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Delta, BC’s George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary, long known and loved by the North American birding community, deserves a wider audience. For anyone with a passion for nature and a desire for tranquility, it’s well worth the hour-long drive from downtown Vancouver to this wetland oasis in the heart […]

Vancouver Day Trips: Reifel Bird Sanctuary




Sometimes the journey can be as good–or even better–than the destination. Certainly that’s the case with Highway 99–aka the Sea-to-Sky–that connects Vancouver to Whistler, home of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Sure, you could make the two-hour drive north without a single stop along the way, but why would you want to? […]

Vancouver Day Trips: Highway 99, the Sea-to-Sky to Whistler


It would be easy for a visitor to overlook Richmond, BC —land of mini-malls and big-box stores—while visiting nearby Vancouver. But Richmond is an island, with an island’s watery charms, and it is a worthy destination for day-trippers. Descending into Vancouver International Airport, you stare down on Richmond’s hard, grey, flat expanse of […]

Vancouver Day Trips: Richmond, BC