As we know almost everyone loves to travel to many cities and learn about their culture and traditions. If you are going on holiday to Canada then one city you just have to visit is Vancouver. Not only is the city one of the best and most popular to visit in the country, but there are lots of nearby attractions you can travel to. In this article, we take a look at some of the best day trips from Vancouver.
Squamish is a great place to drive to and you can even hire a car in Vancouver, which is in your budget, to get you there. At Squamish there is so much you can do and it is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. Some of the activities you can do include rock climbing, white water rafting, hiking, mountain biking and many more thrilling activities.
2. Harrison Hot Spring
Located between the mountains and the forest and surrounded by a very beautiful lake, these famous hot springs are great if you want the ultimate relaxing experience. If you want to mix relaxation with a more energetic activity, then you can go hiking, golfing, fishing and even ride on a boat and many more activities. It is mostly visited by tours in the summer season as its surroundings look even more beautiful in this season.
3. Salt Spring Island
It is best to visit this place during the summer season in your car. If you don’t have a car, you should look at car hire in Vancouver. Salt Spring Island is known for its farms and beautiful scenery. You can even taste the foods produced on the farms and enjoy some of the freshest food. On Saturdays, there is a market open for shopping.
4. Mount Baker
In this area, there is a huge amount of snowfall and you can ski there during the winter months or go hiking in the summer season, which will refresh your mind and make you forget any stresses in your life. Mount Baker is a popular destination in both the winter or summer and it is a great road trip if you are driving from Vancouver.
5. Fort Langley National Historic site
This area is known for its forts and history. If you are a history buff then this is a great place to visit as you will learn about the history of the forts in this area. It is a great place to visit as a family as there are attractions for all ages here.
6. Bridal Falls and Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park
A great place to head to for a picnic and for enjoying the scenery, while in winter, the water freezes to ice and gives a different look to the environment. If you are a keen walker you can enjoy a couple of different trails that take in the waterfall and other spectacular views of the region.
7. Britannia Mining Museum
It is one of the famous museums. You can visit this museum to learn something new and even learn about the latest technology which is coming in the future. In this museum, you will learn about the role mining played in the area and how it evolved through the different ages.
We should always visit new places to see the beautiful scenery and this article takes you through some of the best places you can visit if you were to go on holiday to Vancouver.