9 Scenic Coastal Strolls in Vancouver

People on the False Creek Seawall near the Cambie Street Bridge

False Creek Seawall. Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Tanya Goehring

Spot wildlife, enjoy the views, and breathe in the salty air as you stroll along the ocean. Here are nine places to go for a scenic coastal stroll in Vancouver.

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9 Scenic Coastal Strolls in Vancouver

Experience Winter and Summer on the Same Day in Vancouver

An aerial view of skiing at Grouse Mountain with the city in the background.

Skiing at Grouse Mountain. Photo: Destination Vancouver/Kindred & Scout.

With snow in the mountains and warmer temperatures at sea level, now is the perfect time to experience winter and summer on the same day in Vancouver. Here’s the perfect itinerary to make it happen.

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Experience Winter and Summer on the Same Day in Vancouver

Where to Hike with Spikes in Vancouver

A hiker wearing spikes enjoys the view at Eagle Bluff

Enjoying the view at Eagle Bluff. Photo: Taryn Eyton/HappiestOutdoors.ca

There might be less snow this winter, but that just means you can explore the mountains with spikes instead of snowshoes. Here’s where to hike with spikes in Vancouver.

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Where to Hike with Spikes in Vancouver

Countdown to the Invictus Games at Unconquered Sports Day

Photo: Invictus Games

Celebrate the one-year-to-go countdown to the Invictus Games at their Unconquered Sports Day on Family Day. The Games are an international adaptive sporting competition set to be hosted in Vancouver and Whistler in 2025. To commemorate the upcoming event, Invictus will host a community engagement event at Seaforth Armoury on February 19 from 10am-4pm.

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Countdown to the Invictus Games at Unconquered Sports Day

Everything You Need to Know About the 2024 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival

Promotional image of a rock climber high above a snowy valley for the 2024 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival

Photo: Simon Yamamoto/VIMFF

The 2024 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) includes over 70 outdoor films, workshops, and speakers spread across over 30 events. Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s festival.

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Everything You Need to Know About the 2024 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival

5 Ways to Wind Down and Destress in Vancouver

Photo: Spa by JW Aqua Lounge

With its beautiful natural surroundings, Vancouver offers the possibility of finding tranquility. In addition, because the West Coast lifestyle places a priority on both physical and mental well-being, there are numerous ways to relax and unwind in the city.

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5 Ways to Wind Down and Destress in Vancouver

How to Spend Valentine’s Day in Vancouver in 2024

Mountain top ice skating on a pond at Grouse Mountain near Vancouver

Photo: Grouse Mountain

No matter if you’re celebrating Valentine’s with your boo or Galentine’s Day with your bestie, there are plenty of romantic things to do in Vancouver. Head to the spa, drink hot chocolate, skate under the stars and more.

 

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How to Spend Valentine’s Day in Vancouver in 2024