Metro Vancouver

  • 15 Great Things to do in Vancouver in March 2024
    March is still technically winter in Vancouver but offers a mix of winter activities as well as signs of spring! While the skies are mostly grey, locals take advantage of those sunny days that do occur often in Vancouver in March. While it is necessary to pack an umbrella or raincoat, there are often sun … Read More
  • Vancouver Christmas Market
    The famous Vancouver Christmas Market starts in November and features a German-inspired Christmas Market. For those who like a jump on the holiday season, it creates the perfect atmosphere to get into the holiday spirit. Experience a selection of traditional food and beverages, and browse vendors offering authentic wood carvings and toys, knitted goods, nutcrackers, … Read More
  • 24 Things to do in Vancouver in December (2023)
    December brings alight the holiday events all over British Columbia. There are dozens of things to do in Vancouver in December, it is almost impossible to fit all of them in. While some holiday events in Vancouver actually occur in November, most celebrations and events are in December. If you are wondering what to do … Read More
  • 25 Places to see Christmas Lights in Vancouver (2023)
    Vancouver attractions and neighborhoods light up the holidays with incredible displays that are wonderful fun for all ages. There are so many places to see Christmas lights in Vancouver, with the most popular being the Festival of Lights and the Stanley Park Christmas Train. There are also a few drive thru Christmas lights in Vancouver … Read More
  • 15 Ways to Celebrate Christmas in Vancouver
    Whether you live nearby or are planning to spend Christmas in Vancouver there are plenty of holiday events and things to do. When it comes to booking hotels for Vancouver at Christmas, this is definitely something that you will want to plan ahead for. While Christmas in Vancouver is not high season, if you want … Read More
  • Where to have Breakfast with Santa in Vancouver (2023)
    Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa Breakfasts are a Go! There are several places in Vancouver to have breakfast with Santa! Prepare in advance for this popular December event in Vancouver, because MOST of them require you to prebook! Breakfast with Santa in Vancouver and the Metro Vancouver area is just so popular that they cannot accommodate … Read More
  • Where to Celebrate Christmas in British Columbia
    There are so many perfect places to spend Christmas in British Columbia. Whether you are from BC or will be traveling here for the holidays, there is no shortage of great places to pick. By the time you finish this post, you will have plenty of ideas of the best places to spend Christmas in … Read More
  • 15 Perfect Activities for Vancouver in Winter
    If you live nearby or are planning a visit to Vancouver in winter, there are plenty of holiday events and things to do in the city. Winter is not a typical time to visit for a holiday but there are plenty of things to do. While some events have changed over the last couple of … Read More
  • When is the Best Time for Whale Watching in Vancouver
    April to October is traditionally the best time to see whales in Vancouver. Most whale watching charters out of Vancouver and Vancouver Island will offer guaranteed sightings to guests! With that being said, there are definitely some things you will want to keep in mind when it comes to whale watching in Vancouver! There is … Read More
  • Vancouver Souvenirs: 10 Perfect Canadian Souvenirs and Gifts to Buy in the City
    There are so many things to buy in Vancouver. There is high-end retail, there are locally made products and there are iconic Canadian items. When you are visiting the city, whether it is your first time or you are looking for a gift for a friend, keep an eye out for these perfect Vancouver souvenirs. … Read More
  • 30 Perfect Things to do in Vancouver in November 2023: One for Each Day!
    There are plenty of things to do in Vancouver in November, especially as most venues and activities are planning for full opening. While Fall is in full swing, November is an in-between stage. The October events are over and the things to do in Vancouver in December have not started. Whether you are a local … Read More
  • Vancouver to Whistler: Get there by Bus, Plane, Train, or Car
    Wondering how to get a from Vancouver to Whistler? Do not worry, there are not a million options, so it is not actually very difficult. In this post I have provided all of the options when it comes to getting from Vancouver to Whistler. Each type of transport then has further information on how to book … Read More
  • Pumpkin Patches Abbotsford: The Best Farms to visit this October
    October brings fall colors, a return to school for kids, talk of the changing of the season, and an annual trip to the local Abbotsford pumpkin patch. While Halloween is the most popular night of the season, there is an entire month to enjoy a trip to a local farm and enjoy the pumpkin patch … Read More
  • Pumpkin Patch in Langley: Which farms you want to check out this October!
