Looking for a destination to visit this summer to spend a wonderful holiday with the family? How about Vancouver! Among the most beautiful cities in the North American continent, Vancouver offers something for everyone. Its scenic location offers the most spectacular views of the mountains and oceans that surround the city. Vancouver is a family-friendly city with plenty of activities and places to explore on a holiday to the city.
There is a good variety of downtown hotels in Vancouver, BC to choose from.
Those looking for family-friendly luxury accommodation at a budget-friendly price will find the L’Hermitage Hotel in Vancouver, ideally suited to their needs.
Some of the best family-friendly spots to visit in the city are:
One of the best winter skiing spots in town, Grouse Mountain offers plenty of activities for families in summer too. Getting to the top of by Skyride, a cable car is a thrilling experience by itself. While the cable car travels up the mountain, occupants get the most gorgeous views of the water, city, and mountains below. Once at the summit there is plenty from zip-lining to exploring the numerous nature trails. In summer visitors might get to watch lumberjacks in action or have aviary experts share their knowledge about the species of birds in the area. During the winter Santa’s favorite hangout is Grouse Mountain. If you are there in the festive season you might be lucky enough to bump into him!
A cool waterfront place to spend time with the kids. In the summer the area is popular with seaplanes that land and take off, and cruise ships that dock in the harbor. The kids will get a thrill seeing these magnificent floating marvels up close and personal. There is the Canadian Trial perfect to explore with the family and learn about the nation. Canada Place construction is in a unique manner, which represents the territories and provinces of Canada. The popular FlyOver Canada Ride is an incredible way to the amazing beauty of the country. The JapaDog food truck in the area offers some terrific local fare, to enjoy a bite with the family.
One of the most visited attractions in Vancouver has attracted visitors for years and still captivates all who visit. From trying to solve puzzles to seeing the artwork on display and learning about the human body, there is plenty to see and enjoy in the area. As exhibits change on a regular basis, visitors can always expect to see something new. Visit the mind-blowing Omnimax Theatre to get truly amazed. If the kids build up an appetite while sightseeing, there always is Triple O’ Burger to enjoy a bite.
Those families that need to take a break from the buzz of living in the city, will find Kitsilano Beach the perfect spot to bask in the sun and sand. There are plenty of family-friendly facilities at the beach including public-washrooms, a pool, a large playground for kids and lifeguards on duty in summer. There are some fine stores to shop and great restaurants to grab a bite, if hungry. Carry along with your beach gear and relax at Kitsilano Beach, while catching amazing views of the mountains in the background.