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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

Seawall in Vancouver

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 356 things to do in Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great place to visit and shop 22/08/2017
    • Fab 22/08/2017
    • 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 356 things to do in Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Central Park of Vancover 22/08/2017
    • We loved Stanley Park! 22/08/2017
    • 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 356 things to do in Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • vaycay in May 22/08/2017
    • Beautiful architecture 21/08/2017
    • 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 #8 of 356 things to do in Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Very pretty 21/08/2017
    • Reunion with Friends 21/08/2017
    • English Bay
    Address:
    1795 Beach Ave
    Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9
    Canada
    Other:
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    Seawall in Vancouver
    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 356 things to do in Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Rode bikes around this wall - awesome 21/08/2017
    • great bike ride 21/08/2017
    • Seawall in Vancouver
    Address:
    Stanley Park
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    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 #26 of 356 things to do in Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Beautiful Beach 19/08/2017
    • A Must Do 19/08/2017
    • English Bay Beach
    Address:
    1795 Beach Ave
    West End
    Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Y9
    Canada
  • Day 2
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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 #17 of 356 things to do in Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Spanish Banks, my favourite summer walk and picnic place 29/07/2017
    • Reward at the End of The Trail 26/07/2017
    • Spanish Banks
    Address:
    4707 Marine Dr NW
    Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1A1
    Canada
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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 #19 of 356 things to do in Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great paddle board and kayak with VWA 21/08/2017
    • Very cool place to visit 16/08/2017
    • Kitsilano Beach
    Address:
    Cornwall Ave
    North End of Yew St
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    Canada
    Other:
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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 #9 of 356 things to do in Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Amazing! 22/08/2017
    • A Great Place to Spend a Few Hours 22/08/2017
    • Vancouver Aquarium
    Address:
    845 Avison Way, Stanley Park
    Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3X8
    Canada
    Phone:
    +1 604-659-3400
    Price range:
    US$25 - US$25
    Hours:
    Wed
    09:30 - 20:00
    Thu - Tue
    09:30 - 18:00
    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 356 things to do in Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Gateway to the North Shore 20/08/2017
    • Majestic Bridge With Unique Lion Status Along The Bridge 18/08/2017
    • 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 47 things to do in Squamish
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great way to get to some great hiking areas 22/08/2017
    • Wonderful gondola ride ! 21/08/2017
    • Sea to Sky Gondola
    Address:
    36800 Highway 99
    Squamish, British Columbia V8B 0B6
    Canada
    Phone:
    +1 604-892-2550
    Price range:
    US$22 - US$22
    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 #7 of 65 things to do in North Vancouver
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Fun way to get off the bus 16/08/2017
    • Highly recommended 11/08/2017
    • 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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