The official visitors' resource for planning your trip to Vancouver is Tourism Vancouver. This large website has information on attractions, itineraries, dining, hotels, sightseeing, and much more.

InsideVancouver.ca is a new Vancouver blog operated by Tourism Vancouver. 

Forum Vancouver is an online discussion board for Metro Vancouver BC. There is information from locals about shopping, dining, recreation and more. http://www.forumvancouver.com/

2Vancouver.com is a new insider's guide for people coming to Vancouver BC. This large platform provides independent information on Vancouver for travelers, newcomers and immigrants. Read more about this new Vancouver Travel Guide!

A great way to get the latest information and to communicate with other travelers to Vancouver is by joining the offical Vancouver Facebook fan page, also run by Tourism Vancouver: www.facebook.com/insidevancouver.

In addition, you can check out www.vancouversnorthshore.com to learn specifically what is happening on the mountain side of Vancouver. Home to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, Grouse Mountain, the Grouse Grind, Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge, mountain biking and many more. The July Caribbean Days Festival held on the North Shore is the largest Caribbean Festival in western Canada. 

Surrounded by water and dramatic mountains Vancouver's dry summers and mild winters are perfect for all kinds of sport and recreation activities.  Discover for yourself Why Vancouver is constantly listed as one of the world's most beautiful and liveable cities.

Taking the ferry to Vancouver Island? Want to know the best way to get from the Airport to downtown Vancouver? Vancouver Travel Tips has a complete guide to getting around Vancouver BC, attractions, where to stay, etc.  

Another resource for Vancouver information is  Vancouver Info Center . It offers a business directory which includes Vancouver Attractions , Vancouver Hotels,  Vancouver Events plus a large business directory for many other categories.

VancouverEventsCalendar.com.

Another great Vancouver tourist site is www.VancouverTourist.com which offers a lot of information about where to stay and places to eat in Vancouver.

If you plan on taking a day trip to Whistler which is about 1.5 hours away from Vancouver, then a good Whistler Information resource is www.WhistlerOnline.ca .

The official website for the Intrawest Whistler ski resort is www.WhistlerBlackcomb.com .

SHOPPING anyone?  Get the latest news on Vancouver retail sales, warehouse sales & the ultimate OUTLET STORE locations at: www.SalesSMARTZ.com 

If you're looking to go furniture shopping in Vancouver check out the HomeStars page for Furniture

If you want to get a local number to avoid roaming charges on your own mobile sim card, visit www.tele-advance.com They will also send you the sim before you travel to Vancouver!

A new event listing service in the Vancouver area is www.eventlike.com where events are listed in real time. This helps you find what Vancouver events are happening right now, or on the day you are visiting. 

 If you're traveling with a baby or small child you can rent a stroller, car seat, crib, etc in Vancouver.  Reserve ahead and it will all be waiting at your accomodation www.weetravel.ca.

For information on Vancouver attractions, parks, neighbourhoods and shopping and easy directions for getting to them by public transit visit  http://tourbytransit.com/vancouver/

For more information on Gastown and other Vancouver neighbourhoods along with vacation listings visit  Vancouver Vacation Rentals