How to Celebrate UN International Day of Forests in Vancouver

Children hiking in the forest near Vancouver, BC

Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Hubert Kang

Vancouver sits in the middle of the world’s largest temperate rainforest, which stretches from Alaska to Northern California. We are proud of our towering trees, so there are lots of ways to celebrate UN International Day of Forests in Vancouver.

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How to Celebrate UN International Day of Forests in Vancouver

Best Vancouver Museums for Nature Lovers

A child looks a insects at the Search: Sara Stern Gallery at Science World

A child looks a insects at the Search: Sara Stern Gallery at Science World. Photo: Science World

Surrounded by mountains and ocean, Vancouver is a nature-focused city. This attitude is reflected in the city’s museums too. Crawl inside a replica beaver lodge at a science museum, marvel at a blue whale skeleton at a natural history museum, or enjoy nature-inspired paintings at an art gallery. Soak up some nature in the heart of the city at these Vancouver area museums.

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Best Vancouver Museums for Nature Lovers

7 Indoor Activities for Outdoor Lovers in Vancouver

A couple enjoys Flyover Canada

Photo: FlyOver Canada

While many Vancouverites like to go hiking in the rain, many choose to stay indoors on wet days. But you can still enjoy outdoorsy activities like rock climbing, wildlife viewing, mushroom picking, and more while staying inside. Here are our picks for the best indoor activities for outdoor lovers in Vancouver.

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7 Indoor Activities for Outdoor Lovers in Vancouver

Vancouver Aquarium Welcomes Visitors Back with Favourite Exhibits and New Features

Vancouver Aquarium Reopening Event; Photo: Vancouver Aquarium

When the beloved Vancouver Aquarium closed its doors in September 2020, the whole city was heartbroken. The news that the Aquarium has been saved and is now open again is very exciting, both for locals and visitors to Vancouver.

Fortunately, the best of the Vancouver Aquarium is returning, along with some new features that will educate and fill you with wonder about the vibrant marine life found in the world’s oceans.

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Vancouver Aquarium Welcomes Visitors Back with Favourite Exhibits and New Features

Scuba Claus Coming Back to Town!

Image: Vancouver Aquarium

During a year when many holiday traditions have had to be suspended, the Vancouver Aquarium is bringing back their most festive event – in a new, virtual format.

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Scuba Claus Coming Back to Town!

ComeBack to Attractions: Vancouver Attractions Welcome Locals Back

You likely don’t need to be reminded of what a fantastic city we live in, with so much to explore right in our own backyard. Now that local attractions are beginning to reopen their doors, it’s an excellent chance to freshen up on why Vancouver is so highly regarded.

Before we can welcome the rest of the world to come back, we want to invite locals to get reacquainted with all the reasons why we love this city. Here are just a few of the attractions and activities waiting for you when you’re ready to venture out beyond your neighbourhood and be a tourist in your own town. Continue reading:
ComeBack to Attractions: Vancouver Attractions Welcome Locals Back

Family time at the Vancouver Aquarium is Back!

With months of quarantine behind us, families are looking forward to exploring the world, albeit more cautiously, and enjoying the activities kids love. On Friday, June 26. Every ticket purchased will help provide a future of the not-for-profit Vancouver Aquarium, which continues to face bankruptcy as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and three-month closure.

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Family time at the Vancouver Aquarium is Back!