Vancouver Art Gallery
A world-class art encounter waits at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Open 363 days a year and located just steps from vibrant Robson Street in downtown Vancouver, the Vancouver Art Gallery currently presents a must-see exhibition.
Capilano Suspension Bridge
Naturally thrilling since 1889, Capilano Suspension Bridge is breathtakingly suspended 450 feet (135m) across and 230 feet (70m) above Capilano River. Cross over to Treetops Adventure and walk from one magnificent Douglas fir to another via a series of seven elevated suspension bridges, some reaching as high as 100 feet (30m) above the forest floor. A complete West Coast experience just minutes from Downtown.
Vancouver Trolley Company Ltd. (The)
This live commentated, 26 stop, Hop-on, Hop-off sightseeing tour is your natural transportation link between Vancouver’s top attractions. Our fleet of propane fueled Trolley’s provide summer service (April – November) every 20 minutes, and winter service (November – April) every 45 minutes. A World of Fun Awaits you!
From Eugene, Oregon to Vancouver, British Columbia, Amtrak Cascades offers an unparalleled experience of the great Pacific Northwest. Through Seattle and Portland, past Mount St. Helens and across the Columbia River Gorge, you'll witness some of our continent's most distinctive cities and most spectacular natural attractions.
Fort Langley National Historic Site
Explore the Hudson's Bay Company trading post, first built in 1827, where British Columbia began. You'll be transported to a colourful time where First Nations, French-Canadians, Scots and Hawaiians worked together trading furs, packing salmon and farming. See barrel-making & blacksmithing, exchange stories with costumed interpreters, and enjoy the relaxing setting. Open year round.
VanDusen Botanical Garden
A living museum of plant collections from around the world, this spectacular 55-acre botanical garden is beautiful in every season. Highlights: Spring - Rhododendron and Laburnum Walks, ornamental cherry trees; Summer - Perennial and Water Lily Gardens; Autumn - brilliant autumn colour display; Winter - witchhazels, viburnums, hellebores. The Garden is home to 65 species of birds. Free parking, convenient access by public transportation, wheelchair accessible. Gift shop and restaurant.
Stanley Park is recognized around the globe as one of the great parks of the world! Vancouver's first park and one of the city's main tourist attractions, Stanley Park is an evergreen oasis of 400 hectares (1,000 acres) close to the downtown core. Its natural west coast atmosphere offering a back drop of majestic cedar, hemlock and fir trees embraces visitors and transports them to an environment rich in tranquility. The park abounds in wildlife and its features appeal to the naturalist, the plant lover or one who would do nothing more than relax in beautiful surroundings. There is always something happening in the park - check our Events Calendar for listings.
Grouse Mountain, The Peak of Vancouver
Escape from city streets to snowy slopes in just 15 minutes. Let the Skyride whisk you on a one mile aerial journey to The Peak of Vancouver, where you can experience a host of outdoor adventures including: skiing, snowboarding, mountain ziplines, ice skating, snowshoeing, and The Eye of the Wind ,the world’s first wind turbine with a viewPOD accessible by elevator. In the Peak Chalet, you will find unique shopping venues, a Theatre in the Sky, as well as award-winning dining facilities for all occasions.
Museum of Vancouver
MOV creates Vancouver-focused exhibitions and programs that examine what is happening in the city, socially, politically, and culturally. The History Galleries tell Vancouver's stories from the early 1900s to the late '70s and are complemented by contemporary, groundbreaking feature exhibits. Located in scenic Vanier Park. Follow the link for information on our current exhibits and events.
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
Whether the sun is shining or the rain is falling, the Garden is a perfect place to visit year-round. Our covered walkways provide shelter so that our beautiful vistas can be appreciated in any weather. Chinatown and the Garden are easily accessible by car or transit and a pleasant walk from downtown Vancouver. Don't forget to join us for one of our concerts or events like Chinese New Year's Day or Mid Autumn Moon Festival.
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