Visitor Guides

A Visitor's Guide to Yaletown Visitor Guides

A Visitor’s Guide to Yaletown

A seamless blend of new and old, Yaletown embraces Vancouver’s industrial past while at the same time adapting to its hip and stylish big city vibe. The neighborhood of Yaletown was once filled with factories, warehouses, and rail yards. During the 1986 World Exposition, Expo ‘86, Yaletown transformed into a …

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A Visitor's Guide to Gastown Visitor Guides

A Visitor’s Guide to Gastown

Tourists, newcomers, and even locals who have yet to explore their city, a visit to Gastown is a must if you want to get any sense of Vancouver’s rich and wonderful history. History lesson aside, the atmosphere of this neighborhood is simply gorgeous, with cobblestone streets, antique style lamp posts, …

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A Visitor's Guide to Chinatown Visitor Guides

A Visitor’s Guide to Chinatown

Among Vancouver’s top “must see” attractions, Chinatown holds a lofty position. Not only is this an excellent neighborhood to go for great food and to shop for fun souvenirs, it’s one of the most historically significant areas in the city. The entire neighborhood can be explored on foot, allowing you …

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A Visitor’s Guide to North Vancouver Visitor Guides

A Visitor’s Guide to North Vancouver

Just across the Vancouver Harbour from downtown Vancouver lies the beautiful city of North Van. North Vancouver is well known amongst Vancouverites as the place to go for the most beautiful hiking trails and outdoor activities. The North Shore mountains are thickly forested and are filled with trails like the …

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A Visitor’s Guide to Whistler Visitor Guides

A Visitor’s Guide to Whistler

Less than two hours from downtown Vancouver lies Whistler Blackcomb, one of the largest ski resorts in North America. At the hub of the action is Whistler Village, one of the most charming little towns you have ever seen.Unlike other ski resorts around Vancouver, the Village isn’t just a small …

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A Visitor’s Guide to Grouse Mountain Visitor Guides

A Visitor’s Guide to Grouse Mountain

Only 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver you’ll find Grouse Mountain, a 1200 meter mountain the overlooks the gorgeous city of Vancouver. Open year round, Grouse has activities to keep you busy all winter or to get you outside in the sunshine during the summer. This mountain is easily the most …

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A Visitor's Guide to Granville Island Visitor Guides

A Visitor’s Guide to Granville Island

Granville Island is one of the most interesting and unique places in all of Vancouver. This tiny shopping district is tucked away on a peninsula under the south end of the Granville Street Bridge. Here you can spend the entire day and night browsing the shops, exploring the sreets, relaxing …

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Skiing and Snowboarding Around Vancouver: A Visitor's Guide Visitor Guides

Skiing and Snowboarding Around Vancouver: A Visitor’s Guide

When you think of snow, skiing, and white Canadian winters, Vancouver isn’t typically the first place that comes to mind. Our winters are mild and the city doesn’t usually see much snow, but surrounding this city are some incredible ski hills that attract visitors from all over the world. Within …

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Heritage and History in Vancouver: A Visitor's Guide Visitor Guides

Heritage and History in Vancouver: A Visitor’s Guide

Incorporated as a city in 1886, Vancouver is a maze of old buildings, Victorian architecture, and streets littered with stories from the earliest years of this beautiful, vibrant city. Many neighborhoods are filled with buildings that have been around since the late 1800’s and early 1900’s and you can feel …

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Vancouver Shopping: A Visitor's Guide Visitor Guides

Vancouver Shopping: A Visitor’s Guide

The shopping possibilities are endless in the Downtown Vancouver area and beyond into Metro Vancouver. With massive malls and department stores, unique shopping districts, lively markets, and countless boutique shops, Vancouver has something for everyone. There are knick knacks and souvenirs to browse, gorgeous pieces of jewellery to admire, and …

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