Nature Lover’s Guide to Vancouver

Stand-up paddleboarding in False Creek

Stand up paddle boarding in False Creek. Photo: Destination Vancouver/Tanya Goehring

Sandwiched between the mountains and the ocean, Vancouver is a city for nature lovers. From parks to wildlife watching, hiking, and more, there are plenty of outdoor activities to discover in Vancouver.

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Nature Lover’s Guide to Vancouver

10 Outdoorsy Things to Do Around Vancouver This Labour Day Weekend

Vancouver's Sunset Beach

Photo: Tourism Vancouver/Nelson Mouellic

As summer winds down, Labour Day weekend is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy the good weather. There are tons of adventure options to choose from. Use our list of the best outdoorsy things to do around Vancouver to make your long weekend plans.

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10 Outdoorsy Things to Do Around Vancouver This Labour Day Weekend

8 Easy Ways to Experience the Wilderness Near Vancouver

Treetops Adventure at Capilano Suspension Bridge

Treetops Adventure at Capilano Suspension Bridge. Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

Experiencing nature in Vancouver is easy, and there are so many ways to do it. Walk across a suspension bridge, soar through the air in a floatplane, go for a laid-back hike, or get whisked into the mountains on a gondola. Use our list of easy ways to experience the wilderness near Vancouver to find even more options.

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8 Easy Ways to Experience the Wilderness Near Vancouver

Your Vancouver Outdoors Summer Bucket List

Vancouver's English Bay Beach

English Bay Beach. Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Tanya Goehring

Summer in Vancouver is all about sunny weather and warm temperatures. Vancouverites make the most of the season by heading to our beaches, mountains, parks, and lakes. Here are our picks for Vancouver outdoor activities you’ll want to add to your summer bucket list.

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Your Vancouver Outdoors Summer Bucket List

10 Outdoorsy Things to Do Around Vancouver This Victoria Day Long Weekend

A runner on the seawall in Stanley Park

Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Nelson Mouellic

Since we will all be staying close to home this Victoria Day weekend, it’s the perfect time to play outside. Use our picks for the best outdoorsy things to do around Vancouver to plan your long weekend adventures.

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10 Outdoorsy Things to Do Around Vancouver This Victoria Day Long Weekend

It’s Whale Watching Season in Vancouver – Everything You Need to Know

Killer whale with its head out of the water near Vancouver

Photo: Eagle Wing Tours/Valerie Shore

Vancouver is one of the best locations in the world for whale watching. Thousands of whales migrate through the nearby waters and several pods of orcas live here year-round. As the 2021 whale watching season gets underway, here’s everything you need to know about whale watching in Vancouver.

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It’s Whale Watching Season in Vancouver – Everything You Need to Know

Your Spring Vancouver Outdoors Bucket List

Van Dusen Gardens in Vancouver

VanDusen Botanical Garden. Photo: Tourism Vancouver/VanDusen Gardens

The flowers are blooming, the days are getting longer, and the snow is melting in the mountains. It’s spring in Vancouver! And it’s a great time of year to get outside. Here are our picks for springtime Vancouver outdoor activities you’ll want to add to your bucket list.

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Your Spring Vancouver Outdoors Bucket List

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