Category: Metro Vancouver

  • 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…

  • Best West Vancouver Playgrounds By The Beach

    Best West Vancouver Playgrounds By The Beach

    As the mum of a toddler blessed with endless energy, finding the best playgrounds in Metro Vancouver was an important mission for me. And you know what’s one of the best perks of living here? The proximity of the ocean. It’s my happy place – walking on the ocean coast is my therapy. It’s my…

  • 6 Kid-Friendly Parks In Coquitlam

    6 Kid-Friendly Parks In Coquitlam

    Metro Vancouver offers an incredible number of amazing parks, and here are the best parks in Coquitlam. Moreover, the best kid-friendly parks in Coquitlam, tried and tested by our family. They usually offer playgrounds, easy, scenic walking trails and water in some form – so mostly everything that kids enjoy. I love them the best…

  • Best Burnaby Playgrounds & Water Parks

    Best Burnaby Playgrounds & Water Parks

    Having moved to Burnaby with an energetic toddler, exploring the best Burnaby playgrounds was one of our most important missions in the first year. As hot summer days arrived, we added spray parks and wading pools to the bucket list. While we often ventured to anywhere in Metro Vancouver for a fun morning or afternoon…

  • 8 Best Playgrounds In North Vancouver

    8 Best Playgrounds In North Vancouver

    What do I like the most about the North Vancouver playgrounds? Their amazing location, usually accompanied by short and easy creekside trails in the rainforest. If not that, then ocean views. Visiting a North Vancouver playground can be easily turned into a longer outdoors adventure. Moreover, rainforests are lush and colorful all year, so it…