Explore Squamish - May 10, 2019

Family Explorer

Photo: Britannia Mine Museum

One Day Family Explorer

Start with a tour of copper mining history at Britannia Mine Museum. Take an underground train tour and get a feeling for life as a miner. Be sure to catch BOOM! Their new immersive live-action experience inside Mill no.3. Don’t forget to pan for gold and other treasures on your way out!

Continue towards Squamish and stop at the Sea to Sky Gondola. Ride to the top and hike the interactive kids trail Alpine Alley. Find the scavenger hunt card at the trailhead, complete it and win a special prize. Take a lunch break at the Summit Lodge featuring a kid-friendle menu and expansive views of Howe Sound from the patio.

Spend the afternoon enjoying Alice Lake Provincial Park. There is a small beach area, swim out docks, an expansive playground, kids bike park and lots of trails to explore.

Enjoy a family dinner at Firebread Restaurant at Howe Sound Brewing in downtown Squamish, known for their woodfired pizza and fantastic views of the Stawamus Chief.

Check into your hotel, Squamish has many amazing options; Executive Suites Hotel & Resort, Mountain Retreat Hotel & Suites and Sandman Hotel & Suites all have swimming pools!

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Sea to Sky Gondola

The Summit Restaurant at the Sea to Sky Gondola