Easy Bike Rides Around Vancouver

A group of cyclists on the seawall in Vancouver's Stanley Park.

Cycling on the Seawall in Stanley Park. Photo credit: Tourism Vancouver / Coast Mountain Photography

One of the best ways to see Vancouver is from the seat of a bike. Vancouver is a very bike-friendly city with kilometers of dedicated cycling paths and lanes. As a long-time Vancouver resident and cyclist, here are some of my favourite local bike routes. You can ride beside the ocean, through the forest or explore one of Vancouver’s unique neighbourhoods.

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Easy Bike Rides Around Vancouver

April Showers, Public Art & the Spirit Trail

Photo: R. Weiss

April showers may bring spring flowers, but for many Vancouverites, this is the time of year when the dull, rainy days can sometimes feel endless. With bated breath, we wake up every morning and collectively watch the weather forecast, desperately wishing for sunshine and warmth. Although sensing our mood, Mother Nature teases us by painting the City with splashes of colour in the form of daffodils, tulips and our beloved, vibrant cherry blossoms. Her artwork is like an invitation to leave our winter hibernation dens and venture forth outside.

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April Showers, Public Art & the Spirit Trail

Chase the January Blues away on the North Shore Spirit Trail

North Shore Spirit Trail Photo: Rob Weiss

Suffering from a case of the January “blues?”  Behind on your 2017 fitness resolutions?  The award-winning, North Shore Spirit Trail may be exactly what you are looking for! Rain or shine, a quick jaunt along the North Shore Spirit Trail is guaranteed to lift your spirits and chase the January blues away! Ultimately, this fully accessible Greenway and waterfront corridor will connect Horseshoe Bay to Deep Cove – a real North Shore treasure!

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Chase the January Blues away on the North Shore Spirit Trail