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Best things to do in Vancouver

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“It’s a very beautiful park, we love to go there whenever we have time. Views are changing by seasons. My favourite views season is maple fall, the park cover by maple leaf.”
1070 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Vancouver Art Gallery is the largest gallery in Western Canada, and features both historical and contemporary exhibits by regional, national and international artists. It’s housed in the former provincial courthouse, and its exterior is used in many films and TV shows.”
400 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.”
517 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Really a place to take your kids to, they'll love it. If you are going make sure to catch one of the OmniMax films, it's on a massive screen that used to be the biggest in the world - worth the added ticket price. ”
346 locals recommend
Park
“Big garden to walk around and has a nice view of the city. This is also where the Blodel Conservatory is which house different species or birds, plants and butterflies ”
303 locals recommend
Tattoo Parlor
“Historical Gastown. Pubs, shopping, restaurants. *Downtown East side is around the corner. *Avoid Hastings and Main Street. Go another route. ”
417 locals recommend
Aquarium
“The Vancouver Aquarium is a public aquarium located in Stanley Park in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. In addition to being a major tourist attraction for Vancouver, the aquarium is a centre for marine research, conservation and marine animal rehabilitation.”
266 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Pacific Centre is a great mall downtown! Located nearby water front it has both high end and affordable stores.”
165 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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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”
322 locals recommend
Beach
“Kitsilano Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Vancouver, especially in the warm summer months. Located at the north edge of the Kitsilano neighbourhood, the beach faces out onto English Bay.”
306 locals recommend
Market
“Great place to get a bite to eat while exploring Granville Island and the False Creek area. ”
247 locals recommend
Stadium
“Labelled as Western Canada’s premier venue for live events, BC Place is a glowing piece of the city’s skyline. It has a retractable roof, which is the largest of its kind in the world. It hosts concerts, as well as Vancouver Whitecaps and BC Lions games. It’s also home to BC Sports Hall of Fame.”
197 locals recommend
Hockey Arena
“Rogers arena is home to the Vancouver Canucks, great venue and also hosts allot of big concerts ”
188 locals recommend
Beach
“English Bay Beach, also called First Beach, located along Beach Ave between Gilford St and Bidwell St, is the most populated beach area in Vancouver's downtown area. The Stanley Park Seawall, a popular running and biking route, runs along the east side of the beach.”
173 locals recommend
Belgian Restaurant
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“my fav breakfast stop and yummy morning cocktails. make sure you order the waffles and house dippings for dessert.”
195 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Boasting more than 100 beers on tap, this is perhaps the single most diverse collection of beer experience you'll find in the city!”
145 locals recommend