Top things to do in Vancouver

Top Choice Historic Site in Vancouver

Vancouver National Historic Reserve

Situated within easy walking distance of the city center is Vancouver's most important historical monument, and also one of the most important statewide. The Historic Reserve is a large complex that comprises an arc…
Top Choice Fort in Vancouver

Fort Vancouver Historic Site

At this reconstructed fort, park rangers and actors in period costume skillfully summon the era from 1825 to 1845, when it served as headquarters of the British Hudson's Bay Company's western fur-trade operations. C…
Top Choice Craft Beer in Vancouver

Loowit Brewing Company

This locally beloved brewery's taproom is an especially great hangout on a sunny day when the pup-friendly patio beckons. There are around 20 beers on tap, usually including the signature Loowit Lager, several IPAs …
Pub in Vancouver

Shanahan's

This enormous pub is a popular and lively local spot. There's a bunch of pool tables in a back room, a huge happy-hour menu of better-than-average bar snacks, and a large (smoke-friendly) outdoor seating area. Acros…
American in Vancouver

Eatery at the Grant House

Choose to dine on the garden patio or in the bright window-enclosed veranda of this lovely heritage building. The dinner menu consists of hearty mains like roasted chicken, hanger steak, pork chops and cassoulet. Ch…
Market in Vancouver

Farmers Market

One of the best and cheapest places to eat in Vancouver is at this weekend farmers market in and around Esther Short Park. Vendors from surrounding farms offer prepared foods of all kinds as well as groceries and tr…
Microbrewery in Vancouver

Doomsday Brewing Safe House

Decked out like a postapocalyptic zombie-safe bunker, this little brewpub is a fun hangout, with a couple of pinball machines, board games, end-times art everywhere, a large back patio and a wide range of its own cr…
Mexican in Vancouver

Little Conejo

This bright and airy corner restaurant serves street tacos with intensely flavorful fillings, like choriqueso (chorizo and cheese), lengua (beef tongue) and lamb barbacoa, in tortillas made daily by hand. If you're …
Historic Building in Vancouver

Grant House

Built from logs in 1850 and later covered with clapboard, the Grant House is the oldest building in Vancouver Barracks and was originally the home of the commanding officer. It now houses a restaurant. It was named …
Museum in Vancouver

Clark County Historical Museum

This small, vibrant museum mounts various exhibitions on Vancouver life, culture and history. It's also home to the Brautigan Library, a collection of 400 unpublished manuscripts inspired by author Richard Brautigan…