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As I have been living in Vancouver for the last 40 years, I know it the back of my hand. It is one of the prettiest cities in the world, surrounded by nature all around the busy city, the beaches, the mountains and the oceans.

Good for
  • Nature Lover
  • Peace and Quiet Seeker
  • Beach Goer

13 Places

1 City Tip

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13 Places

Day 1

Granville Island

Islands, Neighbourhoods, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Stanley Park

Parks

Vancouver Downtown

Neighbourhoods

English Bay

Bodies of Water

Vancouver Seawall

Hiking Trails

English Bay Beach

Beaches

Day 2

Spanish Banks

Beaches

Kitsilano Beach

Beaches

Vancouver Aquarium

Educational sites, Aquariums

Day 3

Lions Gate Bridge

Bridges

Sea to Sky Gondola

Tramways

TransLink Seabus

Ferries

Whistler

Destinations

ilovetravel13's City Tips

  • Our latest addition of Canada Line is one of the best rapid transits in the city.
    Day 1
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    Granville Island
    Islands, Neighbourhoods, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    ilovetravel13 Says:

    Its only 10 mins by car from downtown, you can enjoy a meal here or just walk around soaking in all the sights, sounds and unique shops.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #5 of 359 things to do in Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Amazing hidden gem 15/12/2017
    • Interesting place 13/12/2017
    • Granville Island
    Address:
    1661 Duranleau Street
    (Underneath the Granville Street Bridge)
    Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S3
    Canada
    Phone:
    +1 604-666-6655
    Other:
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    Stanley Park
    Parks
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    ilovetravel13 Says:

    This park is known for the First Nations Ancestry, you can see their heritage all around the beautiful park.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • Walk along the sea wall to enjoy the natural beauty of the water.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 359 things to do in Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Stunning park 15/12/2017
    • Great Place/ So much to do 15/12/2017
    • Stanley Park
    Phone:
    +1 604-681-5115
    Other:
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    Vancouver Downtown
    Neighbourhoods
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    ilovetravel13 Says:

    It's central to all the sights in this day, have a meal and then enjoy a walk along the beach at English Bay.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Like a Local
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #10 of 359 things to do in Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • History and places of interest 13/12/2017
    • Good Shopping 10/12/2017
    • Vancouver Downtown
    Phone:
    +1 604-801-5515
    Other:
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    English Bay
    Bodies of Water
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    ilovetravel13 Says:

    You can catch some amazing sunsets all along the beaches surrounding downtown Vancouver.

    Good for
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #9 of 359 things to do in Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Take a stroll 10/12/2017
    • Across from Kits Beach, it's a pleasant stroll on a sunny day. 04/12/2017
    • English Bay
    Address:
    1795 Beach Ave
    Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9
    Canada
    Phone:
    +1 604-358-4259
    Other:
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    Vancouver Seawall
    Hiking Trails
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    ilovetravel13 Says:

    Nice place to enjoy a sunrise, though the mountain is on the way, best sunrises are seen from Burnaby Mountain/SFU.

    Good for
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 359 things to do in Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • One of my favourite places to visit 11/12/2017
    • A great place for a run! 09/12/2017
    • Vancouver Seawall
    Address:
    Stanley Park
    Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 3E2
    Canada
    Phone:
    +1 902-837-7415
    Other:
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    English Bay Beach
    Beaches
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    ilovetravel13 Says:

    Right next to Denman and Robson where you can find a lot of places to have a good meal.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #25 of 359 things to do in Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Classic Vancouver beach 22/11/2017
    • Nice beach for a paddle 20/11/2017
    • English Bay Beach
    Address:
    1795 Beach Ave
    West End
    Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9
    Canada
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    Spanish Banks
    Beaches
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    ilovetravel13 Says:

    One of my favorite beaches in Vancouver, very peaceful and relaxing!

    Good for
    • Beach Goer
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #21 of 359 things to do in Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Amazing stretch of beaches 22/11/2017
    • Great view 09/11/2017
    • Spanish Banks
    Address:
    4707 Marine Dr NW
    Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1A1
    Canada
    Other:
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    Kitsilano Beach
    Beaches
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    ilovetravel13 Says:

    Great walks and has an outdoor pool next to the beach.

    Good for
    • Beach Goer
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #17 of 359 things to do in Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great all year round 06/12/2017
    • Want to be active or laid-back? 04/12/2017
    • Kitsilano Beach
    Address:
    Cornwall Ave
    North End of Yew St
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    Canada
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    Vancouver Aquarium
    Educational sites, Aquariums
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    ilovetravel13 Says:

    They have some of the most interesting collections of sea animals.

    Good for
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #8 of 359 things to do in Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Gotta do the penguin & otter encounter! 12/12/2017
    • Meh 11/12/2017
    • Vancouver Aquarium
    Address:
    845 Avison Way, Stanley Park
    Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3X8
    Canada
    Phone:
    +1 604-659-3400
    Price range:
    US$23 - US$23
    Hours:
    Thu - Fri
    09:30 - 17:00
    Sat - Wed
    10:00 - 17:00
    Other:
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    Lions Gate Bridge
    Bridges
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    ilovetravel13 Says:

    Enjoy the thrilling view as you ride out to Squamish and Whistler.

    Good for
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #29 of 359 things to do in Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Interesting history 13/12/2017
    • Amazing views of the harbour 03/12/2017
    • Lions Gate Bridge
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    Sea to Sky Gondola
    Tramways
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    ilovetravel13 Says:

    Breath taking view and all kinds of hiking if you want to stay longer.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 51 things to do in Squamish
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Amazing 11/12/2017
    • Breathtaking panoramic views! 06/12/2017
    • Sea to Sky Gondola
    Address:
    36800 Highway 99
    Squamish, British Columbia V8B 0B6
    Canada
    Phone:
    +1 604-892-2550
    Price range:
    US$21 - US$21
    Other:
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    TransLink Seabus
    Ferries
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    ilovetravel13 Says:

    Visit the Lonsdale Quay to have a meal and back within an hour or two...

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #6 of 68 things to do in North Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • SeaBus easily connects North Vancouver to all of Vancouver 14/12/2017
    • Crossing 13/12/2017
    • TransLink Seabus
    Phone:
    +1 228-902-3051
    Other:
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    Whistler
    Destinations
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    ilovetravel13 Says:

    You can easily spend a whole day here just choosing from all the activities, we enjoyed the teppanyaki meal for dinner.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    • Whistler
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