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#1 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Trails
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#2 of 181 in Vancouver
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks
Owner description: North America's third-largest park draws eight million visitors per year, many of whom may skate or walk past you on the... more » Owner description: North America's third-largest park draws eight million visitors per year, many of whom may skate or walk past you on the Seawall, a scenic, 5.5-mile path running along the water on the park's perimeter. It's just one of many trails among the park's 1,000 acres, which also house an aquarium, nature center and other recreational facilities. « less
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#3 of 181 in Vancouver
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#4 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Gardens
This beautiful garden has 22 hectares of plants and trees.
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#5 of 181 in Vancouver
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Natural History Museums; Specialty Museums; History Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Museum of Anthropology, on the campus of the University of British Columbia, is an incredible collection of artifacts and... more » Owner description: The Museum of Anthropology, on the campus of the University of British Columbia, is an incredible collection of artifacts and art from around the world. « less
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#6 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Trams

(First off, it should be noted that SkyTrain is not a tram - it is a fully automated, fully grade separated, 3rd-Rail metro rapid transit system for the city and metropolitan area... more »

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#7 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Theaters
Built in 1927, this restored theater is home to the Vancouver Symphony.
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#8 of 181 in Vancouver
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Gardens; Parks
Owner description: Situated on Little Mountain - the highest point in Vancouver proper - this former rock quarry has been converted into a... more » Owner description: Situated on Little Mountain - the highest point in Vancouver proper - this former rock quarry has been converted into a beautiful city park with flower gardens, public art, grassy knolls, and panoramic views over the city. « less
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#9 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Libraries
A striking modern building contains over 130 photo albums on the history of the city.
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#10 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Islands; Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Former industrial site has been transformed into an artsy, posh neighborhood with quaint shops, cafes and bookstores.
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#11 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Beaches
Owner description: This expansive beach offers fantastic picnicking opportunities, swimming, beach volleyball, or simply a panoramic view of... more » Owner description: This expansive beach offers fantastic picnicking opportunities, swimming, beach volleyball, or simply a panoramic view of Vancouver and the mountains. Spanish Banks tends to be a quieter beach which makes it very family-friendly. « less
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#12 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Bodies of Water
Owner description: Beautiful vibrant beach that comes alive when it's sunny and warm out. Various activities such as scuba diving, kayaking and... more » Owner description: Beautiful vibrant beach that comes alive when it's sunny and warm out. Various activities such as scuba diving, kayaking and others. « less
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#13 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Bodies of Water
Peaceful harbor and dock, perfect for boating.
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#14 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Ferries/ Boats
Local commuter ferries.
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#15 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Parks
Beautiful forest laced with well-marked trails for hiking and running.
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#16 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Neighborhoods
More residential than business.
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#17 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Water Parks
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#18 of 181 in Vancouver
Owner description: See Canada like never before at Vancouver's new must-see attraction! At its core, FlyOver Canada is a breathtaking, all-ages,... more » Owner description: See Canada like never before at Vancouver's new must-see attraction! At its core, FlyOver Canada is a breathtaking, all-ages, flight simulation ride like no other! You will take off into a huge dome screen with the latest in projection and ride technology creating a true flying experience (complete with wind, scents, and mist!).At FlyOver Canada you will spend approximately 30 minutes getting introduced to our great country. You will first enter the preshow area where you will be immersed in an audio-visual show of Canada "up close and personal" before heading to the boarding zone for your preflight briefing. You will then hit your flight deck and spend 8 minutes on the unforgettable Ultimate Flying Ride soaring east to west over some of the most spectacular scenery the country has to offer.Open year round, 7 days a week. Conveniently located downtown at Canada Place. « less
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#19 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Aquariums; Educational Sites
This aquarium can arrange for visitors to meet exotic sea creatures, from belugas to sharks.
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#20 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Ferries/ Boats
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#21 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Gardens; Architectural Buildings
Unique and unusual domed structure containing a wide variety of flora and fauna.
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#22 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Architectural Buildings
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#23 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Beaches
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#24 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Educational Sites
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#25 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Owner description: BC Place is the largest sports, exhibition and entertainment venue of its kind in British Columbia, hosting the province’s... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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#26 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Gardens
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#27 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Convention Centers
Owner description: Located on the downtown waterfront with a dramatic mountain backdrop, the Vancouver Convention Centre’s two connected... more » Owner description: Located on the downtown waterfront with a dramatic mountain backdrop, the Vancouver Convention Centre’s two connected buildings feature 466,500 ft2 (43,340 m2) of flexible meeting, exhibition, ballroom and plenary space. As the world’s only LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum certified convention centre, the facility is committed to environmental sustainability as well as unparalleled service, technology offerings and culinary excellence. Recognized globally in the industry, the Centre is the only two-time winner of the International Association of Congress Centres’ (AIPC) APEX award for “World’s Best Convention Centre”, and the recipient of the AIPC 2011Innovation Award and International Association of Venue Managers’ 2011 Venue Excellence Award. « less
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#28 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers
Owner description: Your Vancouver sightseeing experience starts at the Vancouver Lookout!!! Where else can you enjoy a 360 degree aerial view of... more » Owner description: Your Vancouver sightseeing experience starts at the Vancouver Lookout!!! Where else can you enjoy a 360 degree aerial view of Vancouver, "the most beautiful city in the world"? Your adventure starts with a 40 second glass elevator ride, whisking you 170metres (450ft) skyward to our panoramic observation deck. Enjoy vies of cosmopolitan Vancouver, historic Gastown and bustling Coal Harbour. Past. Present. Future. Multi-lingual guest service members provide complimentary guided tours with fascinating facts about Vancouver's history, infrastructure, local community, current trends and future expansion. Our iconic Vancouver attraction tops the Harbour Centre complex, a recognizable landmark in the heart of downtown. « less
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#29 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Beaches
Owner description: This is one of Vancouver's most popular beaches offering panoramic views of downtown Vancouver, Burrard Inlet, and the North... more » Owner description: This is one of Vancouver's most popular beaches offering panoramic views of downtown Vancouver, Burrard Inlet, and the North Shore Mountains. Surrounded by park land, restaurants, and beautiful people, it's the quintessential Vancouver beach experience. « less
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#30 of 181 in Vancouver
Category: Science Museums; Theaters; Children's Museums
Owner description: Science World at TELUS World of Science ignites the imagination as you explore hands-on interactive exhibits, watch... more » Owner description: Science World at TELUS World of Science ignites the imagination as you explore hands-on interactive exhibits, watch jaw-dropping presentations, and experience the magnificence of the giant-screen OMNIMAX® Theatre. Fun for all ages, Science World is sure to jumpstart your imagination. Science World: we’re bridging the science gap. « less
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