Vancouver Travel Planner
Granville Island

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Vancouver, Travel and Tourism
B.C. Canada

Vancouver, British Columbia, is a world-class city located on the West Coast of Canada. Vancouver is renowned for its balance between natural beauty and urban caché and is a year-round playground for tourists and residents alike.

As the gateway to Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, Vancouver Island, Alaska, Seattle and the Sunshine Coast, Vancouver is a popular tourism destination with its gourmet food markets, Chinatown, ecotourism, restaurants, cafés and night spots, hotels and inns, sports activities, theatres, language schools, specialized education and museums – all of which abound in this city, full of urban flair.

360° Virtual Tours.

Granville Island, Yaletown, West End at Night
Lynn Canyon Park
Canada Place & Pan Pacific Hotel
All British Field Meet, VanDusen Garden
The Chapel at Stanley Park
Vancouver in the Spring
VanDusen Botanical Gardens & Vancouver Orchid Festival
Granville Island
Bloedel Conservatory in Queen Elizabeth Park

The Public Market at Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver
The Lonsdale Quay Market & Shops, North Vancouver

Vancouver has a diverse history that includes the original settlement by coastal indians, exploration by Europeans, the establishment of Gastown, Stanley Park, active immigration and the present day building boom.

Vancouver is a popular study destination for local students and international students. The Vancouver area boasts over 200 language schools, excellent continuing education programs and great universities, community colleges/technical institutes and career training and vocational schools.

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