Discover vibrant cities and energizing festivals, ancient rainforests, wildlife and wilderness, great skiing, sandy beaches, and tranquil tide pools, hot springs, and wineries. Places to see with kids: Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler, Vancouver Island, and Thompson Okanagan. Things to do with kids: Summers include: canoeing, caving, rock climbing, cycling, fishing, hiking, walking, swimming, rafting, and horseback riding. Winters include skiing, boarding, skating, cross country skiing, ice fishing, and dog sledding. Kayak God’s Pocket or count seals at Stanley Park; ride the gondola to the top of Grouse Mountain or take the train to Whistler; visit Vancouver Aquarium or cross the Capilano Suspension Bridge; ride the carousel at Butchart Gardens, navigate a cornmaze or wade into a seaweed garden.