Most Instagrammable Fall Locations around Vancouver

A couple enjoys fallen leaves at a Vancouver Park

Photo credit: Tourism Vancouver / Hubert Kang

Fall in Vancouver is spectacular as pumpkin patches open, botanical gardens transition to autumn colours, and trees all over the city light up in hundreds of shades of yellow, orange, and red.  If you want to capture the magic, head to one of these incredibly Instagrammable fall locations around Vancouver.

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Most Instagrammable Fall Locations around Vancouver

Best Places to See Fall Colours around Vancouver

Fall colours at Trout Lake in Vancouver

Fall colours at Trout Lake. Photo credit: Tourism Vancouver / Nelson Mouellic

Autumn is a spectacular time in Vancouver as the weather cools down and the leaves change colour. The bold pockets of red, orange and yellow leaves stand out against the blanket of evergreen trees. Here are our picks for the best places to see fall colours around Vancouver.

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Best Places to See Fall Colours around Vancouver

ComeBack to Attractions this Summer

There’s something about getting a new perspective on a place you thought you knew well. Now that many of Vancouver’s beloved attractions are reopening their gates, bridges, and gondolas, it’s an excellent chance to look at the city with fresh eyes. Put yourself in the shoes of a tourist and explore one of the world’s top city gardens, marvel at local and international art, embark on a water adventure and basically have an answer when out of town friends ask you about fun things to do around here. Use this list as a jumping-off point to start from this summer! Continue reading:
ComeBack to Attractions this Summer

5 Reasons to Bite Into the 2018 UBC Apple Festival

Photo Credit: UBC Apple Festival Facebook

A family event for all ages, the UBC Apple Festival celebrates one of BC’s favourite fruits. From learning about the diversity of apples to tasting rare and unusual varieties, the Apple Festival is a great opportunity to discover more about this delicious fruit.

Apples are amazing. They are are a healthy, cheap and cheerful snack that is easy to carry in a purse or backpack, and I love a good apple pie – the ultimate comfort food dessert! BC is known for its orchards, so it’s no wonder there is a festival to celebrate the crispy delight that is the apple. After all, an apple a day…

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5 Reasons to Bite Into the 2018 UBC Apple Festival

Kids In Vancouver: Teeter Above The Treetops On The Greenheart TreeWalk

Greenheart TreeWalk, UBC Botanical Garden | Photo: Bianca Bujan

Vancouver is rich with forested trails and garden-side galavants, but few destinations offer the unique opportunity to explore the outdoors from above the forest floor. The UBC Botanical Garden’s Greenhouse TreeWalk offers a thrilling, treetop perspective of the natural surroundings that BC has to offer. Here’s what you can expect from this teetering arboraceous adventure.

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Kids In Vancouver: Teeter Above The Treetops On The Greenheart TreeWalk

Ewok sighting at UBC? Greenheart TreeWalk – Vancouver’s Suspended Eco-Attraction

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Greenheart TreeWalk Photo: Rob Weiss

Swinging high above the forest floor on the Greenheart TreeWalk, I began to imagine myself as a heroine in a Star Wars movie. With every twist and turn I fully expected to encounter an Ewok, one of those diminutive furry species first made famous in Return of the Jedi.  If you recall, the Ewoks made their homes in the forest canopy, 15 metres above the ground.  Their Bright Tree Village was connected through a series of ladders, bridges, vines and catwalks. Unlike the imagined land created for the big screen in Star Wars, the Greenheart TreeWalk located in the UBC Botanical Garden is a real world eco-adventure.

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Ewok sighting at UBC? Greenheart TreeWalk – Vancouver’s Suspended Eco-Attraction

10 ways to celebrate Mother’s Day in Vancouver

Take mom to Got Craft? this weekend Photo Credit: Carmen West Creative

Take mom to Got Craft? this weekend Photo Credit: Carmen West Creative

She’s kissed your boo boos all better. She drove you to countless hockey/baseball/soccer practices. She feeds you until you burst every time you go home. She’s your biggest champion and your loudest cheerleader. She’s your mom.  Your chance to thank her for all she’s done is a couple days away.

If you are a procrastinator and don’t have anything planned yet to toast the lady who raised you, then look no further. I’ve compiled a list of ways to shower your mom with gratitude. Hopefully the activities, goodies and experiences below help you celebrate the first lady of your life: yo’mama.  Continue reading:
10 ways to celebrate Mother’s Day in Vancouver