Category: Metro Vancouver

  • Hike Mount Seymour In Every Season

    Hike Mount Seymour In Every Season

    Hiking Mount Seymour is a classic mountain hike. It’s a moderately difficult one, yet it rewards with exceptional panoramic views, and it’s one of the most scenic hikes on the North Shore. No wonder, it’s extremely popular. The fact that you have only a few months to do it each year won’t help either. Though…

  • Spirea Nature Trail: The Best Introduction To Golden Ears

    Spirea Nature Trail: The Best Introduction To Golden Ears

    Where to go to experience the magic of British Columbia’s temperate rainforests? Where to go without leaving Vancouver too far behind and without having to hike too much? Golden Ears Provincial Park is your place, because it’s home to some of the most impressive rainforest trails near Vancouver. The Spirea Nature Trail is just the…

  • Cypress Falls Hike, An Easy Waterfall Trail In West Vancouver

    Cypress Falls Hike, An Easy Waterfall Trail In West Vancouver

    Looking for an easy, pretty waterfall hike in Vancouver? Our favorite is Cypress Falls, and in this article we’re sharing everything you need to know for a delightful hike to this fabulous pair of waterfalls (because there are two of them!), located in a small wilderness park. Cypress Falls Park is one of the loveliest…

  • Your Golden Ears Provincial Park Hiking & Camping Guide

    Your Golden Ears Provincial Park Hiking & Camping Guide

    Golden Ears Provincial Park hiking trails are among the best to experience the magic of British Columbia’s temperate rainforests. From lovely, easy nature walks to challenging summits and lush green canyons, this park offers a lot to hikers of any experience level. But if you prefer chilling out by a beautiful lake or paddling, you…

  • Norvan Falls: A Great Year-Round Hike In North Vancouver

    Norvan Falls: A Great Year-Round Hike In North Vancouver

    Norvan Falls in North Vancouver is one of the best year-round hikes in the Vancouver area for several reasons. It leads to a spectacular waterfall, for one. It also runs through a very beautiful old-growth rainforest and along Lynn Creek, offers some mountain scenery, and it’s likely snow-free for most part of the year. When…

  • Big Cedar And Kennedy Falls Trail, North Vancouver

    Big Cedar And Kennedy Falls Trail, North Vancouver

    The Big Cedar and Kennedy Falls hike is one of those typical North Vancouver trails that immediately make you understand why everyone likes hiking in Vancouver. Even looking at the trees impresses you on this hike. It’s neither too easy nor too difficult, it’s just the perfect length for a half day hike, equally scenic…

  • 16 Fabulous Lakes Near Vancouver To Visit This Summer

    16 Fabulous Lakes Near Vancouver To Visit This Summer

    Summer is coming, and it’s time to find your favorite lakes near Vancouver. We found many, and this post is all about them. Can you imagine British Columbia as a beach destination? I couldn’t before we moved there, but actually, it turns into one each year, even if only for two short months. No, I…

  • 30 Best Winter Hikes In Vancouver

    30 Best Winter Hikes In Vancouver

    Vancouver and the Lower Mainland are privileged places in Canada because of their mild (but very rainy) winters. Not only can you hike here year-round, but you can also choose Vancouver winter hikes with or without snow. Since hiking is one of the best things to do here even in the winter, we brought you…

  • St. Marks Summit Hike In The North Shore Mountains

    St. Marks Summit Hike In The North Shore Mountains

    St. Mark’s Summit is a peak in Cypress Provincial Park, located along the Howe Sounds Crest Trail that towers above the Sea to Sky Highway and offers – surprise! – breathtaking views of Howe Sound. If you’re looking for hikes that are easily accessible from Vancouver, have moderate difficulty and incredible panoramic views, you’ll love…

  • Best Richmond Parks For Families

    Best Richmond Parks For Families

    Metro Vancouver is a great place to live with kids. It offers an endless number of parks, playgrounds and beaches, and Richmond has its fair share. Even though it doesn’t have mountains or rainforests, and it’s all plain, you find neatly planned community spaces, rich ecosystems, nature trails and parks there. This post is about…