8 Easy Snowshoe Trails Near Vancouver

Snowshoers at the Sea to Sky Gondola

Photo: Sea to Sky Gondola

Have you always wanted to try snowshoeing? It’s one of the easiest winter sports to master. If you’re just starting, try one of these easy snowshoe trails near Vancouver.

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8 Easy Snowshoe Trails Near Vancouver

Everything You Need to Know About Skiing Near Vancouver in Winter 2021/22

Skier at Cypress Mountain in Vancouver

Skiing at Cypress Mountain. Photo: Destination BC/Insight Photography

Ski season is almost here! Do you have questions about opening dates, masks, vaccines, and advance booking at ski resorts? Here’s everything you need to know about how to ski near Vancouver this winter.

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Everything You Need to Know About Skiing Near Vancouver in Winter 2021/22

Learn the History Behind the Names of Vancouver’s North Shore Mountains

North Shore Mountains from Vancouver

The North Shore Mountains from Queen Elizabeth Park in Vancouver. Photo: Destination BC/Jordan Manley

Vancouver’s North Shore Mountains provide a stunning backdrop for our city. You may know the names of some of the peaks, but do you know the stories behind them? Here’s a brief look into the history of the names of the local mountains.

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Learn the History Behind the Names of Vancouver’s North Shore Mountains

8 Easy Ways to Experience the Wilderness Near Vancouver

Treetops Adventure at Capilano Suspension Bridge

Treetops Adventure at Capilano Suspension Bridge. Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

Experiencing nature in Vancouver is easy, and there are so many ways to do it. Walk across a suspension bridge, soar through the air in a floatplane, go for a laid-back hike, or get whisked into the mountains on a gondola. Use our list of easy ways to experience the wilderness near Vancouver to find even more options.

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8 Easy Ways to Experience the Wilderness Near Vancouver

6 Vancouver Hill Climb Cycling Routes to Challenge Yourself

Cyclists on Cypress Mountain in the RBC Gran Fondo

Cyclists pass High View Lookout on Cypress Mountain. Photo: RBC Gran Fondo

Vancouverites love biking. With tons of mountain bike trails, separated bike paths, and commuter bike lanes, there’s something for everyone. But dedicated road cyclists love to challenge themselves by riding up our region’s steepest hills. If you want to test your legs, try one of these Vancouver hill climb cycling routes.

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6 Vancouver Hill Climb Cycling Routes to Challenge Yourself

10 Outdoorsy Things to Do Around Vancouver This BC Day Weekend

Panorama Ridge in Garibaldi Provincial Park

The view of Garibaldi Lake from Panorama Ridge. Photo: Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane

BC Day weekend is a great time to get outside in Vancouver with tons of adventure options to choose from. Use our list of the best outdoorsy things to do around Vancouver to plan your long weekend.

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10 Outdoorsy Things to Do Around Vancouver This BC Day Weekend

Your Vancouver Outdoors Summer Bucket List

Vancouver's English Bay Beach

English Bay Beach. Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Tanya Goehring

Summer in Vancouver is all about sunny weather and warm temperatures. Vancouverites make the most of the season by heading to our beaches, mountains, parks, and lakes. Here are our picks for Vancouver outdoor activities you’ll want to add to your summer bucket list.

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Your Vancouver Outdoors Summer Bucket List

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