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Address: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Peaceful harbor and dock, perfect for boating.

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Bike or Walk

We did both...walk and bike on different days. We were lucky that we had a few sunny days during our stay in Vancouver. We walked along the seawall a few times and rented a bike... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Mississauga, Canada
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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did both...walk and bike on different days. We were lucky that we had a few sunny days during our stay in Vancouver. We walked along the seawall a few times and rented a bike to ride along as well. Free Vitamin D!!!

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Federal Way, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We loved our quiet walk along this peaceful waterway. We accessed the winding paved walkway from Granville Island. One of the highlights of our recent trip.

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Mission, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were just killing some time so we decided to head down to Granville Island. It is always interesting although a bit "high end| for people like me. I still remember the Island as a 'working' place, with boatyards, machine shops, trucks, mills, etc. Compared to that, it seems kind of boring now.

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Toowoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took a Ferry to Granville Island markets and then to both ends of False Creek. Great sights and at stop there are things to see places to rest or walk. Sights along the inlet's sides are worth seeing.

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Montreal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice area of the city to take a walk or bike. Provides calm , plenty of public benches to rest. I recommend.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here on a beautiful day and was able to look across the water from Granville Island to the "city of glass" as Vancouver can be known. All the while watching sail boats and water taxis move along. The history of False Creek was also interesting from the First Nations, to Industrial planning - including filling it in to... More 

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Lostwithiel, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice way to while away an afternoon - pick up fresh fruit and home made snacks from the Granville Island market, then people watch or be entertained by street artists. Hop on a ferry for some sea air and nice creek views

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

False Creek is a nice area to spend some time on the water. There are ferries you can catch to different points of interest including Granville Island Markets, The Science Centre, The Aquatic Centre and Yaletown. You may even be lucky enough to see seals swimming around the watercraft.

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very convenient water taxi will take you anywhere on the creek. They run about every 15 minutes. We walked to the market and took the taxi back to our Man St rental

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful area with water and sail boats. The bridges are nice too. You can take the water taxi to cross it or bike or walk across one of the bridges. Walking around it is very pleasant too.

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Staying in West End

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West End
A hodgepodge of landscapes, the West End combines verdant gardens and blocky modern architecture, with Victorian bits and Edwardian bobs in between. It is a paradise for takeout food, take-away coffee, and perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along with the sunrise, offering breathtaking views at any time of day. The West End merges together so many looks and flavors probably because it functions a hub: its the leafy pit-stop between nightlife and entertainment venues along Davie Street, and the shopping paradise that is Robson Street, offering visitors beautiful parkland to rest on, and quick, easy food to re-fuel with in between ventures.