Spring break is the perfect time to take advantage of the outdoor adventures that Squamish has to offer. Located just 45 minutes from Vancouver, enjoy the drive up the Sea to Sky highway for a unique and memorable spring break with your family.  We put together this guide to our top 5 activities and things to do with your family and to keep those kiddies entertained.

1) Hiking

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Explore your own backyard while basking in the beauty of the west coast hiking trails. With an extensive trail network, Squamish has a trail for you.  We recommend the Four Lakes Trail, as it is relatively level with an interactive forest loop and a mini bike park in case your kids still have energy! Check out our guide to 7 hiking hotspots by clicking here

 

2) Snowmobile

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Take The Family On a Snowmobiling Adventure– Squamish is an ideal spot to book your next snowmobiling adventure because of the insane amounts of snow we receive, the unforgettable scenery you’ll find here, and how quickly you can get here from Vancouver. The terrain in Squamish suits every snowmobiler from beginner to advanced, and Squamish’s proximity to the coast means lots of precipitation and powder every winter.

 

3) Dog Sled

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Have A Canadian Dog Sled Adventure- Squamish dog sledding tours are available just 35 minutes north of town in the beautiful Callaghan Valley. People of every dog sledding experience level are invited to see the Canadian winter wilderness like never before from the back of a sled being powered by Siberian and Alaskan Huskies. A dog sled adventure through the Squamish wilderness is an experience you and your family will never forget. Book ahead as these tend to fill up fast!

 

4) Sea to Sky Gondola

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The gondola is a great family option year round, and the perfect destination for a spring break day trip.  Take your family on an interpretive hike along the spirit trail or try snowshoeing at the top. Heading up to the restaurant for a cup of hot chocolate is always a great way to spend a rainy day!

5) Staycation at the Executive Suites Hotel

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If you’re looking for a great spring break destination this March,  Squamish is a great option for your family. Squamish is truly the place where the Sea meets the Sky. Staycation at the Executive Suites where families can enjoy our heated outdoor pool, disc golf and spacious one and two bedroom suites with fireplaces and full kitchens. Or order in from one of the Local Favourite Restaurants .

 

Discover why Squamish is a recreation enthusiast’s dream location only 45 minutes from downtown Vancouver. With unforgettable activities for folks of all ages and interests, Squamish is a picturesque winter wonderland that you and your family will never forget. 

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