Vancouver is a coastal city in British Columbia that is popular among nature-lovers and consistently ranks as one of the world’s most livable cities. If you want to travel to Vancouver, you can fly into Vancouver International Airport and take the Canada Line train to the city center. Alternatively, there are trains from Seattle and Portland if you want to visit Vancouver as part of a route through the Pacific Northwest.
As mentioned, the star of Vancouver tourism is its gorgeous natural setting. Nearby Vancouver Island has lovely beaches and whale-watching, and Garibaldi Provincial Park has plenty of hiking trails, glaciers, and lakes so you can experience the best of the Canadian wilderness during your Vancouver vacation
If hiking isn't your idea of a perfect holiday in Vancouver, no worries! There’s plenty do to in town! Head to the waterfront to enjoy the seaside cafes and views of the Port of Vancouver before heading up to Stanley Park to pay a visit to the Aquarium and take in the beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean. When you travel to Vancouver, you can also check out the best of the city’s arts scene at the many galleries along South Granville or at the famous Vancouver Art Gallery.
Finally, Pacific Northwest cuisine is delightful, and what better opportunity to try it than during your Vancouver holiday? Take a stroll through the streets of Downtown and the West End and you’ll find dozens of tasty restaurants offering up dishes of fresh seafood and seasonal produce. Does all this talk have you in the mood for a trip to Vancouver? Have a look below at all Vancouver tourism has to offer and start planning your trip today!