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Stanley Park Vancouver
#1 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
An aquarium, rose garden, beaches, trails, pools and kids splash park, views of English Bay, the North Shore mountains, the Lions Gate Bridge, restaurants, the Seawall walk or bike trail, you can spend a whole day...
You walk through tree shaded grassy areas, you see large swimming pools filled with active children and adults at play, you see beaches with sun bathers and surfers, you see the magnificent Pacific with Cargo ship...
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The Butchart Gardens Central Saanich
#2 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
Phenomenal color displays and amazing water features, as well as an incredible Japanese garden are just a few of the reasons to see this family friendly attraction.
A perfect bluebird day, the whole family with three generations on board, including 6 & 7 month babies, greeted us on Vancouver Island to absorb the magnificence of Butchart Gardens.
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Granville Island Vancouver
#3 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
It has a market, a kids market, many great places to eat and drink, an art school, a college campus, a dock, birds, gulls, an outdooor space, actors, immersed, singers, buskers, artisans, tour operators, boat shop...
Lots of wonderful summer activities,steel bands and all sorts of entertainment, Granville island also offers a great variety of activities for children and adults alike, mini brewery for Dads, children activity ho...
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Farm Ventures Roberts Creek
#17 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
The energy and genuine enthusiasm of our guides was contagious and although our kids were a little nervous at first, before long the guides convinced the kids to feed and hold the animals - and they loved it!
Great activity for kids and families but I would recommend it to anyone visiting the Sunshine Coast who enjoys animals - have your cameras ready because you will want to use them often!
Skaha Lake Park Penticton
#39 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
Skaha Lake Park is accessible for everyone Lots of parking, wide shared, paved walk and bike paths, huge playgrounds for kids, tennis courts, SUP rentals and of course a beautiful Sandy beach.
A gem of a park .Beautiful beaches, pathways, walking promenade, playgrounds for children, splash pads, a Tickleberry Ice Cream outlet, food vendors, volleyball and tennis courts and beautiful grassed areas that p...
Rebecca Spit Marine Provincial Park Quadra Island
#40 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
The protected bay makes for a great practice before moving on to more challenging weather conditions/locations. Family friendly and loads of parking, the staff at the park are very approachable and willing to offe...
Best place to take your families for a day at the beach, a sheltered bay on one side with warmer water to swim, open water on the other, lots of driftwood to build, collect and play with, lots of marine life, spec...
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Beacon Hill Park Victoria
#70 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
Putting green, rose and flower gardens, streams and ponds, water fowl and song birds, scenic vistas overlooking the Straight of Juan de Fuca for miles, totem poles, kids spray pad/zone, petting zoo (fantastic)...o...
The views of the ocean are fabulous as well as all the flowers and duck pond Beacon Hill Park is great for relaxing picnics or the playgrounds one of the best family parks in the world!
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Kangaroo Creek Farm Lake Country
#64 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
Its really great oriented family farm, excellent experience for the kids, and some amazing creatures, I am glad we had a chance to explore a little bit of Australia, :) drove all t.he way from Coquitlam
... the kangaroos, and talk to you about the animals, and it was an unforgettable experience seeing the children petting the kangaroos, baby goats, wallabies and particularly the sugar glider and parrots in the gr...
Mundy Park Coquitlam
#61 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
There is a mix of terrain, with some uphill sections, twists, turns, narrower trails, a few paved ones, and many wider ones which can accommodate families walking together.
Mundy Park is a full service outdoor recreational area with soccer fields, baseball diamonds, an outdoor pool, a lacrosse box, a great new playground for the kids and a frisbee golf course to go along with the man...
Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park Parksville
#82 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
Beautiful park....camped here when we were kids every summer and it is still just as beautiful as I remember it:) Great walking and the views are unparalleled
It is excellent for families and the beach is amazing and sand castle heaven.
Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad Osoyoos
#20 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
... worth visiting and giving yourself enough time to enjoy the detailed work the owner and creator of this beautiful miniature railroad system and its own dreamy world created together with his whole family.
Both of our children (age 4 and 7) were fascinated, and the level of detail and whimsical features were enough to satisfy mom and dad, too.
Royal BC Museum Victoria
#68 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
Although the layout of the museum is modernized (less grand and breathtaking entrance) it's still a fantastic kid-friendly museum with a great collection and wonderful interactive dioramas and exploration spaces.
The "Walking Among Giants" exhibition of mammoths on Loan from the Field Museum of Chicago until 12/31/16 is exceptionally informative with quizzes and games making it a blast for children (of all ages).
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Chesterman Beach Tofino
#22 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
Awesome family spot for surfing, body boarding, beachcombing, jogging, dog walks, sunsets and family photo ops!
Our Family rented a 3 bedroom home right on the beach with a hot tub on the deck .. Beautiful sunsets and a long stretch of beach for walks all the way to the Wickininish.. Tofino has a wonderful array of healthy,...
George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary Delta
#86 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
Fantastic trails and viewing area to see birds of all kinds.. Family friendly easy trails.
It's fun to see families with young children enjoying a stroll, being out in nature; seeing ducks and birds and remembering to keep your eyes open for an owl in hiding or a heron fishing.
