Time of year
It is Crowded if you drive a car in the daytime , but it is fine if you walk in the Street, at night it is not busy at all.
Vancouver downtown is not an unusually large area and one can easily walk to Stanley Park and the aquarium (along the seawall is very pleasant and scenic) or through Yaletown (lots of restaurants) to the small ferrys to Granville Island (a great market). Walking from the…
It’s my first time to walk in the downtown, not many people around. But most of the shops, department stores closed and the restaurants only serve take away or deliveries. Honestly, better stay indoor because nothing interesting on the street.
Downtown is a great place to walk! You can also find several options for food, adult beverages, shopping, and entertainment.
Make sure to check if there is an ice hockey game on! Rent a bike and ride around Stanley Park. Visit the op shops. Eat at all the waterfront restaurants. Visit gas town but I’d stay away from Chinatown Hastings street at night if you are on your own as it can be a bit dangerous.
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