Eagle-watching in Squamish at its peak now through mid-February

 

It’s December, and that means it’s prime eagle-viewing time in the Sea-to-Sky corridor.

From mid-November to mid-February every year, thousands of eagles come to the area to prey on salmon following the fall spawning. Day-trip floats down the Cheakamus River near Squamish offer a chance to see these magnificent birds in their natural habitat, in some of the largest gatherings of bald eagles in the world.

Your friendly neighbourhood Inside Vancouver correspondent went on one of these day-trips courtesy of Squamish Rafting Company. This is what we experienced.

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Eagle-watching in Squamish at its peak now through mid-February

Stretch, Move, Feast – August 2018 Wellness Events in Vancouver

Image: Mat Collective

Summer in the city is in full swing, and we’ve got a lot on the go for our Vancouverites and visitors alike! There some great events that will get you out and about to enjoy our spectacular views and restaurants – and possibly try something new!

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Stretch, Move, Feast – August 2018 Wellness Events in Vancouver

Reflections

Photo: Rob Weiss

Widely recognized as an Instagrammable Hotspot, Vancouver is a photographer’s dream! How can we go wrong with spectacular beaches, a growing modern cosmopolitan skyline and a dramatic snowcapped mountain backdrop? In solidarity with my fellow “grammers,” I am constantly on the hunt for that “perfect” shot. Recently, I found myself in the heart of downtown on a beautiful, bright and sunny west coast day. As I casually strolled the city streets, I found myself captivated by a series of fascinating reflections. Voila, immediately in front of me lay a whole new way to envision our magnificent city.

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Reflections

3 Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone in Vancouver

photo: Hastings Overland

The following article was written by Carly Whetter, Communications Assistant at Tourism Vancouver.

Tick off a bucket-list item this fall and get your adrenaline pumping. Try off-roading in a fully-equipped Jeep, fly above the treetops, or take aim at B.C.’s longest indoor shooting range.

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3 Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone in Vancouver

Kids In Vancouver: Enjoy a Day at Queen Elizabeth Park

Queen Elizabeth Park

Queen Elizabeth Park | Photo: Bianca Bujan

Vancouver is rich with lush landscapes and gorgeous gardens, offering a range of destinations for visitors who are looking to enjoy the city’s natural surroundings.

Strolling through the picturesque parks is a great way to get fresh air and enjoy the scenery, but Queen Elizabeth Park, located in the heart of the city, offers so much more to see and do than just gaze at flowers and trek past trees. Here’s how to spend a day at Queen Elizabeth Park with kids in Vancouver – rain or shine. Continue reading:
Kids In Vancouver: Enjoy a Day at Queen Elizabeth Park

11 Outdoor Fall Activities To Try in Vancouver

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populistPopulist is Vancouver’s cinematic city guide, showcasing everything that’s happening in the city through video – Your hub for where to go, what to do and who to see. Populist is run by Film and TV Producer, Rebecca Traub and Broadcast Journalist, Blanca Blandon (aka YinYang). Follow the fun at thisispopulist.com.

Sun is in the forecast this week (fingers crossed it sticks around for the remainder of the month) and best believe we are going to be taking FULL advantage of it! Get out and into the city with our list of the best outdoor fall activities!

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11 Outdoor Fall Activities To Try in Vancouver

Kids In Vancouver: Whoosh Down The Waterslides At Splashdown

River Run, Splashdown Park | Photo: Splashdown Park

River Run, Splashdown Park | Photo: Splashdown Park

Fond memories swirl in the minds of local parents who visit Splashdown Park with their kids this Summer. Watching as their little splashers whoosh down the winding watersides and twirl in tubes down the River Run, nostalgic flashbacks of early childhood days flood their thoughts.

Since 1983, Splashdown Waterpark has been a local Summer staple, epitomizing childhood fun for kids and parents alike. Unfortunately, after 33 years, Greater Vancouver’s favourite (and only) waterslide park will be closing its doors permanently at the end of this Summer.

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Kids In Vancouver: Whoosh Down The Waterslides At Splashdown