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Things to do in Greater Vancouver

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Stanley Park is a 405-hectare public park that borders the downtown of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada and is mostly surrounded by waters of Burrard Inlet and English Bay. The park has a long history and was one of the first areas to be explored in the city.”
  • 1091 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Permanent and traveling exhibits ranging from modernist to contemporary. Have lunch at the cafe. Cheap on Tuesday nights.”
  • 398 locals recommend
Brewery
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“The Arts and Cultural center of Vancouver. There's an awesome market, loads of theatres and art shops, and beautiful views of the city. Busy on weekends.”
  • 508 locals recommend
Tattoo Parlor
“Lot's of trendy shops, souvenir stores and delicious restaurants to try. Line up and be amongst the people that take photos by the Steam Clock. ”
  • 438 locals recommend
Mountain
“In both winter and summer, Grouse Mountain offers an unmatched panorama in clear weather. That's especially so in the evenings when the city lights are on. A gondola operates daily running from street level to the summit, where dining, activities, and wildlife await mountaintop explorers year-round. Especially for families, Grouse Mountain is a winter wonderland offering outdoor skating, snowshoeing, skiing and snowboarding. In summer, Grouse Mountain is a hiker's paradise with trails, including the famed Grouse Grind - affectionately called Mother Nature's Stairmaster.”
  • 367 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Ignite your mind and discover the wonders of science at Science World at TELUS World of Science. Immerse yourself in interactive indoor and outdoor displays like the Ken Spencer Science Park, explore inspirational feature exhibitions, witness jaw-dropping live science demonstrations and view larger-than-life OMNIMAX® films.”
  • 359 locals recommend
Park
“The center of Queen Elizabeth Park, Little Mountain, marks the highest point in Vancouver and its elevated position affords excellent views of the city center and the mountains to the north. Park recreational offerings include pitch-and-putt golf, tennis, disc golf, dining (at Seasons in the Park Restaurant), an extensive outdoor arboretum, and the lovely enclosed tropical environment of Bloedel Conservatory. The sunken Quarry Garden makes a lovely spot to stroll on a warm summer day.”
  • 316 locals recommend
Beach
“Scenic stretch of sand & lawn with a playground, tennis courts & a heated outdoor saltwater pool.”
  • 302 locals recommend
Place to shop
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“Robson Street is Vancouver's outdoor shopping mall. It is located within walking distance to Pacific Center Mall and features many stores that are not located within the mall like Victoria's Secret and LuLuLemon North America Flagship stores”
  • 315 locals recommend
Aquarium
“If you feel like doing things indoors because the rain won’t stop, check out the Vancouver Aquarium that is located right in Stanley Park. ”
  • 273 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Pacific Centre Stores Pacific Centre's high-end anchor department stores are Nordstrom, which is new to Vancouver as of September 2015, and Holt Renfrew. Other brand name retailers include Aritzia, Bebe, Boss, Coach, the Disney Store, The Gap, Guess, Harry Rosen, H&M and Hollister, among others.”
  • 165 locals recommend
History Museum
“Thousands of aboriginal and First Nations artifacts in an iconic Erickson building. If there's one museum in the City, I would recommend this one. 100% Unique.”
  • 234 locals recommend
Bridge
“Vancouver's premier visitor attraction. Only 15 mins from downtown Vancouver, Experience a west coast rainforest from 3 perspectives - the Capilano Suspension Bridge, Treetops Adventure and Cliffwalk!”
  • 225 locals recommend
Market
“Local market that is a lovely 15 minute walk away. Enjoy the beautiful green walkway that’s accessible from 7th at Laurel street. Enjoy walking or biking, without seeing a car or breathing in fumes. And come back with local fruits and veggies or enjoy dinner at many great restaurants!”
  • 256 locals recommend
Stadium
“BC Place is the largest sports, exhibition and entertainment venue of its kind in British Columbia, hosting the province’s most notable events including the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. An all-new BC Place reopened in September 2011 after completing a major revitalization that included the installation of the largest cable-supported retractable roof of its kind in the world. BC Place has a seating capacity of 54,500. Today, BC Place is home to Vancouver Whitecaps FC, the BC Lions Football Club and the BC Sports Hall of Fame. BC Place is an important generator of economic activity in British Columbia, hosting world-class entertainment events, professional and amateur sport, community gatherings and exhibitions.”
  • 194 locals recommend
Arts & Crafts Store
“While not technically an Island, this is a well worth visit. Many shops and food options along with great people watching. Don't forget to take the seabus, its just a 10 minute ride but adds to the adventure.”
  • 300 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Belgian Restaurant
“Long standing Belgian restaurant that serves up great cocktails, delicious food, in a wood & brick building. Get the mussels!”
  • 196 locals recommend
Gastropub
“I don't know how many dozens of beers this place has on tap (50+). Great rotating beer lists, loads of locals to try, and very good food mixed with friendly service. The renovated former salt building is a great adaptive reuse of an iconic architectural building in an area that's largely been de-industrialized. This is a good place for kids, too.”
  • 151 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Be prepared to wait in line BUT it is worth it, famous for brunch and their liege waffles and lavender lattes. ”
  • 137 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
“In Chinatown, a really funky Chinese food spot, a local fav, right by Keefer Bar. Great date night spot! [7 min walk]”
  • 147 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Casual spot with local art, a garden patio & nightly live music, serving natural & vegetarian foods.”
  • 149 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“Usually not a long wait, have great small menu. I love the tomato benny. They also have beer flights. Also great spot for drinks/all other meals **brunch only on weekends!** [4 min walk]”
  • 136 locals recommend
Taco Place
“Incredible food in a popular spot! Make sure to book ahead of time to save your spot!”
  • 109 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“A hidden gem in the city. This establishment is next door and serves authentic French cuisine. It is deliciously well priced. Perfect for a traveling couple to have a date night.”
  • 114 locals recommend

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