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Whistler is best known for its snowy slopes and world class ski conditions, but come summer it’s transformed into a lush, green, mountain paradise full of swimmable lakes, spectacular hiking trails and non-stop family friendly activities. Here are six activities your family will love as well as a great mid-week hotel deal. Six family friendly summer activities in…

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Rose season has begun. Wild roses are bursting through fences and over trellises. Discover the plentiful and bountiful rose gardens of the Lower Mainland. Pick your favourites and snap family photos for keepsakes. Five Vancouver rose gardens UBC Rose Garden This is a lovely spot to picnic and the scenery is spectacular on a clear…

One of the great things about summer is that heading outdoors is FREE. The last thing we need is the kids inside on their iPads or watching Paw Patrol reruns! When the weather is fine, there’s so much to do around Vancouver. Here are some ideas. Ten free (or cheap) outdoor activities for kids Go fishing Chill…

Have you heard? There’s a new club in town, and it’s a KIDS ONLY club (oh and it’s FREE too!) On the last Tuesday of the month at Tsawwassen Mills, this gorgeous mecca for shopping, art and fun hosts their Mini-Mills Club with special activities just for the under 10s. Mad Science Live Show at Tsawwassen…

Looking for a fun, FREE and eco-friendly way to spend Saturday with the kids? Head to the Fingerling Festival in Port Moody. The weather is meant to fantastic, the kids can bop outside to kiddie superstars Bobs & Lolo AND help release thousands of young salmon into Noons Creek. Talk about a win-win! Presented by the Port…