The days are getting longer and warmer, flowers are blooming, and there are plenty of activities for you to maximize the longer days with the family! Here are the suggestions for our top ten things for you to do this spring!
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Drop by the Shipyards Night Market at Shipbuilder’s Square on Friday evenings (May through September) from 5-10 pm. Food trucks, beer garden, market vendors, live entertainment and more. Free admission.
The Capilano Suspension Bridge Park offers visitors a unique mix of adventure, history and culture, which makes this attraction a complete British Columbia experience and a must-see while visiting Vancouver.
Swing from the trees at the Mountain Ropes Adventure or zoom through the skies on the Mountain ziplines at Grouse Mountain.
Hike to Quarry Rock and you will be rewarded with great views of the area. After your hike, wander through the village of Deep Cove. Be sure to stop in Honey’s to try the best donuts.
Lighthouse Park is one of Vancouver’s most beautiful areas and boasts the largest uncut rainforest in the Lower Mainland. The park is unique for the fact that it is Vancouver’s last standing first-growth Douglas fir tree forest.
The North Shore is famous for its mountain biking trails. You will find trails for all experience levels, and you can always get a local bike tour company like Endless Biking to show you around.
There are many places to grab a bite at the Lonsdale Quay Market, including a food court that offers many choices for snacks, lunch or dinner. After you explore the market, head to the waterfront plaza and enjoy the scenic view.
Maplewood Farm is a must-see attraction for kids of all ages. Maplewood is the last remaining farm on the North Shore, with goats, rabbits, cows, sheep, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys and ponies. There are over 200 animals and birds.
Enjoy some award-winning beers at one of the North Shore’s craft breweries. Taste a wide selection of delicious beers and ales on-site or grab a growler to take home with you. Or take the Vancouver’s North Shore Ale Trail for a guide to the best breweries and experiences.
Take a stand-up paddleboarding or kayak lesson at Deep Cove Kayak. You can also rent kayaks and SUPs. Deep Cove Kayak is located in picturesque Deep Cove on Indian Arm, only 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver.