Fairview & South Granville in detail

Planning Tips

Top Tips

If your Vancouver visit is cursed with an overly generous serving of liquid sunshine and you're looking to escape the deluge, head to Queen Elizabeth Park's Bloedel Conservatory. This glass-roofed, climate-controlled garden is a guaranteed warm-up spot on the wettest of Wet Coast days. Step inside (expect your spectacles to fog up) and you'll find tropical flowers, a balmy climate and hundreds of bright-plumed birds flying and strutting about as if they own the place.

Local Experiences

  • Shopping South Granville is busy with well-to-do locals buzzing around its designer boutiques, shopping bags in hand.
  • Night out Cambie Village is popular for dinner at a local restaurant followed by an artsy flick at the one-screen Cineplex Park Theatre.
  • Parklife Summertime cooling-down means Queen Elizabeth Park, where you can picnic on the grass and feel as if you're far from the city.
  • Christmas Every December, locals flock en masse to VanDusen Botanical Garden for one of the city's top festive attractions: more than a million lights twinkling among the trees and foliage.