Vancouver, British Columbia
BC Place, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Vancouver is the next Olympic Host City for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The Olympic Games open on Feb 12, 2010.
Vancouver has a spectacular setting with majestic mountains, the ocean, and rainforests making for one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Here are just some of the things to do in Vancouver.
For the cruisers, Canada Line takes you from the airport to about a couple of blocks from Canada Place, the cruise ship terminal. Canada Line adds 16 new stations and 19 km to the SkyTrain network.
View of marina from Stanley Park, Vancouver
Looking towards marina from Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC
Stanley Park is one of the city’s main tourist attractions. Stanley Park is 1000 acres of park close to the downtown core. Home of the Vancouver Aquarium, playgrounds, family friendly beaches, dozens of marked trails, and a 10.5 km seawall pathway providing some of the best sea to sky mountain views. Stanley Park is a must-see when you visit Vancouver.
The Vancouver Aquarium
Canada’s largest aquarium is located in Stanley Park. Over 70,000 animals including Beluga whales, Stellar Sea Lions, seals, dolphins and more!
Gastown is the historic area, which is rich in history and culture.
Granville Island Market is a popular spot for visitors. The public market offers fresh produce, meals, baked goods etc.
Robson Street is one of Vancouver’s most popular shopping and strolling areas.
Downtown has many stores including some high fashion, jewelry, shoes etc. Downtown also has malls and department stores. These areas are close to the cruise ship pier.
Only minutes away from downtown Vancouver. In summer enjoy the skyride giving you great view of the city, Pacific Ocean and Gulf Islands. You can also enjoy hiking, ziplining or take a helicopter ride. In winter you can enjoy skiing and snowboarding here.
For more information of activities in Vancouver visit www.tourismvancouver.com
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