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Vancouver Downtown

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #16 of 184 attractions in Vancouver
Type: Neighborhoods
Description: More residential than business.
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW

We had to purchase a dress pair of pants for my husband. No problem, this is a downtown used by the residents and they have everything you could possible want. For tourist stuff, try Robeson Street. There are fine eating places all over, especially in Gastown. You can walk off your meals by strolling to Stanley Park. If you feel... More

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Columbia, SC
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87 reviews 87 reviews
46 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

You will enjoy the waterfront area with a lot of interesting art and things to see and do. Nice restaurants and flowers were everywhere. Very nice bus system.

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Lewes, Delaware
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Great place to vacation, plenty to see and do. Easy place to get around. Recommend one of the hop on hop off bus tours. Just so you don't miss anything

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
28 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Downtown Vancouver is diverse and wonderfully spacious and clean. A vast number of hotels of high quality and excellent shopping facilities backed by superb restaurants with a huge variety of cuisine. The big red bus or the pink bus systems operate throughout the area and are interchangeable giving time to stop and explore then catching another of the regular coaches.

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Guilderland, NY
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

This has got to be one of my favorite cities. It's clean, it's small and so easy to walk around. The people are very friendly and helpful. Lots of great restaurants and live music.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

We were there for the Jazz Festival. The streets could not have been cleaner. The traffic was busy, but never dangerous. Taxi's were plentiful except on Granville Island. Taxi's left a lot to be desired at this location.

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North Oaks, Minnesota
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126 reviews 126 reviews
28 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

This city is filled with young very well dressed professionals. Looks like the Hollywood of Canada. The downtown is so clean and it is one of the safest feeling cities I have ever been to.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Vancouver really is a world class city. During our stay, we would simply walk around the city and experience everything there is to offer. The city is also extremely bicycle friendly, and I highly recommend riding through/around Stanley Park where there is also beach access. Gastown is also a great spot to walk around as there are numerous bar and... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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93 reviews 93 reviews
45 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We enjoyed walking downtown and soaking in all the city has to offer. For example, although we did not visit the Vancouver Art Museum, it was delightful to see the Thursday evening impromptu (or is this well planned?) outdoor chess games that go on in the outside garden area of the museum. Tip: Avoid paying for hotel bottled water and... More

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Port Alberni, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I love downtown Vancouver as it's so easy to get around and is always bustling with people from all around the world and it's very easy to walk from one beach on one side of town to the other. Fantastic cuisine through out downtown as well, from great food carts to five star restaurants.

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