Places To Visit In Vancouver BC

Capilano Suspension Bridge – North Vancouver

Suspension Bridge is a simple suspension bridge crossing the Capilano River in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The current bridge is 136 metres long and 70 metres above the river. It is part of a private facility, with a charge for admission, and draws over 800,000 visitors a year.

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden – Vancouver

Classical Chinese Garden is the first full-size Chinese or “scholars” garden built outside of China, and is located in Chinatown in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is located at 578 Carrall Street and consists of a freely accessible public park and a garden with an admission fee. The mandate of the garden is to “maintain and enhance the bridge of understanding between Chinese and western cultures, promote Chinese culture generally and be an integral part of the local community.

Gastown – Vancouver

Gastown is an area of Vancouver, British Columbia, located at the northeast end of Downtown adjacent to the Downtown Eastside. There is a mix of “hip” contemporary fashion and interior furnishing boutiques, tourist-oriented businesses (generally restricted to Water Street), restaurants, nightclubs, poverty and newly-upscale housing. Gastown’s most famous (though nowhere near oldest) landmark is its steam-powered clock, located on the corner of Cambie and Water Street.

Granville Island – Vancouver

Granville Island is a small island and shopping district in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is located in False Creek directly across from Downtown Vancouver’s peninsula, under the south end of the Granville Street Bridge. The island is now more or less connected with the mainland so it is not technically an island.

Grouse Mountain – North Vancouver

Grouse Mountain is a one of the North Shore Mountains overlooking Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is the site of a small but well-known ski area and tourist attraction located in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia.

Museum of Anthropology at UBC – Vancouver

The Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia (UBC) campus near Vancouver, Canada, is one of the foremost museums of Pacific Northwest Coast First Nations culture. As well as being a major tourist destination, MOA is also a teaching museum, used in a number of courses at UBC, and a research museum.

Pacific Undersea Gardens – Victoria

The Pacific Undersea Gardens is located at the Inner Harbour in the heart of downtown Victoria. It is a 150-foot vessel that was built on the waters of the Inner Harbour. People visiting the site have to walk down the stairs and descend to 15 feet beneath the ocean to look through the many viewing windows of the aquariums that surround the vessel and see the various marine life of coastal British Columbia, in their natural and protected environment.

Queen Elizabeth Park – Vancouver

Queen Elizabeth Park is a municipal park located in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Little Mountain (elevation approximately 168 metres (550 feet) above sea level). Its surface was scarred at the turn of the twentieth century when it was quarried for its rock, which served to build Vancouver’s first roadways.

Robson Street – Vancouver

Robson Street is a major southeast-northwest thoroughfare in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is particularly famous for the fashion shops and dining which extends from Granville Street in the southeast to Denman Street in the northwest, with the main concentration centred between Burrard and Bute Streets.

Science World – Vancouver

TELUS World of Science, Vancouver is a science centre run by a non-profit organization in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is located at the end of False Creek, and features many permanent interactive exhibits and displays, as well as areas with varying topics throughout the years.

Stanley Park – Vancouver

Stanley Park is a 404.9 hectare (1,000 acre) urban park bordering downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The park attracts an estimated eight million visitors every year, including locals and tourists, who come for its recreational facilities and its natural attributes.An 8.8 kilometre (5.5 mile) seawall path circles the park, which is used by 2.5 million pedestrians, cyclists, and inline skaters every year.

The Butchart Gardens – Vancouver Island

The Butchart Gardens is a group of floral display gardens in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia, Canada, near Victoria on Vancouver Island. It is an internationally-known tourist attraction which receives more than a million visitors each year. High class food service and entertainment complement the meticulously maintained gardens.

Vancouver Aquarium – Vancouver

The Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre is a public aquarium located in Stanley Park in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. In addition to being a major tourist attraction for Vancouver, the aquarium is a centre for marine research, conservation and marine animal rehabilitation.