Stanley ParkThe highest point of Stanley Park, this area is under the Lions Gate Bridge. Be sure to take you camera to capture the outstanding view of the North Shore Mountains and Burrard Inlet. It also has a Gift shop, a restaurant and coffee shop.
Capilano Suspension Bridge
Phone: 604-985-7475Just 10 minutes from downtown, this suspension bridge hangs more than 200 feet above the beautiful Capilano River.
BC Sports Hall of Fame & Museum
777 Pacific Blvd S., Gate A
Open Daily 10 - 5
Inside this complex one can test their own sprinting, rowing, climbing and throwing abilities in the high-tech participation gallery. The museum features British Columbia's celebrated athletes.
Downtown Eastside, Vancouver
Largest in Canada, and third largest on the continent, Vancouver's Chinatown is a brilliantly colored, exotic adventure in dining, shopping and sightseeing.
Located in West Vancouver near Horseshoe Bay, this park has 75 hectares of virgin temperate rain forest to hike through. It also has some of the largest Douglas Firs in the area.
Marine Drive at Beacon Lane
Musuem of Anthropology
6393 NW Marine Drive
Phone: 604-822-3825Featuring Indian artifacts from the original inhabitants of the area, a traditional longhouse and mortuary chamber.
Downtown VancouverFunky boutiques, high-end retail shops, unique artistic goods and hip cafes draw many visitors to this "hot spot."
Vancouver Art Gallery
750 Hornby Street
Four centuries of Canadian art are featured here along with contemporary exhibitions of painting, sculpture, graphic arts, photography and video.
Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre
Stanley Park, Downtown
Open July - Sept 4: 9:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sept 5 - June: 10:00 a.m - 5:30 p.m.
Huge tanks populated with Orca and Beluga whales and sea otters have large windows for underwater viewing. Learn about the West Coast aquatic world, explore a tropical Amazon and enjoy daily feeding shows.
9 Oclock Gun
Phone: 604-257-8400While in Stanley Park, be sure to check out the 9 Oclock gun. Cast in England in 1816, this cannon fires at 9PM each night at Brockton Point. The gun was used in the 1800's to remind the ships of their fishing time limits. You'll also enjoy the view of downtown and the North Shore Mountains.
Vancouver Maritime Museum
The famous St. Roch RCMP boat is moored inside. Also a collection of boats from around the world can be viewed behind the museum at Heritage Harbour.
1905 Ogden Avenue
Open Mid May - Aug: Daily 10 - 5
Sept - Mid May: Tues - Sat 10 - 5, Sun 12 - 5
1100 Chestnut Street
Open July - Aug: Daily 10-5
Sept - June: Tues - Sun 10 - 5
Admission chargedLocated on the beautiful waterfront of Vanier Park, this museum features life size replica of a trading post, Victorian Park and an 1897 Canadian Pacific Railway passenger car. There are many unique exhibitions and programs for the entire family to enjoy.
6400 Nancy Green Way, North Vancouver
Skytram departs every 15 minutes, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. every day.The peak of Vancouver, Grouse Mountain is fun for everyone all year long. In the winter you can take the family skiing, snowboarding or ice-skating. During the summer the mountain remains open for continued sports activities such as biking and hiking. Ride the Skytram 3700 feet to the top of the mountain and enjoy the spectacular panoramic views of the city, sea and mountains.
Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre
Phone: 604-981-3103Inside this 600 acre park are 100 year old Douglas firs, a rainforest, Twin Falls, a 30 foot crystal clear rock pool and a suspension bridge hanging 20 stories over the Canyon.
H.R. MacMillan Space Center
Always dreamed of being an astronaut? Get your chance at the
virtual reality Cyberwalk and kinetic space-ride simulator. See the galaxy at the Star Theatre or catch a laser/rock concert.
1318 Cartwright Street
Open late May till early September Farmer's market with fresh food and fish, street musicians and unique shops.
Capilano Salmon Hatchery
Owned by the Federal Government this hatchery allows visitors to view the life cycle of the Pacific salmon.
Royal Hudson Steam Train/MV Britannia Boat Trip
Call Harbour Cruises
Steam engine train ride to Squamish and return trip of the on the MV Britannia. This trip takes you through some breathtaking scenery.
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