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Out for a drive

We encountered some construction so I'm not certain of things/areas we may have missed. Fun going... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2017
Kay B
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New Prague, Minnesota
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Great views and properties

Get off the highway as you drive in to Vancouver and head down Marine drive to view some stunning... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2016
J099
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Aug 10, 2017
“Out for a drive”
Dec 7, 2016
“Great views and properties”
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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

We encountered some construction so I'm not certain of things/areas we may have missed. Fun going through part of the university campus & then getting to Pacific Spirit Regional Park. Interesting beach, tide was out & could walk way out. Lots of ships out in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Kay B
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Get off the highway as you drive in to Vancouver and head down Marine drive to view some stunning properties

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank J099
Reviewed July 24, 2016

You can still park for free alongside Locarno Beach! This is a popular beach with large logs to lean against, soft white sand, and a great view of Vancouver Harbour. When the tide is in, the beach offers a large shallow/semi-shallow water area that makes...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed August 3, 2015

Nice view of the water and gorgeous homes, when you start in town there are a lot of shops and restaurants to stop by and look around. We didn't, we just drove to look around. The driver doesn't get to see much of the view...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank gggg1234
Reviewed November 4, 2014

I drove that route both directions. it is really good drive. Great views on the way. Amazing houses beside the road. it is really worth to spend 30min and go for a ride. You will not be disappointed.

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank kurzew
Reviewed April 26, 2014

This is a wonderful drive along the waterfront from West Vancouver to Horsehoe Bay, the homes and the scenery are out of this world. The road has lots of curves along it so best to take your time.

Date of experience: March 2014
2  Thank margareth78
Reviewed November 22, 2013

The scenery along this stretch of road was amazing and there were lots of places to stop and take pictures. The houses and sites were abundant and it is quite narrow at times with houses built on properties were normally you would not expect to...More

Date of experience: November 2013
1  Thank tonialouish
Reviewed September 2, 2012

Beautiful run, hardly any traffic. Undulating road past yacht clubs, marinas and gorgeous scenery between the trees. Lovely homes dotted down to small coves, and Horseshoe Bay breaking the Marine Drive with its restaurants, ferries and boats at anchor.

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank 591Daphne
Reviewed January 3, 2012

From West Vancouver to Horseshoe Bay a delighful scenic drive by the water.

Date of experience: August 2011
Thank 591Daphne
Reviewed December 22, 2011

Even though Vancouver is my home, I take this drive often on my way to lighthouse park or even Horseshoe bay ferry terminal, just because the drive is so pretty. Ambleside is also a lovely stop along the way,

3  Thank equinequeen
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University Land Endowments
An area as rich in history as it is in natural beauty,
the expansive parkland of the University Land
Endowments is protected by the city in cooperation
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