Go from the Mountains to Beach in the Same Day in Vancouver

A kayak near the Burrard Street Bridge in Vancouver

Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Rishad Daroowala

Vancouver in spring is a special place. There’s still lots of snow in the mountains, but down at sea level, it’s often t-shirt weather. Plan an epic #VeryVancouver spring day by hitting the mountains in the morning and the beach in the afternoon.

Until further notice, in line with the public health order, non-essential travel into, within, and out of BC is not recommended. BC residents, let’s do our part by continuing to stay small and support local with your immediate household, in accordance with the latest guidelines.

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Go from the Mountains to Beach in the Same Day in Vancouver

10 Places Near Vancouver to Picnic in Nature

A group having a picnic at Third Beach in Stanley Park in Vancouver, BC

Sunset picnic at Third Beach in Stanley Park. Photo credit: Tourism Vancouver / Hubert Kang

On hot summer days, there’s nothing better than a picnic. In a city like Vancouver surrounded by mountains and ocean, you can go beyond neighbourhood parks and enjoy your picnic in nature. So pack your blankets and picnic baskets, then head out to one of these 10 great picnic destinations near Vancouver.

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10 Places Near Vancouver to Picnic in Nature