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Ranked #1 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Category: Trails
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Ranked #2 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 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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Ranked #3 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Category: Gardens
This beautiful garden has 22 hectares of plants and trees.
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Ranked #4 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 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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Ranked #5 of 30 Outdoors 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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Ranked #6 of 30 Outdoors 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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Ranked #7 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Category: Bodies of Water
Peaceful harbor and dock, perfect for boating.
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Ranked #8 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Category: Parks
Beautiful forest laced with well-marked trails for hiking and running.
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Ranked #9 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #10 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Category: Gardens; Architectural Buildings
Unique and unusual domed structure containing a wide variety of flora and fauna.
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Ranked #11 of 30 Outdoors 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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Ranked #12 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #13 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Category: Beaches
Beautiful beach with spectacular sunsets and picture-postcard views of Vancouver Island.
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Ranked #14 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #15 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Category: Beaches
Conveniently located near downtown, this beach is a popular place for sunbathing.
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Ranked #16 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Category: Gardens; Parks
Owner description: An oasis of tranquility in an otherwise bustling Chinatown, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is the first ever... more » Owner description: An oasis of tranquility in an otherwise bustling Chinatown, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is the first ever Chinese garden built outside of China and is a model of a Ming Dynasty scholar's home. It is a non-profit organization connecting cultures & communities through festivals, live music, art exhibits, theatre, education & wellness programs.In 2011, the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden was named one of the "Top Ten City Gardens" in the world by National Geographic in their publication "Secret Journeys of a Lifetime". « less
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Ranked #17 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Category: Beaches

Wreck Beach is Vancouver's famous nudist beach. Protected from prying eyes by a steep cliff and a descent of nearly 500 wooden steps, Vancouverites have been going there for... more »

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Ranked #18 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Category: Parks
Located close to downtown, this park is a popular place to fly a kite.
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Ranked #19 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #20 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Category: Scenic Drives
A scenic drive through upscale city neighborhoods and breathtaking ocean and mountain landscapes.
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Ranked #21 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
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Ranked #22 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #23 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Ranked #24 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
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Category: Neighborhoods
Owner description: Located south-east of downtown Vancouver along Main Street (between E 5th Avenue and King Ed), this hip and happening... more » Owner description: Located south-east of downtown Vancouver along Main Street (between E 5th Avenue and King Ed), this hip and happening neighbourhood is home to some of Vancouver’s best independent boutique shopping (local designers, record stores, book shops, vintage clothing), with eccentric cafes, restaurants, and lounges. Very art school chic and great people watching. « less
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Ranked #25 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Category: Parks
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Ranked #26 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
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Ranked #27 of 30 Outdoors in Vancouver
Category: Parks
Once a place for depression-era political demonstrations, this park is now a pleasant recreational area.
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