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Vancouver


Vancouver is an exciting, lively cosmopolitan city with many exciting things to do and see. Visit Gastown - where the city of Vancouver began and where it still retains it's historic charm and independent spirit. Take a stroll through the cobbled streets of old and new with it's antique gaslights, Victorian architecture and the world's only steam powered clock. Attractions abound in downtown's massive Stanley Park, a veritable rainforest within a metropolis. Located in Stanley Park, kids and adults alike will love the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre (one of the biggest aquariums in North America) and home to the beloved Beluga whale and 60,000 other aquatic creatures from the Arctic to the Amazon. In the near vicinity is the magical Granville Island the sophisticated home to performing arts, art education, dining, artists' studios and workshops, art galleries and a fabulous public market that offers the widest array of fresh food in the Lower Mainland as well as a favourite place for people to meet, eat and spend some time in a safe and relaxing environment - this is a must! Minutes from downtown Vancouver, suspended 230 feet above and 450 feet across the Capilano River is the Capilano Suspension Bridge. Breathe in the cedar-scented rainforest air as you make your way across this famous landmark and admire the stunning view. Your next adventure begins aboard the Grouse Mountain Skyride as you embark on a one-mile journey to the peak of Grouse Mountain. A wintery wonderland awaits you including 25 ski and snowboard runs, 10km of snowshoe trails, sleighrides, an 8,000 sq. ft. outdoor skating rink and much more! The summer months offer helicopter rides, the world famous Lumberjack Show, Birds in motions demonstrations and the Refuge for endangered wildlife!