|BC Place Stadium
Visit the world’s largest air-supported domed stadium, home to CFL’s 2006 Grey Cup champion B.C. Lions, and host to major international events, concerts, trade and consumer shows.
Beaver Lake and Lost Lagoon
Resting places for hundreds of migratory birds such as Canada geese, swans, and ducks.
Capilano Suspension Bridge
Could visiting a bridge be this much fun? Yes! The 100-year-old Capilano Suspension Bridge is one of Vancouver area’s most entertaining attractions.
Vancouver, with its strong Asian influence, has an energetic, lively Chinatown. This is the second-largest Chinatown in North America, next to San Francisco’s.
Little Italy – Commercial Drive
The area from 1st Avenue south to about 12th Avenue is a colorful melting pot of Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Latin American people. Commercial drive is full of diverse shops, tempting bakeries and ethnic restaurants.
While you’re sightseeing near Grouse Mountain and after your walk across the precarious Capilano Suspension Bridge, stop in Edgemont Village for even more delight. Edgemont village is home to many unique shops, galleries and restaurants.
Visit the Vancouver Tower for beautiful panoramic views of the city. The Vancouver Tower was built and opened in 1968. At 626 feet in height, this was once the tallest building in Vancouver’s skyline.
General Motors Place
Opened on September 17, 1995, GM Place hosts approximately 170 events each year, ranking it among the busiest facilities in North America. GM Place will host the ice hockey events in the 2010 Winter Olympic Games which are being held in Vancouver.
Granville Island is an oasis in the middle of the city where you’ll find renovated warehouses that have been transformed into theatres, artists’ studios, craft shops, and a thriving public market.
Visitors flock to Grouse Mountain on Vancouver’s North Shore throughout the year; they ski in the winter, hike in the summer and sightsee year-round. This was the area’s first ski mountain and its ski runs overlook the metropolis.
Harbour Centre Tower – Vancouver Lookout
It will seem like you’re on top of the world when you go to the lookout in Harbour Centre Tower soaring above the skyline. You’ll step aboard the glass Vancouver Lookout! Elevator to take a 50 second ride up to the lookout, then you’ll be amazed by the display from the full-circle windows.
West Fourth Avenue from Burrard, all the way west to the University of British Columbia, is broken up into clusters of colorful shops and restaurants with international menus.Greater Vancouver Zoo
The Greater Vancouver Zoo is the largest zoo in British Columbia, and is considered one of the best B.C. attractions. The Greater Vancouver Zoo has over 800 animals on 120 acres of parkland.
|Lions Gate Bridge
Lions Gate Bridge connects mainland Vancouver with the North Shore and is approximately the halfway point around the park’s perimeter. It is the longest suspension bridge in Western Canada, and is 364 feet high.
Prospect Point Lookout
Go to this landmark to get the best views of the North Shore Mountains, the Lions Gate Bridge and the Burrard Inlet. The Prospect Point Lookout is “A Vancouver Tradition” at the highest point in Stanley Park
When this plaza was designed, the intention was that is would be the gathering place of downtown Vancouver. You’ll understand that concept when you visit Robson Street and find a fashionable collection of stores and restaurants.
Science World British Columbia
If you want a great place to take your family, visit Science World, This hands-on science center in Vancouver offers entertaining and educational experiences.
This huge greenspace, just blocks from downtown, is a central heartbeat of the city filled with 14 major attractions, good restaurants and food concessions and various biking and walking trails. Expect to spend at least an entire day to be able to see everything Stanley Park has to offer.
This is a museum that allows you to become part of the story! British Columbia’s history comes to life via live theatre in this underground attraction.
Vancouver Aquarium is a marvel for all ages to enjoy and is the largest aquarium in Canada. More than 8,000 creatures from the depths of the sea call the Vancouver Aquarium home. See beluga whales, jellies, the red-gilled sea slug or a wolf-eel.
Vancouver Art Gallery
Though filled with an amazing array of art, most visitors to the Vancouver Art Gallery bypass floors 1-3, excited to get to the 4th floor gallery.
Vancouver Maritime Museum
Immerse yourself in history and discover rich maritime traditions of the Pacific Coast. Step back in time to 1944 on board St Roch, Canada’s celebrated RCMP schooner.
Overlooking spectacular English Bay, the Vancouver Museum holds an eclectic collection of this city’s rich cultural heritage.Yaletown
At the eastern edge of downtown, Yaletown’s rambling brick warehouses are undergoing a renaissance as elegant storefronts and artists’ studios. Who lives here – the young and the fashionable?