“The only Zen you find on tops of mountains is the Zen you bring to it.”
– Robert M. Pirsig
Engulfed by mountains and surrounded by water on three sides, Vancouver is a great place to enjoy a fun vacation all year round. It’s the largest city in British Columbia and one of Canada’s most popular destinations.
Fun Vancouver Attractions
Rich in arts, culture and history, Vancouver is home to fine museums, art galleries, historic sites and classical Chinese gardens. The bustling seaport also has fabulous restaurants and trendy shopping. Granville Island’s Public Market is popular with foodies. Stroll through beautiful Stanley Park and along its waterfront path. Visit Gastown, Vancouver’s most historic neighborhood. Outdoor enthusiasts love Vancouver. It was the host city of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Fun outdoor recreational activities include sailing, boating, biking, hiking, walking, jogging, beach volleyball, swimming, skiing, ice-skating, snowboarding, golfing, ATVs, and horseback-riding. And for the truly adventurous thrill-seekers, there’s zip-lining over miles of beautiful alpine forests.
Book Vancouver Sightseeing Tours, Day Trips and Fun Things To Do
Book a fun Whale-Watching Cruise from Vancouver. Take a scenic Seaplane Flight to Victoria and visit the world-famous Butchart Gardens. See Horseshoe Bay and Shannon Falls on a Whistler Sightseeing Tour from Vancouver. Explore the best of Vancouver on a Small-Group Bike Tour. Ride through Chinatown, Olympic Village and Gastown. Enjoy a picnic lunch at Granville Island’s popular food market. Book an adventurous Jet Ski or Kayaking Tour for a fun outdoor experience.
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The Best Time To Visit Vancouver
The best time to visit Vancouver is during Spring and Fall, March-May and September-October. Summer months are also a good time, but it’s peak tourist season so expect crowds. November has the most rainfall.