Cultural interpretive centres abound in the lower mainland. Remember to visit historic sites such as Historic Fort Langley, and the Gulf of Georgia Cannery in Langley. To experience First Nations history and culture, check out Xay:tem in Mission or the Squamish Lilwat Cultural Centre in Whistler. Remember, also the Museum of Mining in Britannia Beach and historic Yale, BC to experience a unique look at our past.
Summertime is a good time to take in some great ball games—and to take on other summer sports. While swimming is often thought of as a summer sport, there is no bad time to start. Jump in while the water is friendly. Take up tennis, badminton, lawn bowling, cricket, whatever it takes to have fun.
Vancouver is host to a number of world-class sites that families can enjoy year round. Stanley Park is home to many attractions and activities, from the Aquarium to Totem poles, there is a lot to see and do. Visit the Vancouver Museum, the Maritime Museum and the HR MacMillan Space Centre. Take in the wonder at the Capilano Suspension Bridge, find peace at the Dr. Sun Yat Sen Chinese Garden. Touch our past at the UBC Museum of Anthropology, experience the future at the Telus World of Science and Science World.