Gibsons, Roberts Creek, and Sechelt
From the Langdale Ferry Terminal, your first stop is Persephone Brewing Company. Here you can taste award-winning craft beer—some of it made with hops grown on-site. Gibsons also boasts two more breweries: Gibsons Tapworks and The 101 Brewhouse and Distillery, as well as the new Sunday Cider (July 2020: open for pick-up and delivery). Head to nearby Gibsons Landing to browse the local shops— including the Gibsons Public Market—and check out Molly’s Reach, famous for being the star location on CBC’s longest running Canadian drama, The Beachcombers. Lower Gibsons has a growing list of culinary gems including: The Drift Café and Bistro, Buono Osteria, Smitty’s Oyster House, and Lunitas Mexican Eatery.
Head up the coast to Roberts Creek for a gentle stroll along the pier, or on the trails in Cliff Gilker Park or Mount Elphinstone Provincial Park. If you brought your mountain bike, this is a great place to hit the local trails. The fast, flowy Mach Chicken trail is one of the area’s most well-known and sought after rides. Post-hike (or bike), settle into The Gumboot Restaurant for a locally sourced meal on their sunny garden patio.