Vancouver’s Beach and Mountain Getaway
Vancouver, 2010 Winter Olympic host, hangs out on the west coast of Canada. With a large urban sprawl and the appeal of the Rockies and Pacific Ocean, this metropolis caters to big-city slackers and nature lovers alike.
Consider renting a bike or taking a leisurely stroll along the seawall inside the green oasis of Stanley Park, relax and play on the sandy beaches, and discover fascinating creatures at the Aquarium. A few must-visit attractions in Vancouver include breathtaking views at the top of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, eating the best of the best Asian cuisine (of North America) in Chinatown, and shopping around at Granville Island Public Market.
Vancouver’s local scene is brilliant with a focus on craft beers, cafes, boutiques, galleries, and delicious dining options. And the nightlife is certainly not unlike other cities in North America providing entertainment with great nightclubs and bars lining brightly lit streets in an energetic environment.
With excellent daytrip destinations open year round come handfuls of outdoor activities for beginners and adrenaline junkies. Just 30 minutes away, hike, bike, view wildlife, and zipline on Grouse Mountain during the warmer months while winter is perfect for hitting the slopes. So pack your bags and head for the perfect getaway and join a free walking tour in Vancouver promoted on Freetour.com!