13 Top Things To Do in the City of Vancouver, BC, Canada
in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.

The Top 13 Things To Do in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada part of the Lower Mainland, B.C. Region.

Sunset Beach VancouverVisit the Market: You cannot visit Vancouver without taking a stroll down to Granville Market. There are unique booths, boutiques and shops. There are fresh fruits, vegetables, seafood and baked goods. There are coffee houses restaurants and pubs.

Beachcombing: The coastline of Downtown Vancouver is lined with sandy beaches. Some are very lively and some are relaxing. Some are loaded with amenities while others are bare bones. There are over 18 kilometres of beaches to explore. Have some fun in the sun.

Go Shopping: Park the car and head out on foot browsing and shopping till your heart's content. Walk up and down the main streets of Downtown Vancouver or visit Granville Island and be amazed at the diversity of shopping.

Cuisine is Calling : On the waterfront or in the downtown core there are a wide selection of dining establishments to pick from. There are elegant and high end restaurants... and there are fast and easy. What ever your appetite Vancouver can serve your needs.

Go for a Paddle: The waterfront of Vancouver, especially around Stanley Park and Granville Island are often being watched by kayakers paddling the shoreline watching the action in the parks, beaches and shopping districts. Rent a kayak or bring your own... there is lots to see.

Take a Hike : Vancouver is lucky to enjoy some fantastic pathways and a world class park like Stanley Park. Plan a day walking the paved Seawall visiting beaches and parks. Or venture off the path and hike the gravel and dirt trails into the wilderness parks.

Go Boating: Got a boat... then why not cruise the inner harbors of Downtown Vancouver. The hard part is finding a place to dock and moor your boat. The easy part is enjoying the sights and sounds of Vancouver.

Go Sightseeing : With the right website, wink wink, like this one - it is easy to plan for a self guided tour or you can sign up with one of the local guided tours. Guided tours in the region come in many forms like a bus, horse drawn carriage, kayak, etc.

Attend an Event : The city is a haven for events, festivals and concerts. There are special events held on open air stages in local parks and there are events held in some of the major facilities in Downtown Vancouver. Buy a ticket and see and hear Vancouver.

Artful Thinking : Feeling a need for some culture. West Coast art is great way to come to an understanding of how much we value nature. There are galleries and art centres with paintings, carvings and sculptures. Even some of our parks have art on display like totem poles and cairns.

Go for a Bike Ride: Vancouver enjoys one of the best waterfront paved pathways in British Columbia called the Seawall. Why not hop on a bike and take a ride exploring the coastline, visiting beaches, parks and attractions. A great way to sightsee Vancouver.

Picnic by the Sea : Pack a lunch and plan a day or a few hours at one of the many waterfront beaches or parks. Most have day use picnic areas with great views of the marine activity and mainland mountains.

Experience an Attraction: Vancouver is central to many attractions. There is an aquarium, Stanley Park, museums, galleries, theatres and more.

Swing a Club: Have you ever golfed a west coast golf course. If not you cannot visit Vancouver without swinging a club at one of the local course. If you have golfed here before... then we need not say more because you probably already have booked a tee time. 

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