10 Family-Friendly Things to do Outdoors in Vancouver This Spring Break

Children playing at the Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver

Kids playing at the Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver. Photo credit: Tourism Vancouver/ Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

Looking to keep the kids entertained this Spring Break? Plan an outdoor adventure that the whole family will enjoy. Here are our picks for the best Vancouver area family-friendly things to do outside this Spring Break. 

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10 Family-Friendly Things to do Outdoors in Vancouver This Spring Break

11 Places to Go Sledding, Tobogganing, and Snow Tubing Near Vancouver

Sledding at Grouse Mountain in Vancouver

Sledding at Grouse Mountain. Photo credit: Tourism Vancouver / Rishad Daroowala

Kids love sliding down a snowy slope on a sled, and adults will love unleashing their inner child to join in on the fun. Here are our picks for the best places to go sledding, tobogganing and snow tubing near Vancouver. 

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11 Places to Go Sledding, Tobogganing, and Snow Tubing Near Vancouver

7 Outdoorsy Activities to Add to Your Vancouver Winter Bucket List

Vancouver's skyline and mountains covered in snow

Tourism Vancouver / Clayton Perry

Vancouver is pretty spectacular in the winter when the mountains are blanketed with snow. It may be a bit chilly out, but that’s no reason to hide indoors. There are so many fun outdoor activities to enjoy in Vancouver each winter. Here are our picks the best outdoorsy things you’ll want to add to your winter Vancouver bucket list. 

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7 Outdoorsy Activities to Add to Your Vancouver Winter Bucket List

Kids In Vancouver: Slide Down the Slopes of Mount Seymour

Mount Seymour | Photo: Jenn Chan (Flickr)

After a wave of snow blanketed Vancouver over the holiday season and into the New Year, the Winter wonderland has melted away and the warmer weather has begun to approach. But for those snow seekers who didn’t get a taste of the frosty fun, there’s no need to fret, because the snow is still falling at the top of Mount Seymour – a local mountain located only 40 minutes from downtown Vancouver. Here are a few ways you can slide down the slopes and play in the snow before Winter slips away.

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Kids In Vancouver: Slide Down the Slopes of Mount Seymour

Best Places for Sledding in Vancouver? You make the call!

Sledding at Forglen - 07

Vancouver may not have been dumped with a mega snowfall this week as predicted, but there is still a centimetre or two of the white stuff on the ground in most places.  It might not be enough for a snowman, but it should do the job for a little sledding.

But where to sled?  There are dedicated tobogganing parks on Mount Seymour ($9 all-day) and Cypress Mountain ($10 for two hours).  But I was thinking more in terms of local, neighbourhood hills where you can sled.

Where’s your favourite sledding hill in Vancouver?  Let us know by leaving a comment below before the snow melts. 

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Best Places for Sledding in Vancouver? You make the call!