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Vancouver City Sightseeing Tour
"After pickup from select hotels Vancouver hotels your 4-hour tour starts in Gastown Vancouver's historic district. Stride along cobbled streets past 19th-century buildings. Listen to engaging commentary from your guide about the popular landmarks as you pass. Soak up the lively cultural atmosphere of Chinatown one of North America's largest Chinatowns and drive through Robson Street Vancouver's trendy shopping district in the heart of downtown Vancouver.Enter the urban oasis of Stanley Park and see Brockton Point’s nine historic totem poles built by the First People in British Columbia. Ascend to Prospect Point the highest point of Stanley Park
From CAD75.00
 
Private Tour: Vancouver Day Trip
"Forget about crowded buses or following other people's timelines. On this private tour get to know the places that interest you and suit the needs of your group or family. Be a traveler not a tourist. Enjoy your own private tour with those you love and get the most for your money. After picking you up from your Vancouver hotel your private local guide will give you a comprehensive tour of Vancouver's major attractions and highlights such as Stanley Park Chinatown Gastown
From CAD179.00
 
Vancouver 2-Hour Private Tour
"After pickup from your hotel condo or residence travel in a luxury private vehicle as your chauffeur guide takes you on a journey through Historic Chinatown and Gastown - where the roots of Vancouver began. From here you will pass by Vancouver’s award winning Cruise Ship Terminal and home port for Alaska bound sailings and Vancouver’s 2010 Olympic Torch. Continuing though the financial district drive along Robson Street
From CAD210.00

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rain gear

I walked out of the airport terminal and into a light rain. As we got downtown the rain was getting heavier, but the locals weren't even hurrying to get out of it. Most of them hadn't even broken...
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climate preparation

In case you rent a RV, bring bags in stead of suitcases. They will take less space in the RV. Bring all different clotes, for +30 till -2 if you travel in June Get your BBQ gear ready, but be...
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camera gear

Binoculars or Telescope To Cruise to ALASKA Rainwear Lots of film Beachwear & Gear would be cool, Nice beaches in Vancouver & POOL on the Ship SEA SICKNESS PILLS ! Carry a bell so the Bears...
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sun protection

Protect yourself from the sun, especially between April and October. Sunscreen can be purchased at grocery stores, convenience stores, and pharmacies all over the city. Although Vancouver may be...
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Camping around Vancouver

If you're camping in the region, having a tarp is a handy thing to bring along because you never know when it's going to rain. Be sure to bring rope so you can tie it to nearby trees so that it...
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Carmanah
Jan 15, 2008

What to Wear in Vancouver

You can find any type of clothing in Vancouver ranging from cheap to expensive. However in terms of bringing your own clothing...I would suggest a light jacket in the summer just in case it might be...
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canadian_chika
Aug 08, 2007
 
 
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Backpack - if you go hiking or for day trips. RainjacketRunnersUmbrella A camera! You will want to take so many pictures. Bathing suit for the beach if its summerThere are lots of places to camp so...
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eden03
Mar 13, 2004

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Back pack is essential to a full day of sightseeing.Any other suitcases will do. Good walking shoes, lightweight layerable clothing, and always an umbrella! light, waterproof jacket, sweatshirt, and...
Elizabeth_Fa
Sep 08, 2002

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Doesn't really matter what type of baggage you bring to Vancouver, the folks over @ YVR we'll take care of ya. Ha, I see people traveling with anything from hockey bags to LV !!! If you come in...
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SurfSeeker
Aug 26, 2002

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Important to bring warm clothing especially if it's still icy up on the mountains!Of course this depends on your level of tolerance for cold too... I found that I managed pretty well with a Polartec...
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volarevolare
Aug 26, 2002

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When visiting Vancouver, you must have an umberalla or a rain coat with you because it rains a lot here in Vancouver. You should carry a lot of photo films because you don't want to run out of it in...
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hallians98
Aug 26, 2002

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One you can throw over your shoulder, its pretty busy and having to drag a bag onto buses etc, not good! RAIN GEAR! In support of popular beleif, it DOES rain all the time here. Make sure you've got...
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Stellco
Aug 26, 2002

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If you look carefully, you can see the beautiful mountains behind the city. Bring warm clothing. It's even colder than Seattle. brrrrr! If I'm going to be cold, I'd much rather be in Europe drinking...
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bluefelt
Aug 26, 2002

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For luggage, I would suggest strong and sturdy bages that can withstand a lot of moisture. The air is really humid, and it rains a lot in the fall, but it is amazingly beautiful. Need clothes for warm...
Shara.Buchan
Aug 26, 2002

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Top Things to Do in Vancouver

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Stanley Park

Take some time to go walking, hire a bike if that's you thing, but do take some time to go and explore Stanley Park. There is a huge amount to see here, historical things, wonderous views, beautiful...
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Gastown

I loved Gastown. I would describe it as quaint, quirky and artsy. With it's cobblestone streets, funky gift shops, cafes, bars and a great brewery (check out my other tip). You simply must visit...
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Granville Island

We were lucky enough to stay on Granville Island. I would recommend that. Anyhow, Granville Island is great itself to wander around. It is filled with charming shops, local arts club theatre, many...
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Capilano Suspension Bridge

I wanted to experience the suspension bridge, but I have to say the entrance is very expensive. To be honest, this park offers you too less. It is a kind of place 100% oriented for tourist purposes....
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Grouse Mountain

We caught the bus here from Capilano Bridge. The slight drizzle turned into dense fog as we rose higher into the mountains. Check out these pictures ;o) We do not experience thick fog in Perth...
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Vancouver Aquarium

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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"Vancouver, BC - Canada's Pacific Gem!"
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"Vancouver,the best neighbor city of the USA!"
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