EN - Things To Do

29 Things To Do With Your Girlfriend In BC This Summer

Beautiful British Columbia.
29 Things To Do With Your Girlfriend In BC This Summer

Summer lovin' had me a blast. Summer lovin' happened so fast! Met a girl...and now you want to know where to take her am I right? Don’t worry about it, I’ve got your province wide summer date nights covered.

Thank God for Beautiful British Columbia - the (best) part of Canada that basically screams summer. How could it not? Between the lakes, the ocean, and the mountains, what isn't there to do on your next date? Your options are limitless!

Vancouver is the obvious choice for things to do and I've included a plethora of date ideas within the city but there is so much more to BC than just the vibrant city with the tall glass buildings and seawall rollerbladers.

Venturing to the West, the East, the interior, the Island, and beyond will prove to have all kinds of fun and unique things to do with your favourite gal and with the weather (slowly) heating up you’re going to want to explore so much more than just dinner and a movie.

The Okanagan offers wine tastings, Victoria has SUPPING (curious? Keep reading…), and the Richmond Night Market is a can’t miss. Ugh! Is it summer yet?

Dating only gets better as the weather gets hotter. Sunshine means heat and heat means less clothing [enter smug smiley here…] Honestly though, don’t you just feel like everything's more fun under the sun? It rhymes afterall!

Summer means summer vacation, holiday, and free time! Take those 2 weeks in full, or if you’re in school...take those 3 months! Chill! Relax! Ride the good vibe train.

Need some inspo? I’ve got you covered. Here’s a list of 29 things to do with your best gal this summer. 




Maple Ridge







Win a stuffy then stuff your faces at the Richmond Night Market

via @allieh98

via @meesehannahb

Get your smoothie ingredients on lock by picking berries at the Richmond U-PICK.  

via @desireezischka

via @adamhowsam

Pretend you're Riverdale's Jughead at the Twilight Drive-In.

via @hetzler4

via @darcyplaydoh

Take a swing at love... and pitch and putt at Castle Fun Park.

via @lauramargaretmacdonald

via @chantelwestcoast_

Go out for a great catch at the Alouette River.

via @yuongmic

via @herscoop.ca

Rent a bike at Spokes and cruise down the Stanley Park Seawall. 

via @niftylane

via @what_are_you_tolkien_about

Tour Granville Island by Aqua Bus!

via @carriezita

via @ziiiiinaaaaa

Take your relationship to new heights at The Hive.

via @maleeha.f

via @elbuenaustin

Make a salad from scratch at the Community Garden. 

via @eastsideflea

via @kasamachocolate

Shop engagement rings (????) at the East Van Flea. 

via @thepeakvancouver

via @stefaniefournierphoto

Share a barf bag at Playland.

via @import_wine_in_bc

via @smilingbarb

Watch the city light up at the Celebration of Light (July 29/Aug 2/ Aug 5).

via @carfaulk

via @e1izabeth_bear

Take the boat out for a rip (and hook a tube on the back) on the Shuswap Lake. 

via @mikayladrapeau

via @marleyjholowach

Get your Katniss Everdeen on at Hardcore Archery. 

via @lavigna604

via @k_lynn_hamilton

Get your Real Housewife on with a wine tasting in the Okanagan Valley.

via @trmcewan

via @thebiggav

Get a taste of the outdoors and camp in Osoyoos. 

via @karaleamillan

via @sj_beveridge

Grab that flamingo tube and float down the Shuswap River. 

via @flaremag

via @gowhistler

Take a leap of faith with Superfly Ziplines. 

via @madidurnin

via @angeward123

Relax and unwind at the Scandinave Spa. 

via @hannah_linderman

via @kristalyn1986

Explore Squamish like never before with the Sea to Sky Gondola.

via @tough_mudder

via @tough_mudder

Play dirty and join the Tough Mudder (Jun 17/18).

via @andrealuds

via @bryce_harrison14

Get your sweat on by hiking the Stawamus Chief. 

via @beaupearson

via @jamie.tatko

Listen to some tunes at the Pemberton Music Festival.

via @mulgraveoe

via @niamhj94

Take a relaxing kayak ride in Deepcove. 

via @frs_terry

via @pritimannphotography

Pack up a picnic and go to Lighthouse Park. 

via @chrissyabram

via @lisaxilee

Take a day trip to Bowen Island. 

via @eaglewingtours

via @eaglewingtours

Watch whales the right way with Eagle Wing Whale Watching.

via @_supvic

via @_supvic

Work on your balance with SUP Victoria.

via @owainsamuel

via @ahemobile

Take a seaplane cruise from harbour to harbour.

via @danaethesparkly

via @rabidhouseguest

Join the community and paint the Mandala at Robert's Creek. 

5 Coffee Shops In Vancouver Where You Can Actually Get Work Done At The Same Time

One will make you feel like you're working on the beach!

If you work remotely, you're probably on the hunt for the best coffee shops to work from in Vancouver.

With so many jobs going remote or to a more flexible schedule, working from home has become a new reality for many — and as much as we all love rolling out of bed, missing traffic, and starting work in our PJs, even that can get old.

Keep Reading Show less

Empty shelves in grocery stores and huge lineups for gas are just some of the additional problems facing B.C. right now after its flooding disaster.

On Wednesday, B.C. Premier John Horgan announced that the province would be entering a state of emergency with immediate effect.

Keep Reading Show less

I happened to be driving through White Rock, B.C., when I discovered that it's home to Canada's Longest Pier. Of course, I had to make a stop to check it out.

Even though it was pretty cold — and pouring rain — I walked the long (very long) way to the end of the pier.

Keep Reading Show less

An interactive map of Metro Vancouver shows that how long people live can vary by almost a decade based on the neighbourhood.

The map was created by the University of British Columbia, which led a study on life expectancy.

Keep Reading Show less