10 May 2022

Public Art @ Whistler

Winter, spring, summer, fall. Whether you’re spending your outdoor time at Whistler skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, mountain biking or hiking, do take some time to explore Whistler Blackcomb’s rich collection of public art. Since serving as Host Mountain Resort for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Whistler Mountain has been able

22 Mar 2022

Walking The Seawall

The quintessential Vancouver experience? Well, you’ll get a lot of debate there. But, it’s hard to argue against walking the Seawall. As ever, check the Parks Board link to see if any sections of the seawall are closed due, for instance, to storm damage. . i) You can start your

08 Feb 2022

Over + Out In The Downtown Core

i. Today’s adventure starts atop the city at the Vancouver Lookout. Designed by WZMH Architects, Vancouver’s Harbour Tower was formally opened on August 13th, 1977 by Astronaut Neil Armstrong. These days, visitors are whisked up 553 feet in a glass elevator. Walk around the 360° rotunda to view Vancouver from

09 Jan 2022

Chinatown To Commercial Drive

i. Today’s day trip starts in Vancouver’s Chinatown, formally labelled as such in the 1890s. One of the largest Chinatowns in North America, this is a rich downtown world which is currently the focus of revitalization efforts from the Vancouver Chinatown Foundation. Their vision? ‘The Vancouver Chinatown Foundation is dedicated

17 Dec 2021

Granville Island, Kits Beach, 4th Avenue

i. Today’s adventure starts with a must-see in Vancouver:  Granville Island . If you are staying downtown, you can take the small ferry over from various sites to the Granville Island dock. False Creek Ferries According to site history, reviewed by Chief Janice George, Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), the Granville Island area was

30 Nov 2021

Gastown, SeaBus, Lonsdale Quay, The Polygon

i. Gastown, Vancouver’s original ‘downtown’, is the start for today’s day trip. With its exposed brick and historic architecture, Gastown is home to locally owned shops, plenty of food offerings, film crews, and galleries. You’ll also find historic public art, such as the famed Gastown Steam Clock , and the 

21 Nov 2021

QE, Bloedel, Murals On Main

i. Today’s day trip starts at Queen Elizabeth Park – a destination that is particularly stunning on a sunny day. That said, you will likely encounter fewer tour buses in a downpour. If you drive straight east on 33rd Avenue from Oak Street, you’ll find yourself in a pay parking lot

17 Nov 2021

Spanish Banks, MOA, Botanicals

i. To start the post-breakfast day, grab caffeine from the coffee or tea shop just down the street from wherever you’re starting in Vancouver. Head to Spanish Banks Beach for a walk along the ocean and a view over the water to West Vancouver. Rain or shine, Spanish Banks will

16 Nov 2021

Day Tripping

In this new Day Out section, we will be looking for fun jaunts in and around Vancouver. For each, we will work to include: a) gorgeous outdoor elements, b) nearby, non-sponsored food options and, of course, c) exposure to the work of local creators and exhibitors. . www.creatorsvancouver.com .