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The Best Vancouver Itinerary in 1, 2, 3, or 4 Days

Planning a Vancouver itinerary doesn’t have to be hard. Our awesome attractions and notable nature can be bunched together in a way that makes it easy on the odometer – and soft on the savings account. I was born and raised here and if I were a tourist this is how I’d do...

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56 Things to Do in Vancouver

I’ve been looking for things to do in Vancouver since 1986. As a kid I was happy with a forest frolic, a dig for clams at the beach, or a trip to feed the squirrels in Stanley Park: then I grew up and wanted culture, cuisine, and cocktails. Today I’m comfortably in between...

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Kitsilano Neighbourhood Guide

Every Vancouverite (myself included) has thought about moving to Kitsilano at least once. The snug seaside neighbourhood named after local medicine man Jack Khatsalano has epic beaches, riveting restaurants, and even Ryan Reynolds. Hippy counterculture (Greenpeace) and yuppie consumer...

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Capilano Suspension Bridge Park Guide (+13 Tips)

When we think of a suspension bridge we often think about the traffic of cities or some San Francisco helicopter panoramic. But this is Vancouver. We grew up in a forest and we’re not about to let architects take centre stage. If you’ve ever wanted to walk on a bridge that...

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Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC

Looking to visit one museum that truly embodies Vancouver? Head to the Museum of Anthropology. MOA is home to the world’s premier collection of Northwest Coast Indigenous sculptures, totem poles, and antiquities – and that’s just the start. It’s also one stop...

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A Guide to Grouse Mountain – The Peak of Vancouver

Grouse Mountain is Vancouver’s number one tourist attraction.  This true four-season, five-star destination just 20 minutes from downtown is an alpine playground of outdoor activities, panoramic views, and elite dining options. You may even briefly forget Vancouver even exists...

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9 Things to Do in Stanley Park (+ Local Tips)

As a child one of the best things to do in Stanley Park  was to show up with a garbage bag stuffed with an autumn’s worth of acorns to feed legions of the park’s bushy grey squirrels. For me it wasn’t yet TripAdvisor’s ‘top park in the entire...

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