Pack your walking shoes and charge up that camera – Vancouver is going to keep you busy. It doesn't matter what time of year you visit, any of these attractions can still be enjoyed. The mild winters and warm summers make Vancouver incredibly versatile.
The city is known for its breathtaking views of the ocean and mountains and there's no better place to enjoy those views than from one of Vancouver's 8 beaches. Located downtown, English Bay Beach is a convenient choice. Pack a picnic and you've got al fresco dining at its finest.
No visit to Vancouver is complete without a stop through Stanley Park. Once there, the world is your oyster. There you can hop on a horse-drawn tour of the park, ride along the Seawall, take a stroll through the perfectly manicured gardens, cool down in the ocean and explore marine life in the Vancouver Aquarium.
If you enjoy culture and cutting edge architecture, head to the Museum of Anthropology. This architectural masterpiece houses a number of important First Nations pieces, including 38,000 ethnographic and 535,000 archaeological objects and quite a few other beautiful carvings and Totem poles.
Peace and tranquility can be found in Chinatown's Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden. The intricate designs and beautiful garden create a soothing atmosphere that will help you find your inner zen.