    October brings fall colors, a return to school for kids, talk of the changing of the season, and an annual trip to the local Langley pumpkin patch. While Halloween is the most popular night of the season, there is an entire month to enjoy a trip to a Metro Vancouver pumpkin farm and enjoy the … Read More
  • Best Pumpkin Patch in Vancouver and Beyond [2023]
    While October brings fall colors, a return to school for kids, talk of the changing of the season, it also means it is time for an annual trip to the local Vancouver pumpkin patch. While Halloween is the most popular night of the season for many, there is an entire month of great fall things to … Read More
  • Where to Find the Best Surrey Pumpkin Patches (2023)
    Did you know that Surrey is home to over 500 farms? While October brings fall colors, a return to school for kids, talk of the changing of the season, it also means it is time for an annual trip to the local Surrey pumpkin patch. While Halloween is the most popular night of the season, … Read More
  • 5 Places to See Fall Colors in Vancouver
    Vancouver’s mild climate, with its combination of coastal and mountainous landscapes, creates the perfect conditions for vibrant autumn foliage. Fall weather in Vancouver typically begins in September and extends into November. The timing and intensity of the colors can vary each year, but mid-October is often considered the peak of the fall foliage season. On … Read More
  • 10 Great Things to do in Vancouver in October
    Of all the months in the year, so many people love October. The crunch of the leaves, the crisp weather, the pumpkin spice, and the great things to do in and around the city. There are plenty of great things to do in Vancouver in the fall. I have come up with a list of … Read More
  • Top 25 Things To Do in Vancouver in September (2023)
    While some mourne the ending of summer others jump into the crisp air of fall in September in Vancouver. While the traffic jams of the back-to-school commute get us all a bit frustrated in September there are plenty of great things to do in Vancouver now that fall is approaching. Below you will find a … Read More
  • Ice Skating in Surrey (2023/24 Public Skating Schedule)
    Below you will find that there are several options for ice skating in Surrey. These locations are currently offering public skating. Note that the times and offerings are subject to change and it is always best to check with the facility directly. Also check out nearby options, ice skating in Langley, for instance. Ice Rinks … Read More
  • Abbotsford Public Skating (Fall 2023 to Winter 2024)
    Below you will find that there are several ice rinks in Abbotsford that are currently offering public skating. One of the great things to do in the Fraser Valley in the fall is to grab your family and hit the rink. There are several rinks offering public skating in Abbotsford over the fall, winter, and … Read More
  • Public Skating in Langley
    Below you will find that there are several ice rinks in Langley that are currently offering public skating. There are several rinks offering public skating in Langley over the fall, winter and spring. Typically a lot of the ice is removed in the late spring and summer to support lacrosse and ball hockey in the … Read More
  • Fall in Vancouver: 10 Must do Activities in and around the City (2023)
    There are so many things to do in Vancouver in the fall as the leaves change colors and the cool temperatures return. This post covers a range of Vancouver fall activities, from where to see fall colors, to seasonal events. Whether you are a Vancouver local or are planning to visit, you will have no … Read More
  • Vancouver to Tofino Road Trip & Alternative Transportation Options (2023)
    Vancouver Island’s rugged west coast and pristine beaches are part of what draw visitors to road trip from Vancouver to Tofino. What awaits is one of Canada’s best road trips, starting with views aboard BC Ferries, a drive past lakes, over mountains, and through old-growth forests. This kind of trip is not seen in much … Read More
  • Things to do in the Fraser Valley in October
    If you are looking for things to do in the Fraser Valley in October then you are in the right place! The leaves are crunching and fall events are in full swing. Abbotsford, Aldergrove, Langley, Surrey and Chilliwack have plenty of things to do. Things to do in the Fraser Valley in October 2023 Maan … Read More
  • 10 Vancouver Travel Tips for First Timers
    Traveling to Vancouver for the first time can be an exciting experience. To make the most of your trip and ensure a smooth visit, here are the top 10 tips for travelers: Decide What You Want to See: The first step to making the most of your time in Vancouver is having an idea about … Read More
  • 99 Things to do in British Columbia that Should be on your Bucketlist
    There is no shortage of things to do in British Columbia, whether you have lived here your whole life, or whether you are planning your first visit to BC. From the South Coast to the North, there is something for everyone. By the time you have gotten to the bottom of this list of things … Read More
  • Where is Vancouver Located in Canada?
    Are you wondering where Vancouver is located on the map? As one of the most popular places to visit in Canada, it is not surprising that you are looking. While most people all over the world have heard of the city, most do not actually know where Vancouver is located in Canada. Where is Vancouver … Read More
  • Britannia Mine Museum – What to do and see Whether a Daytrip or Sea-to-Sky Stop!
    Nestled along the mountainside on the Sea to Sky highway between Vancouver and Whistler is the Britannia Mine Museum. This former copper mine is now one of Canada’s National Historic Sites and was once the largest copper mine in the British Empire. The Britannia Mine Museum was established in 1974 and recently renovated. It provides … Read More
  • Vancouver’s 30 Most Instagrammable Places for your Next Photo (2023)
    Vancouver is full of instagrammable landscapes as well as a great city vibe. Whether you want to climb and mountain or hit the beach you will find instagrammable places all over Vancouver. If it’s a coffee shop or a city street full of cherry blossoms, Vancouver has that too! Below you will find the best … Read More