First Time Tourists Guide in Vancouver, Canada

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Vancouver is a tourism city in Canada

It's famous for its Stanley Park, Canada Place, Capilano Suspension Bridge, and  Vancouver Aquarium to visit

Rogers' Chocolates and Coastal Peoples Fine Arts Gallery for shopaholics and The Vancouver Fish Company for food hunters

Also, a great nightlife at Score on Davie

You can stay at luxurious Pan Pacific Vancouver while exploring the city

 

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SIGHTSEEING

Stanley Park is a popular attraction in Vancouver with its beautiful waters of Burrard Inlet and English Bay. Also, it's the biggest urban park in Vancouver. This historical park was the first park in the city in 1886 and opened in 1888 by Lord Stanley, a British politician. Here you can do a lot of outdoor things because there are beaches, trails, scenic seawall, family-friendly attractions. This park is open every day from 9 AM until 5 PM.

Stanley Park

Fantastic Green Space with a wonderfully maintained aquarium that is the gold standard

Address : Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4, Canada

DOWNTOWN

Canada Place must be listed on your "What to Do in Vancouver BC". It's is a cool area in the downtown city. It's located on the Burrard Inlet waterfront of Vancouver. You will be amazed by the exterior of the building covered by fabric roofs resembling sails. This building is the place for Trade Centre and the virtual flight ride FlyOver Canada. Enjoy the seashore, ocean, mountain views while having meals at any eateries in the area.

Canada Place

A Wonderful place to visit and enjoy the views of the NEW Vancouver Convention Center, North Shore mountains, watch the Sea planes land and take off

Address : 999 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 3T4, Canada

SHOPPING

Vancouver is famous for its chocolates. So, you can go to Rogers' Chocolates. It's a recommended shop to get some chocolates to bring home. They sell high-quality chocolates with a big selection to choose from. Another souvenir to buy from Vancouver is its local fine arts. You can go to the Coastal Peoples Fine Arts Gallery. It's the place to find contemporary & traditional Inuit art products. You can get its artsy souvenirs or jewelry from here.

Rogers' Chocolates

This is a landmark chocolate company in BC and the products are of the highest quality

Address : 389 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1B8, Canada

Coastal Peoples Fine Arts Gallery

Great place to look for high quality First Nations art work

Address : 332 Water St Suite 200, Vancouver, BC V6B 1B6, Canada

FOOD & DRINK

The authentic cuisine you won't miss in Vancouver is the seafood, especially it's salmon sandy. It's smoked salmon with maple syrup or local honey. There are many seafood restaurants in the city serving the food. Japadog and B.C. Rolls are also famous foods from this city you need to try. For drinks, you can try The Port Moody Ale Trail or the British Columbia icewine.

CULTURE

87.2% population of Vancouver are speaking English. The rest of the population speaks French. Camafoam customs and rituals are influenced by Christian-European tradition. Vancouver also has great cultural festivals like Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival or Capture Photography Festival you might join.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

The best time to visit Vancouver is from April to October. It's when the weather is warm and drier than other seasons.

HOTEL

Experience staying in a ship at Pan Pacific Vancouver. This hotel offers mountains and harbor views. This hotel is located a 3-minute walk from Howe Street's upscale shopping. Also, you can stay in The Burrard hotel. This colorful hotel is located in downtown city. It's close to Davie Street's bars and restaurants, Nelson Park, and Robson Street's upscale shopping.

Pan Pacific Vancouver

The hotels service and amenities are incredible

Address : 999 Canada Pl #300, Vancouver, BC V6C 3B5, Canada

The Burrard

great hotel wit a very accomodating, dependable staff,and clean rooms

Address : 1100 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y7, Canada

RESTAURANT

The Vancouver Fish Company is a seafood restaurant with False Creek view and a cozy terrace. This place offers a huge seafood option you can try. You can order salmon or crab menus like the popular choice at this restaurant. Also, have dinner at Rodney's Oyster House. It's the perfect place for oyster lovers. It also has a special happy hour with delicious options. Don't' forget to try its tasty clam chowder and lobsters too.

The Vancouver Fish Company

Great Granville island location with fresh fish and seafood selections

Address : 1517 Anderson St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R5, Canada

Rodney's Oyster House

the atmosphere in this place is amazing

Address : 1228 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC V6B 6L2, Canada

CAFE

Revolver is the best place for coffee lovers. It has a cozy space with ethnical and brewed coffees. Not only offers various options for coffee, but this cafe also has delicious baked goods to complete your order. Nemesis Coffee Gastown is also a must-visit cafe. It's a nice place for breakfast or brunch. The favorite menus of this cafe are the Avocado Toast and Chocolate Chip Cookie.

Revolver

Best coffee, amazing vegan donuts and amazing selections of music

Address : 325 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2N4, Canada

Nemesis Coffee Gastown

Cute place to chill, pull out your laptop, get some work done or have or have a simple little breakfast

Address : 302 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2N4, Canada

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Enjoy the night at Score on Davie. It's a Canadian pub with shady-themed, crafted beers, and local wines to offer. This pub is a good spot to go with friends. For the foods, you can order its delicious nachos or mac and cheese. Another place to go is The Morrissey. This pub has an old-era interior with comfy seatings. It's so perfect to come at night and enjoy its rock bands and crafter beers.

The Morrissey

great place with great service and the music

Address : 1227 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1M5, Canada

Score on Davie

Neighborhood hangout serving Canadian pub fare, local wines & tap craft beers plus weekend brunch

Address : 1262 Davie St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1N3, Canada

INTERESTING PLACE

Science World at TELUS World of Science is a modern science museum. This museum was built in 1989 and located at the end of False Creek. Here, you can explore its amazing permanent exhibits and displays. Also, there are restaurants or eateries around the museum you can stop by. Another place to go is the Vancouver Aquarium. This attraction is perfect to visit, especially for families. You can see many beautiful sea animals, like jellyfishes, beluga whales, frogs, and many others.

Science World at TELUS World of Science

Definitely more family oriented place to visit

Address : 1455 Quebec St, Vancouver, BC V6A 3Z7, Canada

Vancouver Aquarium

one of the best places to go in Vancouver

Address : 845 Avison Way, Vancouver, BC V6G 3E2, Canada

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

Capilano Suspension Bridge is a huge bridge in Vancouver, a great spot for taking pictures. This bridge is built in 1889 with a length of 137 meters. From this bridge, you will get scenic view of a green forest below. Also, you can go to English Bay Beach for another cool spot. This is a public beach with clean sands and blue water. Also, you can get the view of elegant buildings and a mountain in your frame.

Capilano Suspension Bridge

What a magical place in the morning

Address : 3735 Capilano Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7R 4J1, Canada

English Bay Beach

one of most favourite spot in the city

Address : Beach Ave, Vancouver, BC V6C 3C1, Canada