Vancouver’s Top 10 Tourist Attraction
1) Stanley Park -
Stanley Park is a world famous park with lakes, beaches, lawn bowling, water park, children’s zoo, and many other activities to take in. Plan on taking a whole day to see Stanley Park.
Granville Island tour is the place to spend a leisurely afternoon. Part farmers market, part artist studio and part magnet for the creative and flamboyant-it’s one of the busiest spots in Vancouver.
The Capilano Suspension Bridge is a simple suspension bridge crossing the Capilano River in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The current bridge is 136 metres (446 ft) long and 70 metres (230 ft) above the river. It is part of a private facility, with a charge for admission, and draws over 800,000 visitors a year.
Queen Elizabeth Park is the second most visited park in Vancouver and holds within its perimeters some of the most beautiful public gardens anywhere. Its recreational offerings are diverse ranging from sporty to horticultural and include golf, tennis, lawn bowling, disc golf, an extensive outdoor arboretum and the indoor Bloedel Floral Conservatory.
The historic Gastown area of Vancouver was named for a talkative Yorkshire-born gold prospector, riverboat captain, and saloon owner, John Deighton, nicknamed Gassy Jack. Gassy Jack showed up with a barrel of whiskey on the south shore of Burrard Inlet and told the mill workers there they could have all the whiskey they could drink if they helped him build his saloon-which they did. It only took 24 hours!
The Aquarium offers visitors the opportunity to see Canada’s largest Marine Science Centre with thousands of reptiles, fish and mammals.
In the Winter Season, Mountain Admission includes access to the following winter activities:
Theatre in the Sky
Wolf Habitat Refuge
Summertime Admission includes the following summer activities:
Theatre in the Sky
Chinatown Night Market is one of the most popular Vancouver Chinatown attractions during the summer and is held Friday through Sunday nights, 6:30 – 11 pm from May through September, it boasts a wide variety of both exotic Asian wares and incredible bargains.
is a building situated on the Burrard Inlet waterfront of Vancouver, British Columbia. It is the home of the Vancouver Convention Centre, the Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver’s World Trade Centre, and the world’s first permanent IMAX 3D theatre (which ceased operation on October 1st 2009). The building’s exterior is covered by fabric roofs resembling sails.It is also the main cruise ship terminal for the region, where most of Vancouver’s famous cruises to Alaska originate. The building was designed by architect Eberhard Zeidler.
Robson Street is the main downtown shopping street, for tourists and locals alike. You will find all the major chains like Banana Republic, The Gap, Club Monaco, and Virgin Records here along with many shops selling souvenirs and gifts. Many students all shop here for their graduation needs.