Traveling with children is a special experience.
You get to show them new things and experiences, and you can watch them grow as they learn about new cultures and places. Your vacation isn’t just about you any longer – it’s about watching your kids blossom.
And with boundless energy, children are always game for a new adventure, making traveling to Vancouver BC with kids a unique experience.
When it comes to planning the perfect family vacation, Vancouver BC offers a lot for families with children.
Keep reading to find out about traveling to Vancouver BC with kids and the top 10 Vancouver children’s attractions to keep your kids entertained.
Traveling to Vancouver BC with Kids
Whether traveling to Vancouver with young children or teenagers, you’re going to want to keep them entertained during your visit.
Vancouver is a bustling city with access to both beaches and mountains, making it one of the best places for kids that enjoy being outdoors. And with its majestic views, it’s not a bad place for their parents to relax, either.
Some things to remember when traveling to Vancouver BC with kids are:
- The city is one of the wettest cities in Canada, so pack accordingly.
- Snow doesn’t typically accumulate so you should have pleasant weather year-round.
- There are dozens of museums and places for children to learn while exploring.
Because the weather is typically nice, outdoor activities are always an option in Vancouver. But it’s a good idea to plan ahead so you know exactly what sites you want to hit while you’re in town. You may even want to purchase tickets in advance for some of the experiences.
Top 10 Vancouver BC Children’s Attractions
Everyone’s kids are different – some kids enjoy splashing around in the mud and picking up bugs, other kids appreciate learning through reading or listening.
No matter what your children are into, there is definitely something for them in Vancouver. Here are the top 10 Vancouver children’s attractions that you need to visit on your next trip:
- SeaBus to North Vancouver
- Kids Market at Granville Island
- Science World and Omnimax Theatre at Telus World of Science
- Kitsilano Beach and Pool
- Stanley Park Horse-Drawn Tours
- Vancouver Aquarium
- R. MacMillan Space Centre
- Maplewood Farm
- Burnaby Village Museum and Carousel
- Greater Vancouver Zoo.
The vast majority of these activities are suitable for kids of all ages. Teenagers will appreciate the saltwater pool at Kitsilano, and younger children will have a blast at Maplewood Farm and the Burnaby Village Museum and Carousel.
Where to Stay in Vancouver BC with Kids?
Once you figure out all of the places you want to visit in Vancouver BC with kids, you need to figure out where you are going to stay. The Sunset Inn & Suites in downtown Vancouver offers a central location from which you can branch out and explore the city.
Featuring kid-friendly rooms and waffles for breakfast, families will appreciate their stay at Sunset Inn & Suites in Vancouver. With full apartment-sized suites and amenities like complimentary WiFi and Blu-ray players in all of the rooms, your family will love staying at Sunset Inn & Suites for your next Vancouver vacation.
Looking for a family-friendly hotel in Vancouver BC? Book your room with Sunset Inn & Suites today and start planning your Vancouver vacation.