A Regal Road Trip

SavvyMom April 8, 2016
Aug4VancouverGrimstonPark

Feel like getting out of the five-mile quadrant your car usually drives around in (school, groceries, gym, work)?
Get off your grid with a really royal family daytrip to New Westminster. A city often overlooked for day tripping with kids, New West has lots to offer families all summer long, including plenty of green space, updated playground and pool facilities, and great places for family dining.

Top of our list is historical Queen’s Park. Established in 1859, Queen’s Park boasts two large and recently updated playgrounds (including one of the longest and steepest slides in all of Greater Vancouver), a large, fun, river-themed water park, a bandstand for Sunday afternoon concerts, and a small petting zoo. The Queen’s Park Petting Farm is open Victoria Day to Labour Day and is free of charge (take some loonies for the donation box at the exit). The entire children’s area at Queen’s Park is called Rainbow Playland and it includes wide-open grassy spaces, trails, picnic areas and a concession. While there, be sure to check out the beautiful rose garden—you may even catch a wedding in progress.

Tagged under: ,,,,,,,

Category: No Category

0 SHARES

Similar Related Posts:

  • Girl_on_water_slide
    • No Category
    • April 8, 2016

    Playground Bound

    Add a little splash of fun to your sunny summer when you head out to one of these fabulous playgrounds or water parks with the kids.

  • IMG_1028-1024x682
    • No Category
    • July 16, 2014

    Let the Summer Games Begin.

    It is the official start to summer for us. The first week the kids were off, was spent running around for the wedding. Last week, they were at camp. Today is the day. Summer 2014 has officially begun. Leigh and I have set big goals

  • IMGP8374
    • No Category
    • June 30, 2014

    How To Enjoy Summer With Kids

    Sometimes it is hard to get your head into summertime. Check out my tips on enjoying summer with kids

  • RockyPointPark
    • No Category
    • April 8, 2016

    Loco in PoMo

    Day trips can be a saving grace for moms over the summer months, and these Port Moody activities are definitely hot.