Head down the winding vista-filled Highway 99 to to the Sea to Sky Gondola for amazing views of Howe Sound, snow capped mountains as well as kid friendly hikes through the forest, music and dancing on the deck, rock climbing and great food! PS: Did you know there’s an amazing and oh so convenient shuttle service from Vancouver? Check it!
You can easily spend the day on the ocean’s edge in Steveston Village, which is a 30-minute drive from Vancouver. It’s the largest commercial fishing harbour in Canada and full of family friendly possibilities from a cycling along the seaside path, to a playground and waterpark to beaches, restaurants and shops.
Whether it’s the Historic Fort itself, parkour at Penzer Park, board-walking or historic train exploration, there is no shortage of fun kid friendly activities and food in this charming town about 45-minutes away from Vancouver.