The gorgeous Canadian city of Vancouver offers something for everyone, from history and architecture at the Vancouver Art Gallery to sports and outdoor recreation in Stanley Park. As you plan your next trip to British Columbia, make sure to check out some of Vancouver's best sights.
Granville Island is one of the most-visited Vancouver attractions, and for good reason. Located on False Creek with views of downtown Vancouver, the 37-acre island is home to an array of shops, restaurants, and theaters, as well as the immensely popular Granville Island Public Market, where visitors can pick up local souvenirs and tasty treats.
Historic, vibrant, and diverse, Vancouver's Chinatown is one of the largest Chinatowns in the western hemisphere. It's second only to San Francisco in land size and has the third-largest population (after San Francisco and New York). Don't miss the Dr. Sun Yat Sen Chinese Garden and the Chinese Cultural Centre.
One of Vancouver's oldest neighborhoods, Gastown is packed with historic architecture, galleries, restaurants, and fashion boutiques. It's also the place to shop for innovative, high-end interior design and home goods.
Situated just north of downtown Vancouver, Grouse Mountain is a ski-and-snowboard destination in the winter and an outdoor entertainment venue in the summer. Facilities on top of Grouse Mountain include restaurants and hotels, sports and recreation, a mountain bear refuge, lumberjack shows, and incredible views of the city skyline.
Capilano Suspension Bridge
AddressCapilano Suspension Bridge, North Vancouver, BC, Canada
One of the most popular and unique Vancouver attractions is Capilano. The swaying, scenic suspension bridge stretches 137 meters (450 feet) across and 70 meters (230 feet) above the Capilano River.
Located in North Vancouver, Deep Cove is one of the most beautiful destinations in all of the Lower Mainland, including Vancouver. Visit in the summer to go kayaking and wildlife-watching. Eagles, seals, and sea lions are just some of the animals commonly found here.
VanDusen Botanical Garden
Vancouver Museums & Galleries
Explore Canadian art, history, and culture at the city's world-class museums and galleries, including the Vancouver Art Gallery and the amazing UBC Museum of Anthropology, two major Vancouver attractions.