Relax and Unwind Itinerary

West Coast culture is all about diving into the natural beauty of your environment, kicking back and taking the time to enjoy the sweeter things in life. There’s no city in the world that embraces wellness like Vancouver, so set your out of office alert and leave your suit and tie at home, it’s time to let your troubles melt away in our Relax and Unwind weekend itinerary.

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Relax and Unwind Itinerary

September 2022 Vancouver Area Hike of the Month: Eagle Bluffs

A hiker enjoys the view at Eagle Bluff

A hiker enjoys the view at Eagle Bluffs in Cypress Provincial Park. Photo: Taryn Eyton

With a spectacular vantage point atop a granite outcrop, Eagle Bluffs in Cypress Provincial Park is a great late summer hike to soak up ocean and city views.

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September 2022 Vancouver Area Hike of the Month: Eagle Bluffs

Vancouver’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum Showcases Island Conservation

Photo: Christopher Mortenson – Beaty Biodiversity Museum

Beaty Biodiversity Museum, located on the University of British Columbia main campus, is an under-the-radar gem. From now until October 23, 2022, it houses a transformative exhibition that invites visitors to perceive and interact with their local environment and their planet differently.

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Vancouver’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum Showcases Island Conservation

Vancouver Outdoor Community Spotlight: Jay MacArthur of the Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC

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Jay MacArthur, volunteer with the Federation of Mountain Clubs of British Columbia

If you love something, you fight to protect it. Jay MacArthur has been volunteering as an advocate for park protection and trail maintenance in BC for over 40 years as a member of the Federation of Mountain Clubs of British Columbia and several other outdoor clubs and non-profits.

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Vancouver Outdoor Community Spotlight: Jay MacArthur of the Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC

Take a Self-Guided Vancouver Taco Tour

A plate of tacos

Photo: Daniel Arriola/Unsplash

Mexican food is having a moment in Vancouver, and there’s no better way to jump on the bandwagon than to taste some of the best tacos in the city. Grab some friends and visit five local taco shops on this 6.3-kilometre-long self-guided tour that is perfect for biking or walking.

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Take a Self-Guided Vancouver Taco Tour

9 Destination-Worthy Bike Skills Parks Around Vancouver

A cyclist hits a small jump at the Mundy Park Bike Skills Park

Mundy Park Bike Skills Park in Coquitlam. Photo: Tourism Coquitlam

Hit the jumps at one of these nine Vancouver-area bike skills parks. With features ranging from beginner to expert, obstacle areas, pump tracks, and dirt jumps, there’s something for every rider.

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9 Destination-Worthy Bike Skills Parks Around Vancouver

Vancouver’s Zee Zee Theatre Establishes a Groundbreaking National Queer and Trans Playwriting Unit

Dyke City by Sunny Mills, part of Buddies’ 40th Anniversary Series (2019). Photo of Emmerjade Simms, Monica Garrido, and Natalie Liconti by Henry Chan

Vancouver’s Zee Zee Theatre was looking for a show to mount in 2020. They wanted a play that would further their mission to tell the stories of the 2SLGBTQ+ communities to Vancouver audiences. They spent four years in their search—and came up with nothing. However, an epiphany led to a truly exciting landmark initiative.

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Vancouver’s Zee Zee Theatre Establishes a Groundbreaking National Queer and Trans Playwriting Unit

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