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

Your Secret Weapon for “I’m Bored, Mom!”

It’s time to curb the boredom blues!

You and your kids are running out of ideas for inside, virtual or backyard activities, and if you hear “I’m bored, Mom!” one more time, you just might scream. So, what’s a frazzled parent to do? We’ve got you covered with a selection of fun, safe and educational weekend activities that will captivate your kiddos (and you!) for hours. Continue reading:
Your Secret Weapon for “I’m Bored, Mom!”

9 U-Pick Berry Farms to Visit Near Vancouver

Berry picking at Krause Berry Farms in Langley

Krause Berry Farms in Langley. Photo: Destination BC/Albert Normandin

What could taste more like summer than freshly picked berries? Stock up on delicious strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries, and some specialty berries too. You can buy pre-picked fresh berries or pick your own at these nine farms near Vancouver.

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9 U-Pick Berry Farms to Visit Near Vancouver

Vancouver’s Mutual Attractions

There’s a myriad of reasons you’ll want to add Vancouver’s attractions to your list of must-do’s this summer. And a darn good time is only one of them. If we can support them now through this difficult time, we can ensure they can continue to do so much for us, whether that’s providing a positive outlet for youth in our city, conserving our incredible natural surroundings, or simply upholding the fabric of our unique culture. Continue reading:
Vancouver’s Mutual Attractions

Adrenaline, Nature and Immersive Escapes: Stress-busting Experiences in Vancouver

Nature experiences can help to combat stress and restore calm (courtesy Albert Normandin).

With more people receiving their COVID-19 vaccines every day, there’s hope we can enjoy the type of summer we’re used to: spending time outdoors, visiting our favourite parts of Vancouver, and seeing our loved ones. Continue reading:
Adrenaline, Nature and Immersive Escapes: Stress-busting Experiences in Vancouver

Immerse Yourself in Indigenous Culture in Vancouver

Traditional Indigenous dance performance at the Museum of Anthropology (courtesy Destination BC).

In early March, Vancouver City Councilor Christine Boyle submitted a motion for the City to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). If successful, leadership from the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations – the three First Nations whose traditional territories are now called Vancouver – will gather with City representatives to develop an actionable plan to implement the declaration.

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Immerse Yourself in Indigenous Culture in Vancouver

Best Places to Catch the Sunset Around Vancouver

Vancouver skyline at sunset

Photo: Tourism Vancouver/Albert Normandin

Facing west into the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver has some spectacular sunsets. You can watch the sun go down from the beach, the mountains, or the heart of the city. How many of these gorgeous Vancouver sunset spots have you visited?

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Best Places to Catch the Sunset Around Vancouver