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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
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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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take the skytrain!

The Skytrain is a very efficient way of getting around in Vancouver, and out to the suburbs south of Burrard Inlet. Coupled with the bus network, one can get around Vancouver quite handily without a...
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Jan 22, 2005


Introduction SkyTrain is the world's longest automated light rapid transit system. The SkyTrain moves Vancouverites quickly and safely along 49 kilometres of rails and through 32 stations.SkyTrain...
Sep 13, 2004

Vancouver Skytrain

Vancouver skytrain will limited in area is an efficient form of transportation to around Vancouver, ecspecially from the suburbs. The tickets were kind of pricey at eight dallors for a day pass, but...
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Jul 25, 2004

Take the Driver's Seat on Skytrain

Skytrain is Vancouver's rapid transit system. While some of its tracks are underground, the majority is elevated. This gives you a nice view of the city and its suburbs while riding the train.Skytrain...
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Nov 27, 2003

Sky train

SkyTrain's Expo Line trains operate from Waterfront to King George Station. The line runs along a scenic 28 kilometer track from Vancouver to Burnaby, New Westminster, and Surrey in just 39 minutes....
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Oct 09, 2003

Rapid Transit...

Slowly but surely, Vancouver is expanding its rapid transit network. Right now, there are two Skytrain (metro) lines:- "E"xpo: This is the original line which first openned for the World's Fair in...
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Jul 17, 2003

... just another rapid transit system, baby

Vancouver's rapid transit system was first constructed for 1986, when we hosted a World Exposition -- cleverly called, "Expo 86."Hey, our city is beautiful, we don't NEED to be original.Anyway, we now...
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May 17, 2003

The Skytrain

Although Vancouver doesn't have an underground subway system, it does have an above ground metro system called the Skytrain. The skytrain runs from the waterfront, all the way to the suburb of Surrey....
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Apr 12, 2003

The Transit system

Vancouvers transit system is somewhat in the dark ages compared to other metropolitan cities.This continues to be a major issue come election time and is discussed or argued always among the local...
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Apr 08, 2003

Sky Train SkyTrain runs along...

Sky Train SkyTrain runs along a scenic 28 kilometer track from Vancouver to Burnaby, New Westminster, and Surrey in just 39 minutes. There are currently 20 stations along the route. Four downtown...
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Aug 25, 2002

Plane, Train, Car, Boat

The Skytrain,thje expo line, the millenium line and two other new ones, that includes a link from airport to city ?? and when ?? ===car, boat ,plus plus
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Aug 26, 2002
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South Granville Rise

South Granville (also called "South Granville Rise") is an upscale shopping district south of downtown Vancouver. The heart of South Granville's commercial area spans along Granville Street between...
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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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Bloedel Conservatory

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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Queen Elizabeth Park

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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Totem Poles

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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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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