May Long Things To Do

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May Long is fast approaching, do you have plans yet?! Whether you’re staying in town, or are planning on spending the weekend away, we’re here to ensure you don’t spend your weekend scrolling through Instagram with FOMO.

Vancouver Island

Get the family together on Saturday and book a whale watching tour with Victoria’s oldest and most respected whale watching company! It’s not everyday you get to see whales breaching in the wild! We’re guaranteed that jaws will drop, no matter your age!

Looking to see some wildlife on a smaller scale? Visit The Victoria Bug Zoo! It’s guaranteed to be a hit with the kids, and we’ve heard that even the most skeptic of visitors have a great time!

Want to just get away from it all? Book a staycation on the island! Head to Tofino for a relaxing beach getaway!

Vancouver

Start your weekend outside! Drive to Abbotsford for the last weekend of the Bloom Tulip Festival! If you forget to pack a picnic, don’t worry, there are food trucks on site! You’re guaranteed to get some beautiful pictures, and you can even bring a bouquet of tulips home for that special someone (or yourself, we won’t tell!)

On Sunday, get out of the city and head to the 130th Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair. Watch the rodeo, go on some amusement rides, and of course, eat some mini donuts!

Keep the country theme rolling, and dance the night away at The Roxy for Country Night. Arrive before 10pm and redeem your GetintheLoop offer for free cover!

Wrap up the long weekend with dinner at Colony Bar Main in Mount Pleasant. After 3pm, use your GetintheLoop app to receive 20% off your food!

Okanagan

Bring out your road bike and go on a guided wine tour with  Epic Cycling Wine Adventures! Take a ride through the beautiful South Okanagan and stop in at beautiful wineries and restaurants along the way! Exercise AND wine! The best of both worlds! Check out our Wine Loop for exclusive offers and experiences at over 40 different partner wineries!

Recover from yesterday’s wine tour and refuel your sore legs on Sunday morning with a lakeside brunch at the Hotel Eldorado

The view never gets old, hike up Knox Mountain with your four-legged friend for sweeping views of Kelowna. Stop at Paul’s Tomb or make it all the way to the top!

Stop in at BNA’s tasting room on your way back from Knox for happy hour. The best part: Their craft beer. The second best part: The tasting room is dog friendly and they even have homemade dog treats!

Take it easy on Monday and play a round of golf at Okanagan Golf Club. Browse our Golf Loop for exclusive offers at your favourite golf course.

 

Southern Alberta 

Turn off your phone, head to Round Table Board Gamerie, and enjoy some satisfying food and drinks while you play board games! It’s a great spot for Date Night or for a fun (and competitive) night with friends!

Stop in at Telegraph Tap House for Beerogies! Yes, you heard that right. Beer and perogies. We couldn’t come up with a better combination if we tried. Who ever thought of this truly deserves an award.

Take some time to just relax! Stop at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden on Monday and spend the afternoon enjoying some peace and quiet. On Monday you can also take part in the yukata dressing ceremony, take a tour of the garden, or have a 20 minute reflexology session!

Edmonton

Go on an adult field trip with Edmonton Brewery Tours! Visit local distilleries or breweries and learn how your favourite beverages are made and, of course, enjoy samples along the way!

Grab 14 of your closest friends and book an Urban Pedal Tour! Pedal through town and stop at 3 unique breweries to fuel your ride!

Spring has sprung! We heard that this is the year you’re going to finally get that garden going! Visit the Enjoy Centre in St. Albert to turn your thumb green.

Chances are that time will get away from you while you’re outside planting your new garden. Wrap up May Long with a stress-free and always satisfying dinner from Boston Pizza.

 

There you have it! Your long weekend is guaranteed to be jam packed with adventures and delicious food, what more could you ask for? Before you head out the door, make sure you download the GetintheLoop app to take advantage of exclusive offers and experiences (including some in this post!)

Have a great weekend!

 

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