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  • 51. Illuminares Lantern Festival

    For one day in July or August every year at TROUT LAKE near COMMERCIAL DRIVE, a group called "Public Dreamers" puts together "ILLUMINARES." This is a wonderous evening of tribal music, fire dancing...

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  • 52. Whytecliff Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 53. White Rock

    They have a collection of Indian arts, potteries and other artifacts. While we were there, the staff of the museum were encouraging visitors to give donations for the maintenance of the museum and to...

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  • 54. 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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  • 55. Totem Poles

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Located in the northeast area of Stanley Park, the First Nations artwork area is most famous for its totem poles. However, there are also several other pieces of artwork here. This includes a Story...

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  • 56. Bloedel Conservatory

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Bloedel Conservatory is a small round building located in Queen Elizabeth Park. I had read another Mother's review of it online and figured it would be a great place to spend an afternoon with our...

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  • 57. Spanish Bank

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 58. Vanier Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Vanier park on English Bay is home to the Vancouver Museum, the Maritime Museum and the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre (made up of the Planetarium and the Observatory). On a sunny day, there are lots of...

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  • 59. Second Beach

    Located half way between English Bay and Third Beach along the west coast of Stanley Park is Second Beach. It's here just west of Stanley Park's Lost Lagoon where you'll find a small sandy beach, a...

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  • 60. Harbour Air

    What a beautiful & amazing experience! A beautiful ride over the Vancouver Harbour on a very comfortable seaplane. The price was PERFECT & the crew was helpful & made sure we had a blast -...

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  • 61. Greater Vancouver Zoo

    Outside of Vancouver proper, near Aldergrove and Langley is the Greater Vancouver Zoo and it's wonderful! There are acres and acres of animals in mostly natural settings. They have a train that will...

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  • 62. Maplewood Farm

    When we moved to BC and I decided to stay at home with our daughter, I was on a mission to discover a variety of kid friendly activities that her and I could do together. In my searches I came across...

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  • 63. Gastown Steam Clock

    I have a grandfather clock at home so this attraction was up the top of my list of things to see in Vancouver. Wow, it comes up on you quick. We no sooner had left Canada Place and were going for a...

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  • 64. Vancouver Celtic Fest

    In 2005 Vancouver initiated its annual Celtic Festival - a few days around St Patrick's Day where the downtown core dresses in green and celebrates all things Irish. The irony of course is that there...

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  • 65. 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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  • 66. Dana Scully's Apartment

    X-Files fan? Then a visit to Pendrell Suites in Pendrell Street off Davie is a must. You can arrange tours of the place as I believe it has been used for various shows. I on the other hand wasn't...

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  • 67. Lions Bay

    The Lions are visible from just about anywhere in the Lower Mainland. It's a serious day's hike to get there and back, but you'll get some of the most spectacular views possible within an hour's drive...

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  • 68. Vancouver International Jazz Festival

    The Vancouver International Jazz Festival takes place every year during the last week of June. The only other Jazz festival I'd been to before was the one in Montreal, and I found the one in Vancouver...

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  • 69. Capilano Lake & Cleveland Dam

    If you are visiting Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and have some time after that you may want to drive up the road a little ways and visit the Cleveland Dam and Capilano Lake. From here you have a...

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  • 70. Sunset Dinner Cruise with Harbour Cruises

    If you're looking to get out onto the water for a leisurely cruise, Harbour Cruises offers a 2.5 hour sunset dinner tour. I was fortunate enough to take this cruise in May of 2006 and I can honestly...

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  • 71. West End Farmers Market

    We came across this market by accident as we were walking the residential area. It is a small but thriving Saturday morning street market with fresh foods, vegetables, fruits , jams, cakes and other...

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  • 72. The Rocky Mountaineer Train

    NOTE: The address below is the address of the Rocky Mountaineer station. Some of the tips on the VT web site give the address of the headquarters office, which is several blocks away. Rocky...

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  • 73. Vacouver Harbour Cruise

    We decided to have a look at Vancouver from the water, so took a 1 hour scenic tour on the Paddlesteamer "Constitution." This tour took us through what is known as Canada's "Gateway to the Pacific"-...

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  • 74. Hastings Mill Store Museum

    Gastown grew up around a lumber mill known as Hastings Mill. The store building from this mill was one of the few buildings to survive the great fire that swept Vancouver in 1886 and thus it is the...

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  • 75. Canada Day

    Canada Day is Canada's national holiday, marking the establishment of Canada as new federation with its own constitution on July 1, 1867. It is a federal statutory holiday, celebrated on July 1...

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