Parksville Community Park and Skate Park Parksville
#97 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
The playground is huge and has a vast selection of equipment that is all in excellent condition, the beach is fantastic for the kids to explore for hours on end, and there is ample parking as well as super clean m...
... quick bite, clean washrooms, lots of parking spaces, easy and free access, the beach is right in front, there's even a place for exercises and a small library!!!!! Definitely recommend especially with young kids!
The Raptors Duncan
#41 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
The flight demonstration and the trainers were awesome, the Kookaburras were a favorite of the kids.
This place is a 'don't miss' for bird lovers, photographers, families with children and anyone who loves nature.
Town Centre Park Coquitlam
#121 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
Whether you would like to walk/run/bike/blade around the trails, play beach volleyball, let your kids enjoy the spray park or playground, do some fishing, learn about gardening, play tennis, or take part in a sport.
Beautiful park for walks, family picnics, concerts, events!
Long Beach Tofino
#58 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
Standing on and walking this beach was very calming while being very uplifting - surfers galore, people walking, kids and sand castles, dogs playing with the waves, kite fliers, meditators, shell collectors, drift...
So much activity ranging from walkers, surfers, sand castles, dogs, families, camp fires, honeymoon couples just to name a few.
Wild Pacific Trail Ucluelet
#13 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
Great family friendly hike with easy accessibility to outstanding views of the ocean, cliffs, woods, lighthouse
We will be recommending this to all our friends, its one of the best designed trails with varied interpretive messages, and family friendly.
Neck Point Park Nanaimo
#87 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
Family outing, enjoyed the NATURAL BEAUTY of Neck point park, a city park since 2009, generous donation of priceless shoreline land, created a wonderful city park for Nanaimo
I would say this is a definite plus for your walk, take your dog or kids or for the more brave, go snorkeling or diving, paddle board on the beach but DO take the walk, it is worth it!!
Maffeo Sutton Park Nanaimo
#158 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
Lots to do and see, lots of great food choices, plenty for the kids to do, live music, and a kick a** beer garden!! Great fireworks show this year too!
It has huge grassy areas, lots of benches to sit and enjoy the view of the water, a wonderful playground, restrooms, a protected 'bay' where children can play in and around the water and enjoy the tidal pools at l...
Mission Creek Regional Park Kelowna
#115 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
Great place for families and dogs very friendly and huge wide trails with room for bikes pedestrians and dog walkers with loads of scenery !
During the spring you can float down the creek and there is a beautifully well kept park for families to enjoy the kids climbing gym and picnic tables.
East Sooke Regional Park Sooke
#31 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
There are many to choose from, ranging from easy, which are suitable for families, to reasonably tough ones, like the Coast Trail which winds up, down and around the rugged rocky coastline, sometimes steeply; and...
You may see whales and seals in the strait and the park has cougars, bears and deer - so it's a good idea to ensure that small children and dogs are kept close to you to avoid any unwanted encounter - there are a...
Davison Orchards Country Village Vernon
#136 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
Spectacular View, Delicious Home Baking, Fresh Produce, Many Varieties of Apple and Fun For the Whole Family!
All delicious.. Great if you have kids - Just grab a coffee and watch them run and play on a farm yard all with animals and amazing Coral play spot which is now free..
Clayoquot Sound Tofino
#34 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
This perfect place,a tiny bit of paradise,went here with my Daughter,Son in law and teenaged children.It was a wonderful place,I will be returning again when it is possible,quite honestly it is difficult to descri...
Vancouver Seawall Vancouver
#25 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
Sunsets at the beaches, fish n chips at the park, kids train rides, rose gardens, beavers, eagles, sea otters, starfish, harbour seals, and a great aquarium are just a few of the attractions en route.
This park has everything; many walking, bicycle and running paths,spectacular views of the ocean all around, amazing trees, great restaurants, beaches, kids playgrounds and swimming areas... family friendly but al...
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Lakeside Park Nelson
#133 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
The Park has a wonderful playground for children, beautiful flowers in season, benches to sit and ponder life while looking out at the beach and incredible Kootenay Lake!
There's a good playground for the kids, washrooms, a concession with a great menu (summer only), an easy walk along the lake, the beach, flower/rose gardens, and even stand up paddleboard and kayak rentals in summer.
The Ancient Forest
#36 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
I took my 3 young kids (ages 5, 2 & 1) on our way through to PG from Jasper - the boardwalk through was absolutely perfect for their little feet, keeping them safe and contained, and the umbrella stroller.
Seen lots of seniors and families kudos for making it so accessible for all ranges of motion and dexterity.
Inner Harbour Victoria
#54 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
Family friendly, gorgeous sunsets, breakfast spots, patio time, cycling, exploring, tours, boating, so much to do! Love the inner harbour.
Live music with families picnicking on the green, arts and crafts market, water taxis, kayaks and pleasure boats everywhere and people, usually with their dogs, having a good time.
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Queen Elizabeth Park Vancouver
#116 of 3,376 things to do in British Columbia
It has a really amazing restaurant (Seasons in the Park with spectacular views!), the Bloedel Conservatory (brilliant place to go on a rainy day with kids), the amazing formal garden in the quarry and -- rarely us...
Perfect place for a family outdoor event and make sure you bring your camera
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