Family Vacations

A staycation can still involve getting out of the house, such as going to the Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience water park. (Langley Township/Special to The Star)

WEB POLL: Did you travel over the B.C. Day long weekend?

Or did you stick closer to home?

  • Aug 4, 2022

 

Drivers are being advised to give themselves time, plan ahead, check for road construction and watch for other vulnerable road users on B.C. Day long weekend, a time when accident rates are usually higher than normal. (File photo)

Don’t be a statistic: ICBC, province urge travellers to drive safe over B.C. Day long weekend

B.C. Day long weekend can be one of the most dangerous as road trippers head out

  • Jul 28, 2022

 

Kids got to experience a firefighter challenge, complete with turnout gear and a chance to wield a firehose in previous community day festival. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley City to honour former mayor at the annual Community Day Festival

Food trucks, music, rock climbing and more planned

 

This Golden-based home has been named on of the top 10 vacation rentals in Canada. (Vrbo photo)

Golden home named in top 10 Canadian Vacation Homes of the Year

The Scandinavian-style ski-in ski-out is located in Golden with easy access to Kicking Horse Resort

This Golden-based home has been named on of the top 10 vacation rentals in Canada. (Vrbo photo)
Museum president Bruce Friesen greeted visitors on to the Canadian Museum of Flight free Family Day weekend 2021 (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley residents still have options when it comes to Family Day activitis

Family Day is Monday, Feb. 21 but local activities start as early as Saturday, Feb. 19

Museum president Bruce Friesen greeted visitors on to the Canadian Museum of Flight free Family Day weekend 2021 (Langley Advance Times files)
Erin Easingwood, husband Stu, with Lily and Ellie. The Langley lawyer retired from the profession after 15 years to go sailing full-time with her family. (www.skookumsailing.ca/Special to Langley Advance times)

VIDEO: Gone sailing: Langley lawyer and family live the life aquatic

Erin Easingwood isn’t sure when they’ll be coming back from their tropical adventure

Erin Easingwood, husband Stu, with Lily and Ellie. The Langley lawyer retired from the profession after 15 years to go sailing full-time with her family. (www.skookumsailing.ca/Special to Langley Advance times)
Sugar Lake shows off its fall colours.

Sun, sand and snow? Discover 4 seasons of fun in your BC backyard

This Okanagan cabin escape is the stuff memories are made of

  • May 3, 2021
Sugar Lake shows off its fall colours.
Paddling on Sugar Lake

Four seasons of memory-making adventures await at Sugar Lake

Discover your year-round cabin retreat at this Okanagan vacation destination

  • Apr 5, 2021
Paddling on Sugar Lake
FILE – Many airlines and hotels are offering free cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Unsplash)

Worried about your vacation amid the COVID-19 pandemic? Here’s what you can cancel

Many airlines, hotels and Airbnbs have updated policies due to the novel coronavirus

FILE – Many airlines and hotels are offering free cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Unsplash)
In this illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. The new coronavirus outbreak is affecting Canadians’ March break travel plans. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-CDC via AP, File

Novel coronavirus outbreak affecting Canadians’ March break travel plans

The global spread of the virus comes during one of the busiest travel times of the year for Canadians

In this illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. The new coronavirus outbreak is affecting Canadians’ March break travel plans. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-CDC via AP, File
BC Ferries is adding extra sailings in anticipation of the Family Day long weekend. (Black Press Media File)

Extra sailings added for popular BC Ferries routes for coming long weekend

20 extra sailings scheduled for Tsawwassen-Swartz Bay route for Family Day

BC Ferries is adding extra sailings in anticipation of the Family Day long weekend. (Black Press Media File)