Vancouver Extended Stay’s 2023 Summer Guide to Vancouver

Summer with Vancouver Extended Stay is the perfect time to explore the natural beauty of the city and the surrounding areas. With the vast array of hikes, day trips and outdoor activities, Vancouver has so much to offer for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you are a local or a visitor, there is something for everyone to add to their summer bucket list. 

Take a day trip to Bowen Island

Bowen Island is a small island located just a 20-minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay. It’s a peaceful oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the city, with plenty of hiking trails, beaches, and quaint cafes to explore. Ferry details can be found HERE!

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Go whale watching

Vancouver is a great place to go whale watching. There are several tour operators that offer trips to see the resident orcas, humpbacks, and grey whales that inhabit the waters around Vancouver Island. Check out the Zodiac Tour or the Wildlife Tour. 

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Explore Squamish

Squamish is a small town located about an hour’s drive from Vancouver. The town is surrounded by stunning mountain ranges and is a hub for outdoor activities, including hiking, rock climbing, and mountain biking. Check out the suspension bridge, Shannon Falls and tackle the Squamish Chief hike! 

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Take a day trip to Whistler

Whistler is a popular ski resort in the winter, but it’s also a great place to visit in the summer. The town features hiking trails, mountain biking, and a variety of outdoor activities. Check out the Longhorn Saloon or Bar Oso for some beverages! 

[Tourism Whistler]
These are just a few of the many bucket list items to add to your summer itinerary in Vancouver. With its beautiful natural scenery and endless outdoor activities, Vancouver is the perfect place to explore and enjoy the summer sun.


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