A city that rests on nature's
Explore the public market, shops, and restaurants
on Granville Island.
Take a water taxi to Granville Island. Browse the arts and crafts
shops, bookstores, brewery, and lively market selling fresh seafood,
flowers, and gourmet foods. Or, rent a kayak and paddle along
Walk across the narrow Capilano Suspension
One of the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridges, strung
69 metres (230 ft) above a rocky canyon. Treetops Adventure,
a thrilling West Coast rainforest experience, is Capilano Suspension
Bridges newest attraction and the first venue of its kind
in North America. Treetops offers visitors a squirrels
eye view of a thriving coastal forest, as they venture from one
magnificent Douglas fir tree to another via a series of elevated
suspension bridges, some reaching as high as 80 feet above the
Visit the towering totems at the Museum
Learn about potlatch ceremonies. View canoes and totems honouring
the 170,000 aboriginal peoples who live in BC, and see one of
the world's finest displays of Northwest Coast aboriginal art
at this award-winning glass and concrete building overlooking
the mountains and the ocean.
Savour succulent fresh salmon at fine
Feast on delicious fresh Pacific salmon at fine restaurants and
lovely outdoor cafes throughout the city.
Walk, bike, or rollerblade around Stanley
Park, Vancouver's downtown 1,000-acre park.
Soak in the sweeping city, ocean and mountain views as you stroll
around the magnificent Stanley Park.
Storyeum a new adventure through the
history of Vancouver and BC
Storyeum is a multi-media, multi-sensory, storytelling experience
set in a unique underground theatre in Vancouver's historic Gastown.
Enjoy the engrossing, spectacular history of British Columbia;
compelling dramas, humour and action brought to life by powerful
performers, spectacular sets and spellbinding 21st Century entertainment
Walk on the sands of several beautiful
Windsurf, sail, picnic, swim, sunbathe, bird watch, and let the
kids loose on the swings at Vancouver's many beaches.
Enjoy a night of theatre or music out
on the town.
Enjoy pop and rock concerts, Broadway hits, opera, and ballet
at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre or the Orpheum Theatre.
Hike or bike one of our three local
Cypress, Seymour, and Grouse Mountains. Each one breathtaking.
Dine atop Grouse Mountain with panoramic views of the city below.
Shop 'til you drop.
Shop at designer-label boutiques on Robson Street one of Vancouver's
hottest streets. Then park yourself at a sidewalk cafe and watch
the bustling parade of people. Enjoy the quirky shops on either
4th Avenue or Commercial Drive where you will find small individually
owned shops offering products from around the world.
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