Put It On Ice: Shangri-La Vancouver Launches Exclusive Ice Cave Adventure Experience

Guests can discover the wonders of British Columbia’s ice caves with a three-night luxury experience, private helicopters, five-course dining among the ice caves, mixology lesson with 12,000-year-old Glacier ice and an ice-inspired afternoon tea and more.

Adventure travellers can embark on their “coolest” journey yet with Shangri-La Vancouver’s new exclusive Ice Caves Heli Adventure with private helicopter transport to Head-line Mountain Holidays base camp on an Ice cap, followed by a snow machine tour to the Whistler Ice Caves, plus cold-weather activities such as glacier golf using biodegradable balls, mixology class using ice collected from the day’s journey, a three-night stay in a luxury suite and more. The adventure showcases some of British Columbia’s most beautiful natural elements and includes a luxury private dining experience with a private Chef-De-Cuisine among the icy beauty. Continue reading:
Put It On Ice: Shangri-La Vancouver Launches Exclusive Ice Cave Adventure Experience

July’s Vancouver Hike of the Month: Mount Seymour

Mount Seymour

Photo: David Luecke/AllTrails

The hike to the summit of North Vancouver’s Mount Seymour is a summer classic. It’s a moderately challenging route through the forest and over lots of tricky rocks and roots. But the sweaty climb to get there is worth it thanks to spectacular views of the city and surrounding mountains from all three peaks.

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July’s Vancouver Hike of the Month: Mount Seymour

12 Best Vancouver Area Spray Parks to Cool Off This Summer

John Lawson Spray Park

John Lawson Spray Park in West Vancouver. Photo: District of West Vancouver

One of the best family-friendly ways to cool off on a hot day is to visit a spray park. The Vancouver region has dozens of free community splash parks, but a few are destination-worthy. Use our list of the best spray parks near Vancouver to plan an outing for your family.

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12 Best Vancouver Area Spray Parks to Cool Off This Summer

6 Vancouver Area Hikes for Incredible Wildflowers

Wildflowers in Garibaldi Provincial Park

Wildflower meadows in Garibaldi Provincial Park. Photo: Taryn Eyton/HappiestOutdoors.ca

Summer in the mountains is short but incredibly colourful. As the snow melts, the sub-alpine meadows come to life with a rainbow of wildflowers. Since the best blooms are above the treeline, you’ll have to put in some sweat to see them. Here are our picks for six Vancouver area hikes that have incredible wildflowers.

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6 Vancouver Area Hikes for Incredible Wildflowers

27 Outdoor Pools Around Vancouver to Visit This Summer

Kitsilano Pool in Vancouver

Kits Pool. Photo: Destination BC/Grant Harder

Beat the heat with a dip in an outdoor pool. There are lots of great options in the Vancouver area ranging from cute neighbourhood pools to huge salt-water pools. Add one of these Vancouver-area outdoor pools to your summer to-do list.

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27 Outdoor Pools Around Vancouver to Visit This Summer

7 Things to Do at Golden Ears Provincial Park

Hiking trail in Golden Ears Provincial Park

Golden Ears Provincial Park is short drive from Vancouver in nearby Maple Ridge. The park is home to beautiful mossy forests, sandy beaches on Alouette Lake, and lots of hiking trails. To help you plan your trip, here are the best things to do at Golden Ears Provincial Park.

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7 Things to Do at Golden Ears Provincial Park

Four Places to Marvel at Totem Poles in Vancouver

The majestic Celebration of Flight (Vancouver International Airport).

Totem poles are traditional monuments created by the First Nations peoples of the Pacific Northwest that commemorate timeless legends, clan lineages and notable events.

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Four Places to Marvel at Totem Poles in Vancouver