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Tips for choosing a Package or Private Tour of Vancouver, Canada

What to see

Whether you're taking a private tour of Vancouver, a package tour, or seeing the sights on your own, you'll want to make sure that you see these top sights:

  1. Vancouver Art Gallery
    Right in the heart of Robson Street, the gallery has international collection and has regularly changing shows with national and international themes.

  2. Stanley Park
    1000 acres of beautiful natural parkland - this is one of the highlights of any trip to Vancouver.  In the winter, part of the park is decorated with holiday lights.

  3. Capilano Suspension Bridge
    Walk across the Capilano river on this swaying wooden bridge built in 1889 and wander around Vancouver's beautiful rainforest.

  4. Seaplane
    Take a seaplane ride over the city and park to get a new perspective

  5. Robson Street Shopping
    Robson street is famous for it's upscale shopping, but you'll also find smaller, funky shops and lots of restaurants

  6. Chinatown
    Canada's largest Chinatown.  Experience early Vancouver architecture, along with Chinese food and products.  Take home a tea set, Chinese herbal medicines, or simply grab a delicious snack.

  7. Harbor Centre Tower
    This tower offers a beautiful view of the city

  8. Grouse Mountain
    A Tram takes you up the 1 mile slope.  Amazing views and nice hiking await at the top

  9. South Granville Slope
    Fine Art Galleries and funky shops sit along side Pottery Barn and Restoration hardware.  A fun area to spend an afternoon.

  10. Granville Island
    A pleasant place to spend a morning or afternoon - Granville island is an artist colony with arts and crafts as well as a wonderful farmers market.  The doughnut shop in the market is a special treat with some of the best chocolate doughnuts I've ever had - or if you're not up for a sweet, grab a bagel with homemade cream cheese!

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