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  • 26. UBC (University of British Columbia)

    The UBC can seem like a city unto itself. The campus stretches 402 hectares, flanked by the picturesque University Endowment Lands community and the Pacific Spirit Regional Park forested parklands....

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  • 27. Vancouver Art Gallery

    While driving downtown Vancouver, I saw a lot of flags of "Dali and Monet" -a marketing strategy of the the Vancouver Museum to attract visitors. The famous works of Salvador Dali and Oscar Claude...

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  • 28. Jericho Beach

    The most famous beaches in Vancouver are probably English Bay Beach and Kitsilano Beach. These beaches are also the most crowded beaches. But if you want some more sandy beaches and a bit less crowdy...

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  • 29. Seawall, the

    Harry Winston Jerome was a native of North Vancouver and star track runner. He Competed for Canada in the 1960, 1964 and 1968 summer Olympics. at one point he was the only athlete to hold the world...

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  • 30. Lions Gate Bridge

    The Lions Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge that connects Vancouver to its northern suburbs. We crossed under it on our cruise ship as we departed from Vancouver to begin our trip towards Alaska. The...

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  • 31. False Creek

    False Creek is on the south shore of Downtown Vancouver with fantastically expensive appartment blocks overlooking the water. There are colourful tiny ferry boats which can take only about 8 people at...

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  • 32. Whistler

    If you will have a car, or can get your hands on a car, even for a day while in Vancouver, you absolutely MUST take a drive to Whistler. We went in late April on a Saturday and the weather was perfect...

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  • 33. Celebration of Light

    Hollow my friends around the world, the CELEBRATION OF LIGHT International firework compitation showing artistic light exhibition usually scheduled every last week of july and first week of August...

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  • 34. Harrison Hot Springs

    About an hour and a half outside of Vancouver, Harrison is a great place to visit as either a couple, or as a family! Though we have been to Harrison a few times, we've never actually been in the Hot...

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  • 35. VanDusen Botanical Gardens

    Vancouver's wet climate produces some of the most lush gardens in North America. Because of the climate and the mild temperatures, Vancouver's gardens are vibrant and green year round. This is unlike...

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  • 36. Nitobe Memorial Japanese Gardens

    If you enjoy a pleasant stroll through a beautiful garden, then you are really going to like Nitobe Memorial Japanese Gardens. Named for well respected diplomat, scholar, educator, and writer, Igazo...

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  • 37. Lighthouse Park

    I'd recommend Lighthouse Park to visitors who want to experience an enjoyable and easy hike through an old growth temperate rainforest within a short drive from downtown Vancouver. What most...

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  • 38. UBC Botanical Garden

    The Botanic Garden on the campus of the University of British Columbia is a real delight. If you're tired of cities and traffic and noise and rushing around, THIS is the place you need to go. Set on...

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  • 39. HR MacMillan Space Centre

    The Vancouver Museum, which is located in the same building as the HR Macmillan Space Centre, is an excellent museum that walks you through the history of the city of Vancouver and the area around it....

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  • 40. Capilano Salmon Hatchery

    Capilano River Regional Park is located in North Vancouver and beautiful park with several hiking trails, a Salmon Hatchery and a lush temperate rainforest. One of the trails starts near the Salmon...

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  • 41. Steveston

    Steveston was originally a small town near Vancouver, British Columbia, but has since been absorbed into the city of Richmond, British Columbia, a community in the Greater Vancouver Regional District....

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  • 42. Spanish Bank

    Spanish Banks is a beautiful place to relax. Whether its the winter or summer make sure you come out. In the summer make sure you get their early to get parking. Their are stands where you can buy...

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  • 43. PNE & Playland

    Every year at the end of the summer holidays there it means it's time to brace yourself for disco dogs and deep fried anything you can think of and head to the annual Pacific National Exhibition in...

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  • 44. Lonsdale Quay

    Take the Seabus which goes from Vancouver (the foot of Granville Street) to North Vancouver. 13 minute trip across the harbor costs only C$2.50 and gives a wonderful perspective on why people love to...

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  • 45. Storyeum

    My boyfriend and I love playing tourist within our own city. When Storeyum opened up, we were eager to visit it. Luckily, we were students then and got a discount. The tickets were more expensive than...

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  • 46. West End, the

    The oldest bridge crossing False Creek, the Burrard Bridge was opened in 1932. This bridge has an unobstructed view of English Bay to the west. To the east you can see several marinas and the...

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  • 47. BC Place Stadium

    It is the giant marshmallow you see on Vancouver's landscape. Inside of it there's the BC Sports Hall of fame and Museum which shows the history of the city sport's celebrities. its home of...

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  • 48. Harbour Air

    A 20 min flight is an ideal way of seeing a section of downtown Vancouver. The Terminal is to be found at the end of Thurlow St near to the Cruise Terminal Canada Place. The cost is slightly over $100...

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  • 49. Whytecliff Park

    Overlooking Howe Sound you will have tremendous view if the sky is blue... Keep an eye for bald eagles, and if you are really lucky some killer whales (orca). People come to scuba dive here, and just...

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  • 50. Vaisakhi

    One of the best things about Vaisakhi is the food. Every Punjabi restaurant and HOUSE along Main Street offers free food to passersby. I rolled my way along Main sampling untold varieties of curried...

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