- Hike along scenic trails and admire postcard-worthy ocean, forest and mountain views
- Drive up the Sea-to-Sky Highway, one of the world’s most beautiful drives
- Cycle or stroll along the famous Stanley Park Seawall
- Easy access to mountain adventures in Whistler and the Canadian Rockies
Nestled between the Rockies and the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver is one of the biggest – and most beautiful – cities in Canada. Vancouver combines the best of both downtown living and outdoor adventure, where charming boutiques and world-class restaurants are just steps from the mountains and the ocean coast. With an abundance of outdoor adventures to choose from, you can cycle around Stanley Park, a 400-acre park nestled in the heart of the city, embark on a whale watching tour, hike along majestic mountain trails or relax at one of the cities beautiful beaches. Or, if you want to explore further, rent a car and drive up the scenic Sea-to-Sky highway to discover Whistler and the mountains or hike at one of the many beautiful parks along the way.Read more
National language: English and French
Currency: CAD (Canadian Dollar).
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What to buy: The inukshuk was not only the symbol for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics but more importantly, it's a traditional stone landmark used by the Inuit. Whether you purchase a small inukshuk figurine or a shirt with an inukshuk motif, it'll serve as a great memory of your visit to Vancouver.Read more