Sea to Sky Sightseeing in Vancouver
Half the fun of traveling to a new city is doing some sightseeing and seeing attractions that you've heard so much about, with your own eyes. Hopefully you've got a solid amount of time to spend in Vancouver because there's plenty to do and see while you're visiting. Vancouver is known for its breathtaking views of the ocean and mountains and there's no better place to enjoy those views than from English Bay Beach. Another great view of the North Shore mountains is found from Canada Place, which also is a main hub for those taking an Alaskan cruise. No visit to Vancouver is complete without a stop through Stanley Park. There... Read more »
Local Expert Tip: "If the weather is warm, make sure to catch the sunset from English Bay one evening. It's pure bliss!"
Local Expert Tip: "Cruise season is always a fun time down at Canada Place, and if you have a chance to watch one leave, you will be in awe of the 'floating city's' ability to maneuver it's way through the port. The views of the North Shore mountains are spectacular from here! "
Local Expert Tip: "There's a small water park along the Seawall and it's a great way to cool kids down on a hot day. Horse drawn tours are also offered, and a lovely way to see all of Stanley Park."
Local Expert Tip: "Tuesday night is their cheap night, which makes it hard to resist visiting the Gallery. The cafe offers affordable meals, delicious desserts and freshly made coffee."
Local Expert Tip: "The Endowment Lands around UBC have beautiful trails, so after a visit to the MOA, enjoy the campus' surroundings."
Local Expert Tip: "Chinatown is a great place to find all sorts of fun trinkets to bring home, so don't miss taking advantage of the shops close to the garden."
- Type: Outdoor Activities
Local Expert Tip: "Make sure to bring a camera, the view from the top is awe inspiring. If you're doing the Grouse Grind, be sure to bring plenty of water and pace yourself while you climb the very steep hike."
Local Expert Tip: "Not only is this a great photo-op, but the perfect spot to grab a bite of lunch to-go and sit on the steps and people watch."
Local Expert Tip: "Vancouver is a relatively new city when you look at the rest of the world which makes it interesting to see how Vancouver's oldest church compares your city's."
Local Expert Tip: "They do scheduled shows with the animals and there's a listing inside the aquarium to let you know where and when they will be happening."
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