Vancouver

Canada finds its creative hub in Vancouver, but natural beauty steals the show.

Canada finds its creative hub in Vancouver. Peruse up-and-coming haunts, kitsch coffee shops, indie bars and restaurants at your leisure. But Vancouver also boasts an ever-growing Asian dining scene with a distinct take on the farm-to-fork ethos that’s sweeping the world. And with its snow-capped mountains, serene beaches, wild rainforests and peaceful parks, Vancouver is an incredible place for the whole family to enjoy.

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Cuisine

Vancouver inspires culinary escapades with countless food trucks, coffee shops, indie bars, brunch cafes, and an exploding Asian cuisine scene. ‘Dirty churro fries’ at Hugo’s Churros are the exemplar of the type of Vancouver’s delicious innovations. And you wouldn’t want to miss out on other local favourites, Heritage Asian Eatery and Passion8 Dessert Cafe.

Scenic Drives

Scenic drives start in Vancouver and lead you to breathtaking landscapes. Some of the most popular routes include Sea-to-Sky Highway, connecting Vancouver to Whistler with historic sites along the way; Pacific Marine Circle Route, which goes around Vancouver Island featuring views of the Juan de Fuca, Haro and Georgia straits and the Saanich Peninsula, wineries and parks; and Great Northern Circle Route, which takes you straight through the wilderness of the north.

Sightseeing

Mountain ranges, provincial parks, deep blue-hued ocean… The Vancouver area is surrounded by some of the most stunning natural wonders that the world has to offer. Make sure Cypress Provincial Park, known for skiing in winter and hiking in summer, North Vancouver and Chesterman Beach are added to your Vancouver bucketlist.

Adventure

Vancouver is a playground for the adventurer. Get your adrenaline pumping at top speed by kayaking at Stanley Park or False Creek, hiking with the family along the Grouse Grind trail or riding the Grouse Mountain Skyride.

About Vancouver

  • Fast Facts

    Fast Facts

    Language
    English and French
    Currency
    The Canadian Dollar (CAD)
    Visa Requirements

    CIBTvisas

    Tourism Vancouver
    Tourism Vancouver
  • Must Do's

    Must Do's

    • Stanley Park
    • Granville Island
    • Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
    • Vancouver Aquarium
    • Seawall in Vancouver
    • Grouse Mountain
    • The Museum of Anthropology
    • FlyOver Canada
    • Harbour Air Seaplanes
    • VanDusen Botanical Garden
  • Family Friendly Activities

    Family Friendly Activities

    • Bike riding at Stanley Park
    • Vancouver Aquarium
    • Kids Market at Granville Island
    • Burnaby Central Railway - Miniature Trains
    • Trout Lake & John Hendry Park
  • Key Festivals and Events

    Key Festivals and Events

    • PuSh Festival (January - February)
    • Dine Out Vancouver Festival (January - February)
    • Vancouver International Wine Festival (February – March)
    • Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival (March - April)
    • Art! Vancouver (April)
    • Capture Photography Festival (April)
    • Eat! Vancouver (May - June)
    • Canada Day (July)
    • Vancouver Whiskey Festival ( September)
  • Off the Tourist Trail

    Off the Tourist Trail

    • Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
    • Lighthouse Park
    • Commercial Drive
    • Kitsilano Beach Park
    • Pacific Spirit Regional Park
    • Yaletown Brewing Company

     

     

     

     

     

     

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