Published By: Riya Banerjee

Day trips from Vancouver that you will absolutely love on a weekend!

Weekends are meant for chilling and lazing around. But, if you are someone who enjoys road trips, then we have a perfect travel plan for you.

Packing up and leaving for a day trip is not only adventurous but also a great way to relax your mind and chill for a few days. So if you live in Vancouver and are planning on going for some road trips, we are here to help you out. While Vancouver as a city has much to do for everyone, at times going out for weekend trips just makes everything better! Whether you want to see mountains or the ocean, places around Vancouver will help you get all the great experience. Read on to know more about all the great short trips you can take from Vancouver…

Go to Bowen Island

If you are someone who likes mountains and forests, this island will surely be worth traveling to. While you can take a boat trip to this island, there is also an express bus that will take you to the ferry dock from where you can sail to Bowen. While in Bowen you can go to Snug Cove and see the wooden boardwalks or even see Opa, an ancient Douglas fir there.

Experience Harrison Hot Springs

Just a couple of hours away from Vancouver, you can visit this hot spring which is located on Harrison Lake. If you are someone who takes a lot of care of their health, this is the place you need to go. While here, after you have finished your hot springs experience, you can take a stroll through Sasquatch Provincial Park.

Hike the Mount Baker in Washington

Another trip that is just a couple of hours away from Vancouver, if hiking is something you want to do on your weekend trip then this is the place to go to. You can hike here in the summers as well as winters. But if you do go in the summer, you will be able to witness the beautiful wildflowers in bloom! Other than that too, going there just for the scenic view is also worth it!

Cycle around Lynn Canyon Park

Traveling to Lynn Valley by car is the best decision but you can also take the public transport. It is a stunning place to go for picnics. You can also hike and cycle while here.