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Outdoor Christmas Round Up

[vc_row]Sparkling lights on trees, ringing of jingle bells, rosy cheeks, children's giggles and the sweet smells of gingerbread and candy canes floating through the air. Christmas is such a joyous time of year, filled with so many wonderful things to do as a family. Since the holiday season is quickly approaching, we thought we would [...]

By |2019-11-27T16:41:41-08:00November 11th, 2017|Canada, Family Adventures, Fraser Valley, Vancouver, Western Canada|0 Comments

Adventure Advent Calendar

[vc_row]Remember being a child and loving Christmas? I’m not talking about the gift from Santa or the presents under the tree. I’m talking about the times you spent carolling in your neighbourhood, the hours in the snow and bringing home a fresh Christmas tree. I loved it! For one family though, Christmas had become about [...]

Mini Mountain Bikers – Learning to Ride at Pedalheads Mountain Biking Camp

With their helmets securely fastened, their new bike gloves done up "just right" and their mountain bikes loaded in the truck, the kids were belted into the back seat and ready to take off for their first bike camp. Only problem? It didn't start for another hour and a half! The anticipation of bike camp [...]

The Perfect Superhero Family Adventure

It was a beautiful warm Sunday morning and the streets of Vancouver were filled with tourists from around the world. My son, dressed head to toe in a Captain America costume was leading us down the sidewalk, with the rest of us following, showing off our own superhero t-shirts. It’s not every day that you [...]

Local Grinds!

Looking for some local hikes that get the heart pumping and challenge the cardio? Well look no further, we have five hikes from Whistler to Abbotsford that are guaranteed to get the heart pumping. The Grouse Grind – North Vancouver Perhaps the most famous of hikes in the North Vancouver area, the Grouse Grind, boasts [...]

Father’s Day Gift Guide

[vc_row]It’s almost Father’s Day again! Last year, we presented our Father’s Day Gift Guide, filled with great ideas to wow the father in your family. This year, we’ve updated the list with more great ideas for the notoriously difficult-to-buy-for dad in your family. Once again, the emphasis is on experiences, not products, though we do [...]

Canada’s 150th Celebrations: The What, Where and When!

It’s a huge milestone for a country well worth celebrating. Canada’s 150th is bringing with it a huge variety of exciting events all over the country. We have put together a list of some of the best local events for you and your family to attend during Canada’s special birthday! Grouse Mountain Photo credit: [...]

Family Camping in Local BC Parks

As the summer season approaches, one of the many activities my family looks forward to is camping! Camping was a staple in my childhood, and is a tradition that we have continued with our daughter. We’ve always been a fan of BC Provincial Parks (in fact we even have one of the new BC Parks [...]

Discovering Blueways – Local Parks Series

This spring we have just the thing that will give a new perspective and a pleasantly enjoyable but all together different spin on some of the water activities that you may already be familiar with, or have always wanted to try, exploring local Blueways. What is a Blueway you may be asking? Photo Credit [...]

Top 6 Long Weekend Getaways Under $500

Three glorious days off and all the possibilities in the world for how to spend them, but how to not break the bank? Long weekends are treasured and eagerly awaited by families everywhere. We are lucky enough in British Columbia to have one pretty much each month.   Here’s our top 6 ideas to make [...]