5 Magical Day Trips From Vancouver You Have To Take

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day trips from Vancouver

Looking for a vacation but short on time? We’ve got you covered. Escape the city for a day trip from Vancouver and travel to one of these amazing spots that will make you feel like you’re far away from home.

Magical Day Trips From Vancouver 

Robert’s Creek, Sunshine Coast

Nestled in between Gibsons and Sechelt is the quaint Robert’s Creek. The vibrant arts community often has craft shows, live music, as well as lots of gorgeous scenery to take in. Go for a bite to eat at their beloved Gum Boot Restaurant or café. If you’re looking for a more unique style of accommodation, stay in an Airbnb micro cabin.

The Enchanted Forest, Revelstoke

Drive up to Revelstoke and wander along this whimsical trail, inspired by various fairy tales and nursery rhymes. For those young at heart, the charming forest has over 350 hand-crafted fairy figurines hidden throughout. In addition, there’s also a dungeon, castle and an epic tree house that rises 50-feet into the forest canopy.

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Butterfly Gardens, Victoria

Take the ferry to Victoria for the day and explore the stunning and peaceful Butterfly Gardens near Butchart Gardens. Take in the lush scenery with hundreds of beautiful free-flying butterflies fluttering around the garden.

Scandinave Spa, Whistler

A little slice of heaven that is totally worth the day trip. Make the scenic drive out to Whistler and then unwind in one of the many Scandinavian baths at the spa. To get even more relaxed, visit their ‘hammock haven’ overlooking the spa, read a book or doze off to the sounds of nature.

Shannon Falls, Squamish

Well, some places are so beautiful the photo just takes itself.

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Nothing beats the scenic views along the Sea to Sky Highway. Soak up the sights and then check out the cascading Shannon Falls. Hike along the lush trails and have a picnic with the most picturesque backdrop.

 

What are your favourite day trips from Vancouver? Let us know in the comments below.

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