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

COVID-19 and the Outdoors in Vancouver – What to Know Before You Go

People hiking up stairs on the Grouse Grind in Vancouver

Grouse Grind, North Vancouver. Photo credit: Tourism BC

Outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and spending time in parks are one of the best ways to get exercise and have fun during the Covid-19 Pandemic. But there are a few things you should know before you go to ensure you stay safe and respect nature.

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COVID-19 and the Outdoors in Vancouver – What to Know Before You Go

Don’t Miss Out on 2020’s Sunflower Festivals

Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

Stepping into a whole field of these magnificent flowers is an otherworldly experience you’ll not want to miss, and with COVID restrictions in place, Vancouver’s local Sunflower festivals as sure to be more exclusive than ever.

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Don’t Miss Out on 2020’s Sunflower Festivals

Vancouver’s Gun Will Now Salute at 7pm for Health Care Workers

Photo Credit: Mark Teasdale

 

Park Board salutes health care workers with 12-pound cannon boom at 7pm, altering schedule of iconic Nine O’clock Gun.

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Vancouver’s Gun Will Now Salute at 7pm for Health Care Workers

Kids In Vancouver: 4 Playground-Adjacent Coffee Shop Patios

Blenz Coffee | Photo: Blenz Coffee (Instagram)

When you’re a parent, nothing pairs better with rambunctious children than a caffeine-forward cuppa joe and a great outdoor space to let your kids run free. Fortunately, Vancouver is filled with coffee shop patios that are situated only steps away from the city’s best parks and playgrounds, so parents can relax while their kids get their wiggles out.

Here are 4 places to grab a coffee that are adjacent to playgrounds – perfect for parents who want to caffeinate and chill while their children play outside.

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Kids In Vancouver: 4 Playground-Adjacent Coffee Shop Patios

Lead a Jane’s Walk in Vancouver

photo: Nelson Mouellic

From May 5th to 7th, we’re inviting you to lead a free Jane’s Walk in the area you live, work or play to discuss matters important to you. Come one, come all — anyone can lead a walking tour!

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Lead a Jane’s Walk in Vancouver

Night Hiking in Vancouver

Experience Vancouver’s most natural nightlife with a night hike offered exclusively through the Loden Hotel, one of Vancouver’s top boutique hotels.

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Night Hiking in Vancouver