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The Best Day Trips from Abbotsford


Abbotsford is an amazing jump-off point for day trip adventures. Regardless if you are traveling with kids, friends, family or going solo, many places around Abbotsford are easily accessible by car or taxi. Read on to find out some ideas for short-term gateways to recharge your energy and create long-lasting memories!

#1: Harrison Lake & Hot Springs

Located an hour drive from Abbotsford, Harrison Lake & Hot Springs is a world-renowned resort and an ideal place to explore the outdoors in any season. Swim in the healing hot mineral waters, go fishing on the shores of Harrison Lake, or get an Italian gelato at a local coffee shop. If you are traveling in winter, be sure to check out skiing and snowboarding facilities.

#2: Cultus Lake Park

The jewel of the Fraser Valley, Cultus Lake Park is popular with tourists and locals alike. In this 640-acre park, you will find conservation areas, trails, campgrounds and beaches with plenty of picnic spots. And if you are traveling in summer, be sure to stop by the Cultus Lake Adventure Park, a new outdoor family theme park with a variety of rides.

#3: Manning Park Resort

This year-round resort is a great opportunity to reconnect with nature. Located a two-hour drive from Abbotsford, Manning Park Resort provides various winter and summer activities for the whole family, including alpine skiing and snowboarding, Nordic skiing, snow tubing & tobogganing, camping, biking, boat rental and much more! Make sure to plan your itinerary well beforehand to take advantage of all the opportunities of the resort.