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  • The Bloedel Conservatory in Vancouver
    Maybe one of the most interesting and best places in Vancouver, the conservatory was like a treat. Found in the center of the Queen Elizabeth Park, the huge dome is home to hundreds of species of birds, butterflies, and plants. What [...]
    D: 5.3mi00
  • Grouse Mountain in Vancouver
    Being on top of a mountain, under the cloudless sky, breathing the fresh air in can fill you with such a great feeling of freedom you can't imagine. To visit a mountain is not just about the view. It is also about the feeling such calmness [...]
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  • Aquarium in Stanley Park
    In the Vancouver Aquarium you can see so many water animals like mammals and reptiles, fish. The largest Marine Science Center is located inside the walls of the Aquarium, where you can watch live shows and get close to the animals. The [...]
    D: 3.4mi00
  • The Hurricane Grill
    Enjoying a meal in a relaxing atmosphere, and with a breathtaking view of the False Creek Marina is everything one could wish for when in Vancouver. They had excellent food which competed with the beautiful view. The waiters/waitresses [...]
    D: 1.7mi00
  • Stanley Park in Vancouver
    The best park I've ever visited! Strolling on the streets of Stanley Park in Vancouver in the late afternoon was the greatest part of my day. I went to see the totem poles on the shores of the lagoon, then the hanging gardens. They were [...]
    D: 3.4mi00
  • Pan Pacific Waterfront Hotel
    Being close to the beach and famous attractions is what makes a hotel attractive in a visitors eyes. Though of course, price is also an issue to deal with, but in our case the fact that one of Vancouver's most famous hotels was only a [...]
    D: 2.7mi00
  • Mondo Gelato - icecream in Vancouver
    The best thing about summer, concerning food, is that you can eat as much ice cream as you want. And for this we went to a small little Italian ice cream 'shop' in downtown Vancouver, Mondo Gelato. They have sooo many flavors, you don't [...]
    D: 2.7mi00
  • Loden Vancouver
    We loved to stay in Loden Hotel when we last visited Vancouver. It is located in a great are, close to the ocean and in a quite area. We didn't have trouble finding it. Our room was spacious, with a decor speaking of really good taste. [...]
    D: 2.6mi00
  • Samurai Sushi House in Vancouver
    Definitely the best sushi restaurant in the city. Though the whole place doesn't look so modern, the food is just excellent. We had some teriyaki chicken and also some BC rolls and they were so tasty I had to order another round. :) It [...]
    D: 1.5mi00
  • Wreck Beach - Nude Beach in Vancouver
    For those who aren't shy and aren't embarrassed of their nudity, Wreck Beach is the place to be. The crowd consists mainly of young people, many of whom came down on trail six from the University. The atmosphere is quite relaxed and fun [...]
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  • Joe Forte's, seafood in Vancouver
    I was never really into seafood, so when my friends took me to Joe Forte's I was a bit skeptical about the delicatessen that they offered. As we went early, we could get a discount for the three course menu and we payed only $28. It was [...]
    D: 2.4mi00
  • Vij's - Indian restaurant in Vancouver
    We already heard so many things about Vij's, ranging from negative to superb reviews so when we went to Vancouver we had to go and look for ourselves what kind of restaurant it was. As we knew from friends and reviews, there was no [...]
    D: 0.8mi01
  • Granville Island Market of Vancouver
    It is always an exciting thing to roam a market in the busy hours, at least for me. I like to bargain with the market sellers, watch people as the go about their way and concentrate on their food lists. It is really fun. Vancouver's food [...]
    D: 1.5mi00
  • Bridges - Great restaurant in Vancouver
    We made reservations in advance in Bridges, so we could get a table at dinner one evening. I love their prixe fixe-s consisting of three courses and all their seafood specialties. They are all deliciously tasty. And what is interesting, [...]
    D: 1.5mi00
  • Floata Seafood Restaurant in Vancouver
    Sitting in a restaurant that can host about a 1000 people is maybe not the greatest place but if you love Chinese food, than Floata is perfect for you. I went there once, just to check the place out, and because I'm a huge Chinese [...]
    D: 2.5mi10

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Vancouver Travel guide

Start visiting the city with the peninsula that hosts Stanley Park, downtown and the West End. Other places on your itinerary should include the University of British Columbia, Stanley Park, Kitsilano Beach, Granville Island (packed with art studios and buskers), the city's working port called Burrard Inlet and Burrard Street (with its many buildings of architectural interest like the art deco Marine Building), Gastown and Chinatown which are the oldest parts of the city. Gastown is a pleasant place for a stroll just like Chinatown beautifully designed with gardens to resemble original places in China. [...]
 
 
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  • $228Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Calgary, AB (YYC)Vancouver, BC (YVR)08/16/201501:15 pm
    Vancouver, BC (YVR)Calgary, AB (YYC)08/26/201508:00 pm
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  • $306United Airlines flight United Airlines 
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    Los Angeles, CA (LAX)Vancouver, BC (YVR)08/10/201504:43 pm
    Vancouver, BC (YVR)Los Angeles, CA (LAX)08/30/201506:00 am
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    Buffalo, NY (BUF)Vancouver, BC (YVR)12/04/201505:30 pm
    Vancouver, BC (YVR)Buffalo, NY (BUF)12/06/201508:05 am
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