This week’s Vancouver Mom is Bianca Bujan, mom of three (+ one dalmatian) who loves to spend time outdoors with her family on Vancouver’s North Shore, which she calls home. By day she is the Queen (okay, Principal) of Bee Communications where she creates buzz for small businesses through content creation, content marketing, social media strategy, and brand development. Bianca is also a published writer and an influential blogger who shares advice, quotes and anecdotes from a career mom and adoptee through her personal blog, Bits of Bee.
Bianca’s favorite spots
North Shore’s famous, freshly-made, melt-in-your-mouth doughnuts located in the heart of Deep Cove’s waterfront village.
4373 Gallant Ave, North Vancouver, (604) 929-4988
Local cafe with free Wifi. The perfect stop after a day at Maplewood Farm, offering house baked goods and premium coffee.
2075 Old Dollarton Rd, North Vancouver, (604) 929-6377
Family-friendly walking trails, an oceanfront playground, sandy beaches, and open grassy picnic areas. This is the best spot on the North Shore for a full day of family fun.
Dollarton Highway, North Vancouver, (604) 990-3800
Scenic riverside hiking trails, a breathtaking suspension bridge, a quaint coffee shop, and an educational and fun Ecology Centre.
3663 Park Road, North Vancouver, (604) 990-3755
Ambleside Dog Park
The best off-leash dog park on the North Shore with beaches for dogs to play and swim, several open fields for catching balls, and a leisurely sea-wall walk, perfect for a family stroll.
The foot of 13th St, West Vancouver, (604) 921-0078
Calm, quiet lake surrounded by a 3 km kid-friendly forested trail offering picnic areas and fishing docks.
Lynn Headwaters Regional Park in North Vancouver off Mount Seymour Highway
A quaint lunch spot located at the base of Lonsdale Ave, just steps from the Lonsdale Quay. Burgoo offers the best comfort foods in town in a cozy, family-friendly atmosphere.
3 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver, (604) 904-0933
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