ways to Spend Family Day Weekend Outdoors in Vancouver

A family at the gondola platform at Whislter Mountain near Vancouve

Photo: Destination BC/Rick Collins

Want to plan some quality together time this Family Day Weekend? Go outside to the forest, the snow, the beach, and more. Here are ten ideas for kid-friendly outdoor fun around Vancouver this Family Day Weekend.

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10 Kid-Friendly Ways to Spend Family Day Weekend Outdoors in Vancouver

Family-Friendly Features at Vancouver’s Ski Hills

A family skiing together

Photo: Destination BC/Andrew Strain

Hitting the slopes with your kids this winter? All three of Vancouver’s ski hills have family-friendly features that will make your day at the resort a blast. We’ve got the details on kid-friendly ski runs, lessons, and ticket prices at Cypress Mountain, Grouse Mountain, and Mount Seymour so you can plan a family ski day.

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Family-Friendly Features at Vancouver’s Ski Hills

4 Ways to Learn a New Winter Sport in Vancouver This Year

Skier at Cypress Mountain in Vancouver

Skiing at Cypress Mountain. Photo: Destination BC/Insight Photography

Do you look up to the gorgeous snowy mountains above Vancouver and just want to be there? Learn a new winter sport this year and make it a reality. With intro lessons and rentals, it’s easy to learn to ski, snowboard, snowshoe, cross country ski, and backcountry ski in Vancouver. Find out how below.

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4 Ways to Learn a New Winter Sport in Vancouver This Year

Snowshoe and Winter Hiking Safety Tips

It is important to remember when you go snowshoeing or hiking near Vancouver, even if you start at a popular ski resort or on a busy trail, you are heading into the wilderness. Here are some tips for staying safe outdoors in Vancouver this winter. Continue reading:
Snowshoe and Winter Hiking Safety Tips

4 Winter Sports You Can Do After Work in Vancouver

Night skiing at Grouse Mountain near Vancouver

Photo: Grouse Mountain

During Vancouver winters, outdoor sports aren’t just reserved for weekends. Head up to the mountains on weekday evenings to play in the snow after dark. You’ll enjoy quiet trails and the serene quiet of the snowy forest at night. Here are four winter sports you can do after work in Vancouver.

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4 Winter Sports You Can Do After Work in Vancouver

Nine Easy Ways to Keep Up Your 2021 Wellness Goals

With every new year comes the rush of big wellness goals and resolutions: eat healthier, exercise more… you know the drill. But these often fall by the wayside. We want you to feel amazing in our beautiful city, so we’ve curated a list of activities and places in Vancouver that can help you achieve your 2021 wellness goals — and support local businesses at the same time!

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Nine Easy Ways to Keep Up Your 2021 Wellness Goals

10 Ways to Connect with Vancouver’s Nature Close to Home

The Lions from Cleveland Dam

Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Kazutoshi Yoshimura

Studies have shown that spending time in nature has tons of health benefits including reducing stress and the risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and high blood pressure. In Vancouver, you don’t need to leave the city to increase your nature exposure. Here are 10 ways to connect with Vancouver’s nature close to home, perfect for boosting your mood during the pandemic.

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10 Ways to Connect with Vancouver’s Nature Close to Home