Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

There’s just a week and a half left to get into all the Halloween happenings this month! New to the haunts this week: VanDusen’s Glow in the Garden, Halloween at the Aquarium, Grave Tales at Fort Langley, Britannia Mine’s Spoo-ook-tacular and a haunted live adventure game with bows and arrows. Of the non-haunts, there’s also opera, harvest festivals and photography exhibitions.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

7 Gorgeous Vancouver Hikes for Fall Colours

Hiking amongst larches at Frosty Mountain in Manning Provincial Park

Hiking at Frosty Mountain in Manning Provincial Park. Photo credit: HappiestOutdoors.ca

Have you heard the Albert Camus quote: “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower”? Despite the chilly weather, fall is a great time to hike to experience the explosion of colour that this ‘second spring’ brings. Here are seven gorgeous Vancouver area hikes for fall colours.

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7 Gorgeous Vancouver Hikes for Fall Colours

6 Autumn Activities to Get You Outside in Vancouver

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Vancouver is beautiful all year round, but autumn is my favourite season. The fiery colours make for beautiful pictures and the temperature is just right. So grab your pumpkin spice latte and breathe in that crisp fall air!

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6 Autumn Activities to Get You Outside in Vancouver

9 Essentials Every Visitor Needs for Autumn in Vancouver

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Though it’s not officially autumn until later in September, the leaves are turning in and it’s definitely time for locals and visitors to carry a pumpkin spice latte instead of an iced tea while out and about in Vancouver! It’s my favourite season, and as we segue into crisper, cosier temperatures, every Vancouverite knows it’s important to have the essentials. Here’s what you need to pack for a fall visit to Vancouver:

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9 Essentials Every Visitor Needs for Autumn in Vancouver

3 Autumn Menus to Try Right Now in Vancouver

YEW’s pan-fried scallops; Sourced from Shingo Kido

Autumn is by far my favourite season in Vancouver, with the changing colours of the leaves, the more contemplative weather, and, above all, the delicious comfort food available at restaurants around the city.

Fall cooking has the kind of robust flavours that are perfect for warming up on a chilly day. And with an abundance of exciting local ingredients, chefs in Vancouver have dreamed up some sumptuous dishes. Here are three menus to try in the city this season:

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3 Autumn Menus to Try Right Now in Vancouver

Kids In Vancouver: 5 Perfect Spots To Snap Fall Photos Of Your Family

Falling Leaves | Photo: Sonika Arora 604 (Flickr)

Falling Leaves | Photo: Sonika Arora 604 (Flickr)

A family visit to Vancouver in the Fall isn’t complete without a colourful photo of your children tossing leaves into the air, grinning from ear to ear as they gaze at the floating foliage that falls to the ground in reds, oranges, greens and yellows. Fortunately, Vancouver is chock-full of photo-perfect spots to capture those special autumn moments. Here are just 5 of the best places to snap Fall photos of your family in and around Vancouver.

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Kids In Vancouver: 5 Perfect Spots To Snap Fall Photos Of Your Family

A Vancouver Newcomer’s Observations Vol 4: Falling Forever

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Photo: http://stylebykimxo.com

Hello Vancouver! I’m Britanny, and I am new to the city. Join me as I uncover new reasons to fall in love with Vancouver each week!

In lieu of Thanksgiving having just passed, I’d like to start by saying that I cannot express how thankful I am to call this wonderful city home. As we speak I am currently experiencing my first fall in Vancouver, so as you can expect my mind is being blown daily. Fall has always been my favourite Continue reading:
A Vancouver Newcomer’s Observations Vol 4: Falling Forever