Vancouver Sights and Tours
Tips for choosing a Package or Private Tour of Vancouver, Canada
- Does the tour include activities you're interested
- How much walking are you expected to do
- How much free time will you have to visit each of the sites on your tour
- How many people will be on the tour of Vancouver
- How long will the tour be
- What is included in the price of the Vancouver tour. If you are expected to tip your tour guide, how much expected?
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:
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.
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.
Capilano Suspension Bridge
Walk across the Capilano river on this swaying wooden bridge built in 1889 and wander around Vancouver's beautiful rainforest.
Take a seaplane ride over the city and park to get a new perspective
Robson Street Shopping
Robson street is famous for it's upscale shopping, but you'll also find smaller, funky shops and lots of restaurants
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.
Harbor Centre Tower
This tower offers a beautiful view of the city
A Tram takes you up the 1 mile slope. Amazing views and nice hiking await at the top
South Granville Slope
Fine Art Galleries and funky shops sit along side Pottery Barn and Restoration hardware. A fun area to spend an afternoon.
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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