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Vancouver, British Columbia

City of Glass

Elegant glass skyscrapers emerge gracefully from a glittering landscape of oceans and mountains. Welcome to Vancouver: Olympic host city and hotbed for outdoor enthusiasts, foodies, wine and beer aficionados, and walk-abouters. No matter what you choose to do, the Coast Mountains and Pacific Ocean surround you. It's no wonder Vancouver is one of the best places to live in the world!

Things to Do in Vancouver, BC:


We want to help you make the most of your time in Vancouver so we have included our recommendations on the best tours and activities that you can book through our trusted partners.

Capilano Suspension Bridge

Appreciate nature from three breathtaking perspectives: The world famous Capilano Suspension Bridge spanning 137m (450 ft) and 70m (230ft) high above the Capilano River, the seven bridges of Treetops Adventure, and the thrilling Cliffwalk, a heart-stopping 700ft journey along the granite cliffside offering panoramic views of the rainforest and canyon below.

If you’re interested in visiting this iconic bridge, we recommend booking a tour through Westcoast Sightseeing,  

Stanley Park

Stanley Park is Vancouver's first, largest, and most beloved urban park. A magnificent green oasis in the midst of the urban landscape of Vancouver. 400-hectare natural West Coast rainforest and scenic views of water, mountains, sky, and majestic trees along Stanley Park's famous Seawall. 

Learn More: Stanley Park | Vancouver Aquarium at Stanley Park

Vancouver Art Gallery

The Vancouver Art Gallery is Western Canada’s largest public art museum. Exhibitions showcase historical and contemporary art from BC and around the world: the Gallery's permanent collection, representing the most comprehensive resource for visual culture in BC, has more than 12,600 works.

Granville Island

Explore Vancouver’s premier artistic and cultural hub, located on False Creek and steeped in rich industrial and maritime heritage. The famous Public Market, open daily, is home to more than 50 independent food stalls. Many of Canada’s best artists and designers can be found in the Artisan District, and the Island hosts numerous performing arts and cultural festivals year-round.

Granville Island serves as the departure point for a number of great tours. We highly recommend booking the Whale Watching tour from Prince of Whales. 


Queen Elizabeth Park

Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver’s horticultural jewel, is a major draw for floral display enthusiasts and view-seekers. At 125m above sea level, it’s the highest point in Vancouver and makes for spectacular views of the park, city, and mountains on the North Shore. The 52-hectare park is home to the stunning Bloedel Conservatory, a gorgeously landscaped quarry garden, and the arboretum with its collection of exotic and native trees.

Science World

Science World is a charitable non-profit and science centre that engages learners in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art & design and math). Visitors to the iconic geodesic dome explore interactive, hands-on exhibits and galleries that nurture their process of discovery and inspire connection with natural, physical and built environments.