Kids & Pet Friendly getaway ideas in BC

picture of family fishing outdoors

If you have children, frolicking pets and a need for family friendly places, BC is your perfect destination. There’s so much to do and see here that you’ll never run out of fun-filled options. Make great memories your family will cherish for years by planning a trip to some of BC's most kid- approved attractions.

Waterslide & Theme Park Vacations

Splashdown vernon Waterslides

For a lot of children (and adults), no summer is complete without an outdoor waterslide adventure. Only 5 km north of Vernon, Splashdown Waterslides provides lots of fun for people of all ages. There are over 8 slides, a hot tub, a kid zone, an arcade, gift shops, ice cream and food stands. Breathtaking views of Lake Okanagan can be seen from the hot tub area and VIP private cabanas are available for rent. Bring the whole family and have a splash!

Cultus Lake Adventure Park

Want to go to theme park where entrance is free? Cultus Lake Adventure Park features more than a dozen rides and attractions for everyone in the family. Spend all day here making great memories and enjoy the jovial spirit of leisure amusement in one of BC’s award-winning theme parks. Only one hour outside of Vancouver, the kids won’t be asking you “are we there yet?” because you be there in no time!

The Enchanted Forest

Experience a fairy tale come true at The Enchanted Forest, found between Revelstoke and Sicamous BC. Here you will find the creations of Doris Needham, an artist who during the 1950’s made over 350 folk art figurines that are now the forests’ primary attraction. Handcrafted by cement, using no molds or forms, these creations are sure to delight children and adults alike. This remotely located forest attraction also features BC’s tallest treehouse, an interpretive nature walking tour, an aerial trekking course, a row boat tour, a jungle gym and an adventure tower. Take great Instagram pictures and delightfully fall into the forest's magical spell.

Rattle Snake Canyon

Rattlesnake Canyon is western mining themed amusement park located in Osoyoos, an area known for hot summers, sandy beaches and desert vibe. Quality entertainment and affordable prices make this place a great choice for families. Admission is free and pets are welcomed.

There is an 18 hole Mini Golf Course, a Go Kart track, an Ice Cream Parlour in an authentic Windmill that sells 48 flavours of ice cream, an Arcade, Bumper Boats, a Tumble Whirl, a Bungee Tree, a 30 foot Rock Climbing Wall, a Gift Store, a Tattoo Parlour, Helicopter Rides, a Trampoline, a Concession Stand, a Gemstone Mining Station, Kiddie Rides and a Custom T-shirt Making Station.

Close to Osoyoos Lake and many campsites and hotels, Rattlesnake Canyon has been a popular tourist destination since it opened in 1998.

Sunshine coast Camping & RV-ing

Garden bAy Rv Resort

Of course, we want your family to come to our family friendly RV park and Campground! We're close enough to Vancouver to be accessible, yet our destination is remote enough that you'll get the full pristine nature experience. RV parks provide ample room and sound buffering so that your family can play and have fun without disturbing your neighbours easily, unlike in hotel. Camp on our resort and let the kids experience the joy of being in harmony with nature. We have a kid's play area, trails for dogs, family change rooms, rinsing off station and everything you need to tend to the kids and your pets.

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