6 Places to Ski Near Vancouver This Winter

The chairlift at Grouse Mountain in Vancouver

Chairlift on Grouse Mountain. Photo: Tourism Vancouver/Kazutoshi Yoshimura

Feel the swish of snow beneath your feet and the cold wind in your face: ski season is almost here! Due to COVID-19, the 2020/21 ski season will be a little different, but Vancouver’s local resorts are committed to safety and have put measures in place to ensure you can ski and ride this winter. Here’s everything you need to know about how to ski in Vancouver this winter at six local ski resorts. Continue reading:
6 Places to Ski Near Vancouver This Winter

Experience a Winter Wonderland at Vancouver’s North Pole

Celebrate the festive season at Grouse Mountain’s annual Peak of Christmas®, beginning Friday, November 20th and running through January 3rd, 2021. The elves have been hard at work preparing the mountaintop to safely welcome you to Vancouver’s North Pole. Continue reading:
Experience a Winter Wonderland at Vancouver’s North Pole

#VeryVancouver Experiences: 7 Epic Ways to Get Up in the Air and Out on the Water

Float plane above Stanley Park and downtown Vancouver

Float plane above Stanley Park and the Lions Gate Bridge. Photo Tourism Vancouver / Harbour Air

Shift your perspective on Vancouver: get up in the air and out on the water. If you keep your feet firmly planted on the ground, you can only see our beautiful city from one angle. But you’ll discover a whole new Vancouver if you soar through the skies or cruise the ocean. Here are seven #VeryVancouver experiences to see the city from floatplanes, helicopters, boats, and more.

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#VeryVancouver Experiences: 7 Epic Ways to Get Up in the Air and Out on the Water

Outdoor Adventure in Vancouver

Grouse Mountain

It’s no secret that one of the best things about living in Vancouver is our access to some of the most spectacular wilderness that you’ll find anywhere in the world. TransLink has made getting far away from the hustle even faster and easier, and will get you there and back to the city safely with new COVID protocols in place.

So grab your mask and good pair of hiking shoes and set out on this day of high mountain adventure, with a few tasty pit stops thrown in to keep you going. Continue reading:
Outdoor Adventure in Vancouver

7 Sunset Worthy Spots in Vancouver

After months of self-isolating, it makes sense to soak up as much of Vancouver’s urban nature as possible while the weather is good. If you’re looking to spend an evening watching the sky transform in a rainbow of yellows, oranges, pinks, purples, and blues, here’s a great list of places you can do it. Continue reading:
7 Sunset Worthy Spots in Vancouver

ComeBack to Attractions: Vancouver Attractions Welcome Locals Back

You likely don’t need to be reminded of what a fantastic city we live in, with so much to explore right in our own backyard. Now that local attractions are beginning to reopen their doors, it’s an excellent chance to freshen up on why Vancouver is so highly regarded.

Before we can welcome the rest of the world to come back, we want to invite locals to get reacquainted with all the reasons why we love this city. Here are just a few of the attractions and activities waiting for you when you’re ready to venture out beyond your neighbourhood and be a tourist in your own town. Continue reading:
ComeBack to Attractions: Vancouver Attractions Welcome Locals Back

9 Ways to Celebrate Snow at Grouse Mountain’s 24 Hours of Winter Event

24 Hours of Winter at Grouse Mountain Resort in Vancouver

Photo via GrouseMountain.com

Grouse Mountain’s annual 24 Hours of Winter Event has been a Vancouver favourite since it began in 2010. The resort keeps the gondola and ski lifts running overnight, plus adds in tons of fun activities. In 2020, 24 Hours of Winter happens on February 22nd and 23rd. Here are a few ways to celebrate winter during the event.

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9 Ways to Celebrate Snow at Grouse Mountain’s 24 Hours of Winter Event