Relax and Rejuvenate with Forest Bathing in Vancouver

A couple walking in the forest in Stanley Park.

Walking in the forest in Stanley Park. Photo: Destination Vancouver/Kindred & Scout

Put down your phone and tune in to nature. The Japanese practice of forest bathing is scientifically proven to help relieve stress and improve health. Vancouver has an abundance of natural areas perfect for a relaxing and rejuvenating forest bathing session. #thisisvancouver

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Relax and Rejuvenate with Forest Bathing in Vancouver

9 Ways to Get Outdoors in North Vancouver

The Lions from Cleveland Dam

View of The Lions from Cleveland Dam. Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Kazutoshi Yoshimura

North Vancouver is known as an outdoorsy city, which isn’t a surprise since it is nestled on the slopes of the North Shore Mountains, and filled with forested neighbourhoods. Here are nine ways to have fun outdoors in North Vancouver.

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9 Ways to Get Outdoors in North Vancouver

Enjoy the View in Vancouver

A woman enjoys the view from the Sky Pilot Suspension Bridge at the Sea to Sky Gondola near Vancouver

Sky Pilot Suspension Bridge at the Sea to Sky Gondola. Photo: Destination BC/@entre2escales

Epic views are just one of the things that make Vancouver extraordinary. Immerse yourself in adventure on a visit to one of these Vancouver viewpoints where you can soak up mountain and ocean scenery. #thisisvancouver

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Enjoy the View in Vancouver

10 Outdoor Things to do Around Vancouver for Family Day 2022

Cliffwalk at Capilano Suspension Bridge illuminated as part of the Love Lights Event

Love Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge. Photo: Capilano Suspension Bridge

Head outside this Family Day. Get your heart racing on the ski slopes, chill out on an easy snowshoe walk, or treat your dog to a winter adventure. Here are our picks for the best outdoor activities around Vancouver for Family Day 2022.

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10 Outdoor Things to do Around Vancouver for Family Day 2022

Uniquely Vancouver Date-Night Ideas for Valentine’s Day

A couple enjoys the Grouse Montain light walk

Photo: Grouse Mountain

This Valentines’s Day celebrate your love with a #VeryVancouver date night. Hold hands as you snowshoe under the stars, gaze into their eyes over a romantic dinner, or bliss out at the spa. Here are our picks for some uniquely Vancouver date night ideas for Valentine’s Day.

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Uniquely Vancouver Date-Night Ideas for Valentine’s Day

6 Car-Free Winter Adventures Around Vancouver

The Mount Seymour shuttle bus sits in a snowy parking lot

Photo: Mount Seymour

No car? No problem! It’s easy to have a winter in adventure in Vancouver without a car. Choose from skiing, snowshoeing, floating past eagles, heading to the Sea to Sky Gondola, and lots more. Here are our picks for the best car-free winter adventures around Vancouver.

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6 Car-Free Winter Adventures Around Vancouver

9 Vancouver Winter Activities that Adrenaline Junkies Will Love

Ice climbing with Mountain Skills Academy in Whistler

Ice climbing. Photo: Mountain Skills Academy

Warm-up this winter in Vancouver by getting your blood pumping with an adrenaline rush. Try extreme sports like ice climbing and bungee jumping, ride a snowmobile or bobsled, or soar through the air on a zipline or helicopter. You won’t want to miss these adventurous Vancouver winter activities.

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9 Vancouver Winter Activities that Adrenaline Junkies Will Love