fun to do kids vancouver british columbia   Travel for Kids
  | British Columbia
     
   

Vancouver

Vancouver is a great city for kids to explore – from the top of Grouse Mountain overlooking the skyline, to ancient forests in Stanley Park or the beaches at Kitsilano and English Bay, there are a 101 places to hike, bike, ride boats, stroll or picnic, plus excellent museums Science World and Maritime Museum, and stellar Vancouver Aquarium.
Vancouver Photo Album
    Stanley Park - English Bay
  The Waterfront
   

Downtown Vancouver

   

Science World - Chinatown

   

Granville Island

    Kitsilano and University Hill
Greater Vancouver
  North Vancouver
    West Vancouver
    On our blog, read "Tips for Vancouver" – public transportation, biking Stanley Park, fun food, Vancouver International Airport and more.
    On a drive trip, from Vancouver take the Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler.
family hotels vancouver
Travel for Kids has so many fun things to do with kids in Vancouver, but you'll need a fun place to stay.

Here's our own Travel for Kids hand-picked list of family hotels in Vancouver, all styles and price ranges, in neighborhoods that are comfortable for families, and near to places you'll want to explore:

Vancouver family hotels
kids books vancouver
     
 
My Vancouver Sketchbook
Robert Perry, Greta Guzek

Explore Vancouver from a kid's eye view – Granville Island, English Bay, Stanley Park, Kitsilano, Science World, Chinatown, Horsehoe Bay, in short poetic descriptions (Picture book)

Round and round
From dawn until dusk
Everyone loves
to circle the park

 

     

Wisecracking Stevie Diamond and her best friend Jesse are on to a new mystery adventure all around Vancouver. How can they find a stolen dog, accidentally dyed green, who belongs to a very important person! (Chapter book)

 

 
     
kids books artist british columbia Emily Carr  
Emily Carr: At the Edge of the World
Jo Ellen Bogart, Maxwell Newhouse

Before you visit the Vancouver Art Gallery, discover one of Canada's best-loved artists, Emily Carr, who captured the majesty and mystery of British Columbia in her paintings – immense cedar forests, shimmering sky, and monumental totem poles. (Illustrated chapter book)

 

     

Vancouver has a large Chinatown, dating back to the 1880's. Read about Chinese New Year – families sweep away the old year, cook special dishes, get a haircut, put on a new dress, enjoy a New Year's feast, and carry lanterns to light the way. (Picture book)

 

 
Bringing in the New Year chinese kids san francisco
     
 
Vancouver Monsters
Anne Paradis, Stephanie Mackay

Visit Vancouver's famous landmarks – Stanley Park totem poles, Granville Island, Capilano Bridge, English Bay, Science World, Canada Place, and find little monsters hiding on each page. Fun for younger kids. (Picture book)

 

twittervimeo travelforkids