Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Kitsilano & University of British Columbia

Museum of Anthropology

Vancouver's best museum is studded with spectacular First Nations totem poles and breathtaking carvings – but it's also teeming with artifacts from cultures around the world, from Polynesian instruments to Cantonese…
Top Choice Park in Downtown & West End

Stanley Park

This magnificent 404-hectare park combines excellent attractions with a mystical natural aura. Don’t miss a stroll or cycle (rentals near the W Georgia St entrance) around the 8.8km seawall: a kind of visual spa tre…
Top Choice Museum in Main Street

Science World

Under Vancouver's favorite geodesic dome (okay, its only one), this ever-popular science and nature showcase has tons of exhibition space and a cool outdoor park crammed with hands-on fun (yes, you can lift 2028kg).…
Top Choice Gardens in Fairview & South Granville

Bloedel Conservatory

Cresting the hill in Queen Elizabeth Park, this balmy, triodetic-domed conservatory is an ideal rainy-day warm-up spot, as well as Vancouver's best-value attraction. For little more than the price of a latte, you'll…
Top Choice Market in Yaletown & Granville Island

Granville Island Public Market

Granville Island's highlight is the covered Public Market, a multisensory smorgasbord of fish, cheese, fruit and bakery treats. Pick up some fixings for a picnic at nearby Vanier Park or hit the international food c…
Top Choice Gallery in Downtown & West End

Vancouver Art Gallery

The VAG has dramatically transformed since 2000, becoming a vital part of the city's cultural scene. Contemporary exhibitions – often showcasing Vancouver's renowned photoconceptualists – are now combined with block…
Waterfront in Downtown & West End

Stanley Park Seawall

Built between 1917 and 1980, the 8.8km seawall trail is Vancouver's favorite outdoor hangout. Encircling the entire park, it offers spectacular waterfront, mountain-fringed vistas on one side and dense forest canopy…
Park in North Shore

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

As you walk gingerly onto one of the world's longest (140m) and highest (70m) suspension bridges, swaying gently over the roiling Capilano Canyon, remember that its thick steel cables are embedded in concrete. That …
Amusement Park in North Shore

Grouse Mountain

The self-proclaimed 'Peak of Vancouver,' this mountain-top playground offers smashing views of downtown glittering in the water below. In summer, Skyride gondola tickets include access to lumberjack shows, alpine hi…
Museum in Yaletown & Granville Island

Engine 374 Pavilion

May 23, 1887, was an auspicious date for Vancouver. That's when Engine 374 pulled the very first transcontinental passenger train into the fledgling city, symbolically linking the country and kick-starting the event…