Vancouver Things to Do

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  • 1. Stanley Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Not far from the statue of the Girl in a wetsuit if you continue cycling or walking, you'll see this light house. There is a view plateau or bench where you can see the distance of the harbor. While...

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  • 2. Gastown

    4 out of 5 stars

    One of Vancouver's most famous tourist attractions, is the Gastown Steam Clock. A symbol of this historic neighborhood, the clock is one of only few functioning steam clocks in the world. Though most...

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  • 3. Capilano Suspension Bridge

    4 out of 5 stars

    I conquered my fear of heights walking over the Capilano Suspension Bridge and the Cliffwalk. It's a lovely day out in the Capilano rain forest. Plenty of things to see and do. Great photo...

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  • 4. Grouse Mountain

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This was such a big activity for me, I've made it a separate review from my more general Grouse Mountain tip. I had always wanted to do this and they were right there and accessible, so I had no...

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  • 5. Granville Island

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Granville Island Public Market, is Vancouver's busiest market. You can find everything from fresh fish and pastries, to fruits and vegetables, to local homemade crafts and knives. In addition to its...

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  • 6. Vancouver Aquarium

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Vancouver Aquarium is situated in Stanley Park. The highlight of my visit there was seeiing Milo the remaining sea otter of the famous youtube hand holding sea otters. Unfortunately Nyac his friend...

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  • 7. Chinatown

    2.5 out of 5 stars

    Between 1890 and 1920, thousands of Chinese immigrants settled in what would become, Canada's largest Chinatown. The arrival of Chinese immigrants to Vancouver, helped put the city on a global map, as...

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  • 8. Lynn Canyon

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Lynn Canyon is absolutely gorgeous for hikes and walks. It contains a beautiful waterfall and a suspensions and the best thing is that is free!! It's easy to access by public transportation. Many go...

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  • 9. Canada Place

    4 out of 5 stars

    While we walked shortly from downtown we came to this place where we have a good view of the place. Canada Place, was designed in honor of the Great Exhibition of 1986 today, it serves as a ship...

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  • 10. Queen Elizabeth Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Bloedel Conservatory is located in Queen Elizabeth Park at the top of Little Mountain. It is a large dome overlooking the city and the mountains. Inside this dome is a large temperature controlled...

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  • 11. English Bay

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    English Bay Beach is one of my favorite places in Vancouver. When I was little, I used to come here with my parents and cousin, and walk around the tide pools picking up starfish. Unfortunately on...

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  • 12. Museum of Anthropology

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Museum of Anthropology is located on the campus of UBC (University of British Colombia.) The rate for an adult is $16.75 (2014) children under 6 are free, and there are special rates for students,...

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  • 13. Vancouver Lookout (Harbour Centre)

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Harbour Center is a well-known skyscraper in downtown Vancouver. At the top of the building is a tower, where you have a magnificent view over the city. With this tower there were included the...

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  • 14. Robson Street

    4 out of 5 stars

    On Robson Street between Hornby Street and Jervis Street it is hyped as a very fashionable place to visit. It is nothing more than four blocks of high priced chain stores that can be found in most...

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  • 15. Coal Harbour

    4 out of 5 stars

    Coal Harbour is downtown Vancouver's most recent residential area. High-rise glass buildings have sprouted like mushrooms over the past 15 years, thus creating quite a unique cityscape - at least for...

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  • 16. Science World

    4 out of 5 stars

    Walking at False Creek you will have outstanding image is of this ball. The Science Museum of Vancouver is set in a striking building with a geodesic dome. This 47 meter high dome was built in honor...

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  • 17. Kitsilano

    If you are in Vancouver and you have some time, make sure to visit the Kitsilano area. There is plenty of pay parking near Kitsilano Beach. If you are early you can get a free spot along the road. A...

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  • 18. Yaletown

    4 out of 5 stars

    I had no intention of visiting Yaletown. I hadn't even heard of it before this trip. I was dragged here by my cousin, and I had no idea what to expect. Although I can’t say I enjoyed it, I am sort of...

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  • 19. Cypress Mountain

    4 out of 5 stars

    If you don't have a lot of time to get out of the city, or even if you do, but you want to find some stuff closer to Vancouver, I highly recommend taking a trip up Cypress Mountain. Located in North...

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  • 20. Dr Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Gardens

    4 out of 5 stars

    Located next to the Chinese Cultural Central, (the one with the green roof), is the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. The first of its kind, outside of China, the garden was built in 1986, and...

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  • 21. Wreck Beach

    4 out of 5 stars

    Wreck Beach is one of the nicest clothing optional beaches on the Pacific Coast. The crowd is welcoming without being obtrusive. The water is warm (was in July anyway). This is one of our 'must do's'...

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  • 22. Commercial Drive

    4 out of 5 stars

    Commercial Drive ("the Drive") used to be Vancouver's Little Italy, however, in the past few decades its identity has evolved to become Vancouver's bohemian culture pot. Think of San Francisco's...

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  • 23. Whale Watching

    May seem like a cheesy tourist trap thing to do but trust me, it's not. I've lived on the west coast of Canada for 18 years now and had never really experienced any of the bountiful marine life we...

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  • 24. Downtown Vancouver

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Here's a great walking tour of downtown Vancouver, just 4.0 km long, that'll give visitors a great cross section of the downtown core: 1. Start at Torch Cauldron (Thurlow & Canada Place) 2. Walk...

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  • 25. Vancouver Public Library

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    As you wander downtown you may come across this beautiful modern looking arena in the middle of the city. If that's the case, you just bumped into the Vancouver Public Library. This building opened...

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